Coronation Street star Tony Maudsley has signed with ITV until next year on a new contract. Tony plays the popular character, who takes on George Shuttleworth, on the show
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Tony Maudsley signed up for Coronation Street for another year.
The Benidorm star plays fan-favorite George Shuttleworth – who joined Cobbles as he handled his late father’s funeral – on ITV and he’s happy to share the exciting news. with fan.
Taking to Twitter, Tony revealed he’s put pen to paper to appear on the soap until at least mid-2023, with fans thrilled to see him stay on the show for at least the next 15 months.
He wrote: “It’s me (and George) both signed up for Corrie until at least July 2023 and I couldn’t be happier! #HappyPlace.”
Fans took to social media to congratulate him.
“That’s great, loved you on the street…you’re such a great addition and a brilliant actor, your sense of humor and the way you get into the character is pure class. I’m sure you’ll be a solid actor for many years to come… If you want. Good luck,” one person wrote.
The second added: “Happy for you, Tony. Xx,” while the third joked that it meant more deaths on the pebbles soon. “That’s great news, it also means there will be more deaths on the cobblestones to keep George in business, who’s next?” They write.
“They’re going to use too much of the takers’ settings, then bad news for the characters. Honestly, I’m glad you’re one of the best,” another fan concurs. , wrote on Twitter.
Since joining the show, George has been in a relationship with Eileen Grimshaw.
Speaking in 2021, he said: “It took a while, he’s been released into the program very gradually over the last 12 months.
“He’s marked as a new love interest for Eileen but if he gets to her too quickly people won’t like it, which will be jarring because viewers are so protective of Eileen. Sue has been on the show for 21 years and but with all of the problems Eileen has with men, I think viewers are on George’s side.He makes her smile, he’s a soft-spoken person. have a cold. “
He added: “They wanted Eileen to be happy and in George she might have found it eventually, if she had just been negligent!”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/coronation-street-star-couldnt-happier-26611669 Coronation street star 'couldn't be happier' as he signs new contract with soap ITV