Julie Carp first came to Coronation Street after meeting Kirk Sutherland. The pair had a holiday romance whilst Kirk was in Cyprus visiting his parents in April 2008. Initially, Julie and Kirk’s ex-girlfriend, Fiz didn’t get along, but they soon became firm friends. Julie moved in with Kirk, Fiz and Chesney and took a job as a machinist at the Underworld factory.
As Julie settles into the Street, more is being revealed about her past and it has emerged that, before meeting Kirk, she had two failed engagements and had also been married.
Katy Cavanagh plays Julie Carp. Katy has also appeared in police dramas Cops and Dalziel and Pascoe.