Coronation Street

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‘I’ve had 10 affairs – I wasn’t that sort of woman when I arrived on Corrie!’ Britain’s longest serving soap stars tell all
For some actors they are a rite of passage, but for a special few, soap characters can be the role of a lifetime. Four stalwarts – from Natalie Cassidy to Sally Dynevor – explain what it takes to play the same part for decades

Stuart Jeffries

22, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Kay Mellor obituary
Trailblazing screenwriter hailed for her many popular TV series including The Syndicate, Band of Gold and Fat Friends

Anthony Hayward

17, May, 2022 @4:13 PM

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‘I was shamed for having my son but I stood up for my choices’: Shobna Gulati and her son Akshay look back
The actors talk about working together, their special bond, and getting rid of the reins

Harriet Gibsone

23, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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FA deserves a red card for semi-final at Wembley | Brief letters
Brief letters: Travelling to football matches | Brotherly love | Talent for breeding ferrets | Where’s Flamin’ Nora?

18, Apr, 2022 @4:28 PM

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Maggie Fox obituary
Actor whose anarchic skills and consummate timing were central to the success of the stage comedy duo LipService

Paul Vallely

08, Apr, 2022 @10:10 AM

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‘What the hell was that episode?!’ Can the soaps ever win viewers back?
A juicy plotline would once get tens of millions watching and talking about EastEnders or Coronation Street. But the water-cooler moments have gone and Neighbours has been given the chop. Is there hope for the soap?

Stuart Jeffries

05, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Angela Crow obituary
Early Coronation Street cast member who left the soap to ‘see the world’ and became a busy character actor on screen and stage

Anthony Hayward

23, Mar, 2022 @6:04 PM

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John Finch obituary
Television scriptwriter who helped shape Coronation Street and created two popular dramas of the 1970s

Anthony Hayward

08, Mar, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Mitzi Davies obituary
Other lives: Actor who appeared in a host of popular TV programmes and married Dennis Tanner in Coronation Street

Julia Langdon

18, Feb, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Sunday with Corrie’s Sally Lindsay: ‘Since getting a dog, I’m always out’
Dog walks and diaries for Corrie’s Sally Lindsay

Michael Segalov

02, Jan, 2022 @6:45 AM

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I rejoiced in Blair’s triumph in ’97. Will I ever get the chance to cheer again? | Will Hutton
A TV series reminds us of Labour glories past. But polls suggest history may not repeat itself

Will Hutton

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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John Challis obituary
Actor who enjoyed huge popularity in the role of Boycie in the BBC’s long-running sitcom Only Fools and Horses

Toby Hadoke

20, Sep, 2021 @3:33 PM

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