Coronation Street

Your Last Chance To Tour Coronation Street Is Coming

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

As the in-the-know studio tour group chuckled, we all knew that for most of us, touring the sets where the longest running television show in the world had been filmed from 1982 to 2013 would be sort of a mecca for us. The Granada Studios in Manchester saw some of the most dramatic storylines of Coronation Street unfold over its 31 year tenure, representing a full 8,200 episodes.

Manchester: Sport, Spice and Specialty Shops

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Note: Travel and accommodation was provided by Visit Britain "It's really hard to get lost in Manchester," our walking tour guide Jean advised us as ...

Long-Time 'Corrie' Favourite Passes Away

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada TV

This is a sad day for the "Coronation Street" community. The official "Corrie" Twitter account confirmed that long-time star Anne Kirkbride, who pl...

'Coronation Street' Twist Shocks Fans (SPOILERS)

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada TV

*** SPOILER ALERT -- DO NOT read on if you don't want to know future developments on "Coronation Street" *** Hayley Cropper (played by Julie Hesmon...

The Sexual Assault Trial of a 'Coronation Street' Actor

Steven Skurka | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada
Steven Skurka

Michael Le Vell, an actor in the venerable British soap opera, Coronation Street, has been cleared by a jury of raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl. The trial generated immense interest in England and was widely covered by the British media.

Coronation Street Actress Betty Driver Dies

CBC | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

Coronation Street actress Betty Driver, who starred on the popular British television soap opera for more than 40 years, has died, accord...

Real Men Watch Coronation Street

Marc Skulnick | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada
Marc Skulnick

Coronation Street characters are just ordinary people like you and I, who eat, drink, and smoke, and have their fair share of ordinary problems. (We can all identify with murder, identity theft, kidnapping and prostitution, can't we?)