Yep, they’ve all been in Corrie!
Coronation Road has been on our screens for almost 60 years and in that point an enormous variety of well-known faces have popped up on the cobbles.
Right here we glance again at among the massive names you might need forgotten had been on Coronation Road…
Prince Charles appeared as himself in Coronation Road’s historic reside episode in December 2000. His massive scene, which was really shot earlier within the day as he visited the Corrie set, noticed him on a visit to Weatherfield the place he met native Councillor Audrey Roberts.
From Completely Fabulous to her standard travelogues, Joanna has grow to be a nationwide treasure. Again within the 1970s although she did a little bit of flirting with Ken Barlow as a personality referred to as Elaine. Ken was a younger trainer when he was launched to headmaster’s daughter Elaine. Romeo Ken pursued Elaine, however she ended up knocking him again. Unfortunate Ken!
Arthur will all the time be finest remembered for his fantastic portrayal of the delightfully pompous Captain Mainwaring in traditional comedy Dad’s Military. However earlier than Arthur began on Dad’s Military within the late 1960s, he appeared on the cobbles in almost 200 episodes as clothes supervisor Leonard Swindley.
Lennard achieved legendary standing as Del and Rodney’s ineffective however lovable Grandad in Solely Fools and Horses. The veteran star performed Grandad – who can neglect the well-known chandelier scene?! – till his demise in 1984. However earlier than having something to do with Peckham and dodgy offers he turned up in Corrie working for brewers Newton & Ridley in 1969.
This Morning hosts Holly and Phillip Schofield made a cameo in Coronation Road final yr as a part of Rosie Webster’s exit storyline. Rosie, Craig and Gemma got here onto the well-known This Morning couch to debate their roles in taking down a drug lord. And Holly’s hilarious look was an enormous hit with followers!
No, we’ve not made a mistake! We all know that June is after all recognized to tens of millions of EastEnders followers as Dot Cotton, however approach earlier than that she popped up on rival cleaning soap Corrie. Again within the early 1970s June performed Mrs Parsons, mom of Tony Parsons, and through her three episodes she even had tea with Ena Sharples!
Joan achieved TV immortality because the dreaded Alexis Colby in Dynasty. However a lesser recognized a part of her profession got here in 1997 when she appeared as herself in Corrie spin-off Viva Las Vegas, by which she shared a scene with Jack (Invoice Tarmey) and Vera Duckworth (Elizabeth Daybreak).