Coronation Street (1960– )

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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Helen Worth ...
 Gail Platt / ... (1,666 episodes, 1974-2014)
Simon Gregson ...
 Steve McDonald (1,644 episodes, 1989-2014)
William Roache ...
 Ken Barlow / ... (1,503 episodes, 1960-2013)
Sally Dynevor ...
 Sally Webster / ... (1,384 episodes, 1986-2014)
Sue Nicholls ...
 Audrey Roberts / ... (1,377 episodes, 1979-2014)
Anne Kirkbride ...
 Deirdre Barlow / ... (1,366 episodes, 1972-2014)
Barbara Knox ...
 Rita Sullivan / ... (1,332 episodes, 1964-2014)
Jennie McAlpine ...
 Fiz Brown / ... (1,212 episodes, 2001-2014)
Samia Ghadie ...
 Maria Sutherland / ... (1,200 episodes, 2000-2014)
Michael Le Vell ...
 Kevin Webster / ... (1,151 episodes, 1981-2014)
Jane Danson ...
 Leanne Battersby / ... (1,102 episodes, 1997-2014)
Jack P. Shepherd ...
 David Platt (1,098 episodes, 2000-2014)
Sue Cleaver ...
 Eileen Grimshaw / ... (1,091 episodes, 1994-2014)
Eileen Derbyshire ...
 Emily Bishop / ... (1,088 episodes, 1961-2014)
...
 Sean Tully (1,086 episodes, 2003-2014)
Beverley Callard ...
 Liz McDonald / ... (1,073 episodes, 1984-2014)
David Neilson ...
 Roy Cropper (994 episodes, 1995-2014)
Ryan Thomas ...
 Jason Grimshaw (991 episodes, 2000-2014)
Malcolm Hebden ...
 Norris Cole / ... (989 episodes, 1974-2014)
Alan Halsall ...
 Tyrone Dobbs (982 episodes, 1998-2014)
Kym Marsh ...
 Michelle Connor (920 episodes, 2006-2014)
...
 Carla Connor / ... (913 episodes, 2004-2014)
...
 Rosie Webster (897 episodes, 2000-2012)
...
 Tina McIntyre (861 episodes, 2008-2014)
Julie Hesmondhalgh ...
 Hayley Cropper / ... (839 episodes, 1998-2014)
Brooke Vincent ...
 Sophie Webster (832 episodes, 2004-2014)
...
 Lloyd Mullaney (804 episodes, 2005-2014)
Chris Gascoyne ...
 Peter Barlow (784 episodes, 2000-2014)
Jimmi Harkishin ...
 Dev Alahan (753 episodes, 1999-2014)
Kate Ford ...
 Tracy Barlow / ... (745 episodes, 2002-2014)
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 Becky Granger / ... (704 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Jack Duckworth / ... (690 episodes, 1977-2010)
Philip Lowrie ...
 Dennis Tanner (668 episodes, 1960-2014)
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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9 December 1960 (UK)  »

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(1960-1989)| (1990-)

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(1960-1969 and 1970-1971)| (1969-1970 and 1971-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

An off-air still from the then-current opening titles appears on the cover of The Jam's 1980 album "Sound Affects". See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Candice is going out with Vik, he gives her a ride home. You can clearly see the reflection of a cameraman, his camera and microphone in the mirror. See more »

Quotes

[Blanche, their landlady, is kicking Frankie and Danny out of their house, without notice]
Frankie Baldwin: You can't do that. It's illegal!
Blanche Hunt: Then sue me!
[Blanche slams her front door shut and Frankie looks through the letterbox]
Frankie Baldwin: You cannot not kick us out of our house, you looney!
Danny Baldwin: Get up, Frankie. She won't hear you - she's as deaf as a post!
Blanche Hunt: I heard that!
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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Bread (2007) See more »

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Written by Shellie Poole, Karen Poole and Terry Martin
Performed by Alisha's Attic
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great soap
20 December 2009 | by (manchester england) – See all my reviews

I like Coronation street I have watched it since I was five back in 1979 and really like it, and its been going nearly 50 years its a shame they never get best soap anymore.. as its the longest running soap, and they seem to get knocked out of the running in the national TV awards, its about time they changed that as eastenders who have not been going near as long seem to win every time.. so it would be nice for coronation street to be best, soap or longest running to win for a change..the soap has had good story lines in the past and present and they put some humour into it as well not like some other soaps I could mention, and do not keep brining back more and more old characters as well..


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