Monthly Archives: April 2006

Truckfest is Back in Town!

Get set for some big rig action with Coronation Street stars. If you’re in Peterborough England today, you can meet Bradley Walsh (our Danny Baldwin), Debra Stephenson (our Frankie Baldwin), and Richard Fleeshman (our Craig Harris) at Truckfest. The real … Continue reading

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Attention Edmonton Corrie Fans

I just received this email from Karen, our correspondent in Edmonton: Anyone who lives in the Edmonton, Alberta area can drop a line to We are a bunch of Coronation Street watchers who get together once or twice a … Continue reading

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At least they have Corrie in Belgium

Coronation Street is coming to Belgian TV’s: Vitaya in Belgium has acquired six months worth of episodes of Coronation Street from Granada International. The general entertainment/lifestyle channel will broadcast Coronation Street five days a week, starting from the episodes where … Continue reading

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For the Peeps from Chi’town, St. Joe’s and Hali

I’m in love with Randy. While we’re waiting for Corrie to resume its daily broadcasts, I thought I’d share this event that Ang found. (I think there’s a few down easterners here.) From Ang: I found this in my email … Continue reading

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Stephen Reid

For our reader who was wondering about Audrey’s Canadian son, here’s a little blurb I posted about Stephen Reid back in December.

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When Will This End?

If memory serves the NHL playoffs go on forever… well into June. Does this mean no daily Corrie until they are over?

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Oh, I get it….

Big revelation on Classic Corrie. Sally’s upbringing included domestic violence. She tells Trish that her dad used to beat her mother black and blue and that her mother had to have two jobs to support the family. Thus explains Sally’s … Continue reading

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Myself, I Don’t Know What to Do With Myself, Me.

MJ asks what we’re doing with the extra time. I’m writing my own Corrie scripts. So far.. Fred is torn between his career and his new vegan girlfriend. Ashley reveals that he too is transgendered and is former barmaid Raquel. … Continue reading

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TV Turnoff Week

St. Clare: Patron Saint of Television As we begin our first week without our nightly Corrie episodes, isn’t it funny that it’s also TV Turnoff Week? Yes, I am “turned off” by the lack of Coronation Street on my TV! … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, William Roache

Ken and Deirdre WILLIAM (BILL) ROACHE, MBE (our Ken Barlow) Born: April 25, 1932 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England William Roache appeared in the first episode of Coronation Street in 1960, and is the only remaining actor from that original episode … Continue reading

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