Is Becky in the Bay Julia Haworth AKA Claire Peacock from Corrie?

Actress Julia Haworth appears as Becky on the second episode of The Bay on ITV this Wednesday (January 27, 2021), and viewers may recognize her as Corrie’s Claire Peacock!

What else was she in?

Here is everything you need to know!

*** Warning: spoilers from the second episode ***


She plays Becky Thrower in The Bay, but is Corrie’s Julia Haworth? (Photo credit: ITV1)

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Is Julia Haworth from Corrie?

Julia Haworth played the beloved Claire Casey from 2003 to 2011, who would soon become Claire Peacock.

Claire arrived as the new nanny to Ashley Peacock’s son Joshua.

She fell in love with Ashley and they subsequently married.

Her storylines included developing postnatal depression after giving birth to their son Freddie.

She was eventually split up because of mental health problems.

Julia took a temporary break from the show in mid-2008 to give birth to her first child, although her character was never officially on-screen.

ITV announced that they eliminated the Peacock family on April 23, 2010.

In December 2010, Ashley was killed on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of soap in dramatic tram crash history.

A grieving Claire last appeared on January 14, 2011.

Who does Julia Haworth play in The Bay?

The bay continues on ITV1 with additional clues like breadcrumbs being dropped for cop Lisa Armstrong and the crowd.

One route leads her to a foster family where 12-year-old Cassie is linked to the murder of Stephen Marshbrook.

Julia portrays Becky Thrower, Cassie’s foster mother, who is questioned by the police.


Former Corrie star Julia Haworth plays Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, in the Manchester Christmas pantomime (Image credit: Splash)

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What happens in the second episode of The Bay?

Determined to ignore Andy’s unexpected arrival the night before, Lisa throws herself into the case and discovers a significant clue from her only eyewitness.

The new information she receives opens the investigation, and the team uncovers vital evidence, forcing her to deal with a difficult suspect.

Is Lisa getting closer to the truth?

What else was Julia staring at?

Julia describes herself as a jobbing actress and has been on our screens since 1993.

Her first TV role was as Miranda Pudsey in Three Seven Eleven.

She has starred in Heartbeat, Medics, The Grand, Where the Heart Is, Monarch of the Glen, and Peak Practice.

She played Jenny Oulton in Merseybeat between 2001 and 2003.

Julia is probably best known for playing Claire Peacock on Coronation Street from 2003 to 2011.

Since leaving ITV soap, she has appeared in minor roles on The Royals, Doctors and Once a Year on Blackpool Sands.

Her role as Becky Thrower in The Bay is her youngest yet.

Julia Haworth
Coronation Street stars including Julia Haworth attend their Christmas party at 235 Casino in Manchester (Credit: Splash)

How old is she?

Julia was born on July 27, 1979 in Burnley, Lancashire.

She is currently 41 years old.

Is she married and have children?

Julia has been married to Jon Wormald since 2006.

The couple have two children together.

Julia gave birth to their first daughter Sophia Elizabeth Wormald on July 25, 2008.

She had her second daughter, Amelie Grace Wormald, on February 11, 2013.

The Bay’s second episode will air on Wednesday, January 27th at 9pm. All episodes will then be available on ITV Hub and Britbox.

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