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Coronation Street 

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

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Tony Warren
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Cast

Series cast summary:
William Roache ...  Ken Barlow / ... 3,244 episodes, 1960-2018
Helen Worth ...  Gail Platt / ... 3,073 episodes, 1974-2018
Sally Dynevor ...  Sally Webster / ... 2,705 episodes, 1986-2018
Simon Gregson ...  Steve McDonald 2,659 episodes, 1989-2018
Barbara Knox ...  Rita Sullivan / ... 2,623 episodes, 1964-2018
Sue Nicholls ...  Audrey Roberts / ... 2,590 episodes, 1979-2018
Anne Kirkbride ...  Deirdre Barlow / ... 2,510 episodes, 1972-2014
Michael Le Vell ...  Kevin Webster / ... 2,350 episodes, 1981-2018
Eileen Derbyshire ...  Emily Bishop / ... 2,168 episodes, 1961-2016
Sue Cleaver ...  Eileen Grimshaw / ... 1,891 episodes, 1994-2018
David Neilson ...  Roy Cropper 1,875 episodes, 1995-2018
Beverley Callard ...  Liz McDonald / ... 1,850 episodes, 1984-2018
Jack P. Shepherd ...  David Platt 1,822 episodes, 2000-2018
Jennie McAlpine ...  Fiz Stape / ... 1,785 episodes, 2001-2018
Jane Danson ...  Leanne Battersby / ... 1,770 episodes, 1997-2018
Alan Halsall ...  Tyrone Dobbs 1,665 episodes, 1998-2018
Malcolm Hebden ...  Norris Cole / ... 1,544 episodes, 1974-2017
Samia Longchambon ...  Maria Connor / ... 1,534 episodes, 2000-2018
Antony Cotton ...  Sean Tully 1,522 episodes, 2003-2018
Kym Marsh ...  Michelle Connor 1,517 episodes, 2006-2018
Kate Ford ...  Tracy Barlow / ... 1,464 episodes, 2002-2018
Betty Driver ...  Betty Turpin / ... 1,400 episodes, 1969-2012
Ryan Thomas ...  Jason Grimshaw 1,385 episodes, 2000-2016
Tina O'Brien Tina O'Brien ...  Sarah Platt / ... 1,333 episodes, 1999-2018
Alison King ...  Carla Connor / ... 1,323 episodes, 2004-2018
Chris Gascoyne ...  Peter Barlow 1,301 episodes, 2000-2018
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The U.K.'s longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

ITV [UK] | official website

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1960 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Coronation St See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (1960-1989)| Stereo (1990-)

Color:

Black and White (1960-1969 and 1970-1971)| Color (1969-1970 and 1971-)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Anne Reid, who played Valerie Barlow from 1961-1971, and Thelma Barlow, who played Mavis Wilton from 1971-1997, both went on to co-star in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies (1998-2000). Shobna Gulati, Andrew Dunn, Maxine Peake, and Sue Cleaver appeared alongside them in the latter, and all would go on to appear in this show. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Candice is going out with Vik, he gives her a ride home. You can clearly see the reflection of a cameraman, his camera and microphone in the mirror. See more »

Quotes

Vicar: [attempting to escape from a reporter that has been questioning her] I expect you know today is the feast day for the patron saint of newspaper reporters.
Reporter: Is it?
Vicar: Trust me - I'm a vicar.
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Connections

Referenced in Come Dancing (1986) See more »

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User Reviews

Coronation Street Fantastic!
6 September 2004 | by harrybahlsSee all my reviews

I love Coronation street and have been watching it forever..I would watch it with me mam if I stayed home from school due to illness.

I remember when I first started watching, it was in black and white. I miss the old characters like Ena Sharples and Uncle Albert.

I do not care for the Sarah storyline much. Maybe it's because I don't like Sarah. Her mother, Gail, is an old shrew.

I love Blanche Hunt, doesn't everyone have a Blanche Hunt in their neighborhoods?

And lovely Rita...she's my very favourite. What a brilliant actress and a shining star.

I love when Les Battersby refers to Norris as "Doris"!

I hope this show runs for another 42 years so I can watch it when I'm in the IL' nursing home.


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