Monthly Archives: March 2011

Update for Wednesday, Mar. 30: Scottish Inferno!

Having enjoyed the staticky trumpet arrangement which accompanied the opening credits of late (I call it our ‘dinner music’), I am still adjusting to the slicked-up hi-def rendition of the Corrie theme…. As we open, Maria runs up to Roy … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday March 30, 2011. “I am the God of Hell Fire!”

(Hell is where 1975 never ended) Corrie Standard Time: June 7, 2010 Robbie is dead on the floor, killed by Tony’s hand. It marks the first time Tony has ever killed someone himself, rather than hiring Jimmy Dockerson to do … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Opening Titles Through the Ages

Now that the CBC is running the new opening title sequence for Corrie to correspond with the show’s switch from standard to high definition, let’s have a look at how the opening titles have changed over the years: 1960: The … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Federal Budget Edition

Okay, two things: First, the update is late because WordPress was down for maintenance last night. Secondly, the identity of Tony’s cell mate Robbie was bugging me so I Googled him. Robbie is played by James Fleet, who is perhaps … Continue reading

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Update for Wednesday, Mar. 16: Cheap Tulips and Bribery

Morning at the Platts. David rolls out of bed late. Graeme is slumped at the kitchen table.As Nick gets ready for work, David and Graeme confer at the kitchen table about David’s plan to bribe the Polish cleaning lady who … Continue reading

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Julie Hesmondalgh Blogs About Haley

The truth behind the red anorak! Julie Hesmondhalgh blogs about the differences and similarities between her and Haley.  He talks about the creative writing competition her and her real life husband set up in memory of  Sophie Lancaster – a … Continue reading

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Twitterpate

So our good buddy and most diligent of Corrie Canuck contributors, Shatnerian has set up the Corrie Canuck blog so that you can see the twitter posts on the right hand side of the blog! No need for a twitter … Continue reading

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We’re Twits!

I’ve set up a Twitter account for  Corrie Canuck. Our clever user name is Corrie_Canuck

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Remeber, There Are Somethings that Can’t be Unseen

This new side of Deirdre……Clickie you here. TY Corrie Updates.  

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Update for Tuesday, March 15, 2011. You Can’t Go Chucking Rocks Through People’s Windows

Well, it looks like Audrey’s and Lewis’ double date with the Barlows was to be short-lived as David comes flying in, accusing them of being in cahoots with Tracy, who has told police that Gail has confessed to killing Joe. … Continue reading

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