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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 Gail Platt / ... (2,097 episodes, 1974-2016)
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 Steve McDonald (1,934 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Ken Barlow / ... (1,889 episodes, 1960-2017)
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 Sally Webster / ... (1,749 episodes, 1986-2017)
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 Audrey Roberts / ... (1,711 episodes, 1979-2017)
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 Rita Sullivan / ... (1,611 episodes, 1964-2017)
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 Deirdre Barlow / ... (1,498 episodes, 1972-2014)
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 David Platt (1,474 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Kevin Webster / ... (1,469 episodes, 1981-2017)
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 Liz McDonald / ... (1,429 episodes, 1984-2017)
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 Fiz Stape / ... (1,400 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Eileen Grimshaw / ... (1,399 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Leanne Battersby / ... (1,394 episodes, 1997-2017)
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 Maria Connor / ... (1,375 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Sean Tully (1,348 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Roy Cropper (1,302 episodes, 1995-2017)
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 Michelle Connor (1,259 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Emily Bishop / ... (1,246 episodes, 1961-2016)
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 Tyrone Dobbs (1,238 episodes, 1998-2017)
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 Norris Cole / ... (1,203 episodes, 1974-2017)
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 Jason Grimshaw (1,191 episodes, 2000-2016)
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 Carla Connor / ... (1,162 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Tracy Barlow / ... (1,080 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Sophie Webster (1,040 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Anna Windass (942 episodes, 2008-2017)
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 Dev Alahan (938 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Lloyd Mullaney (913 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Nick Tilsley (898 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Peter Barlow (890 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Rosie Webster (881 episodes, 2000-2012)
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 Hayley Cropper / ... (868 episodes, 1998-2014)
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 Kirk Sutherland / ... (864 episodes, 1999-2017)
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 Tina McIntyre (861 episodes, 2008-2014)
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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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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

In January 2002, at the same time the show went widescreen, CGI was added to the opening titles to make the neighborhood look bigger (in particular the Metrolink Tram that runs past the street on the viaduct). See more »

Goofs

The night before Steve and Karen's wedding after Steve decides to let his mum invite Ken and Deidre, she walks out the front door, straight past the Barlows. Then, after they finish their dialog about Tracy, she comes out of the toilet. See more »

Quotes

[talking about Eileen's father, Colin Grimshaw]
Blanche Hunt: I'd cut off his whatnots wi' a pair of garden shears, me. The rustier the better.
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Connections

Featured in This Morning: Episode dated 9 March 2009 (2009) 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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23 May 2004 | by (North Bay, Ontario Canada) – See all my reviews

My mother was Scottish and my dad was British, so I was raised on watching Coronation Street. For the last 35 years (at least) not a week has gone by with catching up at the Rover's return. Unfortunately, here in Canada we seem to be quite behind the times, we are at the stage where Peter is revealed as a bigamist, Martin admits to the affair with Katie etc...etc... But I will continue to watch C.S.loyally. I'm addicted, and so is my wife of 10 years. She wasn't to fussy at the beginning but after watching now, it would be instant death if I didn't get her up at 8 a.m. for our 2 hour Sunday constitutional.

Our next trip to England we hope maybe for a tour of the set. It would be the icing on the cake, if I could surprise her with this holiday treat. Thanks for allowing me this moment to reflect on the great time we've had watching and will continue to watch our favorite show


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