Corrie stars unrecognisable as on-screen husband and wife reunite after 20 yearsMarch 17, 2023
Coronation Street fans were left ecstatic as legends Kevin Kennedy and Angela Lonsdale were reunited two decades after leaving the soap.
Kevin and Angela played husband and wife Curly Watts and Emma Taylor, who had a turbulent marriage before leaving Weatherfield for Newcastle.
Despite a failed marriage to his first wife Raquel Wolstenhulme, hopeless romantic Curly married policewoman Emma in 2001.
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The couple eventually left the cobbles in 2003 after a happy ending and a son together.
Kevin has continued to grace our screens in various shows such as Holby City and Mrs Brown's Boys, while Angela has featured in The Bill, Doctors, Wolfblood, Our Girl, Holby City, and Hollyoaks.
The recent reunion of the two stars, who were photographed enjoying a night out in Manchester, was a delight for fans of the show, with many taking to social media to express their excitement.
On her Instagram, the actress penned: "Reunited with my corrie hubby @realkevinkennedy Break a leg pet! @rockofagesmusicaluk."
Some fans even suggested that the pair should make a comeback to Weatherfield, taking over the famous Rover's Return pub.
One person said: "Wow .. that brings back memories."
Another person added: "I think u should both come back to Corrie ….. take over the rover return….x."
A third social media user commented: "This is lovely. I think its such a beautiful thing when you can reunite with friends/people you used to work with.
"Especially when it's the iconic couple of Curly and Emma on corrie. I hope both Kevin and yourself had a lovely catch-up/reunion it's beautiful to see thank you."
Kevin has expressed his interest in returning to the show if there is a great storyline for his character, Curly.
He has said that he is very fond of the show, describing it as a storyteller, and adding that he is also a storyteller.
He'd said: "I would love to go back because I'm very fond of it. Coronation Street is a storyteller, I'm a storyteller, if there's a great Curly story that comes up it would be fun."
Angela is also eager to make a comeback, speaking to Inside Soap, she said: "I wouldn't say no! I've been up there a few times and been close to getting a few parts – I wouldn't be opposed to joining another soap. It's nice to be part of a family, that's what I love about it."
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