He is already a successful TV star thanks to Mrs Brown’s Boys. But now actor Simon Delaney is set to become an even bigger household name after landing a role on Coronation Street.
Simon is well known for appearances on both the big and small screen His first high profile role was in the 2001-2003 RTE series Bachelors Walk. Since then he has appeared alongside Sean Penn in This Must Be the Place, Vince Vaughn in Delivery Man and Keira Knightley in Begin Again. A source told the Sunday World : “Simon plays an Irish character and has already filmed his opening scenes.”
He made reference to the rumours in a cryptic tweet on Monday, joking that he was headed to Manchester where the soap is filmed. Yes indeed, the rumours are true, I am heading to Manchester. This Thursday,” he posted to the social networking site. “For the United match. #amongstotherthings.”