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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

Emma Jeng
Emma Jeng
Actor
Nurse
Philip Wright
Philip Wright
Script Writer
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Stephen Burke
Dan
Sean Corey
Sean Corey
Actor
Paramedic
Mudassar Dar
Mudassar Dar
Actor
Doctor
David Howell
David Howell
Actor
Bar manager
Jonathan McGarrity
Jordan Bradshaw
Michael Loftus
Dog Walker
Callum Sim
Callum Sim
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Prison officer
Cathy Conneff
Georgina Duncan (Cardiologist)
Tara Lofthouse
Nurse
Ralph Lewis
Ralph Lewis
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Little Baz
Suki Sidhu
Suki Sidhu
Drama Tutor
Extra
Amy Shepherd
Amy Shepherd
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Jessica Bramley
Martina McClements
Consultant Surgeon
Danielle McHugh
Teenage Daughter
Rav Takhar
Rav Takhar
Actor
Barrister .Mr Sharma (Prosecuter)
Lloyd McDonald
Doctor
Joe Oldroyd
Joe Oldroyd
Camera Assistant
Camera Assistant
Tarrick Benham
Anthony

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