Coronation Street: Alison King will be on our screens as Carla Connor until May
Great news for Coronation Street fans. We’ll be seeing Underworld boss Carla Connor on the Corrie cobbles for a while longer yet before she takes a break.
It was announced earlier this year that the popular actress would be taking a sabbatical for creative reasons from her role of troubled Underworld owner Carla – and she will eventually be returning to the soap.
The actress, 42, has been playing the feisty Underworld boss for nine years and wants to take a break to pursue other projects.
Alison King as troubled Carla Connor in the soap
A Corrie spokeswoman said previously: “Alison King has indicated to producers that she would like to take a sabbatical from the show for creative reasons at some point in 2016.
“She wishes to try her hand at other projects before returning to the part of Carla Connor, a role she has enjoyed playing for nine years.”