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Corrie's Ben Price: 'Nick's always had an eye for Carla!'

Ben Price said he enjoyed playing his kiss scene with Alison King in Coronation Street (opens in new tab).

Ben's alter ego Nick Tilsley could be heading for a new romance with Carla Connor (Alison), after they shared a quick peck on the lips following a wine tasting.

The star said after watching the scene back on Good Morning Britain: "I missed last night's episode… I like that, nice and awkward!"

The actor added: "It's really nice playing those scenes with Ali, She's good fun. We're in the bistro. It's quite relaxed and you lose yourself a bit."

Ben refused to spill the beans on whether the kiss would lead to anything more, saying: "No, yes, no, yes, no… It's the way it works in soaps!"

He added: "I think they've always had a little eye for each other. There's a little spark."

Viewers will also see bistro owner Ben's ex Erica Holroyd return with news for the lothario – that she's having his baby.

“The audience think, ‘Oh they’re (Nick and Carla) going to get together and then Erica comes back and drops a bombshell," Ben said.

Ben also joked about Take Me Out star Paddy McGuinness’s guest role on the cobbles, as a wilderness survival enthusiast, saying: "I don’t think he's my love interest!"

Asked if he expected Paddy to play a lot of practical jokes, he added: "People have a little giggle and then get on to the street and it's quite a thing. It's quite a big thing."

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