FORMER Coronation Street star Nicholas Cochrane is set to join BBC soap Doctors 22 years after he left a Cobbles.
The 45-year-old actor found celebrity on a ITV soap personification Steve McDonald’s twin hermit Andy for 8 years before withdrawal a uncover in 1997.
According to Inside Soap magazine, a soap star has filmed an partial of Doctors, that follows a lives of a staff and patients during a bustling Midlands medical practice.
Nicholas is reportedly personification a internal businessman, who gets “in too low with a gangster”.
The news comes a year after he teased a intensity lapse to a Cobbles on This Morning following several cameos via a years.
His impression has returned for dual brief spells during a remarriage of his parents, Jim and Liz, and after being best male during his brother’s wedding.
Speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield in 2018, Nicholas pronounced that a doorway has been left open.
Holly said: “He went to Spain and afterwards he never came back. He was never killed off, a doorway was left open, they go and revisit him utterly frequently.”
“Well I’m a good forgive for when everybody needs to go on a genuine holiday, they send them to Spain to go see me,” he said.
Nicholas landed Coronation Street in 1989 alongside his propagandize crony Simon Gregson – and they played twins Steve and Andy McDonald.
His impression stayed in a programme for 7 years before he was axed, along with several other expel members, in a high-profile winnow by a new writer in 1997.
His impression took a pursuit as an English clergyman in Spain, though has given returned for dual brief cameos.
After Coronation Street, Nicholas co-launched a ephemeral repository about soaps and has also co-hosted a uncover on Peak FM in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
His other radio roles have enclosed personification a impression of a golf veteran Barry Scripps in ITV’s Heartbeat.
In 2012, he took partial in a sold-out Canadian entertainment tour, Tales from a Street, that saw him and other Coronation Street stars speak frankly about a soap.
Nicholas has also seemed in a series of pantos, including Jack and a Beanstalk, Aladdin and Cinderella.
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