Actress who plays Carla Connor gives birth in Manchester

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Alison King and her partner Adam Huckett have become parents for the first time.

The Coronation Street star, who plays Carla Connor, gave birth to a baby girl at a Manchester hospital yesterday morning.

The little one weighed in at 6lbs 7oz.

‘Mum and baby are doing well,’ a show spokesman confirms. ‘Everyone sends Alison and Adam their best wishes.’

Alison and Adam, who is a sound assistant on Corrie, are yet to reveal the baby’s name.

Alison, 35, is expected to return to the ITV soap in the autumn.

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