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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 / ... 3,371 episodes, 1960-2019
Helen Worth ...  Gail Platt / ... 3,242 episodes, 1974-2019
Sally Dynevor ...  Sally Webster / ... 2,844 episodes, 1986-2019
Simon Gregson ...  Steve McDonald 2,777 episodes, 1989-2019
Barbara Knox ...  Rita Sullivan / ... 2,756 episodes, 1964-2019
Sue Nicholls ...  Audrey Roberts / ... 2,718 episodes, 1979-2019
Anne Kirkbride ...  Deirdre Barlow / ... 2,632 episodes, 1972-2014
Michael Le Vell ...  Kevin Webster / ... 2,470 episodes, 1981-2019
Eileen Derbyshire ...  Emily Bishop / ... 2,252 episodes, 1961-2016
Beverley Callard ...  Liz McDonald / ... 1,998 episodes, 1984-2019
David Neilson ...  Roy Cropper 1,955 episodes, 1995-2019
Sue Cleaver ...  Eileen Grimshaw / ... 1,918 episodes, 1994-2019
Jack P. Shepherd ...  David Platt 1,873 episodes, 2000-2019
Jane Danson ...  Leanne Battersby / ... 1,798 episodes, 1997-2019
Jennie McAlpine ...  Fiz Stape / ... 1,785 episodes, 2001-2018
Alan Halsall ...  Tyrone Dobbs 1,705 episodes, 1998-2019
Malcolm Hebden ...  Norris Cole / ... 1,552 episodes, 1974-2017
Samia Longchambon ...  Maria Connor / ... 1,551 episodes, 2000-2019
Antony Cotton ...  Sean Tully 1,545 episodes, 2003-2019
Kym Marsh ...  Michelle Connor 1,540 episodes, 2006-2019
Betty Driver ...  Betty Turpin / ... 1,502 episodes, 1969-2012
Kate Ford ...  Tracy Barlow / ... 1,495 episodes, 2002-2019
William Tarmey ...  Jack Duckworth / ... 1,401 episodes, 1976-2010
Elizabeth Dawn ...  Vera Duckworth / ... 1,387 episodes, 1972-2010
Johnny Briggs ...  Mike Baldwin / ... 1,386 episodes, 1974-2006
Ryan Thomas ...  Jason Grimshaw 1,385 episodes, 2000-2016
Tina O'Brien Tina O'Brien ...  Sarah Platt / ... 1,378 episodes, 1999-2019
Alison King ...  Carla Connor / ... 1,373 episodes, 2004-2019
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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 St See more »

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Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Technical Specs

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Rovers Return exterior is really as small as it looks from the outside, inside. The interior of the set on the street is no bigger than a small bathroom. The actual scenes are filmed behind the street. See more »

Goofs

The night before Steve and Karen's wedding after Steve decides to let his mum invite Ken and Deidre, she walks out the front door, straight past the Barlows. Then, after they finish their dialog about Tracy, she comes out of the toilet. See more »

Quotes

Sean Tully: [in a vet's waiting room] Oh, what a lovely parrot!
Parrot: Sod off!
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Connections

Featured in Granada Reports: 1 June 2017: Lunchtime Bulletin (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Coronation Street Theme
Written by Eric Spear
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Frequently Asked Questions

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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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