Coronation Street star Rebecca Ryan – who plays Lydia Chambers in the ITV drama – has revealed that she has a secret past in Emmerdale, having starred in the ITV series when she was still young
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Coronation Street actress Rebecca Ryan had a secret role in the ITV soap Emmerdale.
Rebecca is now known to ITV audiences as Lydia Chambers, who went on a mission to destroy the life of her ex Adam Barlow when she vowed revenge and get on with him after he destroyed his life. hers when they were young.
While Lydia is looking for revenge when it comes to attorney Adam, she’s got a much sweeter role in Emmerdale.
However, before starring in Corrie, Rebecca had a little-known role in the ITV series Emmerdale.
Rebecca appeared a few times as Carly, daughter of Bob Hope in Emmerdale, before the role was taken over by Gemma Atkinson, as the actress teased that she might return one day.
“I was actually at Emmerdale years ago as Bob Hope’s daughter, and then Gemma Atkinson took over my part,” she explains. YES! about her brief role on the ITV soap, “I had a great time on the show so it would be great to come back.”
She may be a household name now but Rebecca insists she never had any plans to get into acting.
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She added: “I fell in love with acting – it’s not something I said I wanted to do when I was ten. My brother Charlie, who’s always wanted to act in movies since a very young age, joined in. a BBC television series The State of Play.
“They called to ask about him bringing in some photos of his family to wear on set and they casually said they hadn’t picked a sister for him. He said, ‘Wow, I have one. sister! ”
Rebecca stars in Corrie alongside her brother – Jack James Ryan, who plays Jacob Hay – but the pair have yet to co-star in a scene, which Rebecca admits is a bit “embarrassing”.
“Unfortunately, we didn’t manage to have any scenes together,” she told Daily Star.
“I was like, ‘Don’t we just have a place where I’m in the background for one of his scenes, just passing by? – but no, we still haven’t managed to get one together, that’s a shame! “
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/coronation-streets-lydia-actress-shares-26419035 Coronation Street actress Lydia shares a secret past about soaps on ITV soap Emmerdale