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2010-12-17 09:36:00

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Mint has immortalised five 'Queens' of the small screen in metal to mark the 50th anniversary of the nation's longest-running soap, Coronation Street. Coronation Street legends Vera Duckworth, Hilda Ogden, Bet Gilroy, Deirdre Barlow and current Rovers firebrand Becky McDonald have been joined by their on screen husbands on a series of beautifully rendered medals, designed to mark five decades of the Weatherfield saga. This is the first time...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By GAVIN ALLEN WILLIAM Roache certainly has plenty of anecdotes to share with you. After all, he's the only actor who's been in Britain's longest- running TV soap opera - Coronation Street - from day one. Tomorrow he will be meeting fans of the soap at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl where he will be revealing colourful tales of his time as Ken Barlow - and his own life off the Weatherfield cobbles. The actor, who looks remarkably younger than his 76 years, enjoys touring with An...

2008-07-14 03:00:39

A Flick through the schedules reveals a total of 23 separate medical dramas on our terrestrial channels alone next week. And, as if to prove just how much we love seeing people going through painful and destructive episodes - and their patients don't fare much better - many are repeats so we can witness their anguish all over again. So I suppose we shouldn't be surprised, when the brain- stormers were trying to come up with an idea for glossy new six-parter to offset the horrors of Big...

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