Stars attend 'northern farewell' for Corrie's Anne Kirkbride
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.
The actress became a household name playing Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap for 42 years.
She died in January, aged 60, after a short illness.
Speaking after the service, Coronation Street director Terry Dyddgen-Jones said it was a ''fantastic, warm, human, northern farewell for Annie''.
30 May 2015