Actress to take time off filming to grieve

Coronation Street’s Jane Danson is taking time off work to recover from the death of her father.

Builder dad Jack had battled a serious illness and passed away on Sunday surrounded by family.

The actress, 29 – who plays Leanne Battersby – was due to film scenes yesterday, but called in to tell bosses she wasn’t up for it.

‘Our hearts are with Jane and her family over this,’ a show spokesperson tells the Daily Mirror.

Jane has been juggling her role with visiting Jack, who was being treated at Fairfield Hospital, in Bury, Lancs, for months.

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