I've been so lucky and if I think back over the years all the people have been lovely and the stories have been hot. While driving, Audrey and Janice begin arguing and Janice accuses her of being a fortune hunter and not caring about Alf or Fred. [10] Nicholls commented "It was important for me to do this right and the British Heart Foundation have been a huge help to me. Approaching her 70th birthday, Audrey toys with the idea of retirement, as she wants to settle down with Lewis. – she wasn't at all but it does come out like that. Audrey is shocked and angry but goes along with the plan anyway since even she doubts Lewis slightly. [9] Kilkelly said Lewis tries to play peacemaker and suggests postponing the trip until he can save the money himself, but Audrey insists David will co-operate and she tears up their contract. In 2008, Audrey is contacted by Ted Page (Michael Byrne), Gail's father. He does not know about their daughter, so Audrey meets him and tells him that he has a family. After Maxine Peacock (Tracy Shaw), is murdered in January 2003, Audrey suspects Richard is responsible and urges Gail to leave him, fearing for her and the children, Sarah (Tina O'Brien) and David's (Jack P. Shepherd), safety but Gail will not listen. The next day, Audrey furiously tells Gail and Gloria that their meddling has resulted in her losing Lewis. She was previously married to Mark Eden. Audrey nearly becomes a victim of her serial killer son-in-law, Richard Hillman (Brian Capron), when he discovers that she is inherited quite a lot of money from Alf. [6] The actress said Audrey still fancies Lewis and does not want to lose him again. In August, Audrey returns from a booze cruise in France with Bill, Janice Battersby (Vicky Entwistle) and Roger Stiles (Andrew Dunn). Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died at the age of 92, his agent has said. I'm always saying, 'Oh, David!' After finishing high school she decided to become an actress. I’m Audrey Roberts, a busy mama of four and I love sharing the recipes that I make for my family. Claudia later reveals to Audrey that Lewis is a male escort that charges women for his company. Audrey is panicky when she returns home and sees that Lewis has packed his things and left. the new guy just coming into episodes now, will become Audreys new boyfriend but she finds out hes a cross dresser :eek:----Anyone else remember him from Butterflies in the 80's he was Wendy Craigs son! As an unmarried mother, Audrey is not considered a suitable match for widowed local councillor, Alf Roberts (Bryan Mosley). In March 2003, Gail learns the truth and Richard tries to kill himself, Gail and her children by driving them into the canal. Audrey Lou Roberts, 86, Oshkosh, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016. However, Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) rescues her. Did he attack you and fall over and hit his head?' Bill has been drinking so Audrey drives. Joe, who plays Tim Metcalfe in the soap, has been dating Abi Franklin actress Sally Carman since 2018, and the couple revealed on Friday 27 March that they had got engaged while self-isolating together. She spends several days in hospital but is released and told to take things easy, which she does. 1 Audrey Roberts 1.1 Contents 1.2 [edit]Creation and development 1.2.1 [edit]Casting 1.2.2 [edit]Personality 1.3 [edit]Storylines Audrey Roberts (née Potter) is a long-standing fictional character in the UK television ITV soap opera, Coronation Street. During a heated argument, Audrey collapses and suffers a heart attack, brought on by stress. He was best known for playing Alan Bradley in the ITV soap and is survived by his wife and co-star Sue Nicholls, who plays Audrey Roberts. MORE: Inside Alan Halsall's house with Tisha Merry. At a doctor's appointment, Audrey learns that she and Gail have high blood pressure, caused by too much alcohol. The actor who became a mainstay in British TV was married to fellow Weatherfield resident, his partner on-screen and in life, Sue Nicholls (aka Audrey Roberts). Jennifer and Lee met on the set of Coronation Street in 2000 while they were playing Geena Gregory and Jez Quigley. She later followed up the snap with another of them sipping champagne with the caption: "We've got each other." [1], In October 2009, actor Nigel Havers joined the cast of Coronation Street as a potential love interest for Audrey. However, when Lewis discovers the truth and confronts Gail, it's clear to Lewis that Audrey knew about the plot, leaving Lewis heartbroken at Audrey's betrayal. [1] Actress Sue Nicholls auditioned for the part of Audrey Potter and went on to secure to the role. Lewis leaves Audrey horrified when he reveals that he was planning to propose to her and he walks out. Being with Amanda Barrie was lovely, and of course Bryan Mosley who sadly died – and it's thanks to Bryan or whoever – if they hadn't married Audrey off to Alf, who knows I might just have been another tart with a heart passing through. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Roberts … [10] Nicholls has also met and spoken to other people who have had heart attacks to extend her research. Forum Member. See more ideas about sue nicholls, coronation street, coronation. [12], In 2019, Sue Nicholls won the “Outstanding Achievement Award” at the British Soap Awards.[13]. People Projects Discussions Surnames Audrey, having become smitten with Lewis, contacts him and begins seeing him occasionally. Over the years, Audrey mellows from a social climber to a more sympathetic character. Nicholls said she works very well with Jack P. Shepherd who plays Audrey's grandson David Platt. [3] She said that Audrey doesn't believe in any way that she killed him but what she does feel is that the whole story has not come out. [6] Kate White from Inside Soap wrote that Audrey finds Lewis hard to resist, especially after he has apologised for his previous actions. In late 2002, viewers saw him subtly make Audrey fear that she is developing senile dementia by deliberately unlocking doors she had locked, hanging out washing that she does not remember, turning on lights and dropping a dress off to be dry-cleaned. I like the relationship we have. Audrey made her first appearance on 16 April 1979 and appeared on a recurring basis for three years until April 1982. Audrey is furious, even more so when Bill does not defend her. The existence of another child, Stephen Reid (Todd Boyce), in Canada, is revealed some years later. Audrey Potter makes her first appearance at daughter Gail Potter's (Helen Worth) engagement party to Brian Tilsley (Christopher Quinten). 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