Who plays Elaine on Coronation Street? Who is she?

Elaine first appeared on Coronation Street last year. But who plays Elaine Jones on Coronation Street and what else was the actress in?

Who plays Elaine Jones on Coronation Street?


Elaine first appeared last year (Credit: ITV)

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Elaine is played by actress Paula Wilcox. She was born in Manchester in December 1949.

What else was Paula Wilcox in?

Paula is a popular actress. She started her acting career in the 1960s

Soap fans can recognize them by a different soap.

Between 2007 and 2008 Paula Hilary Potts played in Emmerdale. Her character is the mother of Laurel Thomas.


Paula played Laurel’s mother Hilary in Emmerdale (Image Credit: ITV / Shutterstock)

In 2020 she played Sandra in the TV series Trying and Diana in Grantchester.

From 2011 to 2017, she also played the character Pauline in Mount Pleasant.

During her career, Paula has also had roles in many TV series, including “Living The Dream”, “Upstart Crow”, “Girlfriends”, “Moving On”, “Boomers”, “Doctors”, “A Touch of Frost”, “Holby City” and “The Queen’s Nose”.

Who is Elaine and was she married to Geoff?

Elaine is the first wife of Geoff Metcalfe and the birth mother of Tim Metcalfe.

Last year it was revealed that Elaine’s real name is Phillipa and that she was married to Geoff for two years.


Tim is Elaine’s son (Image Credit: ITV)

Elaine and Geoff married in 1971 and became pregnant with their son Tim, whom they gave birth in January 1972.

Geoff was not only controlling and mentally abusive towards Elaine, but he was also having an affair with her best friend, Tessa.

Elaine fled her abusive marriage in 1973 when Tim was only one year old because she feared for her life. But Geoff refused to let Tim take her.

He married Tessa and lied to Tim, making him believe that his second wife was his mother.

Why did Elaine come to Coronation Street?

Last year Elaine Yasmeen visited Metcalfe in prison. She had seen in the newspapers that Yasmeen was in jail awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her perpetrator and husband Geoff.

Knowing that Geoff was an abusive and controlling man, she went to Yasmeen.


Elaine was Geoff’s first wife (Credit: ITV)

She then mysteriously disappeared after Geoff learned of her arrival.

During the week of Yasmeen’s trial, Tim discovered that Elaine was a general in the Weatherfield Mental Health Department when Geoff threatened her.

Yasmeen was eventually found not guilty of the attempted murder of Geoff and was allowed to go home.


Geoff abused Elaine and Yasmeen (Credit: ITV)

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Geoff later set fire to No. 6 with him and Yasmeen. Yasmeen fled to the roof and Geoff pursued her but fell to his death.

Since Geoff’s death, Elaine has been able to get to know her son Tim properly. She also started working with Yasmeen at Speed ​​Daal.

Coronation Street airs Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. with an hour-long episode on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on ITV.

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