Coral Atkins (13th September 1936 - 2nd December 2016) played club hostess Margot on Coronation Street in December 1966.

Her other credits include The Avengers, The Sweeney and Emmerdale but she remains best known for her role as Sheila Ashton in the highly successful Granada series A Family at War (created by John Finch) and her work with children. Her life story, Seeing Red, was turned into a television drama in 2000, and Coral was played by former Street actress Sarah Lancashire.