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Jack P Shepherd: ‘I don’t know’ Coronation Street star addresses soap future amid new move

Coronation Street star Jack P. Shepherd, 31, and his co-star Colson Smith, 21, joined host Craig Charles, 55, on BBC Radio 2 to debate their new podcast Sofa Cinema Club.

But after discussing the venture, the dialog quickly turned onto their time on the cobbles.

Craig, a former Coronation Street actor, highlighted one in every of Jack’s most up-to-date scenes which noticed him find yourself in jail.

Jack’s alter ego was sentenced for stealing cash off his on-screen grandmother Audrey (performed by Sue Nicholls).

Following this dialog, Craig then requested Jack if was set to remain on the soap “for life”.

Jack replied: “Well, I don’t know. I mean at the minute yes, because I’m still getting the storylines like you say, the Platts are always in.”

Turning to his co-star Colson, he added: “You’re getting stories now aren’t you, so at the minute yeah.”

Jack joined the soap in 2000 as a part of the well-known Platt household.

During the identical podcast, Jack P Shepherd revealed his tactic to keep away from being recognised in public.

Craig requested: “How do you cope with the constant recognition?”

Revealing his method to keep away from followers, he replied: “If you type of simply need a straightforward day or do what you’re doing like purchasing, there’s sure little issues you are able to do.

“So an excellent one is, I’ve my headphones on and plugged in and pretending that I’m on the telephone once I’m not.”

He added: “So, I simply put the telephone on silent so it doesn’t ring.

“Imagine if it rang, have you learnt what I imply?” he added, whereas guffawing in regards to the concept.

Demonstrating his pretend conversations on the telephone, he stated: “‘Yeah, yeah, nice one mate’ and stuff like that.”

He added that he additionally tells followers who strategy him that he is on a “conference call”.

Elsewhere in a current interview, the David Platt star admitted he would concern shedding his job if he did a actuality present akin to I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!.

Speaking to the Daily Star, he stated: “I’d lose my job if I did I’m a Celeb.

“I’d say one thing un-PC or upset somebody and are available out and don’t have any job. I don’t suppose work would let me.”

Coronation Street continues tonight at 7.30pm on ITV.

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