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Coronation Street’s Charlie Lawson slams ITV’s ‘half-a***d’ tribute to late co-star Johnny Briggs

CORONATION Street's Charlie Lawson has slammed ITV's tribute to late co-star Johnny Briggs – calling it "half-a***d" and "disappointing". Briggs – who died aged 85 last month – played cockney wheeler dealer lothario Mike Baldwin for 30 years on the hit soap.

He joined in 1976 and went on to appear in 2,349 episodes before he left in 2006 – collapsing in love rival Ken Barlow's arms. Coronation Street paid tribute to the iconic character on ITV last night in a half hour one-off special,

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