Rob has always been open about his sexuality, but was concerned at first that soap bosses might hook him up with a character of the opposite sex. But that was just my own fears because I do believe they will. I just want as many dogs as possible.
Exciting news Coronation Street fans — a real life soap romance has blossomed on the cobbles of Weatherfield! Daniel Brocklebank has confirmed his relationship with co-star Rob Mallard. The couple, who play Daniel Osbourne and vicar Billy Mayhew, have become increasingly close ever since Rob joined the soap last year as Ken Barlow's long-lost son.
Moston actor Peter Ash is well known locally for his stage work. He returned to the cobbles recently, making an immediate impact when he set out to woo Billy the local vicar — and not with hearts and flowers. We caught up with him to find out more about playing Paul and performing alongside Joey in the brilliant play, War Horse.
It seems there is love in the air on the set of Coronation Street as it has been confirmed that actors Daniel Brocklebank and Rob Mallard are dating. The pair, who play Billy Mayhew Daniel and Daniel Osbourne Robhave been keeping fans guessing about their relationship over the last few weeks after they've been getting cosy for snaps on social media. The message read, 'You and Rob make a very handsome couple. Happiness to u both xxxxxx' [sic].
A spokesperson for the pair confirmed the split to Digital Sp y saying: "Daniel and Stuart made the mutual decision a month ago to go their separate ways. They won't be making any further comment. After sharing a number of photos with Stuart on Instagram, Daniel wrote on Twitter: "The best love story is when you fall in love at the most unexpected time with the most unexpected person.
Soap star Daniel Brocklebank, who plays Corrie's gay vicar Billy, gave a rescue pup a new home and found new happiness after splitting with his boyfriend. Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has taken in a rescue pup whose life has been one big soap opera. Daniel, who plays gay vicar Billy, helped save little dachshund Colin from a smuggling ring.
The co-stars have been quietly getting to know each other on a string of dates. There's another showbiz power couple in town, and these two look excellent in suits: Daniel Brocklebank and Rob Mallard have confirmed they're dating. After rumours swirled about their friendship, Daniel confirmed the news by liking a tweet congratulating him on finding love.
If, like us, it gets you all excited, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a brand new romance blossoming on the cobbles of Wetherfield. After Rob joined the soap last November as Ken Barlow's long-lost son Daniel Osbourne, the couple became close friends. A source told The Sun: "Daniel was instantly attracted to Rob when he joined the cast.
He is the third actor to play the role, replacing Lewis Harney and Dominic Holmes. On 14 Septemberit was announced that Mallard had been cast in Coronation Street as Ken Barlow 's William Roache youngest son Daniel Osbournebeing the third actor to play the role. I grew up watching Coronation Streetso the chance to be in it, especially playing a part like Daniel, is very exciting.
Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has revealed that his sexuality has resulted in him being "overlooked for some roles". Brocklebank has played vicar Billy Mayhew in the beloved soap sincebut whilst speaking to OK! Brocklebank has still managed to grab some very interesting parts during his career, with award-winning Hollywood movies such as Shakespeare in Love and The Hours, starring Meryl Streep.