Kimberley Hart-Simpson tells OK! Who plays Nicky’s mum in Coronation Street? CORONATION Street sex worker Nicky Wheatley could be set to take on Geoff Metcalfe as their storylines cross soon. However, after discovering Tinder, the soap star revealed she came off after it got a "little weird". Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots … The actress designed a Pride-inspired dress for her best friend and former Hollyoaks star Jessica Ellis. Kimberley's character, Nicky, first appeared on Corrie after Adam Barlow (played by Sam Robertson) persuaded his brother Daniel (Rob Mallard) to go on a night out following the death of his wife Sinead (Katie McGlynn). "Women are not as obvious as men and it's a much more relaxed vibe with them. The escort - who is played by … Born on New Year's Eve 1980, "Nicky" was incredibly close to his father Brian Tilsley. Coronation Street: How many times has Gail Platt been married? We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Coronation Street spoilers: Bernie Winter brutally murdered by Gary? She went on to reveal why her options are "running out" as she shared: "It makes you think, 'Is that it?' Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Nicky’s mum is being played by actress Eithne Brown. "I'm all for recycling, but I see the same people. Kimberley, who previously starred in Channel 4's Hollyoaks as Beverley Denim, recently revealed she auditioned for a "decade" before landing her role with the ITV soap. Coronation Street's Nicky actress comes off dating app Tinder after it 'gets weird' KIMBERLEY HART-SIMPSON - who plays Nicky Wheatley in Coronation Street - … "I think being an open book to anything is probably the best way forward, especially at 33, because my options are running out!". See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, Magazine, Kimberley was asked whether she has been on any dating apps recently. She told the publication what her dad had said to her: "Just do me a favour and get Corrie, love. "He would be beaming with pride and would tell everyone. ", READ MORE: Kym Marsh hits out at Sherrie Hewson's Corrie 'change' claims. Kimberley Hart-Simpson, 33, who recently joined the Coronation Street cast as Nicky Wheatley, has revealed she has been "smashing" all the online dating apps during lockdown. Coronation Street spoilers: Gemma Winter to spiral out of control? ", The Channel 4 star went on to tell Lorraine: "So for me to do that was really, really important.". Nicholas Paul "Nick" Tilsley (previously Platt) is the oldest of Gail Rodwell's children and former owner of Nick's Bistro. In a new interview with this week's OK! Express. newspaper archive. He’d go in a shop and someone would ask him, ‘Where’s the biscuits?’ and he’d say, ‘My daughter’s in Corrie.’, "He’d say it for no reason. I self-taped to audition, never expecting to get it, and they came back next day and said I’d got the part,’ the actress told The Guide Liverpool – explaining that she plays a small but important role. DON'T MISS: Debbie McGee tells Neil Morrissey why she's 'never forgiven' him (LATEST)Carol Kirkwood censors snaps on BBC Breakfast: 'It's a bit early' (WATCH)Dan Walker: BBC host left speechless after x-rated comments (COMMENTS), Kimberley shared: "It was during Pride Month, so it was really important that we were representing the LGBTQ community and I’m part of that as well. The soap star recently told The Mirror how her late father would be so proud to see her on the ITV programme. why she came off Tinder, (Image: Kimberley Hart-Simpson Instagram/ITV), Kimberley Hart Simpson says she's smashing all the dating apps, (Image: Kimberley Hart-Simpson Instagram), Rachel Riley's Countdown co-star says she 'has always been distant', Kimberley Hart-Simpson joined the Coronation Street cast as Nicky Wheatley, Kimberley Hart-Simpson says her dad would have been so proud to see her on Coronation Street, Coronation Street spoilers: Tim Metcalfe will expose dad Geoff. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express #corrie #dreamz #proud #lifegoals.". The star shared with her 4,000 followers: "After nearly a decade of auditioning ... believing ... "It’s happened. 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