Corrie stars sharpen claws for fight scene

Corrie stars sharpen claws for fight scene

Coronation Street’s Michelle and Carla Connor get stuck into a vicious catfight on the cobbles as pals try to pull them apart.

In scenes to be screened tomorrow night, Michelle, played by Kym Marsh, flies into a rage when her sister-in-law (Alison King) admits she has long known that twisted Tony Gordon organised the killing of Michelle’s brother Liam.

After demanding a confession from Carla, barmaid Michelle drags the Underworld boss out into the Street as stunned factory employees try and restrain the pair.

Actress King said of the fight: “It was brilliant. We both got stuck in and ended up with a few bruises. I kept trying to make her pull my hair harder so it looked real. It’s not easy fighting on the cobbles in heels though!”

Marsh added: “We both went for it. You have to if you want to make it look real. We were knackered afterwards and we could hardly walk the next day. We were black and blue and we both had a few bruises.”

She went on: “It’s a good job we actually get on because we caught each other for real a few times in the scene. I’ve been told it looks good, though, so hopefully it was worth it.”

The scenes air on Thursday December 17 on ITV1.

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