Former Emmerdale star signs up for role in Coronation Street

Ian Kelsey
Ian Kelsey

Ian Kelsey, who has starred in Casualty as well as in Emmerdale, is about to appear in Weatherfield as a dodgy businessman named Vinny.

Vinny arrives as an old friend of Pat Phelan and the pair will beging to cook up some plans involving Jason's building business, using Vinny's experience as a property developer.

Kelsey began work on the show today and he will appear on screen for the first time in August.

In Emmerdale he played Dave Glover, who had a steamy affair with Kim Tate in the mid 1990s.

Since then Kelsey has also appeared in Casualty, Doctors and a host of other shows on British TV.