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Coronation Street’s Eileen Method Acting Drink Driving Ban

by | 14th, April 2010

CORONATION Street actress Susan Cleaver stands before the Beak at Manchester City Magistrates Court, and is banned from driving for 17 months after drink-driving.
Yeah, who’s Susan Cleaver? She’s the actress, who plays likeable lioness Eileen Grimshaw – the taxi operator!

She’s introduced herself to the media at large in traditional fashion. Cleaver was driving a Land Rover Freelander when she was pulled over by police less than a mile from her home in Northenden, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of Monday March 29.

In less traditional manner, she accepted her punishment with good grace and failed to claim that she was being driven to drink by the pressures of stardom, had used too much breath spray, was seeking to highlight the need for taxis, or was a victim of the Celebrity Police Force keen to get a full house of Corrie actors on the station’s canteen wall…

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Coronation Street actress Susan Cleaver leaves Manchester City Magistrates Court, where she was banned from driving for 17 months after drink-driving.



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