Beverley Callard: I'm A Celeb star 'had to be firm' with Corrie's Simon Gregson on set

Beverley would also be quick to discipline Simon Gregson on the programme, who began his role on the show when he was only 14 years old back in 1989.

Charlie continued: “She had to be quite firm with Simon. [Gregson, who plays Steve McDonald] a few times, but he was only 14 when he started on the show.

The actress’s final scenes as barmaid Liz McDonald will air next year as she is set to leave the soap.

It comes as earlier this year Beverley was left in excruciating pain and needing physio after her hip surgery went wrong.