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Marc Bannerman wants 'Coronation Street' Carla brother role

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Marc Bannerman has revealed his ambition to play Carla Connor's brother in Coronation Street.

Bosses on the ITV soap are yet to officially cast the long-lost lothario, who was unveiled in March.

Bannerman, who previously starred in EastEnders, told Inside Soap: "I hear they're casting for Carla Connor's brother in Corrie at the moment - I'd love to do that.

"I'd love to be in another soap. I really loved the relationships we built up in EastEnders, and the fact you get such a long time to develop your character."

The 38-year-old appeared in the Albert Square serial between 1998 and 2000 as Gianni di Marco.

Bannerman appeared on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2007, where he fell in love with Cerys Matthews. Their relationship ended a year later.

Speaking to Digital Spy, Michelle Connor actress Kym Marsh confirmed that husband Jamie Lomas - who has been linked with the soap - auditioned for the role.

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