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Weatherfield to Woolpack; Corrie legend Liz on Emmerdale.

Byline: simon cable

CORONATION Street legend Liz Dawn is to make a soap comeback in Emmerdale.

Liz, 76, will appear in the ITV show's Christmas Day episode for a one-off role as Mrs Winterbottom, a demanding guest at Eric Pollard's B&B. Liz, who played battleaxe Vera Duckworth in Corrie for 34 years, had asked to be written out in 2008 after struggling with lung disease emphysema.

Viewers watched Vera dying in her sleep following a heart attack.

She said at the time that the hardest thing about leaving Corrie was saying goodbye to her on-screen husband Jack Duckworth, played by the late Bill Tarmey.

She made a one-off return to Corrie in 2010 for an episode in which Jack died in the same chair as Vera.

Liz said: "There's only one show I'd come out of retirement for...Emmerdale.

"I love my character. What a feisty lady. She's so rude - which isn't like me at all."


COMEBACK Actress Liz Dawn will return to screen for one-off show. Pic: PA

RUDE Liz's character Mrs Winterbottom

LEGEND Liz starred opposite Bill Tarney

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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Nov 12, 2015
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