Did you know Emmerdale's April and Corrie's Hope are sisters in real life?
Emmerdale’s April Windsor and Coronation Street’s Hope Stape are both currently at the centre of huge storylines in their respective soaps.
But did you know that actresses Amelia and Isabella Flanagan are real-life siblings?
Well, you do now!
The soap stars’ dad Chris shared his pride at the weekend for both of his daughters, and the huge stories they’re taking part in, with a lovely message on social media.
‘So proud of these two this week,’ he wrote on Twitter, ‘Playing such different characters both with big storylines and both doing such a great job.
‘Thank you for all the lovely comments!’
You might also be interested to know that Amelia and Isabella’s real-life brother is William Flanagan, who portrays Joseph in Corrie!
Hope has similarly led many a big soap storyline, and the character features heavily this week, as she seemingly start a fire in Alina Pop’s (Ruxandra Porojnicu) flat.
The little girl steals a set of keys to Alina’s home, and after telling Fiz (Jennie McAlpine) thats she wants nothing to do with Tyrone Dobbs’ (Alan Halsall) new baby, she sneaks back into flat.
Alina, meanwhile, is soundly asleep, unaware of the imminent danger, as smoke creeps under her bedroom door!
Eileen and Sally realise the salon flat is on fire, and call for an ambulance. Tyrone discovers what’s transpired, and sets off to the hospital. Hope, meanwhile, watches from the window.
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