John Stape

John Stape is a fictional character from the British soap opera, Coronation Street, played by actor Graeme Hawley. He made his first on-screen appearance during the episode airing on 6 May 2007. The character departed on 3 June 2011 after four years on the show. Hawley made a short return to Coronation Street from 21 October 2011 until 28 October when he was killed off.

The character has been at the centre of some major storylines such as the kidnap of local teenager Rosie Webster (Helen Flanagan), covering up Colin Fishwick's (David Crellin) death from a heart attack, the manslaughter of Joy Fishwick (Doreen Mantle) and the murder of Charlotte Hoyle (Becky Hindley). The character is married to Fiz Brown (Jennie McAlpine) with whom he has a daughter called Hope. John died in October 2011 after crashing his car into the back of a lorry, during a car chase with Kevin Webster (Michael Le Vell). The actor Greame Hawley also appeared in 1998 as a policeman who questioned Steve Mcdonald about Jim Mcdonalds fall of the scafflolding.

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John Stape - Reception
... John was nominated in the category of "Villain of the Year" at the 2009 and 2011 British Soap Awards ... very complimentary about the storyline and character and asking when John was returning, so that's been lovely ... It was nice to hear that people wanted to see more of John Stape back on the Cobbles." ...
Rosie Webster - Storylines
... but he already has a girlfriend so she moves on to teacher John Stape (Graeme Hawley) ... and she goes to Weatherfield High to do her A-Levels, as John works there ... Fiz Brown (Jennie McAlpine), John's girlfriend, guesses that John is hiding something and thinks he is sleeping with Sally as she is obsessed with him but discovers on Christmas Day ...
Coronation Street Timeline - 2010s - 2010
30 July 2010 Colin Fishwick dies suddenly during a heated argument with John Stape and Charlotte Hoyle ... Meanwhile, John Stape has murdered stalker Charlotte Hoyle, and hides her body amongst the rubble ... Fiz Stape gives birth to her first baby, Hope, and a dying Peter marries Leanne Battersby in hospital ...

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