Coronation Street star has dropped from a size 22 to a size 10

Catherine Tyldesley‘s gone from size 22 to size 10 and landed her dream role as sex bomb Eva Price on her favourite soap.

The 27-year-old, who once weighed 14st 7lb, loves her brand new shape but was left with areas of loose skin after losing 4st 2lb.

‘Obviously I’m very proud of my weight loss, but I’ve still got body issues,’ she admits, ‘like my stretchmarks and my stomach.

‘Compared to what I was when I was a teen, I’ve got nothing to complain about.

‘I can walk and talk, I’ve got all my limbs, I’m healthy… so at the end of the day, what’s a stretchmark?’

Read the full interview with Catherine Tyldesley and see her amazing photo shoot in Now magazaine dated 29 August 2011 – out now!

Now cover 29 August 2011

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