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.
Coronation Street: Season 55, Episode #454 - Fri, Oct 17, 2014, Part 1
Eileen’s surprised to see Liz on the street in her slippers rather than her trademark killer heels. …
Coronation Street: Season 55, Episode #453 - Wed, Oct 15, 2014
Rob and Tracy head off to court leaving Todd to look after the shop. Carla’s nervous, knowing it’s her turn in…
Series Fun Facts
- Shortly after a broadcast of an episode of "Coronation Street" on September 17, 1986, Granada and William Roache paid tribute to Pat Phoenix who passed away earlier that morning from lung cancer.
- Betty Driver, who later played Betty Turpin, first auditioned for the role of Hilda Ogden, which was later played by Jean Alexander.
- Months after Betty Driver died, her picture was put on the set of the Rovers to honor her memory.