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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56x178 Mon Aug 31, 2015 [Episode 2] Aired: Aug. 31, 2015

Robert hounds Tracy for the truth. Tyrone fails to give Fiz the support she needs. Lloyd is finally honest with Liz.

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56x179 Wed Sep 2, 2015(Wednesday Sep. 2nd, 2015 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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  • The physical look of Coronation Street itself was modelled on (one side of) Archie Street in Salford's Ordsall district, discovered during a location scout by creator Tony Warren and designer…
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    The physical look of Coronation Street itself was modelled on (one side of) Archie Street in Salford's Ordsall district, discovered during a location scout by creator Tony Warren and designer Denis Parkin in late 1960. It appeared in the first two title sequences, but Archie Street itself was cleared of residents in 1968, remaining derelict until its demolition in 1971.
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  • Ken Barlow was absent from the soap opera, whilst William Roach fought rape and indecent accusations, which he was later cleared.
  • 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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