Share this article Share Is it true that the lives of heterosexual Mancunians are haplessly intertwined with transvestites, transsexuals, teenage lesbians and a horde of homosexuals across the age range? Is Manchester now the Sodom of the North? Coronation Street has a gay scriptwriter, Damon Rochefort. Nothing wrong with that. But the pendulum has swung to the other extreme, and where once we had no gaiety at all, we now, perhaps, have rather too much. And middle-aged cross-dresser Marc Selby, who was involved in a love triangle with hairdresser Audrey Roberts and her glamorous friend Claudia Colby. And factory worker Hayley Cropper, who became the first transsexual in a British soap when she appeared on screens in There are also countless peripheral gay characters.
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Philip Lowrie Dennis Tanner was the former black sheep of the Tanner family who returned to his old home of Coronation Street in after an absence of 43 years and became Rita Sullivan ‘s third husband. An ex-borstal boy, Dennis pursued a legitimate career as a talent scout for Lenny Phillips and spent a few years working in clubs. His camp, charming manner made him a natural entertainer, but his hare-brained schemes never went to plan and after a few years he quit the business.
In , now a sales rep, Dennis married Jenny Sutton and the two moved to Bristol.
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He paid a visit to the Wiltons and constantly irritated Derek by referring to him as Dirk. He told Derek he had left his wife after becoming impressed by his dominance. He soon moved in as a lodger and introduced Derek to selling pyramids. He reappeared in after selling a treadmill to the Wiltons. Derek was shocked to learn Norris was dating his ex-wife, Angela Hawthorne and more when Norris became chairman at Hawthorne’s.
Derek and Mavis were caught up in gnome-napping when their beloved Arthur was stolen one night, leaving Guinevere alone. Postcards arrived signed Arthur and Derek at first accused Des Barnes. Norris eventually confessed the night before his wedding to Angela. As his best man, Derek was entrusted to delivering the groom to the church safely but decided to make Norris late by taking him to the wrong church.
Angela was not amused when they finally turned up. The Wiltons found they couldn’t get rid of Norris. He turned up again the following year and told them he wanted to kill Angela. Derek became suspicious as Norris spent more and more time alone at the allotment and convinced himself Angela was buried there.
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Coronation Street went before the cameras for the first time between 7. The other pilot shot was the eventual Episode 3 , which also featured the characters of Minnie Caldwell and Martha Longhurst although not played by Margot Bryant and Lynne Carol. The finished products were shown to Granada’s weekly Programme Committee, which included the network’s founders Sidney and Cecil Bernstein, future Managing Director Denis Forman and others.
Coronation Street June Genres Comedy, Drama, Kids. Buy Episode 1 SD $ Add Season to The police conduct door-to-door enquiries in the Street. TV-NR Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 22 minutes Release date: June 1, Ciaran persuades Liz to let him arrange a speed-dating evening in the Rovers.
Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Mysterious newcomer Kayla Westbrook cranks up her strange behaviour next week on Coronation Street.
We’re still reeling from the news that she’s the daughter of one of Bethany Platt’s abusers Neil Clifton and her plot to get revenge for him being behind bars for rape takes a terrifying twist. Sadly things aren’t looking good for little Jack Webster after ending up in hospital with sepsis. And the mayor Sally Metcalfe is devastated to be hit by a major scandal affecting her political career at a time the Websters need to be rallying around her ex Kevin and Jack.
Here’s the lowdown on the news from Weatherfield next week. Kayla targets Craig Kayla tells Craig she loves him Image: ITV First Kayla, played by Mollie Winnard, fails to show for a double date and says she’s ill – and the waitress tells Craig she’s leaving her job at Speed Daal and it’s all over between them. Then she spins the baffled lad a line about being scared of the depth of her feelings for him.
Kayla steals his keys from his pocket during a lunch date at the bistro, but what has she got planned? ITV The doctor examines Jack Webster’s feet and asserts he has ischaemia, a restriction in blood supply needed to keep tissue alive, and tells a stunned Kevin Webster they need to amputate his son’s foot. Shock for Alya After pushing the workforce to the limit Alya Nazir is shocked to discover they have made 3, units too many Image: ITV After pushing her Underworld workforce to the limit to finish the Bradshaw’s order, Alya Nazir is shocked to discover they have made 3, units too many.
How will they feel to find out their new boss has overworked them when they could have been supping pints in the Rovers? ITV He caused heartache earlier this year by pretending to be romantically interested in Gemma Winter for a bet.
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Georgia May Foote’s Coronation Street character will be killed off in a grisly accident next week. Georgia played Katy for five years before leaving the soap in , and earlier this year she moved to Hollywood in a bid to find fame in the US. Katy Armstrong will meet her end off-screen – so Georgia won’t be able to play her final scenes, the Mirror reports.
