Type
Scripted
Premiered
Dec. 09, 1960
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
Genre

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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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55x162 Wed Aug 20, 2014 Aired: Aug. 20, 2014

Will Ken report Peters drinking? Nick wont drop the act. Neils actions unnerve Lloyd.

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55x163 Fri Aug 22, 2014 [Episode 1](Friday Aug. 22nd, 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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  • The first overseas location work was not until 1974, when producer Susi Hush elected to send the women of Weatherfield on a package holiday to Majorca. The two-episode shoot was not idyllic…
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    The first overseas location work was not until 1974, when producer Susi Hush elected to send the women of Weatherfield on a package holiday to Majorca. The two-episode shoot was not idyllic for the actresses: the production team were housed in a 5* hotel, the cast in a 2* alongside genuine holidaymakers who became unhappy at being shooed away from the pool by director Quentin Lawrence to accommodate his camera crew. Adding insult to injury, make-up was applied at 6am in a room adjacent to an open sewer.
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  • The show was off the air for ten weeks when an ITV strike commenced on 10th August 1979. On its return on ITV's comeback night of 24th October, Julie Goodyear and Peter Adamson provided a…
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    The show was off the air for ten weeks when an ITV strike commenced on 10th August 1979. On its return on ITV's comeback night of 24th October, Julie Goodyear and Peter Adamson provided a brief pre-shot catch-up from the cobbles to remind viewers of the 'current' storylines. William Roache similarly gave a short on-screen tribute when co-star Jack Howarth died.
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  • Goof (crew or equipment visible): In the episode where Candice is going out with Vik, he gives her a ride home. You can clearly see the reflection of a cameraman, his camera and microphone in…
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    Goof (crew or equipment visible): In the episode where Candice is going out with Vik, he gives her a ride home. You can clearly see the reflection of a cameraman, his camera and microphone in the mirror.
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