Quotes by: Katherine Kelly
I always took 'Coronation Street' a year at a time anyway. It was the 50th anniversary; I'd been there five years. It just felt right to leave.
Whenever there was a show like 'Calamity Jane,' me and my siblings would be plonked on stage in a costume because it was easier to have us in it rather than sort out babysitters.
I have been listening to people's advice. Being a parent, you need all the advice you can get.
I agree with my mother that having children removes a layer of skin that you never grow back.
As for getting married, I don't have strong feelings, really - I can take or leave it.
There are lots of people in my life I just don't get the chance to see as much as I would like.
The RSC changed my career, and 'Coronation Street' changed my life.
In the evening, we either go to the cinema or stay in and get a takeaway - my favourites are Chinese or Indian.
Until I'm actually stood on the set doing the job, I always keep my options open.
I remember, when I was a teenager, 'Pride And Prejudice' came out. We hadn't had a period drama for ages, and were all glued to it, and for the next three years, Jane Austen series were being made.
I couldn't knock on people's door; if they answered the door and said, 'I don't want to speak to you,' I'd be like, 'Oh, OK then - I wouldn't either, to be honest.'
If you drop a line in the theatre, you can usually find a way round it. But you can't do that as easily on television - you're in the hands of too many people.
I've got a great husband who's very good with Orla - she's a real daddy's girl.
That's the great thing about 'Corrie': it is an ensemble cast, and it didn't rest on one person's shoulders by any means.
I miss everyone on 'Coronation Street,' but I don't miss playing Becky.
The next series of 'Mr Selfridge' has moved on five years. It's 1914 now, and the war is brewing. Halfway through the series, some of the Selfridges staff have to go off to fight, so they get women in to do the men's jobs.
If I had a penny for every time I've been asked if I'm going to work in America.
I enjoy what I'm doing at the moment and try not to think too much about the future.
I'd be a terrible journalist. I wouldn't want to pry; I just don't have that nature.