Gabrielle Glaister is able to return to Coronation Road after 20 years away, in accordance with ITV. This time, the Brookside and Blackadder actress will painting the doppelgänger of Bernie Winter (Jane Hazlegrove). Corrie actress Jane Hazlegrove allegedly recommended casting her as a doppelgänger since she is commonly confused for Glaister on the streets. Based on Metro, Hazlegrove pitched the plot to author Jonathan Harvey, who subsequently expanded it. Fern, performed by Gabrielle Glaister, shall be acknowledged for her shady pranks and weird style sense.

What function did Gabrielle Glaister beforehand play on Coronation Road?

Gabrielle Glaister beforehand appeared in Coronation Road from February 6 to November 10, 2000. She portrayed Debs Brownlow, who went away with Natalie Horrocks’ (Denise Welch) boyfriend Vinny Sorrell (Ian Kelsey) after breaking apart with Duggie Ferguson (John Bowe). Within the episode, Debs Brownlow performed Natalie Horrocks’ beautician sister. She stayed together with her for 9 months and labored in Audrey’s salon as a hairdresser. Gabrielle Glaister was joyful to be a member of the ensemble and work with Denise Welch, a.ok.a. her sister Natalie, when she was given the function of Debs on the time. She said:

“I’m an amazing Coronation Road fan, and I’m happy to be working with Denise.” I’m simply hoping it doesn’t destroy my viewing expertise since I’ll know what’s going to occur.”

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This time, nevertheless, she is not going to repeat her function as Debs, however will as a substitute play a very different character referred to as Fern. Whereas discussing a potential narrative that may have been perfect for Jane and Gabrielle, the previous mentioned that it was the resemblance of their seems to be that prompted her to think about reintroducing Gabrielle Glaister to the ensemble. She mentioned, in accordance with Leisure Each day:

“Folks usually mistake Gabby and me for one different, stating they noticed considered one of us in one thing when it was the opposite… We’ve incessantly joked about it, however I believed it could be amusing to have her on this system as Bernie’s hidden twin or doppelganger.”

Gabrielle expressed her pleasure additional by mentioning how different performers within the career generally mistake her with Jane. She talked about:

“For years and years, Jane and I’ve been mistaken for one different. Jane insisted on being in Brookside whereas I insisted on being in Casualty! Or individuals applauding me on a efficiency I didn’t have as a result of Jane was incredible.”

Extra details about Gabrielle Glaister’s return as an actress

Gabrielle could also be seen carrying a vibrant tie-dye shirt with a pink jacket in one of many pictures, and a shiny blue jacket with a grey t-shirt in one other. Based on The Each day Mail, Gabrielle was seen lugging a giant black backpack whereas carrying blue medical gloves in one of many pictures!

Gabrielle Glaister

Spoiler alert: within the new episode, Bernie is accused of stealing from Fern, after which the 2 entertain the viewers with their wonderful appearing talents. Gabrielle additionally mentioned that she is “having a good time” working together with her long-time colleague and buddy Jane.

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