Jane Danson: Take a look at Dancing On Ice star’s 1997 debut on Coronation Street


Jane Danson is most well-know for for her portrayal of Leanne Battersby in Coronation Street. The English actress, who is currently whizzing around the ice rink on ITV’s reality show Dancing on Ice,

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The English actress, who is currently whizzing around the ice rink on ITV‘s reality show Dancing on Ice, first appeared on the cobbles in 1997.

At the tender age of 19 she arrived in Weatherfield with the now infamous Battersby family – who were dubbed the ‘neighbours from hell’ when they burst onto our TV screens that summer.

Jane played feisty teenager Leanne alongside her stepsister Toyah (played by Georgia Taylor), her father Les (Bruce Jones) and stepmother Janice (Vicky Entwistle).

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  • Publisher: Express.co.uk
  • Date: 2019-02-10T15:01:00+00:00
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  • Publisher: Digital Spy
  • Date: 2019-01-04 05:00:00
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Who is Jane Danson? Meet the Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant and Coronation Street star

Dancing on Ice is continuing its tradition of signing up a Coronation Street star, with Jane Danson – cobbles veteran Leanne Battersby – featuring in the 2019 competition.

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Best known for: Jane Danson is one of ITV soap Coronation Street’s most recognisable stars, having enjoyed a long career on the cobbles which began in her teens.’

She has played Leanne Battersby since 1997, taking just a few years off in the early 00s to appear on The Bill.

Leanne has had a turbulent time in Weatherfield, with her storylines including drug abuse, prostitution, and the discovery that her birth mother was someone entirely different to who she’d thought.

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