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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 / ... 3,534 episodes, 1960-2020
Helen Worth ...  Gail Platt / ... 3,420 episodes, 1974-2020
Sally Dynevor ...  Sally Webster / ... 3,004 episodes, 1986-2020
Simon Gregson ...  Steve McDonald 2,969 episodes, 1989-2020
Barbara Knox ...  Rita Sullivan / ... 2,925 episodes, 1964-2020
Sue Nicholls ...  Audrey Roberts / ... 2,845 episodes, 1979-2020
Anne Kirkbride ...  Deirdre Barlow / ... 2,705 episodes, 1972-2014
Michael Le Vell ...  Kevin Webster / ... 2,615 episodes, 1981-2020
Eileen Derbyshire ...  Emily Bishop / ... 2,331 episodes, 1961-2019
Beverley Callard ...  Liz McDonald / ... 2,141 episodes, 1984-2020
David Neilson ...  Roy Cropper 2,054 episodes, 1995-2020
Sue Cleaver ...  Eileen Grimshaw / ... 1,979 episodes, 1994-2020
Jack P. Shepherd ...  David Platt 1,966 episodes, 2000-2020
Jane Danson ...  Leanne Battersby / ... 1,869 episodes, 1997-2020
Jennie McAlpine ...  Fiz Stape / ... 1,854 episodes, 2001-2020
Alan Halsall ...  Tyrone Dobbs 1,786 episodes, 1998-2020
Samia Longchambon ...  Maria Connor / ... 1,643 episodes, 2000-2020
Kym Marsh ...  Michelle Connor 1,637 episodes, 2006-2019
Antony Cotton ...  Sean Tully 1,626 episodes, 2003-2020
Betty Driver ...  Betty Turpin / ... 1,606 episodes, 1969-2020
Kate Ford ...  Tracy Barlow / ... 1,574 episodes, 2002-2020
Malcolm Hebden ...  Norris Cole / ... 1,567 episodes, 1974-2019
William Tarmey ...  Jack Duckworth / ... 1,506 episodes, 1976-2010
Tina O'Brien Tina O'Brien ...  Sarah Platt / ... 1,497 episodes, 1999-2020
Elizabeth Dawn ...  Vera Duckworth / ... 1,484 episodes, 1972-2010
Johnny Briggs ...  Mike Baldwin / ... 1,468 episodes, 1974-2006
Alison King ...  Carla Connor / ... 1,463 episodes, 2004-2020
Chris Gascoyne ...  Peter Barlow 1,419 episodes, 2000-2020
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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

Certificate:

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 Street See more »

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Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Runtime:

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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Trivia

In 2011, Philip Lowrie broke the world record for the longest gap between appearances in the same television show, having regularly appeared as Dennis Tanner from the first episode in 1960, through to June 1968, before returning to the part in May 2011. In doing so (beating one-time co-star Kenneth Cope, who was absent from the role of Jed Stone for forty-two years between 1966 and 2008) he was awarded with an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records. See more »

Goofs

In the episode after Katie kills Tommy, the expression on Tommy's face keeps changing throughout the episode. See more »

Quotes

[talking about Liz McDonald]
Blanche Hunt: Skirt no bigger than a belt, too much eyeliner, and roots as dark as her soul.
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Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.72 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Coronation Street Theme
Written by Eric Spear
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Down the Rovers
24 September 2015 | by studioATSee all my reviews

Corrie really is the nations soap and is so ingrained in our minds that everyone probably has a favourite character, moment of line.

Yes, it's probably on too many days of the week and the plots at times verge of ridiculous but what I love about Corrie is that of all the soaps it maintains that balance between humour and drama and that is what makes it so endearing.

While Eastenders may win more awards I think Corrie is loved more by the public and that is why the characters remain in our hearts so long after they have left.

With another good live episode out of the way recently the only way for Corrie seems to be up.


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