Monday, 23 May 2016

Connor McIntyre on playing Pat Phelan

Connor McIntyre, who plays Pat Phelan on Coronation Street, was interviewed on ITV's Lorraine this morning.  Connor's up for the award of Best Villain in this year's Soap Awards. It's a panel vote, so fans can't vote in this category.

The awards takes place on Saturday night in London and will be screened on ITV on Sunday.  Warning, we will have the results of the Soap Awards on the blog on Sunday before it's screened on TV.

Connor talks about playing Phelan of course and comes across as a really nice bloke. He credits the storyliners and writers for creating Phelan and making him so complex.  He says that Phelan was only supposed to be in Corrie for three episodes but was brought back by public demand as the fans loved him so much.

Watch the video here.


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4 comments:

vintgal003 said...

ummm Connor is an excellent 'baddie'....really enjoy him! The video wouldn't play for me...ummm, don't know if it is because I am in Canada..so...here is the You Tube link for those who may also have problems viewing: https://youtu.be/Bx6x2mRP4cI

Rapunzel said...

I am so enjoying Phelan. Part of me would like him to be a bit nuanced and tormented, like Tony Gordan or Richard Hillman. However real psychopaths, which he is, don't have a conscience. They're also arch manipulators and consummate liars. So he's totally consistent.

Anonymous said...

I'm only enjoying him because he gives Anna grief (and I don't like her) and I'm waiting for him to do the dirty on Eileen (I can't stand her).

abbyk said...

The difference between Phelan and Corrie's home grown baddie Tracy is night and day. They have the same devious goals, but he is subtle and considered while she is flat and utterly predictable. I hate thinking that Phela will ruin lovely Jason but I never turn my back on him. When Tracy's stomping and lording about on screen, it's time for a round of Candy Crush.

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