Coronation Street

Coronation Street

Craig Gazey, who recently reprised his role as Graeme Proctor in 'Coronation Street', admits starring in the ITV soap is like being on a "fast train".

I don't think they quite knew at the beginning either

The actor - who played Jack P. Shepherd's character's cellmate in prison earlier this year - says he has had to throw himself back into the programme.

He said: "It's still all quite new to me, but with 'Coronation Street', it's like a fast train that you have to jump on the back of and ride it!"

Craig also recalled how he was first offered the role of Graeme.

He told gossip website Digital Spy: "It was just the normal audition process. They didn't give me the script until the day, so I grabbed a coffee and digested it. Then I was given a breakdown of the character.

"The funny thing is that I didn't really know who or what Graeme was. I don't think they quite knew at the beginning either. But then as time went on and I started to read more scenes, I started to realise that he and Jack's character were going to become good mates. And that's good for me because there's more mileage in the character!"

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