Coronation Street's Betty Driver dies
Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has died at the age of 91, a spokeswoman says.
Driver joined the ITV soap in 1969 as barmaid Betty Turpin. She was initially employed on a three-month contract but stayed with the show for 42 years.
She is said to have "died peacefully in hospital" early on Saturday morning.
Coronation Street footage courtesy of ITV Productions
- BBC News