Some of the most fascinating responses to the show’s first couple of years came from left-wing critics who detected neither realism nor a praiseworthy engagement with some of the social issues of the day but blatant tampering
'Manchester has lost its dearest son and so many of us a beloved friend'
Tony Warren, creator and writer of ITV soap Coronation Street, has died aged 79
‘A giant of British television’, Warren devised the world’s longest running soap aged 24
Thomas was reportedly detained on Saturday evening
*Spoiler alert* Some viewers were so engrossed in last night’s live episode their disbelief got a bit too suspended
Prosecution says soap star was lying when he denied sexually abusing five girls
Coronation Street star Bill Roache yesterday denied ever meeting the five women who accuse him of rape and sexual assault, telling a court that he had cheated on his first wife in the 1960s in “a series of small relationships” but that he was not a paedophile.
The woman said her 'skin crawled' when she watched Mr Roache being interviewed on TV
Mrs Brown's Boys wins festive ratings battle as EastEnders loses top spot
The Rovers Return has gained an extra window, Four Your Fries Only has won a four star hygiene rating and Nick's Bistro has little to offer vegetarians
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Star, who has played mechanic Kevin Webster in the soap for the past 30 years, is set to return to ITV1 show
Actor allegedly told girl that if she told anyone of abuse, 'you'll die and the evil will come over you'
Coronation Street star denies historic sex charges in court
Scriptwriters planning 'a memorable departure' for Rovers Return landlady Stella Price