Coronation Street · Personal Accounts

For Martyn

Reviewing Coronation Street on Wednesday the 24th of May felt an impossibility. It was a day when we continued to struggle to come to terms with Monday’s horrific attack in Manchester Arena and its aftermath, and were heartbroken to learn that a much loved friend and fully fledged and fabulous member of the Corrie family,… Continue reading For Martyn

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Suspicious Minds

Coronation Street Double Episode Review, Friday, 21 April 2017. It’s another Friday night, and another arrest in the strange case of who pushed Ken as DS MacKinnon sets her sights on her latest suspect, Adam Barlow. Cue round forty of suspicious glances as the news filters through the clan who, it has to be said,… Continue reading Suspicious Minds

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Oliver Twist

Coronation Street double episode review, Friday 24 February 2017. Secrets abounded in last night’s Corrie, but developments in respect of one in particular gripped this stunned viewer. As Jenny blackmailed Richard Drake to reinstate his mastectomy bra order with a compromising photo, Maria struggled with little Liam’s prison visit request to live with Aidan and… Continue reading Oliver Twist

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Darkness Falls

Coronation Street double episode review, Friday 17 February 2017. There was a darkness to Friday evening’s double Corrie, not least because most of the first, and the entire second episode, took place at night. It seems an understatement to describe as unsettling Nathan’s continued manipulation of Bethany. Rejecting her when she won’t give him an… Continue reading Darkness Falls

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Seb to Pick a Pocket or Two?

In this life, one thing counts, in the bank, large amounts – where Phelan’s concerned at least. No stranger to a scam, and a relentless opportunist, has one of the greatest villains ever to con the cobbles set his sights on an apprentice? Another man may have agreed with Eileen, and called the police after… Continue reading Seb to Pick a Pocket or Two?

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Leanne meets the Flintstones

Coronation Street double episode review, Friday 3 February 2017. If anything summed up Friday’s double Corrie for me, it was Nick picking apart a rose with that beleaguered face he seems to be permanently sporting these days. I found myself deflated by the amount of unhappy characters, but there was thankfully a bit of humour,… Continue reading Leanne meets the Flintstones

Coronation Street · Exclusives

Coronation Street Blog Exclusive: Interview with Chris Harper

New character Nathan Curtis has spent just under a month on Coronation Street, and yet has already provided viewers with enough reason to believe he is a sinister prospect, particularly where Bethany Platt is concerned. So far, we have seen him charm and flatter her, instil belief in her capabilities, and assure her of her… Continue reading Coronation Street Blog Exclusive: Interview with Chris Harper