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

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 Gail Platt / ... (2,011 episodes, 1974-2016)
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 Steve McDonald (1,864 episodes, 1989-2016)
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 Ken Barlow / ... (1,822 episodes, 1960-2016)
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 Sally Webster / ... (1,689 episodes, 1986-2016)
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 Audrey Roberts / ... (1,640 episodes, 1979-2016)
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 Rita Sullivan / ... (1,556 episodes, 1964-2016)
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 Deirdre Barlow / ... (1,487 episodes, 1972-2014)
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 Kevin Webster / ... (1,405 episodes, 1981-2016)
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 David Platt (1,397 episodes, 2000-2016)
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 Liz McDonald / ... (1,375 episodes, 1984-2016)
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 Fiz Stape / ... (1,365 episodes, 2001-2016)
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 Eileen Grimshaw / ... (1,327 episodes, 1994-2016)
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 Maria Connor / ... (1,309 episodes, 2000-2016)
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 Leanne Battersby / ... (1,307 episodes, 1997-2016)
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 Sean Tully (1,305 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Roy Cropper (1,243 episodes, 1995-2016)
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 Emily Bishop / ... (1,231 episodes, 1961-2016)
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 Tyrone Dobbs (1,190 episodes, 1998-2016)
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 Jason Grimshaw (1,186 episodes, 2000-2016)
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 Michelle Connor (1,178 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 Carla Connor / ... (1,162 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Norris Cole / ... (1,159 episodes, 1974-2016)
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 Sophie Webster (1,025 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Tracy Barlow / ... (1,015 episodes, 2002-2016)
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 Lloyd Mullaney (913 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dev Alahan (895 episodes, 1999-2016)
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 Rosie Webster (884 episodes, 2000-2012)
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 Anna Windass (877 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Hayley Cropper / ... (865 episodes, 1998-2014)
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 Tina McIntyre (861 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Peter Barlow (840 episodes, 2000-2015)
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 Nick Tilsley (818 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Kirk Sutherland / ... (807 episodes, 1999-2016)
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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

Months after Betty Driver died, her picture was put on the set of the Rovers to honor her memory. 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

Kenneth Barlow: [whole family minus Tracy sees Roy creeping downstairs after Tracy drugged and slept with him] Tea Roy?
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Connections

Referenced in The Royle Family: Pregnancy (1999) 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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Comfort Television
28 February 2008 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I have watched this, irregularly for the first ten years , but for the last 30 years have rarely missed an episode. It is part of Tuesdays & Thursdays. I usually have a crossword or sudoku at the same time, but it is something to look forward to. Nobody phones at that time.

I admit that Coronation Street does vary in quality from time to time. There are far more unlikeable characters now - Charlie, Tracy, Cilla and David for example, & some of the story lines drag on and on, but there are so many moments of brilliant dialogue, such as Rita's put downs of Norris, and some of the discussion between Kirk & the lovely Fizz. We are a year behind in New Zealand but it doesn't seem to matter if you read of what's happening in English magazines or the Internet. Here's to another 30 years!


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