Fishtoft actor to be Peter’s cell mate on Coronation Street

Ian Crossley
Ian Crossley

An actor from Fishtoft will be appearing on primetime television tonight (Monday) as part of Coronation Street’s latest plot.

Ian Crossley, whose stage name is Fine Time Fontayne and whose family live in Fishtoft, will appear as Peter Barlow’s cellmate Clelland following his being sent to prison for the murder of Tina McIntyre.

A spokesman for ITV has confirmed he will be on screen for a few months.

Mr Crossley has appeared in several soaps, films and pantomimes in his career.