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29th June 2014

Veteran British actress Jean Alexander has revealed she suffered a stroke on Monday (23Jun14). The former star of U.K. soap opera Coronation Street is now out of hospital and recovering in a rehabilitation centre.

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Ed Sheeran Performs Gig On Soap Set

27th June 2014

Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran performed a special gig on the set of British soap opera Coronation Street this week (beg23Jun14).The A Team hitmaker headed to Manchester, England to take part in the special concert on Tuesday...

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20th June 2014

Fans of British soap opera Coronation Street will soon be able to get married at the show's former set in Manchester, England after the venue was granted a wedding licence.

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15th June 2014

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has returned to the set of longrunning U.K. soap Coronation Street after he was cleared of two rapes and four indecent assaults in February (14). The 82 year old was...

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Georgia May Foote Collapses On Set

31st May 2014

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th March 2014

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...

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

By Michael West | 28th March 2014

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...

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Michael Le Vell Exits Soap To Deal With Personal Issues

5th March 2014

British actor Michael Le Vell has walked away from his role in U.K. soap opera Coronation Street to deal with "personal issues" after he admitted taking cocaine.The star, who has played mechanic Kevin Webster in...

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26th February 2014

Ride Along actor Kevin Hart took an unlikely trip to the set of British soap opera Coronation Street while on a promotional trip to the U.K. He paid a visit to the show's landmark pub...

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British Tv Star Sally Lindsay Weds

30th December 2013

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...

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Cheryl Cole Joins Soap Opera For Charity

5th December 2013

British singer Cheryl Cole has landed a cameo role in hit U.K. Tv drama Coronation Street to raise money for charity.The former Girls Aloud star will play herself as she searches for her long-lost friend,...

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Shane Macgowan Set For Pre-christmas Coronation Street Cameo

23rd October 2013

The Pogues star Shane Macgowan is to make a cameo appearance in an upcoming episode of beloved British soap Coronation Street.The Fairytale of New York singer's longtime partner Victoria Clarke broke the news by posting...

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Corrie Actor Michael Le Vell's Accuser Deemed "Inconsistent" In Statement

By Joe Wilde | 10th September 2013

Michael Le Vell, the former Coronation Street actor who is being tried for 12 child sex offences, could have been handed a life-line as the court statement from one of the accusing girls was deemed...

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Shamed British Soap Star Fired Over Rap Videos

20th August 2013

Shamed British actor Chris Fountain has been fired from the cast of U.K. soap opera Coronation Street after he was unmasked as the faceless rapper behind a sick new video.The 25 year old rapped about...

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Coronation Street Star Unmasked As Rape Rapper

16th August 2013

British actor Chris Fountain has been suspended from longrunning U.K. soap Coronation Street after he was unveiled as a masked rapper who bragged about raping women.The 25 year old, who plays Tommy Duckworth on the...

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Is The 'Marmite' Advert Really Offensive, Or Really Funny? [Video]

By Michael West | 8th August 2013

A television advert for Marmite, which uses a tongue-in-cheek approach to animal and child neglect, has prompted more than 250 complaints in less than 24 hours.The TV ad follows a team parodying animal of child...

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Coronation Street Stars Stung By Channel 4’S ‘Dispatches’ Promoting Brands Illegally On Twitter

By Lauren James | 25th July 2013

Despite legal threats from ITV, Channel 4 will go ahead and air its undercover sting that reportedly shows Coronation Street actresses promoting products on Twitter that, unbeknownst to the performers involved, were fakes set up...

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Stars Lose Investments After Coronation Street Musical Flops

30th June 2013

Paul O'grady, Kym Marsh and Julie Goodyear are among the British stars who have lost money following the collapse of a musical based on British soap opera Coronation Street.The stage show was titled Street of...

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Did Thieves Know Helen Flanagan Was Alone By Using Twitter?

By Michael West | 18th June 2013

The former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan has been left "shaken but unharmed" after burglars broke into her house in Prestbury, Cheshire, locking herself and a friend in a row while they stole jewellery and...

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Coronation Street Star Andrew Lancel Cleared Off Indecent Assault (In Just 29 Minutes)

By Michael West | 10th June 2013

Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel - real name Andrew Watkinson - has been cleared of four counts of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old boy in the 1990s. The actor, 42, from Liverpool had been on trial...

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Coronation Street's Michael Le Vell Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Claims

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell was in court today facing 19 charges of sexual offences against a child, with the actor pleading not guilty to all charges brought against him. The actor, real name...

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Coronation Street's Bill Roache Attends Court, Accused Of Raping Girl, 15

By Michael West | 14th May 2013

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Tuesday (May 14, 2013) accused of raping a 15-year-old girl. The 81-year-old, who has played Ken Barlow since the legendary soap's launch, is charged...

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Coronation Street Actor Andrew Lancel Denies Sexually Assaulting Boy, 15

By Michael West | 15th April 2013

Former Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel has denied child sex charges, pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage boy at Liverpool Crown Court this week. Lancel, 42, real name Andrew Watkinson, is accused of...

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Kym Marsh Backs Beleaguered Tv Co-star Michael Le Vell

13th April 2013

British singer-turned-actress Kym Marsh has offered her full support to her Coronation Street co-star Michael Le Vell as he prepares to battle child sex charges.The actor, who has played mechanic Kevin Webster in the beloved...

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William Roache Apologises For Controversial Comments On Sexual Abuse

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th March 2013

Coronation Street’s William Roache has made an official apology for some pretty abrasive comments he made recently. During an interview with New Zealand’s TVNZ, he made some admittedly vague statements about victims of abuse, which...

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Fascinating Fact: 3530813

27th February 2013

British actor Michael Le Vell appeared in court in Manchester, England, on Wednesday (27Feb13) to face 19 charges of sexual offences against a child, related to alleged crimes said to have taken place between 2001...

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Broadcasting Icon Sir Denis Forman Dead At 95

25th February 2013

Sir Denis Forman, the British Tv executive behind beloved drama Coronation Street's success, has died, aged 95.The former Granada Tv chairman was responsible for bringing programmes such as Coronation Street to the small screen as...

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Michael Le Vell Sexual Abuse Scandal: Actor Vows To Prove Innocence

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th February 2013

Sexual abuse scandals are, regrettably, becoming increasingly common in the British entertainment scene. The latest, Michael le Vell – who plays Kevin Webster in the much-loved soap Coronation Street – has vowed to clear his...

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Michael Le Vell Dropped By Coronation Street Over Child Sex Charges

By Michael West | 15th February 2013

Manchester actor Michael Le Vell has been dropped by Coronation Street after being charged with 19 child sex offences, including child rape and sexual activity with a child between 2001 and 2010, reports the BBC....

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Michael Le Vell Dropped From Tv Show

15th February 2013

British actor Michael Le Vell has been removed from his role in hit soap opera Coronation Street while he fights child sex charges.Le Vell, 47, whose real name is Michael Turner, is facing 19 charges...

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