This is such a lovely story. Yesterday, Manchester's Victoria station briefly became Victoria Wood station as hundreds celebrated the comedian’s life and career. In charge of proceedings was ex-Coronation Street actress Sue Devaney, who played Kev Webster's sister Debbie in Corrie.
|Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster|
The station was only called Victoria Wood station for one wonderful hour, but a petition is under way for the name-change to be made permanent, and for a statue of Wood to be installed on the concourse.
Did you know that Victoria Wood's father once wrote for Coronation Street? Find out more here.
See also: Victoria Wood's ode to Coronation Street
The Little Book of Carla Connor
A Decade in the Life of a Soap Queen
An unofficial Coronation Street companion book
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