Paddy makes a date with Corrie
Let the cobbles see the comedian - Take Me Out star Paddy McGuinness (inset) has signed up for a guest role in Coronation Street. The dating show host is set to play a survival enthusiast who meets the Tinker and Dobbs families on a camping holiday.
McGuinness (41) will play wilderness explorer Dougie Ryan for six episodes over the summer in the ITV soap.
McGuinness, whose Phoenix Nights co-star Peter Kay appeared in one episode as Shelley Unwin's date Eric Gartside in 2004, said: "Being asked to appear in Coronation Street was a very special. I remember Peter telling me how much he enjoyed his guest spot and I can't wait to get started."