Shanye Ward joins Coronation Street
The former X Factor winner is swapping the stage for the cobbles
Today, it has been announced that former X Factor winner, Shayne Ward, will be joining the cast of Coronation Street. He is set to play the role of Aidan Connor, a distant cousin of Michelle (Kym Marsh).
On hearing the news he had been offered the part, Shayne revealed, “I was in total disbelief. It still hasn’t sunk it. Shayne Ward the lad from Manchester, given such a role on such an iconic show – it is an absolute dream come true.”