Joe Duttine and Sally Carman saw far from their gloomy Coronation Street characters as they kicked off a glittering ball this weekend.

The Corrie favorites, allegedly in real life, joined the revelers at a 20s Bugsy Malone ball in Manchester.

Sally, who plays Abi Franklin in the soap, looked stunning in a black, pleated dress with a velvety evening bag. While Joe, who plays Tim Metcalfe, looked at the event in a deep red velvet jacket and bow tie sovereign.

Joe and Sallie cut an ultra glamorous couple

Sally's unruly character had recently had a bad reputation with the recovered alcoholic Peter Barlow, while Tim is fortunately reunited with his wife Sally after she was released from prison for money laundering, fraud and bribery.

It has been widely reported that the couple are in real life, but no one has commented, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Joe and Sally look very different in their Corrie gear

The couple arrived arm in arm

Salford's actress Sally arrived in Weatherfield in 2017 as a former drug addict and alcoholic mother of Seb Franklin.

The character won an army of fans after finding a job as a mechanic in the garage of Kevin Webster. She is known for her distinct nature and dark eyeliner, which caused Steve McDonald to compare her to the grunge rocker Courtney Love.

And Joe joined Corrie in 2013 as Tim, the father of Faye Windass, who was adopted by café worker Anna.

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