first_imgCassidy Little says he didn’t know how popular Coronation Street is in Newfoundland until he was on set for filming. (CBC) LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Twitter Login/Register With: Advertisement Cassidy did a tape for the audition, sent it away, and was speechless when he found out later he got the role.“What do you say when you’re going to be on something that monumental?” he said.Little 36, left St. John’s to pursue a comedy career in the United Kingdom and wound up joining the British Royal Marines. Advertisement Little, here with professional dance partner Natalie Lowe, was named the big winner of The People’s Strictly, a British TV dance competition., in 2015. (BBC One) Advertisement Facebook An actor originally from St. John’s is joining popular long-running soap opera Coronation Street.Cassidy Little said he was filming a movie in Bulgaria when his agent called to say he was up for the part.“When you get calls like that, you don’t think you’re going to get the role, but that doesn’t mean you’re not going to give 100 per cent during the audition tape,” he told CBC’s Here & Now.last_img read more