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Coronation Street

Actor Tupele Dorgu has launched an initiative to increase representation for women of colour in theatre and television. While still in its early stages, plans...

A fortnight before former contributor to The Stage John G Temple became Coronation Street’s 21st producer in March 1985, the BBC launched its own...

As Concepta Riley, the first barmaid to appear behind the bar of the Rovers Return in Coronation Street, Doreen Keogh created the template for...

ITV has established a bursary to fund a young actor from a disadvantaged background attend drama school. It has been created in memory of the...

Real-life tragedy in Tracy Brabin’s hometown catapulted the former theatre and TV actor into the political spotlight. A year after she was elected MP...

Bobby Knutt was already a name on the northern club circuit and in summer season variety shows when he found wider – and unexpected...

From gobby machinist to preening landlady of the Rovers Return, Liz Dawn’s 34 years in Coronation Street made her one of the most familiar...

As storyline editor and scriptwriter on Coronation Street for a 15-year period from 1983, Tom Elliott shaped the fortunes of ITV’s flagship soap as...

Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street for 34 years, has died at the age of 77. Her death on September...
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