Peter Armitage (actor)

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Peter Armitage
Occupation Actor
Years active 1969–present

Peter Armitage is an English television actor who trained at the East 15 Acting School. He has been a regular on British screens since the 1970s. He has enjoyed three spells as the character Bill Webster on long-running soap opera Coronation Street, appearing in the role in 1984 (for 6 months), then from 1995 to 1997 and more recently from 2006 to 2011. He had previously appeared as a different character playing a painter and decorator in two episodes in 1977.

His other TV credits include The Befrienders, Couples, Lucky Feller, Jack the Ripper and Hearts and Minds.

He is also remembered for appearing in a Yellow Pages advert in the 1980s as a dad trying to convince his son not to have a racing bike as a birthday present. The advert ends with Armitage saying the line "I was right about that saddle though!".

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