Corrie star is sound as a Pound

Jack P Shepherd arrives at premiere of Ghost the Musical. Photograph Jon Parker Lee
Jack P Shepherd arrives at premiere of Ghost the Musical. Photograph Jon Parker Lee

WATCH out shoppers! Coronation Street’s bad boy is coming to open a new discount store in Lancaster.

Jack P Shepherd, who plays David Platt in the TV soap, will perform the official opening of Poundland in the former Burtons and Bay Trading Company unit in St Nicholas Arcades.

A spokeswoman for Bottle PR, acting on behalf of Poundland, said the telly star will be special guest at a family fun day at the city centre shop on Saturday, June 11. Jack will sign autographs and have his photo taken with fans.

See The Visitor (01-06-11) for full story.