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Katherine Kelly aka Becky from Corrie!

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Katherine Kelly plays Becky Granger in Coronation Street. She is nominated in the Irish TV Now Awards 2009 for favourite soap actress and favourite couple. (First appeared in 2006)

Katherine has strong links with The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley, established in 1998 by her father John. Regularly supports fund-raising events held there. She was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), in London. In 2001 she graduated and worked at Chichester Festival Theatre in The Accrington Pals and at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in Othello.

Since then she has worked extensively in TV, Film, Radio and Voice-over. She was a leading lady at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004-2005, performing in both Stratford -Upon-Avon and The West End.

She made her debut on Coronation Street in February 2006, her character is involved in main storylines and was nominated for 'Outstanding Serial Drama Performance' at the National Television Awards in 2008 for her portrayal of Becky.

In 2009 she won the Television and Radio Industries Club or TRIC Award for Best Soap Personality.

She is nominated in the Favourite soap couple category with on screen hubby Steve in Coronation Street. Female Soap Star

Walkers Sensations TV NOW awards

How to Vote:
TEXT: Text the word SENSATIONS, followed by a space, followed by the four digit code to the right of your chosen nominee, to 53307. One text is needed for each category, each text costs 60c plus 1 standard text message charge.

PHONE: Simply dial 1513 415 010, and you will be asked to key in the four digit code of your chosen nominee. One call is needed for each category, each call from a landline costs 60c. Mobile charges vary.

From Northern Ireland: Text your vote as above to 81108, or call 0905 0810133 to vote by phone. Texts and phone calls cost 50p, network charges may vary.

Web: Click on link below to vote for your favourite female soap star.