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Charlotte Tutton

Corrie star Peter Ash 'loving' real-life cousin's Emmerdale scenes as villain Caleb

Coronation Street star Peter Ash has addressed his real-life cousin Will Ash's big storyline in rival ITV soap Emmerdale, amid his own huge soap plot.

Peter's character Paul Foreman recently learned he had motor neurone disease in devastating scenes which will lead to a future exit storyline.

But he isn't the only soap actor in his family, and also isn't the only one with a huge plot.

Peter's real-life cousin Will Ash plays Caleb Miligan on Emmerdale, and he's caught up in a major twist at the moment.

Caleb is the secret son of Emmerdale's Frank Tate, Kim Tate's ex, and he wants revenge on Kim over his death - with Caleb also planning to steal everything she has.

Coronation Street star Peter Ash addressed his real-life cousin Will Ash's own big storyline in rival ITV soap Emmerdale (ITV)

Amid the huge scenes, Corrie star Peter addressed his cousin's soap fame and his big plot - while also discussing his own huge storyline.

Peter confessed he hadn't managed to catch up with his cousin since Caleb's big scenes aired, but hoped for a reunion soon.

He did praise Will's "great work", while Emmerdale viewers are still waiting for the moment villagers learn the truth.

Peter explained when asked about sharing storylines with his famous cousin: "I've actually not spoken to him since he landed the role in Emmerdale!

Coronation Street's Paul Foreman actor Peter Ash confessed he thought his real-life cousin Will Ash was doing "great work" (ITV)

"But I'm really open to catching up with him soon because, you know, he's doing great work. I'm loving it. I'm loving it, go on the Ash's."

Peter also shared he was "overwhelmed" with how many viewers had got in touch with him about his storyline, and the messages he has had from people living with MND, and people who have lost loved ones to MND.

He said: " It's been quite overwhelming really, you know, to get messages from people who have lost loved ones, and are currently living with loved ones who have MND.

"It really is something you know, I appreciate all of the kind responses we've had so far."

Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV1 and ITV X.

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