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Writer:
Daran Little (written by)
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Release Date:
16 September 2010 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Well-done, probably authentic See more (3 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Charles Sturridge 
 
Writing credits
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Daran Little  written by

Produced by
Rebecca Hodgson .... producer
Kieran Roberts .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Adrian Johnston 
 
Cinematography by
Tim Palmer 
 
Film Editing by
Adam Green 
 
Casting by
June West 
 
Production Design by
Chris Truelove 
 
Art Direction by
Richard Downes 
 
Set Decoration by
Alice Norris 
 
Costume Design by
Charlotte Walter 
 
Makeup Department
Adele Firth .... makeup artist
Samantha Marshall .... makeup designer
Carli Mather .... makeup supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Ackland .... second assistant director
Thomas Alibone .... third assistant director
Lee Trevor .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Alison Adams .... graphic artist
Jason Bond .... property master
Dominic Byles .... dressing props
Russell Lee .... props
Kerry-Ellen Maxwell .... stand-by art director
 
Sound Department
Chris Atkinson .... sound recordist
Matt Atkinson .... boom operator
Antony Dacres .... sound assistant
John Senior .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ross Chapman .... electrician
Sandra Coulson .... camera assistant
Jon Head .... grip
David Manfield .... gaffer
Joe McLean .... electrician
Darren Ravenscroft .... focus puller
Alexander Reid .... additional photography (as Alex Reid)
Matt Squire .... still photographer
Christopher Thomas .... camera trainee
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hannah Walter .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Neil Parker .... colorist
 
Music Department
Terry Davies .... conductor
 
Other crew
Jane Berry .... script supervisor
Nancy Bray .... production coordinator
Joseph Cairns .... location manager
Kayleigh Cruickshank .... locations daily
Leanne Fairbrother .... production secretary
Jayasri Naik .... production office runner
 

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UK:75 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
James Roache plays his father William Roache.See more »
Quotes:
Agnes the tea-lady:"Florizel Street"? Is that what it's called? Sounds like a disinfectant.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Biggles" (1960)See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Well-done, probably authentic, 8 April 2011
Author: opusv5 from Ottawa, Canada

I've just finished an on-line viewing of this opus on the CBC's website and thoroughly enjoyed it. I think it's well-acted, well-done and worthwhile: "Coronation Street" is a national, even international, phenomenon, and seeing its very beginnings is at least educational. It's interesting that William Roache is played by one of the Roache family--the actor himself felt that the show he had been cast in was only to run 13 episodes. The woman who plays Pat Phoenix was, I think, better-looking than the actual actress, and played here with conviction: Pat Phoenix was about to quit her acting career when offered the role of Elsie Tanner. That the show was conceived and initially pushed forward by a man, Tony Warren, who felt strongly that he had something to say that others would want to see shows the power of perseverance. As a long-time "Street" watcher, I am glad he, and those who supported him, got what they wanted.

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