Former Casualty star Jane Hazlegrove who played paramedic Kathleen “Dixie” Dixon joins the cast of Coronation Street as Bernie Winter.
Jane Hazlegrove said of her new role as the colourful Bernie:
“I’m thrilled to be joining Coronation Street. It’s where I started my apprenticeship as a very young actor. I can’t wait to get stuck in”.
A Coronation Street spokesperson said:
“Like mother, like daughter. We are very pleased that the fantastic Jane Hazlegrove has agreed to join the cast as the irrepressible and impossible Gemma’s even more irrepressible and impossible mother. Fur will fly!”