Sad to hear of Jean’s death

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Very sad to see former Corrie actress Jean Alexander has died in hospital aged 90.

From 1964 to 1987, she played one of the nation’s favourite soap characters – the sharp tongued Hilda Ogden, and for many years the put-upon apron wearing (hair in curlers) wife of Stan (played by actor Bernard Youens) till his death in 1984.

I can also remember Jean portraying dear old Auntie Wainwright in Last of the Summer Wine – RIP.

Ken Johnson