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Bradford based actor Liam Bairstow, 28, has landed a role in the world’s longest running soap opera Coronation Street. Liam, who works with England’s largest learning-disabled theatre company Mind the Gap will be appearing in the ITV soap in the role of Cathy Matthew’s nephew, Alex Warner from September.

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Liam Bairstow stars in the current MTG production: 'Contained' Pic © Tim Smith, 2015

Bradford based actor Liam Bairstow, 28, has landed a role in the world’s longest running soap opera Coronation Street. Liam, who works with England’s largest learning-disabled theatre company Mind the Gap will be appearing in the ITV soap in the role of Cathy Matthew’s nephew, Alex Warner from September.

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26 January 2016

Catherine Smith

Liam is fantastic in Coronation Street - a warm, funny, cheeky character who lights up any scene in which he appears. Congratulations to him and I hope this will be just the start of a very successful TV acting career.

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