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Coronation Street star spotted in Braunton?

14:11 19 February 2014




Reports that ‘retired rocker Ritchie’ was spotted in the village today (Wednesday).

A CORONATION Street actor has been reportedly spotted in Braunton today (Weds).

Robin Askwith, who plays musician Ritchie de Vries in the British soap, was spotted by staff at Marsdens Cottage Holidays.

The company tweeted: “#corrie celeb just spotted in Braunton! ‘retired rocker Ritchie’ - Robin Askwith #starsspotting#ndevon.”

Askwith is also known for his role as Timmy Lea in the series Confessions and appeared in the film Carry On Girls.

He initially appeared in Coronation Street as a holiday tour guide but later returned to the soap in December last year as Ritchie de Vriers.

Have you spotted the television star in Braunton? Email your photos to


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