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Coronation Street’s Tina O’Brien parties with a cardboard cut-out of her on-screen mum Gail Platt

Coronation Street’s Tina O’Brien parties with a cardboard cut-out of her on-screen mum Gail Platt while on a girl’s night out in Manchester

Coronation Street’s Tina O’Brien enjoyed a night out ‘partying’ with her on-screen mum Gail Platt on Saturday.

While out with her friends at Bongo’s Bingo in Manchester, Corrie actress Tina O’Brien, 39, a cardboard cut out of Helen Worth, 71, was brought on stage.

Much to her amusement, the cut-out was waved around as the crowd cheered and she raised her hands with joy at the humorous moment.

Party time: Coronation Street’s Tina O’Brien enjoyed a night out ‘partying’ with her on-screen mum Gail Platt on Saturday

The Instagram profile for the events company captioned the video shared on social media: ‘When you go for a quiet night at the bingo and end up playing for your (on-screen) mum.’

Tina reposted the hilarious clip to her 497,000 followers on Instagram, showing the lively scene in Manchester.

The pair have been on-screen mother-and-daughter since 1987, with drama from the moment she was born when her father Brian rejected her because of Gail’s affair with his cousin Ian Latimer.

Mum's on the town! While out with her friends at Bongo's Bingo in Manchester, Corrie actress Tina O'Brien, 39, a cardboard cut out of Helen Worth, 71, was brought on stage

Mum’s on the town! While out with her friends at Bongo’s Bingo in Manchester, Corrie actress Tina O’Brien, 39, a cardboard cut out of Helen Worth, 71, was brought on stage

Long-term: The pair have been on-screen mother-and-daughter since 1987, with drama from the moment she was born when her dad Brian rejected her because of Gail's affair

Long-term: The pair have been on-screen mother-and-daughter since 1987, with drama from the moment she was born when her dad Brian rejected her because of Gail’s affair

It comes after Corrie star Tina revealed that she doubts she’ll be on the soap for as long as veteran Bill Roache – and admits she ‘dreams’ of starring in more period dramas.

The actress, 39, told MailOnline she would transform her appearance for her next role, dying and chopping off her hair for the chance to appear in a show like Netflix series The Crown.

Mother-of-two Tina has warned her 13-year-old daughter Scarlett, who’s appearing in Waterloo Road, that TV isn’t as ‘glamorous’ as she may believe and to be ‘kind’ to everyone on set regardless of their job title.

Great times: Much to her amusement, the cut-out was waved around as the crowd cheered and she raised her hands with joy at the humorous moment

Sharing: Tina reposted the hilarious clip to her 497,000 followers on Instagram, showing the lively scene in Manchester

Great times: Much to her amusement, the cut-out was waved around as the crowd cheered and she raised her hands with joy at the humorous moment

 

Hilarious: The Instagram profile for the event captioned the video shared on social media: 'When you go for a quiet night at the bingo and end up playing for your (on-screen) mum'

Hilarious: The Instagram profile for the event captioned the video shared on social media: ‘When you go for a quiet night at the bingo and end up playing for your (on-screen) mum’

Speaking at the Football For Change Fundraising Gala, which was held in partnership with MailOnline on Thursday, Tina said: ‘I do love the fact that Coronation Street can feel like going home. There’s something about it that’s comforting. Even the theme tune… it’s like a little blanket.

‘It’s weird because I never did see myself being on Coronation Street for this long, I love it, but I can’t see it being forever. I’m not sure I’ll be as lucky as William Roache. That is a very specific character and a very specific person. He is amazing and we are all in awe of him.

‘The chances are it’s probably not going to happen for me. I do love my job – I love it. It’s an amazing atmosphere on set. I have a real love for period dramas. When I left the show, I did The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister. 

‘I love period dramas so for me that’s my heart. I’d dye my hair brown, I’d cut it off, I just want to be in a corset. Stick me in a period drama and I’ll be happy. I started watching The Crown recently from the beginning and I love it.’ 

'I just want to be in a corset': Coronation Street star Tina O'Brien doubts she'll be on the soap for as long as veteran Bill Roache ¿ and admits she 'dreams' of starring in more period dramas

‘I just want to be in a corset’: Coronation Street star Tina O’Brien doubts she’ll be on the soap for as long as veteran Bill Roache – and admits she ‘dreams’ of starring in more period dramas

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