Anne Kirkbride to be honoured in documentary Deirdre and Me: A Tribute

Published Wednesday, Jan 21 2015, 17:21 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride is to be honoured in a special screening of the documentary Deirdre and Me: A Tribute.

On Monday night, it was confiremd that Anne, who played Deirdre Barlow in Corrie for more than 40 years, had passed away aged 60 following a 'short illness'.

Coronation Street's Anne Kirkbride.
Manchester, United Kingdom.


Following her death, Coronation Street bosses cancelled filming as Anne's devastated cast and crew mates attempted to come to terms with their loss.

It has now been announced that ITV will mark Anne's passing by airing a special documentary about the actress on Tuesday 3 February.

The programme, Deirdre and Me: A Tribute, first aired in 2012 and it charts Anne's long career on the cobbles.

The hour-long special will see Anne on the set of Corrie talking about her life and will include appearances from stars of the soap - both past and present.

Deirdre and Me: A Tribute, 7pm, ITV1, Tuesday 3 February

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