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Coronation Street’s mother and son duo Ryan Thomas and Sue Cleaver reunite eight years after his soap exit and reveal he got in trouble ‘many times’

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Coronation Street‘s iconic mother and son duo Ryan Thomas and Sue Cleaver reunited on Wednesday’s Loose Women, eight years after the actor’s exit.

The soap actress, 60, revealed the Dancing On Ice contestant, 39, got into trouble ‘many times’ and needed some maternal guidance on studio etiquette when he joined the cobbles aged just 16.

Speaking to to the Loose Women panel – Sue , Christine Lampard, Linda Robson and Katie Piper – Ryan admitted the Eileen Grimshaw star became a mother figure to him on and off the show.

Speaking to the panel, Ryan said: ‘This is my childhood my first ever job at 16 years old. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was Christmas day.

‘I went out and I said to , I think it was Janice Battersby: ”is my mam in?” and there she was. The rest is history 16 years later.’

Coronation Street's iconic mother and son duo Ryan Thomas and Sue Cleaver reunited on Wednesday's Loose Women eight years after the actor's exit

Coronation Street’s iconic mother and son duo Ryan Thomas and Sue Cleaver reunited on Wednesday’s Loose Women eight years after the actor’s exit

Ryan- who played Jason Grimshaw - admitted he got into trouble with his show mother Eileen Grimshaw - who was played by Sue  - and had to reminded of studio etiquette

Ryan- who played Jason Grimshaw – admitted he got into trouble with his show mother Eileen Grimshaw – who was played by Sue  – and had to reminded of studio etiquette

Christine said: ‘You grew up two together. You lived your lives.’

Ryan added: ‘She told me off many times. Oh don’t you worry, I was 16. I’ve been in trouble many times with Sue and Eileen (Sue’s character).

Sue quipped: ‘I do remember him coming in. He was always gorgeous but he did get up to some things, we had to have little words about etiquette in the studio and how we behave ourselves and how we keep our heads down and serve out apprenticeship.

Ryan and the panel erupted into laughter as Sue added: ‘We got there’.

The actor said: ‘And do you know what? It’s so nice because when you are a young boy at that age, you need a role model.

‘You need somebody to sort of direct you and give you the reassurance that you know, you are doing things correctly.

Speaking to Wednesday's Loose Women panel - Christine Lampard, Linda Robson, Sue Cleaver and Katie Piper- Ryan admitted that the Eileen Grimshaw star became a mother to him

Speaking to Wednesday’s Loose Women panel – Christine Lampard, Linda Robson, Sue Cleaver and Katie Piper- Ryan admitted that the Eileen Grimshaw star became a mother to him 

Taking him under her wing, Sue revealed the budding young actor 'did get up to some things' and she had to talk to him about how to behave on the Cobbles

Taking him under her wing, Sue revealed the budding young actor ‘did get up to some things’ and she had to talk to him about how to behave on the Cobbles

Sue said: 'I do remember him coming in. He was always gorgeous, but he did get up to some things, we had to have little words about etiquette in the studio and how we behave ourselves'

Sue said: ‘I do remember him coming in. He was always gorgeous, but he did get up to some things, we had to have little words about etiquette in the studio and how we behave ourselves’ 

Eileen (Sue) has remained in Weatherfield for years, and Jason (Ryan) has been living life large in Thailand since he resided there in 2016

Eileen (Sue) has remained in Weatherfield for years, and Jason (Ryan) has been living life large in Thailand since he resided there in 2016

‘I couldn’t have asked for anyone more perfect. She was a mother on and off set and a very talented actress. The best.’

Eileen (Sue) has remained in Weatherfield for years, and Jason (Ryan) has been living life large in Thailand since he resided there in 2016.

He was a fan favourite on the soap. The builder was renowned for getting in trouble with his mother and brother Todd (now played by Gareth Pierce).

This is not the star’s first Corrie reunion as he met former show flame Helen Flanagan (Rosie) at the NTAs in October 2022.

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