Coronation Street actress makes surprise visit to Lancaster store

A Coronation Street actress took a Lancaster store’s staff and customers by surprise when she popped in unexpectedly to check out their bargains today, Wednesday.

By Debbie Butler
Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 3:54 pm

Kate Ford, aka Tracy Barlow in the ITV soap, posed for photographs with store workers when she made her impromptu visit to Dunelm Lancaster.

Kate, who hails from Kirkby Lonsdale and went to Queen Elizabeth School, often returns home to visit her parents who still live in the area.

Her acting career began when she joined Lancaster Youth Theatre as a girl.

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Kate Ford takes time out for a photo with a member of staff. Picture courtesy of Dunelm Lancaster
Kate Ford in Dunelm Lancaster. Picture courtesy of Dunelm Lancaster