Coronation Street’s Catherine Tyldesley wants to adopt when she is ready for a second child

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Catherine Tyldesley says she would love to adopt when she eventually has a second child.

But the former Coronation Street star says she's too busy to even think about children right now.

Catherine and husband Tom Pitfield are proud parents to five-year-old Alfie.

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She was asked by fans on an Instagram Q&A whether her son could one day have a brother or a sister.

Previously she has said she would love four kids, but now it seems two is her target when the time is right.

The actress, 37, was asked: "Would you have any more children?"

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Catherine replied to the question: "Sounds awful but I'm so busy at the moment.

"I'd like another at some point. I've always wanted two.

"Maybe adoption, so many children needing good homes."

Earlier this month Catherine suggested that she would be open to returning to Corrie in the future.


She said it is something to consider "if the opportunity came up".

The beauty was on the ITV show from 2011 to 2018 and says she is still watches the soap religiously.

Catherine played the troubled Eva Price for over seven years before her exit.

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Chatting to Steph McGovern on Channel 4's Steph's Packed Lunch, she says she would be open to a return in the future.

"I've been a fan since I was a little girl," Catherine told Steph.

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"Of course, at some point – I'm really enjoying doing different projects and, touch wood, I'm really busy at the moment but Corrie is so close to my heart."

She then added: "If the opportunity came up in the future, absolutely."

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