Ex-Coronation Street star joins Emmerdale cast

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by David Prior

Former Coronation Street actor Jonathan Wrather has joined the cast of Emmerdale.

He will play the husband of cheating Tess Harris (Nicola Stephenson).

Cheshire-born Wrather previously played rag trade manager Joe Carter on Coronation Street between 2002 and 2003, and has also appeared in Casualty, Holby City and Doctors.

He said: “I am thrilled to be joining Emmerdale. It's a great opportunity to be offered the chance to create a new character in one of TV's most popular shows and I'm very excited to be working with such an outstanding cast and team.”