Paula Wilcox ready for the return of Coronation Street in her new role after a 51-year hiatus


Paula Wilcox is expected to return to the cobblestones of Coronation Street more than 50 years since her last appearance.The 70-year-old actress is known for her role as Chrissy Plummer in the 70’s sitcom Man About the House.

Now Paula will join Corrie’s cast this month as Elaine, a former Geoff Metcalfe partner who could provide assistance to Yasmeen, according to The Sun.

Geoff Metcalfe, played by Ian Bartholemew, has spent months abusing his wife Yasmeen, who is played by Shelley King.

A television source told the publication, “If Yasmeen is continuing the defense she broke after endless cruelty at the hands of Geoff, then Elaine’s testimony could prove invaluable.

Paula appeared in Corrie 51 years ago

“But since it is Corrie, it will not be easy, there will be quite a few twists along the way. ”

And it seems that Paula will not stay too long, because she is ready to make a surprise appearance for a few weeks in the soap.

She should join the cast this month

They continued: “Paula only appears for a few weeks, but it is a role in which she will revel in sinking her teeth.

“After all, she will play a central role in a story that has gripped the nation. “

Paula in The Lovers

She also acted in Boomers

The television legend joins the show during the exciting history of Yasmeen and Geoff.

As Yasmeen is locked up behind bars, Geoff’s true identity is slowly revealed by his stepdaughter Sally Metcalfe (Sally Dyvenor).

As a survivor of domestic violence herself, she is shocked to find that she has an offender in her own family.

Geoff and Yasmeen in Corrie

Paula first appeared on the ITV series in 1969 as Ray Langton’s sister Janice.

She then appeared on the television show The Lovers and BBC One sitcom Boomers after her serial debut.

ITV has confirmed that Paula is expected to appear on screens later this month.

His return should be a huge success with Corrie fans.

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