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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

Marc Aspinall
Night club walker Pass
Lola Sonola
Lola Sonola
Actor
Social Worker Louise
Derek Newton
Derek Newton
Actor
Man 3
Thea Cambridge
Support artist
Wendy Patterson
Wiman
Jenny Pike
Jenny Pike
Actor
Liz Macdonald
Hattie Stallard
Hattie Stallard
Scenic Artist
Art Department Assistant
Matt J Atherton
Prisoner
Tim Dowd
Tim Dowd
Director
Director
Jules Ross
Jules Ross
Voice Over: English
Relative at funeral
Jules Ross
Jules Ross
Voice Over: English
Nurse
Dan Cunningham
Dan Cunningham
Set Dresser
Set Dresser
Steve Cain
Steve Cain
Actor
Big Farmer
Ashley O'Brien
Daniel
Martin Tomlinson
Physiotherapist
Juma Mhlanga
Juma Mhlanga
Sound Engineer
Sound Engineer and designer
Maxwell Cavenham
Rex
Jackie Knowles
Belinda
Jason Riddington
Julian Cooper
Emma Jeng
Emma Jeng
Actor
Nurse

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