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What happened in Coronation Street 50th anniversary?

What happened in Coronation Street 50th anniversary?

CORONATION Street’s 50th anniversary week saw carnage on the cobbles as an explosion caused a tram to crash into the street. With the ITV soap celebrating its 60th anniversary this week with a number of epic storylines, let’s take a look back at the tram disaster which rocked the cobbles back in 2010…

Who died in Coronation Street 50th anniversary?

Two characters, Ashley Peacock (Steven Arnold) and Molly Dobbs (Vicky Binns), and an unnamed taxi driver perished as a result of the disaster.

Who got married in Corrie 50th anniversary?

Coronation Street couple Leanne Battersby and Peter Barlow will tie the knot later this year, according to reports. The pair’s wedding is expected to air on screen in December to coincide with the Weatherfield soap’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Who died in the Coronation Street tram?

villain Alan Bradley
Mark Eden: Star who played Coronation Street villain Alan Bradley dies. Mark Eden played Alan Bradley in the soap for eight years before his character was famously killed by a tram.

Who was Nick’s best friend who died in the tram crash in Coronation Street?

Ashley Peacock
Nick said the tram crash killed his best mate Ashley Peacock.

When was the train crash in Coronation Street?

May 1967
In May 1967 a train derailed off the viaduct at the end of Coronation Street. It caused carnage and mayhem, and much of the viaduct was destroyed. Ena Sharples was trapped, and originally Jack Walker was assumed to be a victim. The only death was Sonia Peters.

Who has had the most marriages in Coronation Street?

Steve is Coronation Street’s most married character, having been married seven times to five women.

How many marriages are there in Coronation Street?

There have been 110 weddings in Coronation Street’s 55-year history – although some have barely lasted past the vows!

Is Rita still in Coronation Street?

Barbara first appeared in Coronation Street in 1964 as Rita Littlewood. She was only in the soap for one episode, before she returned six years later in January 1972 as the wife of Harry Bates, Rita. This means the star has been on Corrie for 56 years, and 48 years as a full-time cast member.

Who was Nick’s best friend in Corrie?

Ben PriceCoronation Street
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Where is Coronation Street set located?

Greater Manchester
The show is set in the fictional town of Weatherfield in Greater Manchester. It was filmed at Granada TV studios for more than 50 years from 1960-2014. It is now based at Media City in Salford, mainly filmed on a closed working set.

Did Steve McDonald sleep with Maxine?

On the rebound, she slept with Fiona’s boyfriend Steve McDonald after the couple had had a row. Maxine confessed to Fiona, but Steve later forced her to say she had been lying out of spite.