Coronation Street: 50 Years, 50 Moments
Sunday 15th July, 8.30pm – TV ONE
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Coronation Street on our screens, TV ONE tells the stories behind the 50 iconic storylines that have helped define the contribution that Coronation Street has made to television.
After 50 years and nearly 7,500 episodes, Coronation Street is still one of the most popular soaps around the world. Over the last half century, the residents of Weatherfield have celebrated 39 births, mourned the deaths of 114 characters, thrown confetti at 88 weddings and been served drinks by 51 barmaids.
In this countdown of Coronation Street’s 50 greatest moments, the cast, past and present, and the writers, producers and directors, tell us how these moments came to our screens.
The comedy classics, the murders, the love affairs, the dramatic exits, the unforgettable characters and the real-life issues that grabbed the headlines are all here – and more!
The 50 moments have been chosen by a distinguished panel, including creator Tony Warren and long-serving actor William Roache (Ken Barlow), and voted for by the public.
Don’t miss the definitive moments of the world’s longest running soap in this special.