Type
Scripted
Premiered
Dec. 09, 1960
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
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Coronation Street (UK)

Coronation Street is credited as being one of the longest running soaps in the world and the longest running television soap in Britain (with the longest running overall being The Archers on BBC radio). The show has been on British TV screens since 1960 and has aired over 6,000 episodes.

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55x244 Mon Dec 15, 2014 [Episode 2] Aired: Dec. 15, 2014

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55x244 Wed Dec 17, 2014(Wednesday Dec. 17th, 2014 7:30PM on itv (UK))

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Jim McDonald Returning To 'Coronation Street'
Coronation Street will bring back Jim McDonald. Upon return he'll be serving time for armed robbery. Jim is played by Charlie Lawson; he'll begin filming in June and return to the screen later in the year.

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  • An off-air still from the then-current opening titles appears on the cover of The Jam's 1980 album "Sound Affects".
  • As of 2013, only one member of the original cast from the debut episode remains: William Roache, who has played Ken Barlow since December 1960. William Roache is the longest-serving actor in…
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    As of 2013, only one member of the original cast from the debut episode remains: William Roache, who has played Ken Barlow since December 1960. William Roache is the longest-serving actor in the history of television serials. The previous record-holder was Don Hastings, who played Bob Hughes on the American soap "As the World Turns" (1956) from October 1960, bettering Roache's achievement by two months. He lost his record when that series ended in September 2010.
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  • 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…
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    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.
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