Just saw this on my local paper website The Sentinel:
DARTS legend Phil Taylor is to star in Coronation Street as specially-created character Disco Dave.
The Burslem-born thrower was recruited for the Manchester-based soap after chatting with the cast in the celebrity opening rounds of ITV's Grand Slam Of Darts.
Phil, aged 48, competed against Michael Le Vell, who plays Kevin Webster in the programme, when he retained the title last month.
See thisisthesentinel co uk today for the full story