Charlie Condou whips out old clothes as the acting dries up

Coronation Street star Charlie Condou is selling his old clothes to fans as the pandemic has stopped acting.

The 48-year-old actor, who previously played Marcus Dent on ITV soap, pocketed his unwanted wardrobe on Twitter.

Charlie left the cobblestones in 2014 before working on Holby City.


Charlie Condou whips his old clothes at Depop (Image credit: SplashNews.com)

He left his role as Ben Sherwood in the BBC’s medical drama last year.

Since then, Charlie has found it difficult to secure work due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Earlier this week he said on Twitter, “The piece I was supposed to play has been postponed again so I really want a job now.

“Will accept everything. Especially for middle-aged men who dress loosely. “


The actor played Marcus Dent on Coronation Street (Image credit: ITV)

What is Coronation Street star Charlie Condou selling?

In the meantime, the actor has been whipping his old clothes on the thrift website Depop.

Charlie recently tweeted a link to the page stating, “I’m using my abundance of free time and clearing out my wardrobe.”

I use my abundance of free time and clear out my wardrobe.

The former soap star currently has five sweaters for sale.

This includes a brand new Ralph Lauren sweater that is priced at £ 80.

Also, Charlie sells a burgundy Dior sweater for £ 40.

The designer piece was previously worn and has “a few very small holes”.

Charlie Condou sets out to work as a waiter

In the meantime, Charlie has always been open to his struggles as an actor.

He told the Sunday People how he had worked successfully in theater and television after leaving Corrie.


Charlie continued to work in Holby City (Image Credit: BBC)

However, his luck soon changed.

He decided to work as a waiter in a friend’s restaurant to pay his bills.

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Charlie explained, “I worked as a waiter for about a month and people recognized me the whole time.

“Someone said to me, ‘Oh, aren’t you embarrassed? ‘I thought no, because I don’t really think it’s a job to be a waiter than to be an actor. You get paid less and it’s harder, but nothing is inferior. “

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