Ryan Connor was born to Nick and Wendy Neeson on 14th January, However, a mix-up at Weatherfield General meant he was taken home by Dean and Michelle Connor who believed he was their son and as such, are listed as his parents on his birth certificate. He was close to .
Her sacking was so controversial that fellow actress Violet Carson Ena Sharples threatened to quit, but she was eventually persuaded not to. Many, including Coronation Street writer H. Kershaw, saw the killing of Martha as a desperate move to boost viewer ratings. Moss was a fan favourite and many viewers were not happy at the turn of events, with Lucille suddenly disappearing to live in Ireland with no explanation. I’m just doing a job, not acting.
The scriptwriters have turned me into Ernie Bishop. I’ve tried to resist it but it is very hard not to play the part all the time, even at home. Hancock objected to the cast payment system, and threatened to quit the show to safeguard his principles. Actors from the earliest days of the programme, including Pat Phoenix , Doris Speed and Peter Adamson, were guaranteed payment for every one of the year’s episodes, regardless of whether or not they actually appeared.
The problem now shifted, and writers had to write Ernie out but save his wife Emily. The decision was made for Ernest to be killed off in a bungled robbery at Mike Baldwin ‘s factory, where he worked in payroll.
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Her debut came to her at the age of three years, as she toddled onstage in a nightdress to sing a song about a golliwog. Two years later, she made her acting debut as the velvet-suited infant Prince of Rome in a Victorian melodrama, called The Royal Divorce. She left acting to work for, amongst others, the Guinness brewery in Manchester, as a clerk. Returning to acting relatively late in life, she had a small role in the Stanley Baker vehicle Hell Is a City , set in her native Manchester.
In , close friend and writer of Shadow Squad Tony Warren created the soap opera Coronation Street, purportedly writing the character of Annie Walker specifically for her. She appeared in 1, episodes and was one of only a handful of original cast members still appearing in the s.
This week on Coronation Street, Shona does some digging about Josh now that she knows the truth about what he did to David.. On Monday’s (May 28) doubleheader: Carla calls a family meeting. Shona threatens Josh. Summer finally opens up to Billy. Rana offers to work a shift at Speed Dhal.
Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get soaps updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Sarah Platt will have a great deal to worry about when Ryan Connor wakes up after her shock attack on him. After finding out Ryan had been making the moves on her daughter Bethany Platt, he wakes up to hear his stepfather Robert Preston telling his mum Michelle that he brought it on himself with his bad behaviour.
The police quiz him in the hospital about what happened, but he can’t remember. Bethany is concerned she’s caused the damage, but Sarah admits it was her and goes to visit Ryan in hospital, but he shows no sign of remembering what happened. Read More She tells him the truth, and hopes he won’t press charges or do anything, but his reaction is shocking. What does Ryan want from Sarah? Meanwhile, Billy Mayhew visits the community centre and finds David Platt and another offender making homophobic jibes about him as they decorate.
When the other man leaves, Billy tackles David but is shocked when David admits he was raped by Josh Tucker. David breaks down and tells him about the rape, and Billy suggests he should go for counselling and make sure someone listens to him. Also tonight, Sean Tully tells Fiz Brown the job was not what he thought it would be, after he left Underworld for a position at a start up.
Read More Coronation Street’s Kayla Clifton’s cruel revenge plot continues as oblivious Craig Tinker believes they’re in love He goes to Speed Daal to try to get a position, but is told there are no vacancies. Fiz then asks him to get the groceries and says she will take money from his rent, but he is worried about where he will get the money from. Later, she tells him he is not paying his way as he should be and forces him to find somewhere else to live.
Elsewhere, Maria Sutherland finally asks Audrey Roberts if she can buy into the salon and be her business partner, but Audrey informs her the business is family only, so the only person she would ever go into business with would be David.
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Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get soaps updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email The famous Coronation Street cobbles have been given a thoroughly modern makeover and are now home to an Urban Garden, Costa Coffee and a new police station.
For years the area surrounding the terraced houses, Rovers Return and Cornershop have existed only in viewers’ imaginations. But now the extended exterior has been unveiled for the first time in the show’s 57 year history, with the residents of Weatherfield being treated to some swanky new developments. The new look street boasts a modern retail area complete with a tattoo parlour, snookerhall and even a Weatherfield North tram stop.
Coronation Street actor Ryan shared a number of photos with fans Both Alison and Ryan are currently single. Ryan split with Tina in after six years together, while Alison’s engagement to sound technician Adam Huckett came to an end in
And she has trouble getting up in the morning – look at that bed hair above. However John Stape never bit anyone that I can recall whilst Hope thinks teacher would make a decent lunch! The school wants to exclude Hope and despite the obnoxious deputy head who is acting head with the real head off sick and wants the top job permanently being a pain in the backside I feel that Ty and Fiz are wrong on this one – they can see nothing wrong with biting a teacher.
