TV Show directory - Coronation Street

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The UKs longest running soap opera, followed by Emmerdale which also airs on ITV. It is set in Weatherfield, a fictional town in Greater Manchester.

The first episode hit screens in December 1960 and the show has gone from strength to strength. The show went on to become the most watched show on British television. It has been praised for its 'kitchen sink realism' and has continued to capture the hearts of audiences with each subsequent generation. It has literally hundreds of award nominations and countless wins.

The soap has had a long running battle with the BBC's Eastenders, which has been seen to have a grittier feel to the often light-hearted and comedic tone of Corrie (as it is known by fans).

The show's audience have grown up with the families depicted on the screen for so long that they are seen by many as real. Some of the most beloved families include, the Barlows, Platts, Connors, McDonalds, Websters & Grimshaws. William Roache who plays Ken Barlow starred in the show's first episode.

Due to the soap's incredible popularity there have been spinoffs, crossovers and films a plenty. This has lead to countless Mandy members finding work on show over the years. The shows draws around 6 million viewers per episode and so it is set to continue for many years more. It celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2020.

Production Company: Granada Television, ITV Studios

Year of Publication: 1960

Companies connected with this show

Granada ITV

Connected mandy members

Elene Hadjidaniel
Elene Hadjidaniel
Voice Over: English
Voice Over Artist & Audio Describer
Marc Aspinall
Night club walker Pass
Lola Sonola
Lola Sonola
Actor
Social Worker Louise
Zoe Matthews
Zoe Matthews
Actor
Nursery Manager
Rav Takhar
Rav Takhar
Actor
Prison Visitor
Dan Willis
Dan Willis
Actor
Peter Stones
Taija James
Taija James
Actor
Award Ceremony Guest
Derek Newton
Derek Newton
Actor
Man 3
Andrew Wynn
Andrew Wynn
Actor
Jarrod Heathers (Reporter for Weatherfield Gazette)
Dean Love
Dean Love
Actor
Court Clerk
Bob Cryer
Bob Cryer
Actor
Bob Dover
Ciaran Quinn
Ciaran Quinn
Actor
PC Tim O'Mara
Thea Cambridge
Support artist
Stevie T Turner
Stevie T Turner
Voice Over: English
Prison Guard
Wendy Patterson
Woman
Kirsty Hitchinson
Mandy
Ashleigh Veale
Extra
Jenny Pike
Jenny Pike
Actor
Liz Macdonald
William Panter
DC Choudhary
Hattie Stallard
Hattie Stallard
Scenic Artist
Art Department Assistant

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