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Saturday, 10 June 2017

Where have you seen Phil the Jewellery Man before?


I really enjoyed watching Phil Wheeler the jewellery man last night on Coronation Street. 


Writer Chris Fewtrell gave him some wonderful, naughty dialogue. "You've got a beautiful finger," he told Eva. "You'll make some bloke very happy with it."


If you're wondering where you might have seen Phil Wheeler before then wonder no more. He was played by Irish actor Simon Delaney, who has appeared in Mrs Brown's Boys. Every Irish person watching would have known who he was, I'd bet. Simon is a big star over in Ireland

He starred in the 2001-2003 RTE series Bachelors Walk. Since then he has appeared alongside Sean Penn in This Must Be the Place, Vince Vaughn in Delivery Man and Keira Knightley in Begin Again. He's also appeared in a host of top TV shows including The Fall, Moone Boy and The Good Wife.  

Simon is on twitter: @SimonDelaneyEsq   

Simon has followed in the footsteps of Ireland's Keith Duffy (Ciaran McCarthy) and Charles Lawson (Jim McDonald) who have also appeared in Corrie.

You can see more of Corrie's Irish links here.

Last year Keith Duffy said that Corrie was "definitely something he'd love to do again". You can read more on that here.


See also: Where have you seen?
Corrie copper, Tiggsy, Nathan's mate, creepy Mike, D S MacKinnonGus the MA tutor, Shona RamseyChloe, Nancy the Bistro waitress,Eileen's wedding venueAidan Connor's solicitor, Colonel KebabFaye's boyfriend SebAlex's dad NigelLauren the bully,Sharif's lover Sonia, Corrie policewomanAlistair the tile con manFilming location for Tony Stewart's funeralBilly's parisioner LeeLiz's new fellaCorrie wedding fayre venueRichie O'DriscollAnna's date GlenKevin's date Joanne, Rob Donovan's cell mate, Dab AndyCathy's sister NessaCaitlin RyanDan's daughter LucySteve and Michelle's wedding venue, Naila the Corrie journalistJackson Hodge's dad, Eileen's boyfriend AdrianDavid and Callum's mediatorCallum's mumGail and Michael's wedding venueOwen's ex-wife Linda,  Steve McDonald's counsellorBeth's mumDiane the sofa woman from Hale BarnesMark the motorcycle medicMrs WaddleMichael Rodwell's Aunt BarbaraPeter Barlow's cellmate ClellandCarla Connor's solicitor Pauline MansellPat PhelanThe Corrie clairvoyantEric's wife DorisAudrey's date Henry, Lewis' friend Patrick,The Corrie Registrar, Marcus' friend Aiden, Kirsty's parentsJenny SumnerCorrie's prison GovernorSunita's AuntiesKen and Deirdre's pottery teacherTommy Duckworth,  Mrs Hargreaves who died in Audrey's salonSally Webster's fella JeffJoy Fishwick's investigatorCharlotte's ParentsKen Barlow's grandson JamesKen Barlow's son LawrenceDr Matt CarterSaucy CharlotteIzzy's dad Owen Armstrong,The Corrie coppersColin FishwickTrevor the binmanConnie RathboneUncle Umed,Julie Carp's mumLuke StrongSophie Webster's boyfriendEileen Grimshaw's dadNorris' girlfriendGraeme Proctor,Molly's Aunty PamMaria's mum and dadGail's dadScary BrianTina's dadTony Gordon's henchmanLittle Simon Barlow 


Read more Corrie news, interviews and spoilers here.




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3 comments:

Newfy Pearl said...

When I read that an actor who had starred in Mrs Brown's Boys was going to appear in Corrie I was so excited. But this was by no means a main member of the cast. I did not even recognise him when I saw the episode last night. I think to say he 'starred' in the show was misleading.
As for the line about the finger...I thought it was an awkward remark...now that I hear it called 'naughty'...Ewwwwww

Anonymous said...

So was that it for his appearances? One episode? Because from reading the "Who's leaving and who's joining" blog, I got the impression he was going to be a permanent fixture. Not what is effectively an extra.

Cobblestone said...

Hope he's around for longer; I rather liked him.

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