Is this modern parenting I ask myself. To me that sounds like a soft option for Hope who probably should get some ect or similar! Anyway an impasse threatens as Hope can only go to the PRU not the insurance company if her parents agree. Phil tells Brian to get with the programme or else – his old fashioned ideas have no place in Bessie St these days. Mary was pleased to find her son nearly two years ago and now despite him being a lying worthless git – well he is her son.
So his complete disappearance is making her unhappy and she thinks they ought to report him missing to the police. When the police turn up Angie explains Jude’s interest in marine biology above! And the wardrobe team keep finding some amazing clothes for Angie – nearly always a single colour outfit. Angie also knows now that Jude was mired in debt and had fleeced friends.
Angie explains that Jude just runs away from reality. Gemma is grasping life by the hand – well a bacon butty in each hand and another two on the table in front of her seems like comfort eating as Cathy points out.
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She agrees to go on a date with him and the two start a relationship. Dennis Tanner borrows Emily Nugent ‘s camera and secretly takes pictures of Jerry Booth when he is undressed as a joke but the photographs get into circulation and Dennis is forced to apologise for his prank. Stan Ogden intervenes in David Barlow ‘s sacking when he confronts his former boss, Sid Lambert who offers David a job in his engineering factory as recompense but David turns down the offer.
Directed by Ian Bevitt. With Sally Dynevor, Neil Roberts, Gwen Taylor, Andrew Lancel. Carla’s arrival at Frank’s house scares his guests away. A mishap during the speed-dating event improves Eileen’s evening. Tyrone defends Kirsty when Tina confronts her. Sunita divulges her woes to Stella.
She is a very outspoken and confrontational woman. Further to earlier reports, Hesmondhalgh described Sylvia as “quite fierce”. He added that she would return the following year when she had made a full recovery. Roy tells Hayley that he did not care for the man and is not going to attend the funeral. Sylvia arrives in April on the day of the funeral to ask Roy why he didn’t attend, even to support his mother.
She is shocked to learn that Roy is now married.
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What happens next week on Corrie? By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. She’s just got married to Daniel and the pair are expecting a baby, but her new husband doesn’t know that she faces an impossible dilemma. She needs treatment but she’s devastated at the thought of losing their baby. She’s feeling the pressure even more now that Daniel’s dad Ken knows her secret – and things become more complicated when he confides in his friend Claudia about the situation.
Meanwhile, Sinead’s ex Chesney is dating Emma when he really wants Gemma.
Even though the British Actor has romanced his female co-star ” Bhavna Limbachia” in the television series “Coronation Street()” on screen but in real life this actor seems really uninterested in dating any of his co-stars.
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Announcing the news of her arrival on the famous cobbles the actress tweeted: Mollie as Kayla Image: ITV And then she made a beeline for Craig Tinker, leaving her number for him much to Bethany Platt’s annoyance – and it turns out there was an ulterior motive for her friendliness because her dad is twisted policeman Neil Clifton. It appears Kayla has been pretending to like poor just to get closer to Craig and Bethany.
Neil was one of Nathan Curtis’ sordid gang who groomed and raped the teenager, and last year he was put behind bars for his crimes with Craig’s help. Chillingly Kayla told her new boyfriend and Bethany that she was looking forward to getting to know them both and it looks like she’s out for revenge.
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Ryan Thomas, 34, is best known for playing Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street from until , and he recently landed a part-time role in Australian soap Neighbours. His personal life has made headlines a few times, including when he was declared bankrupt and when he was reportedly arrested after a drunken pub brawl.
It’s a close environment and any negativity will show through. I am quite laid back – it will take quite a lot for me to flip my lid.
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This week’s Coronation Street spoilers Image: ITV Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email There’s never a dull week in Coronation Street and this week is full of drama, with Audrey on the warpath, Jude’s lies being exposed and big questions over who Nick’s mysterious ‘E’ might be.
On Monday an excited Jude comes off the phone and reveals to a delighted Mary and Angie that he has got an interview for a place on the paramedics course, but Yasmeen is surprised – revealing he fainted at the first sight of blood on her first aid course. On Wednesday Mary tries to return the cheque to a suspicious Roy who realises there is something going on that Mary is not telling him.
How will Jude react? Mary and Roy return to Speed Daal just in time to see Jude accept his award as Angie looks proudly on. But Will Mary be able to keep quiet? Lewis is taken aback. Ken Barlow is shocked when a furious Audrey Roberts reveals that she is the subject of his salacious tales from the past. Ken is shocked when a furious Audrey reveals that she is the subject of his salacious tales from the past.
Ken reveals that Claudia was the source of his information but he had no idea she was talking about Audrey. Then Audrey turns her fury on Claudia.