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JOHN JOINS CORONATION STREET! John is joining the cast of Coronation Street and he starts filming on 3rd May 2011. He is to play the new landlord of the Rovers Return and his character will be called KARL MUNRO.

FIRST APPEARANCE - Friday 17th June 2011

 

FIND OUT ABOUT JOHN'S CHARITY WORK HERE

Last updated 12.06. 2011

March 2009 - Whilst making some changes to the site I decided that all the 'old' news would now reside on the new News Archive Page.  This is certainly still worth visiting especially if you are new to this site.  All current news will appear here.

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12.06.11 - WEEK OF APPEARANCES FOR JOHN!

Ahead of John's first appearance in Coronation Street on Friday 17th June 2011 he will also be on the following:

Lorraine Kelly - Monday 13th June

Richard Bacon's Radio 5 Show - 13th June

Loose Women - Friday 17th June

01.05.11 - What About Robbie Ross?

Of course it is excellent news about John joining the cast of Corrie, but what of Robbie Ross?  Even John is unaware of Robbie's fate at the moment but he has been given permission by Corrie to film a final Robbie episode of Taggart. We all hope they don't kill him off!

07.02.2011 - JOHN TO APPEAR ON LOOSE WOMEN.

John will be joining the Loose Women for some lunchtime chat and banter on the 21st Feb 2011.

07.02.2011 - ONLINE CHAT WITH JOHN - 8th Feb 21.55pm

John is taking part in a live online chat (in vision), after Taggart on Tuesday 8th February at about 21.55.  All you need to do to take part is log onto www.taggart.tv

08.11.10 - VOTE JOHN!

John has been nominated for an 'OFFIE' Award (Best Male Performance) for his role in Breed. To cast your vote, and I'm sure we would all like him to win, visit:

 http://www.offwestend.com/index.php/pages/the_offies.

08.11.10 - PHOTOS OF JOHN IN 'BREED' ADDED

For those of you who were unable to see John in the play Breed last month, and for those who did there are now some press photos on the TV & Theatre page and this one to tempt you into a further look.

28.09.10 - JOHN STARS IN NEW PLAY

John is currently appearing in a play called BREED.  It is showing at Theatre 503, Battersea Park Road, London. It runs from the 21st Sept until the 16th October 2010. Tickets cost 14.00.  The box office number is 020 7978 7040 or check out the full details at www.theatre503.com  John says that it is going really well and hopes to get some pictures to me for the website.

26.07.09 - MADE IN SCOTLAND Starts on STV

John's new series 'Made In Scotland' started last Thursday (23rd July) on STV.  Read more about the show by visiting this link to an article in The Daily Record.

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/showbiz-news/celebrity-interviews/2009/07/18/john-michie-i-could-be-scotland-s-answer-to-ross-kemp-86908-21529174/

26.07.09 - STV's The Hour

Here is a link to a really interesting little interview with John

http://programmes.stv.tv/the-hour/news-gossip/111257-a-murder-inspired-made-in-scotland-says-john-michie/

08.03.09 - Mail On Sunday Article

There is an article in today's Mail On Sunday travel section written by John about Glasgow and where he goes to get away from it all.  The article is both informative and also a real insight into John the person.

Picture taken from article.

Read article online http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/travel/article-1160325/Taggarts-Highland-beat-beyond.html

 

(09.03.09) - Sunday 15th March a 1 hour version of 'Highlands' is to be screened on STV at 9pm.

John has written a piece about his childhood for The Sunday Post newspaper.

22.04.09 - John on Radio 5 with Simon Mayo.  Available on the iplayer.  Apparently the Taggart piece is about 80 minutes from the end.

John is to appear on Lorraine Kelly (GMTV) on 30th April 2009 - the day the new Taggart episode 'Grass' will be shown.

30.03.10 - JOHN TO RUN THE LONDON MARATHON

John is to take part in this years London Marathon on the 25th April 2010 in aid of Leukaemia Research.  I'm sure everyone out there wishes him well.  Anyone wanting to send me a 'good luck' message for John can do so at jackie@john-michie.co.uk and I will pass them on.