Actress enjoys playing Carla Barlow
The actress has been very busy on the soap lately – her character Carla Barlow is at the centre of a dramatic storyline involving her husband Peter‘s affair with Tina McIntyre, played by Michelle Keegan, who is murdered by a mystery killer.
But Alison is quite happy spending time at work as she gets on really well with her castmates.
Kym [Marsh] and I have known each other a long time and we love working together,’ says Alison, 41.
I am good friends with a lot of the people I work with and I am going to miss Chris [Gascoyne, who plays Peter] and Michelle when they leave. We are enjoying working on this storyline.
Whilst Alison loves being at home with 5-year-old daughter Daisy, Carla is the complete opposite and Alison enjoys getting to be someone so different to herself.
I love Carla, but I am not at all like her,’ the mum-of-one tells Saturday Magazine.
She is all about killer heels and attitude and taking no prisoners. I am a mum who likes wearing Ugg boots, dungarees and no make-up.
But that is why I love playing Carla. It is a licence to be someone you are not, to do things you wouldn’t do.’
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