Coronation Street star's tribute to Betty Driver
Hundreds of friends and colleagues of Coronation Street star Betty Driver have gathered with her family for her funeral in Manchester.
The much loved actress, who played the role of Betty Williams (Turpin) for 42 years, died on 15 October, aged 91.
She was the Rovers Return's longest serving barmaid and was famous for her homemade hot-pots.
Among those at St Ann's church were stars Julie Goodyear, Bill Tarmey and William Roache.
Coronation Street actress Helen Worth, who plays Gail in the soap, was among those who paid tribute to the actress.
22 Oct 2011
- From the section Entertainment & Arts