Sunday, 27 January 2013
Corrie bad lad starring in Spice Girls musical
Bill Ward, who played Coronation Street's Charlie Stubbs - the one who got bashed to death by Tracy Barlow - is now showing his more artistic side.
He's currently starring as Johnny in the Spice Girls musical Viva Forever in London’s West End.
And an exhibition of Bill's photography – depicting some of his favourite scenes of Manchester (view some here at the MEN) – is going on show at a new exhibition, called ‘Passing Through’.
It features shots of places that Bill visited during time off from filming during his spell in Weatherfield from 2003-7.
The photos include moody depictions of Castlefield basin, Trafford’s swing bridge and the Lancashire coast. Bill said he became fascinated with Manchester’s canals during his time on Corrie - and always takes the time to photograph areas such as Castlefield basin when he’s back in town.
The exhibition is at the Wendy J Levy gallery in Didsbury between February 12 -March 1. The gallery is open 10am-5pm Tuesday- Saturday.
Bill will give a talk about his work at the gallery in Warburton Street, on Sunday, February 11 from 3-5pm.
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