Soap star Julie Hesmondhalgh supported niece with cancer to write comic play

Rosa Hesmondhalgh, niece of Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, at the Pleasance Theatre in London (Laura Parnaby/PA)
Rosa Hesmondhalgh, niece of Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, at the Pleasance Theatre in London (Laura Parnaby/PA)