Coronation Street spoilers to follow.
shameless‘s Ciaran Griffiths joins Coronation Street to play Jacob Hay’s father Damon.
The soap has confirmed that Jacob and Amy Barlow are in for big trouble when Damon shows up on the cobbles to make things right with his son.
Jacob is determined to get his life in order now that he’s dating Amy, but his father brings dark secrets that could jeopardize his happy life with Amy, Summer and Aaron.
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Damon finds his son wants nothing to do with him, but quickly sees a situation where he can thrive by meddling in Nick and Leanne’s dire financial situation with the bistro.
“I’m delighted to be back in Manchester to see my family and friends after being in Australia for the last three years. The city has changed so much,” Griffiths said.
“And what better way to combine it with a stint on the cobblestones. I watched corrie as a kid and it’s great to be back with some old friends from the cast and crew. I love having the opportunity to work with some high quality Northern actors whose work I have long admired, especially on a character as complex as Damon.”
Griffiths will make his debut in Coronation Street from December, when the soap moves into its winter actions. He has previously appeared in EastEnders and accidentin addition to an unaffiliated Coronation Street Guest performance in 2000.
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“Having Ciaran on board is so exciting and mostly because the character he’s playing is so interesting,” Coronation Street said producer Iain MacLeod.
“Damon is charming and personable on the surface, but we’ll soon see that he’s much more complicated than that, having an explosive impact both in Jacob’s life and beyond.”
Elle Mulvaney and Jack James Ryan have already hinted at it Digital Spy that it will be a “dramatic” Christmas for Amy and Jacob this year.
“It has a good mix of happy and nice things that will make your heart feel full. But at the same time there will always be drama because it’s Christmas! Expect the unexpected,” she told us.
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV1 and streams on the ITV Hub.
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