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Coronation Street 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Series (1960– )
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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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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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(1960-1969 and 1970-1971)| (1969-1970 and 1971-)

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Trivia

Only twice have any celebrities been allowed to play themselves on Coronation Street: the first occasion was when HRH Prince Charles made an appearance on the show's 40th Anniversary episode (2000), and was seen shaking hands with character Audrey Roberts. The second occasion featured Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt of the British rock band Status Quo (the band itself also being a national institution). The band's drummer, Matt Lettley, also made a cameo in the episodes. (2005) Appearing in four episodes, Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt call into the Rovers Return, and Francis Rossi attacks character Les Battersby (who is played by actor Bruce Jones, himself a massive fan of the group), as Battersby had previously caused him a grievous neck injury. The matter later gets resolved, and the band agree to play at Battersby's upcoming wedding. 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 »

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[on Christmas Day]
Blanche Hunt: This turkey is dry enough to choke a camel.
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Featured in This Morning: Episode dated 20 April 2009 (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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Dull as ditchwater
17 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

This ITV soap opera is one of the most boring shows on British television. I've no idea why it has very high viewing figures - millions of people watch it.

None of the characters are interesting or likable, so I don't understand how anyone can find this miserable show in the slightest bit entertaining.


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