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Coronation Street 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Series (1960– )
The UK's longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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

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Drama | Romance

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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 physical look of Coronation Street itself was modelled on (one side of) Archie Street in Salford's Ordsall district, discovered during a location scout by Creator Tony Warren and Designer Denis Parkin in late 1960. It appeared in the first two title sequences, but Archie Street itself was cleared of residents in 1968, remaining derelict until its demolition in 1971. See more »

Goofs

In the episode, 22/11/2004, (where Dev's corner shops are blown up by Maya) Dev drives his Saab to the shop which is about to be blown up, he parks the car directly outside the shop. Also parked directly outside the shop is another car. As the shop blows up, the camera changes angle to show the blast and Dev's car has somehow disappeared, just leaving the other car in shot. See more »

Quotes

[Sally hands Kevin a leaflet]
Kevin Webster: "Websters' Auto Centre"?
Sally Seddon: Yeah, re-branding they call it. All the big firms are doing it. It's all about image these days. Now, the thing about flyers is it's all about the artwork and the larger the print run, the cheaper they are. You can claim it back on tax as an employment expense. I've had 10,000 run.
Kevin Webster: Sal! We are working flat out to try and get work done and you're wasting money!
Sally Seddon: Do you know what you sound like? You sound like a parent whose kids go to ...
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Referenced in I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #2.2 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

I am, I feel
Written by Shellie Poole, Karen Poole and Terry Martin
Performed by Alisha's Attic
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British TV at it's Best
9 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

If you want to see British TV at it's best then look no further, This is a high class soap opera which has won many awards, The performances in this show sometimes outshine those that have won Oscars. The premise of the series is the following of lives in an old terraced street in Manchester. Each resident is different, it would be boring if they were. The Street is famous for it's comic humour, in the midst of a dramatic scene you are always guaranteed a laugh. It is a must see programme. It is the top rated programme in the UK.


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