Monthly Archives: February 2012

Davy Jones, aka Colin Lomax, has died

Davy Jones has died. For Coronation Street fans he’ll always be known as Colin Lomax, grandson of Ena Sharples during the show’s early days. The character returned in 1972 but was played by another actor as Davy was off in … Continue reading

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Update for the week ending February 24, 2012

Four months, eight days behind… This song was on the jukebox this week (Kirsty Maccoll wrote it but this version has a video). It’s the week of Eileen’s 50th birthday and Rosie has helped her with her dating profile. Rosie … Continue reading

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Breaking News: British Isles Show Canceled

Every year in Toronto, thousands gather to celebrate all things British (and Irish) at the annual British Isles Show. The show features vendors selling British TV, movies, food, and the big draw: an annual appearance by one of the cast … Continue reading

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Coronation Street Weekly Updates on Amazon

For years, Glenda Young, one of the original UK-based Corrie bloggers has been writing weekly summaries of Coronation Street since 1995. If you’re a Kindle user, those summaries are now available for your device by clicking here. I love the … Continue reading

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Update for the Week Ending February 17

Corrie Catch-Up: We are now four months and two weeks behind the current episodes. This week saw the aftermath of Carla’s ordeal at the hands of Frank Foster, Frank’s arrest, and Carla’s decision to seek counselling for her trauma. No … Continue reading

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A few notes for a Sunday

Corrie Cast Members in Canada Don’t forget that William Roache is coming to Canada next month. He’ll be doing appearances in Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Vancouver, and Victoria. Here is the info on the Ottawa show. Be sure to follow @strollpro … Continue reading

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Update for the Week Up to Thursday, February 9, 2012. A D-I-V-O-R-CE Themed Update

The most recent episode aired on September 16, 2011. This means we are now four months and twenty-six days behind the current airings. It’ll be Christmas in Weatherfield before we know it! The big news this week is that Tracy … Continue reading

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The Steve McDonald Fertility Method

Couples! Are you trying to conceive a child but are so far unsuccessful? Your days of complicated babymaking methods are over! It’s time to consider the Steve McDonald Fertility Method. Only Steve McDonald’s potent formula of alcohol, rebounding, regret, one-night … Continue reading

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My Two Dads (And Mum)

The thing about watching Corrie in Canada is that we’re removed from all the show-biz gossip that would surround the show if we watched in the UK. For that reason, I don’t always take note of the actors’ personal lives. … Continue reading

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The Holy Crap We’re 5 Months Behind Update

Last night’s episode aired on September 2nd, 2011 so we’ve now closed the gap to five months behind the UK. Remember that we started out 10 months behind so we’re in the home stretch. I’ll be relieved when we’re back … Continue reading

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