Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Roy's Forward Rolls!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Roy's Forward Rolls!

Article excerpt

CAFE owner Roy Cropper dramatically leapt out of the way of a car in Wednesday's episode of Coronation Street.

But eagle-eyed fans noticed all was not as it seemed.

Viewers were quick with the pause button and noticed that the man running out of the way of the car speeding along the cobbles definitely wasn't Roy, played by David Neilson.

A stunt double took David's place, and while he was wearing the same clothes, he didn't look much like him at all.

Fans found the whole thing hilarious, sharing images on Twitter and Facebook. One fan posted: "Roy's stunt double left a lot to be desired."

Dan Harvey asked: "Wonder who Roy's stunt double is in Corrie?" Another amused soap fan chuckled: "Roy Cropper's Stunt Double would be a great name for a band. …

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