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

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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55x141 Mon July 21, 2014 [Episode 2] Aired: Jul. 21, 2014

Can Lloyd ever forgive Andrea? Tactless Tracy cashes in. And Owen breaks difficult news.

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55x142 Wed July 23, 2014(Wednesday Jul. 23rd, 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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  • In 2010 the plot demanded that male escort Lewis Archer's advert appeared in "The Lady" magazine. The publication actually placed this mock-up in a genuine issue - and received numerous…
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    In 2010 the plot demanded that male escort Lewis Archer's advert appeared in "The Lady" magazine. The publication actually placed this mock-up in a genuine issue - and received numerous complaints from aggrieved readers over the 'incorrect' (i.e. fictitious) contact details.
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  • The first colour title sequence, used between November 1969 and June 1975, opens with a shot of a modern tower block, to emphasize the changing times. This is the fifteen-storey Grafton Court…
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    The first colour title sequence, used between November 1969 and June 1975, opens with a shot of a modern tower block, to emphasize the changing times. This is the fifteen-storey Grafton Court in Manchester's Trafford area, still in use to this day.
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  • Legendarily, creator Tony Warren had to rename the series from its original title "Florizel Street", which was considered to sound like a disinfectant. Denis Forman has recalled that at least…
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    Legendarily, creator Tony Warren had to rename the series from its original title "Florizel Street", which was considered to sound like a disinfectant. Denis Forman has recalled that at least two members of Granada's board were dead-set against the show, considering it a "disagreeable" and "downmarket" concept. Company co-founder Sidney Bernstein was also reluctant to commit to the idea. His brother Cecil, with Forman, pushed for the green light.
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