Coronation Street cast ex Byker Grove and Emmerdale star Patricia Jones – and she’s already filmed her mystery role

CORONATION Street have cast ex Byker Grove and Emmerdale star Patricia Jones – and she's already filmed her mystery role.

The actress confirmed she was going to appear in the ITV soap on Twitter.

Speaking about the mystery role, her management Tweeted: "Our lovely @PatriciaJones54 has completed filming a guest role on @itvcorrie #CoronationStreet"

Patricia then wrote: "Thank you @BBAteam I had the best time in Weatherfield. xx"

It's unknown currently what role Patricia Jones will be fulfilling in Coronation Street.

The actress is known for playing Flora McKay's step-mother, Jean, in Byker Grove from 1993 to 1997.

She has also made appearances in ITV soap Emmerdale as a character called Emily.

Emily attended a support group in the village for people suffering from dementia alongside her husband, who suffered from the condition.

She ended up panicking when her husband, Roger, wondered off, but fellow dementia suffered Ashley Thomas walked him back.

Later on, in a conversation with Ashly Thomas and Laurel, she told them that there were good days and bad days with the condition.

Further in the year, Ashley's father Sandy Thomas called Emily and asked her to speak with Laurel.

Laurel was struggling with the idea of having to care for Ashley, but Emily reassures Laurel that a care assistant could help.

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