Coronation Street’s Antony Cotton hints at exciting storyline for Sean as he signs new contract

ANTONY Cotton has revealed his Coronation Street character Sean Tully has got an exciting year lined up.

He’s now signed a new contract with his soap bosses and hinted at what lies in store for our favourite factory worker.

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Antony, who made his on-screen debut as Sean 15 years ago, said he thought he’d only be at the soap for three months when he first joined.

Now he’s hinted his character has got something “very different” in the pipeline.

Antony told The Sunday Mirror: “I’m doing the beginnings at the moment. It’s very, very new and very different.

“I’m proud of Sean. He’s been a beautiful part of my life for so long now.”

His character Sean Tully has some exciting storylines coming up
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The actor previously admitted fans were always friendly towards him in the street because Sean is such a likeable character.

He said: “Coronation Street has recently attracted criticism for some of its dark story lines.

“But Antony feels like his own on-screen character breaks that mould.”

Sean – who has also appeared on I’m a Celebrity in 2011 – added: “I’m not one of those people where women batter you with their handbag because you’re a philanderer or murderer.”

The actor has been on the hit ITV soap for 15 years
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Before finding fame on the cobbles, Antony started his career playing Alexander on Channel 4’s Queer as Folk in 1999.

He has also appeared in several episodes of Absolutely Fabulous and once had his own ITV chat show, That Antony Cotton Show.

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