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The Long Listen: Corrie star on OCD storyline

If you’ve been watching Coronation Street lately you will have seen the character Craig Tinker struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

It's a condition that affects 1-2% of the population and has been described of the most disabling illnesses by the World Health Organisation.

Actor Colson Smith, who plays Craig, told BBC Radio 5 live that he's had an amazing response to the storyline.

He told Tony Livesey that he’s really proud and hopes the show has “done it’s bit to stop the stigma and raising awareness for OCD”.

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