[Samia Longchambon/ Instagram]
Coronation Avenue star Samia Longchambon shared an previous image to her Instagram account in honour of her good friend and co-star Andy Whyment’s birthday.
The actress – who performs Maria Connor within the ITV cleaning soap – shared the previous snap of herself and Andy, who performs her on-screen brother Kirk Sutherland.
Different Corrie stars within the image are Jennie McAlpine, who performs Fiz Stape, Alan Halsall (Tyrone Dobbs), Georgia Taylor (Toyah Battersby) and Ryan Thomas (Jason Grimshaw).
The group look fresh-faced and younger as they pose on Blackpool’s North Pier.
Samia captioned the shot: “A really Comfortable birthday to my on display screen brother and oldest good friend of 30 years @andywhy36 .. love you And, have a fab day together with your beautiful household.
“Little #throwback to our @coronationstreet Blackpool crew circa 2001! #friendsforever #brotherfromanothermother”.
Suranne Jones performed Karen McDonald between 2000 to 2004 – she’s gone on to star in a number of TV dramas and even received a BAFTA for her portrayal of Gemma Fster in Physician Foster
All the celebrities are nonetheless on the present at the moment, aside from Ryan Thomas who left in 2016.
And Samia’s followers went wild for the image, with one individual writing: “Corrie historical past proper there. Superb throwback!”
One other mentioned: “Oh my goodness, you had been all infants! I did not realise how lengthy you could have all been in Corrie, time definately does fly! xx.”
Others commented: “You’re all child’s right here!!xx” and: “Wow! Throw again! You all look so younger.”
Jennie McAlpine additionally wished Andy a cheerful birthday together with an image and the phrases: “Comfortable birthday Kirky @andywhy36. Have a fab fab day! x.”
In the meantime, Alan Halsall wrote: “Comfortable birthday to one among my oldest closest buddies @andywhy36 100 % trustworthy and real man and a real good friend have a fantastic day with @nicski31 and the youngsters pal. Love ya buddy.”