- Publish Date
- Friday, 30 September 2016, 12:30PM
Coronation Street legend, Barbara Knox, turns 83 today!
Barbara first appeared in one episode of Corrie as exotic dancer Rita Littlewood in 1964 and later returned in 1972 as Rita Bates, common-law-wife of violent Harry Bates. After a short break she returned and has been playing Rita ever since.
We're going back to 1989, with this clip of the always classy Rita...