Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine has announced that she is expecting another child.
The star, who already has a three-year-old son, posted a message on Twitter saying that she and husband Chris Farr were going to be parents again.
She wrote: “We’ve got a bit of news.
“Pur (sic) baby boy is going to be a big brother later this year.
“We can’t wait to meet you precious one x.”
The couple’s new arrival will be a sibling for son Albert, who was born in November 2014.
McAlpine’s Corrie co-stars were among those to post their congratulations.
Catherine Tyldesley tweeted a string of heart emojis, while Samia Longchambon wrote: “Oh wow Jen! Fabulous news… congrats to you all darling!”
McAlpine, 34, plays Fiz Stape in the ITV soap.