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.
Last Episode57x124 Fri Jun 24 2016 Part 2 Aired: Jun. 24, 2016
Jason saves David from a heart breaking choice. Nick catches Leanne red handed. And Bethany confesses to Gail.
Coronation Street: Season 57, Episode #74 - Wed, Apr 13, 2016
Nick makes David promise not to tell anyone about his recent trauma. Luke calls in the salon and offers to take…
Coronation Street: Season 57, Episode #75 - Fri, Apr 15, 2016, Part 1
As Fiz surveys the yard, she reminds Tyrone that he needs to start shifting some of the junk he’s amassed.…
Series Fun Facts
- Only twice have any celebrities been allowed to play themselves on Coronation Street: the first occasion was when HRH Prince Charles made an appearance on the show's 40th Anniversary episode…
[show]Only twice have any celebrities been allowed to play themselves on Coronation Street: the first occasion was when HRH Prince Charles made an appearance on the show's 40th Anniversary episode (2000), and was seen shaking hands with character Audrey Roberts. The second occasion featured Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt of the British rock band Status Quo (the band itself also being a national institution). The band's drummer, Matt Lettley, also made a cameo in the episodes. (2005) Appearing in four episodes, Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt call into the Rovers Return, and Francis Rossi attacks character Les Battersby (who is played by actor Bruce Jones, himself a massive fan of the group), as Battersby had previously caused him a grievous neck injury. The matter later gets resolved, and the band agree to play at Battersby's upcoming wedding.
- David Platt was voted "One of Coronation Street's most hated characters".
- Dawn Acton appeared in the 1991 Christmas special of Family Fortunes (1980). Les Dennis (Michael Rodwell) was the host of Family Fortunes (1980) from 1987 - 2002.