Totally Christmas

Army Vs Corrie In Tug Of War

Soap stars take on soldiers in Christmas challenge of strength.

The stars of Coronation Street have been put through their paces at a special festive event against members of the military.

During a break in filming the Corrie cast gave up their lunch hour to take part in “The Forces Tug of War Challenge", which will be shown as part of a special programme by Forces TV and Forces Radio BFBS, that will go out at Christmas.

Coronation St actor Antony Cotton in Tug of War against Army
Coronation St actor Antony Cotton tries his best against the Army's Tug of War team.

Simon Gregson, Dan Brocklebank and Anthony Cotton were among the actors prepared to face the team of soldiers outside the Rovers Return.

The result will be shown on a special programme, "TOTALLY CHRISTMAS", on BFBS Extra, BFBS Sport, Forces TV, Forces Radio BFBS and a live streamed on Forces.Net at Midday on Christmas Eve.