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Coronation Street Star Debbie Rush 50th Birthday Party

Colson Smith - Coronation Street star Debbie Rush 50th birthday party at New York New York in Manchester at New York New York - Manchester, United Kingdom - Saturday 9th April 2016

Coronation Street, Colson Smith and Debbie Rush
Coronation Street, Mickey North and Debbie Rush
Coronation Street, Mickey North and Debbie Rush
Coronation Street, Ellie Leach and Debbie Rush
Coronation Street, Ellie Leach and Debbie Rush
Coronation Street, Ian Poulson Davis and Debbie Rush

Coronation Street Stars Help Lay Creator Tony Warren To Rest


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Stars of the beloved British soap opera gathered to remember the TV writer, real name Anthony MCVay Simpson, at the service at Manchester Cathedral.

Warren, who passed away earlier this month (Mar16) after a short illness, created Coronation Street in 1960. He initially wrote only 13 episodes of the program, but the show's success has resulted in it still being on the air more than half a century later.

Gathered at the funeral service were many of the show's cast, including original 1960 star William Roache who delivered a reading at the service.

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Coronation Street Cast Arrive At Euston Stationa Ahead Of The National Television Awards

Shane Ward - Coronation Street cast arrive at Euston Stationa ahead of the National Television Awards at National Television Awards - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 20th January 2016

Coronation Street and Shane Ward
Coronation Street and Shane Ward
Coronation Street and Shane Ward

Coronation Street Cast Euston

Lucy Fallon - The Coronation Street cast arrive at Euston for the National Television Awards at National Television Awards - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 20th January 2016

Coronation Street and Lucy Fallon
Coronation Street, Katie Mcglynn and Colton Smity
Coronation Street, Colton Smith and Lucy Fallon
Coronation Street and Lucy Fallon
Coronation Street and Shane Ward
Coronation Street and Jenni Mcalpine

Romantic Fan Proposes On Live Coronation Street


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The man, named Adam, asked show bosses if he could chalk up the romantic message on a blackboard sitting on the bar of popular TV pub the Rovers Return during a scene - and they agreed.

The message read: "Katie Lowe, will you marry me?"

Just in case Lowe missed the TV proposal, her boyfriend posted a freeze frame of the chalkboard on Twitter.com over 100 times.

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New Members Of The Coronation Street Cast Spotted At Media City

Tristan Gemmill - New members of the Coronation Street cast spotted at Media City after filming - Manchester, United Kingdom - Thursday 6th August 2015

Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill
Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill
Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill
Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill
Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill
Coronation Street and Tristan Gemmill

'Coronation Street' Star Katie McGlynn Attends The Evissa Night

Katie McGlynn - 'Coronation Street' star Katie McGlynn attends the Evissa night at The Oxford Club at Eivissa Night_The Oxford Club - Manchester, United Kingdom - Saturday 1st August 2015

Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn
Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn
Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn
Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn
Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn
Coronation Street and Katie Mcglynn

Sarah Harding Axed From 'Coronation Street' After Just 4 Episodes


Sarah Harding Coronation Street

Sarah Harding’s soap career would seem to have crashed and burned after barely having taken off, with the news that her ‘Coronation Street’ character Joni Preston is to be removed from the show after just four episodes.

Former Girls Aloud singer Harding, 33, played the estranged wife of Robert Preston in the long-running ITV soap this week, but was slammed by ‘Corrie’ fans and TV critics for her acting skills. In the aftermath, the show has decided not to take up the option of extending her character’s storyline.

Sarah HardingSarah Harding in London earlier this week

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Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding To Join 'Coronation Street'


Sarah Harding Coronation Street Girls Aloud

The worlds of pop music and soap operas collide with news that Sarah Harding, a former member of Girls Aloud, is to make some guest appearances in ‘Coronation Street’.

The 33 year old singer will temporarily join the cast of the long-running soap institution for four episodes later this year. She’ll apparently play a feisty character who stirs up trouble for Tracy Barlow.

Sarah Harding
Sarah Harding is to feature briefly in 'Coronation Street' later in 2015

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Actor Trevor Smith's Death Ruled A Suicide


Coronation Street Busta Rhymes

The body of the former Coronation Street actor was found in a quarry in Derbyshire, England in January (15), a day after he was reported missing.

During an inquest at Chesterfield Coroner's Court, it was revealed Smith, 42, had drowned after throwing himself into a lagoon in the disused quarry.

Smith, who also went by the name Trevor Hancock, was discharged from Sheffield's Northern General Hospital after being treated for cuts to his wrists on the day he went missing, and upon his release, he was told his father had died.

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Georgia May Foote Collapses On Set


Georgia May Foote Coronation Street

British actress Georgia May Foote was taken to hospital after collapsing on the set of hit soap opera Coronation Street on Friday (30May14).

The 23 year old, who plays Katy Armstrong in the long-running show, fainted while waiting to film a scene, and production staff called an ambulance.

She was tended to by paramedics at the scene for 30 minutes before they took her to a hospital in Salford, England. She was later sent home to recover.

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Video - Coronation Street 'The Tour' Takes Place At The Old Set In Manchester


The press preview Coronation Street 'The Tour' at the old set of the British soap at Granada Studios in Manchester. Glimpses of famous locations on the cobbled street set can be seen including the infamous Rovers Return Inn, the café Roy's Rolls and the butchers Elliot & Son.

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80-Year-Old Corrie Actress Barbara Knox Arrested For Drink Driving


Barbara Knox Coronation Street

Barbera Knox rolled back the years and had somewhat of a Justin Bieber moment when she was arrested for drink driving on March 10, The BBC have reported. Knox, who plays the character of Rita Tanner on the ITV soap – and has done since 1972 – was in the car with her daughter, who was also charged. A spokesperson for Coronation Street declined to comment, but told The Independent: “This is a personal and private matter.”

Barbara KnoxBarbara Knox was arrested on suspicion of drink driving

Cheshire Police said: "Police stopped a car in Hollow Lane, Knutsford, and a 56-year-old woman from Gloucestershire was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.” The spokeswoman added: “An 80-year-old woman from Knutsford arrived at Knutsford police station and was also arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. She was bailed pending further inquiries."

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Coronation Street's 'Rita' Gives Knutsford Police Easiest Arrest Of 2014


Barbara Knox Coronation Street

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, 80, has been arrested for suspected drink driving. The soap veteran - who plays Rita Tanner (previously Sullivan) - was allegedly arrested after driving herself to Cheshire's Knutsford Police Station to demand the release of her daughter - who had been arrested for the same offence. 

Barbara KnoxBarbara Knox Was Arrested On Suspicion of Drink-Driving

Knox's daughter Maxine Ashcroft was reportedly pulled over and breathalysed following an afternoon out with her mum - she was found to be almost three times the legal limit for driving.

Continue reading: Coronation Street's 'Rita' Gives Knutsford Police Easiest Arrest Of 2014

British Tv Star Sally Lindsay Weds


Coronation Street Sally Lindsay

Former Coronation Street star Sally Lindsay has tied the knot with her longtime partner Steve White.

The 40-year-old actress and her musician boyfriend will be ringing in the new year as a married couple after exchanging vows in a ceremony shortly before Christmas (25Dec13).

Lindsay has been involved with White for 10 years, and in 2010, she gave birth to their twin boys.

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