My 2016

2016 has been a busy and exciting year so far. Here is a selection of my work and achievements to date.

2 March 2016: Chris Gascoyne and David Neilson perform in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and my question to both features in an online Q&A before I travel to Manchester to see the play.

22 March 2016: I interview Leon Ockenden at ITV studios in Manchester on behalf of the Coronation Street Blog.

22 March 2016: I interview Kym Marsh at ITV studios in Manchester on behalf of the Coronation Street Blog.

26 March 2016: I review Access Coronation Street with Lorraine Keane for the Coronation Street Blog.

5 April 2016: I interview Samia Ghadie at ITV studios in Manchester on behalf of the Coronation Street Blog.

12 April 2016: I interview Tina O’Brien at ITV studios in Manchester on behalf of the Coronation Street Blog.

29 April 2016: I travel to London to represent the twice nominated Coronation Street Blog at the UK Blog Awards.

16 May 2016: I travel to ITV Studios in Manchester for an exclusive preview of Corrie’s big week with an introduction from new producer Kate Oates and interviews with Kate Ford, Tristan Gemmill, Alison King, Ben Price, Paula Lane, Tina O’Brien and Jack P. Shepherd.

19 May 2016: I publish a poem to mark the 200th anniversary of Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge.

22 July 2016: I travel to ITV Studios in Manchester on behalf of the Coronation Street Blog for lunch in the Rovers Return with new producer Kate Oates, and actors Shayne Ward, Catherine Tyldesley, Jane Danson, Ben Price, Kym Marsh and Simon Gregson.

27 July 2016: My blog www.emmahynes.net makes the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016 longlist in two categories, Arts & Culture, and Film & TV.

16 August 2016: My blog www.emmahynes.net makes the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016 shortlist in two categories, Arts & Culture, and Film & TV.

10 October 2016: I travel to Manchester for an exclusive preview of Corrie’s next big week where I interview Kate Oates, Bill RoacheChris Gascoyne, Rob Mallard, Sam RobertsonBen Price, Jack P. Shepherd and Helen Worth for the Coronation Street Blog.

3 December 2016: Coronation Street Blog: The Book is launched, featuring a selection of my work and that of my fellow bloggers. It’s available to purchase on Amazon.