Nicola Roberts congratulates Sarah Harding on Coronation Street role

Published Wednesday, Apr 1 2015, 12:01 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Nicola Roberts has congratulated Girls Aloud co-star Sarah Harding on her Coronation Street role!

ITV announced today that Sarah will join the cobbles in a four-episode arc later this year, but details of her exact storyline have been kept under wraps.

Nicola Roberts at LFW: Fashion For Relief charity fashion show - 19 February 2015

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Sarah Harding joins Coronation Street - 1 April 2015.

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Hearing the news, a thrilled Nicola tweeted: "Amazing! Congratulations babe.. Can't wait to watch!"

Sarah replied: "Thanks honey, lots of love."

As the news was announced today - 1 April - plenty of fans wondered at first whether this was just a very elaborate April Fool's joke. The answer is no! Definitely not!

Sarah said: "I am extremely excited to be joining Coronation Street. As a fan of the show it is a huge honour for me to join the cast. I can't wait to get started!!"

Producer Stuart Blackburn said: "Sarah is proving to be a gifted and exciting actor and I'm absolutely delighted to have her on board, the viewers are in for a treat as her character will be right at the heart of a massive new story for the Barlows."

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