Friday fun: Coronation Street star to write for NME?

Well, sort of…

NME has been name-checked in ITV soap opera Coronation Street, in a scene involving transsexual underwear seamstress Hayley Cropper.

The scene, which involves the character of Hayley Cropper going undercover as a “music fan”, is detailed [url=

]now in the NME Office blog .

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]the Office Blog now to see how the namecheck came about.