Welcome to the Coronation Street blog, your go-to destination for all things Corrie. As passionate fans ourselves, we’re dedicated to providing you with the latest news, updates, recaps, and behind-the-scenes insights from the world of Weatherfield!
Fans were whisked behind Coronation Street’s illustrious curtain with Sally Dynevor, the heart and soul behind the iconic Sally Metcalfe. As they ventured through Weatherfield’s production site, surprises awaited at every corner—especially a memorable moment at the police station. Sally’s warm interactions showcased the undying allure of the legendary show.
Ryan Russell, who plays Michael Bailey, unveiled the magic of Coronation Street with a surprise appearance on an extra-special tour of the Weatherfield production site.
“I’m your friendly neighbourhood undertaker or as some of the other cast like to call me, the grim reaper!” Tony Maudsley, who plays fan favourite George Shuttleworth, surprised lucky guests on their stroll through the REAL Coronation Street production site.
Experience Coronation Street like never before! Guests were starstruck as Chesney Winter-Brown (yes, the lovable rogue with the famous dog, Schmeichel!) popped in for a surprise hello! Played by the brilliant Sam Aston since 2003, he was waiting to shake their hands, share a cheeky laugh, and maybe even spill some behind-the-scenes tea.
“Todd works in Shuttleworth’s, which is a funeral directors, with George. To complicate matters further, George is dating Todd’s mum Eileen. 😂 Much hilarity ensues.”
“I’m from Middlesbrough, and I thought Manchester’s weather was a myth – it’s not is it?” – Bill Fellows
“Your star today survived a Speed Daal van exploding while she was inside. She survived all that to be here to meet you today. Ladies and gents, I present to you Sair Khan who plays, of course, Alya Nazir!”
Julia Goulding’s journey to becoming the much-loved Shona Platt spans almost seven years, but her connection with Coronation Street goes much deeper, rooted in her childhood dreams.
All in a day’s Kirk — Andy Whyment is the first Corrie legend to host our brand new Star Tours.
The outrageous gown, an incredible two meters wide with a seven-meter-long train illuminated by fairy lights, was the brilliant creation of drag queen and fashion designer Liquorice Black.