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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Series cast summary:
Helen Worth ...
 Gail Platt / ... (1,771 episodes, 1974-2014)
Simon Gregson ...
 Steve McDonald (1,722 episodes, 1989-2014)
William Roache ...
 Ken Barlow / ... (1,615 episodes, 1960-2014)
Sue Nicholls ...
 Audrey Roberts / ... (1,471 episodes, 1979-2014)
Sally Dynevor ...
 Sally Webster / ... (1,454 episodes, 1986-2014)
Anne Kirkbride ...
 Deirdre Barlow / ... (1,439 episodes, 1972-2014)
Barbara Knox ...
 Rita Sullivan / ... (1,415 episodes, 1964-2014)
Jennie McAlpine ...
 Fiz Stape / ... (1,261 episodes, 2001-2014)
Samia Ghadie ...
 Maria Connor / ... (1,222 episodes, 2000-2014)
Michael Le Vell ...
 Kevin Webster / ... (1,212 episodes, 1981-2014)
Jack P. Shepherd ...
 David Platt (1,172 episodes, 2000-2014)
Beverley Callard ...
 Liz McDonald / ... (1,164 episodes, 1984-2014)
Eileen Derbyshire ...
 Emily Bishop / ... (1,149 episodes, 1961-2014)
Jane Danson ...
 Leanne Battersby / ... (1,148 episodes, 1997-2014)
Sue Cleaver ...
 Eileen Grimshaw / ... (1,143 episodes, 1994-2014)
...
 Sean Tully (1,135 episodes, 2003-2014)
David Neilson ...
 Roy Cropper (1,048 episodes, 1995-2014)
Alan Halsall ...
 Tyrone Dobbs (1,038 episodes, 1998-2014)
Ryan Thomas ...
 Jason Grimshaw (1,036 episodes, 2000-2014)
Malcolm Hebden ...
 Norris Cole / ... (1,028 episodes, 1974-2014)
Kym Marsh ...
 Michelle Connor (976 episodes, 2006-2014)
...
 Carla Connor / ... (973 episodes, 2004-2014)
...
 Rosie Webster (894 episodes, 2000-2012)
Brooke Vincent ...
 Sophie Webster (869 episodes, 2004-2014)
...
 Tina McIntyre (861 episodes, 2008-2014)
Julie Hesmondhalgh ...
 Hayley Cropper / ... (853 episodes, 1998-2014)
...
 Lloyd Mullaney (845 episodes, 2005-2014)
Chris Gascoyne ...
 Peter Barlow (832 episodes, 2000-2014)
Kate Ford ...
 Tracy Barlow / ... (825 episodes, 2002-2014)
Jimmi Harkishin ...
 Dev Alahan (789 episodes, 1999-2014)
Betty Driver ...
 Betty Turpin / ... (767 episodes, 1969-2012)
...
 Jack Duckworth / ... (761 episodes, 1976-2010)
Elizabeth Dawn ...
 Vera Duckworth / ... (740 episodes, 1972-2010)
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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

The only time the series' theme tune has been significantly rearranged for transmission was in episode 1170 in April 1972, where Emily Nugent married Ernie Bishop. Steve Race provided a jazz interpretation of Eric Spear's music, which played the episode out over a shot of Albert Tatlock and Minnie Caldwell walking down the Street from the wedding reception. Coronation Street: Viva Las Vegas! (1997), a video-only soap-bubble, featured a suitably transatlantic cover courtesy of Mike Stock and Matt Aitken. 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

Sean Tully: [in a vet's waiting room] Oh, what a lovely parrot!
Parrot: Sod off!
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Connections

Featured in Loose Women: Episode #13.220 (2009) See more »

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I am, I feel
Written by Shellie Poole, Karen Poole and Terry Martin
Performed by Alisha's Attic
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User Reviews

 
Coronation Street Rocks!
18 November 2007 | by (Blackpool, England) – See all my reviews

Coronation Street is a great TV show, From Doreen and Norris' little story lines, to David Platt's evilness, the show keeps me hooked, it differs from the other soaps, since comedy is a main element, with characters such as Becky listening in on conversations and Blanche offering her own view on the going on's it never fails to make me laugh, villains such as Richard Hillman and Mad Maya keeping me hooked I can see myself watching this show until I am old and grey, the show appeals to all ages, with story lines such as the Rosie and John affair to Doreen and Norris amusing romance, and I cant wait until 2010 for the 50th Anniversary episode.


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