Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Coronation Street Exclusive Interviews ITV….
Over the years Belfield has met and interviewed most of the Stars from Coronation Street.
is a British soap opera that was first broadcast on ITV 9 December 1960 and made by Granada Television.
The programme centres on the residents’ lives of Coronation Street in the fictional town of Weatherfield, a town based on Salford, in its terraced houses, café, corner shop, newsagents, textile factory and The Rovers Return pub.
In the show’s fictional history, the street was built in the early 1900s, and named in honour of the coronation of King Edward VII.
It’s his favourite soap and here’s some of the most popular Stars from over the years;
Here’s Jason & Rosie – Ryan Thomas & Helen Flanagan….
Malcolm Hebden & Patti Clare = Noris & Mary (Belfield’s favourites)….
William Roach – Ken Barlow, Coro’s longest serving cast member and the worlds longest running TV soap Star….
Here’s the fabulous Jenny McAlpine / Fizz…..
Kevin Kennedy / Curly Watts….
Beverley Callard / Liz McDonald @ Rovers Return….
Sally Lindsay / Shelley @ Rovers….
Wendi Peters / Cilla Battersby….
Here’s Bill Tarmey’s / Jack Duckworth’s final interview….
Search ‘Coronation Street’ in the top right hand corner to hear loads more Exclusive interviews from the UK’s Number 1 Soap!
The programme was devised in 1960 by scriptwriter Tony Warren at Granada Television in Manchester. Warren’s initial kitchen sink drama proposal was rejected by the station’s founder Sidney Bernstein, but he was persuaded by producer Harry Elton to produce the programme for thirteen pilot episodes.
Within six months of the show’s first broadcast, it had become the most-watched programme on British television. This show has been one of the most financially lucrative programmes on British commercial television, underpinning the success of Granada Television and ITV.
Coronation Street is made by Granada Television at MediaCity in Trafford Wharf, Greater Manchester. It is shown in all ITV regions, as well as internationally.
On 17 September 2010, it became the world’s longest-running TV soap opera in production.
Coronation Street is noted for its depiction of a down-to-earth working class community combined with light-hearted humour, and strong characters
Interviews recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC 2010 – 2014.