'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
'She’s very formidable and kind, very generous and philanthropic and she had a kind of joy and naiveté about her'
*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.
Julie Hesmondhalgh took Serial Drama Performance for her Corrie role
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?
Hebburn, which began a second series on BBC2 last night, is a relic from a different era. Well, that's a bit unfair, but if you saw Vic Reeves's name on the cast list and assumed you were in for some proper comedy, Hebburn has been a disappointment. We should have looked closer. Whenever Vic Reeves is credited by his real name, Jim Moir, it usually signals his intention to put his feet up and fade into the background.
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
Actor was exposed as mysterious rapper The Phantom