Century celebrates life of Deirdre Barlow

Century is to publish a book celebrating the life of Deirdre Barlow, a character on ITV’s “Coronation Street”. Deirdre: A Life on Coronation Street is described as a “tribute to one of Corrie fans' all-time favourite characters”. Anne Kirkbride, who died in January this year, played the character for more than 40 years and 3,000 episodes of the programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Century scores Southgate's 'inspirational life lessons'

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