Former CASUALTY actor Will Mellor is joining the cast of ITV soap Coronation Street.
Will played receptionist Jack Vincent from 2001-03 in the medical drama and since that role he has had an extensive TV career including Two Pints of Lager and a Packer of Crisps, White Van Man, Broadchurch, In The Club, No Offence and Sanctuary.
Will plays new baddie drug lord Harvey in the ITV soap and of his arrival he said ‘I’m honoured to be asked to come into Coronation Street, it’s such an iconic show and has been a huge part of my family life.
‘When I started acting 32 years ago it was my mum’s dream for me to be in Corrie so I’m happy to finally be able to make it come true. It’s a Manchester institution and as a Manchester actor this is definitely a box ticked.’
He will be onscreen from next month.
Thanks for all your messages about @itvcorrie ! 👍🏻
I’ve had to keep it quiet for a while but my Mum is over the moon as she has watched it all her life and I’m looking forward to playing this character cos he’s the first real bad guy I’ve ever played!! Let’s do this!! 😃
— Will Mellor (@Mellor76) February 9, 2021