Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

ANERVOUS Craig Tinker Meets [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

ANERVOUS Craig Tinker Meets [...]

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ANERVOUS Craig Tinker meets his dad in prison next week on Coronation Street. Craig, played by Colson Smith, comes face to face with Darryl, played by former Emmerdale actor Paul Loughran, who played Butch Dingle, in the prison visit hall.

Darryl is, of course, also the name of Craig's pet rat. And the pair get along famously, much to Craig's delight.

But as the visit ends, the lad is aghast when Darryl asks Craig to smuggle in some drugs for him.

Craig rages at Darryl and says he's no rival for Beth's husband, Kirk. And his spiteful dad retaliates by revealing some home truths about Beth in scenes screened next Wednesday.

The prison visit takes place after Craig's pal Faye Windass, played by Ellie Leach, writes to Darryl on his behalf.

Craig had a shock when his mum Beth Sutherland, played by Lisa George, revealed that his dad has been in and out of prison all his life. …

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