Friday 24 March 2017

Corrie history packed into stage show

The entire 50-year history of 'Coronation Street' is to be packed into a new stage show condensing the trials and tribulations into just two hours, it was announced yesterday.

'Coronation Street Abridged Live!' will go through 7,000 episodes and 2,000 storylines including 115 deaths, 37 births and 86 marriages.

Favourites including Bet Lynch and Curly Watts will feature along with villains such as Richard Hillman.

The play, penned by 'Coronation Street' script writer Jonathan Harvey, kicks off in August ahead of the soap's golden anniversary.

Irish Independent

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