Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Coronation Street star spotted in Braunton?

14:11 19 February 2014

Braunton

Braunton

Archant

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 sarah.howells@archant.co.uk.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Plans are going on show tomorrow (Saturday) for new holiday units at Knapp House in Northam.

Read more
15:53

Outline plans show access road to new development will run through ‘enhanced’ play area

Read more
16:35

Can you top Kevin’s Christmas lights spectacular?

Read more
11:00

Motions to pause reviews which could jeopardise services at North Devon District Hospital and to ensure fair funding for services were unanimously passed at County Hall on Thursday.

Read more
09:16

The singer-songwriter wrote a touching tribute to Mr Collins, who died on Saturday

Read more

Bideford’s brand new Starbucks coffee shop is opening at Atlantic Park in Clovelly Road on Monday.

Read more

This year New Year’s Eve revellers in Bideford can expect to celebrate music through the decades on December 31.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:09

Readers have been expressing both joy and frustration at Roundswell plans which include a new Costa Coffee, Aldi and Marston’s pub.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:57

The brand new store in Clovelly Road has created 40 new jobs in Bideford.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:07

Devon County Council announced that both lanes of the Kenwith Viaduct will reopen today (Thursday)

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications