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2 items from 2010

Where does Come Dine With Me go after its Coronation Street special?

7 December 2010 4:18 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The Corrie one-off starring the grotesque Ken Morley was more like an avant garde art piece than a dinner party

It had Julie Goodyear literally whipping her guests into submission; Philip Middlemiss in a bright blonde wig; a very scared Tupele Dorgu, and Ken Morley dribbling and leering his way around dining room tables. Actual Coronation Street may have just ploughed a tram off a viaduct into dear old Rita, but the Come Dine With Me Corrie special was the real trainwreck of last night.

Despite the best intentions of Goodyear – who put up a decent fight, what with her manservant and his uniform of basically three small lengths of leopardskin dental floss – it was Morley who proved to be the centre of attention. It's hard to know which part of the show made him look the most grotesque. It might have been the dishes he served, each coming with »

- Stuart Heritage

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C4 reveals 'Come Dine' Corrie special

12 November 2010 9:33 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Channel 4 has announced that a Coronation Street-themed episode of Come Dine With Me will air next month to mark the soap's 50th anniversary. Former cast members Julie Goodyear (Bet Lynch), Ken Morley (Reg Holdsworth), Tupele Dorgu (Kelly Crabtree) and Philip Middlemiss (Des Barnes) will all feature in the special edition of the popular culinary contest. Following the usual Celebrity Come Dine format, the foursome must compete to host the best dinner party in a bid to win a cash prize for charity. It is thought that the one-off episode will see (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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