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 #394 - Wed, Jul 23, 2014
As Steve, Michelle and Liz argue over which one of them is going to throw Andrea out, they’re thwarted when…
Coronation Street: Season 55, Episode #393 - Mon, Jul 21, 2014, Part 2
On the way to the airport, Neil quizzes Steve about his private life and asks him if he ever plays away. …
Series Fun Facts
- When the opening titles were re-filmed in the 1970s, no one noticed the cat which wandered across a wall. Now every time they are re-filmed a cat is used.
- An off-air still from the then-current opening titles appears on the cover of The Jam's 1980 album "Sound Affects".
- The series began transmitting in High Definition from Monday 31st May 2010, necessitating a new opening titles sequence (the first for eight years) and a new arrangement of the theme tune.