Former Corrie star Peter Baldwin, who played the much loved dithering Derek Wilton, has died aged 82. The actor appeared in Coronation Street from 1976 until 1997.
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Tennison, the much-anticipated prequel to Prime Suspect, has been commissioned by ITV the broadcaster has confirmed.
Coronation Street The Tour is confirmed to close to the public for the final time in December. The attraction had proved so successful with soap fans it was given an extended run. The tour sees fans able to wander the former studios of Granada Television at Quay Street, Manchester.
ITV Granada bosses are said to be ‘baffled’ as to why their flagship serial is dwindling in the ratings. Coronation Street has seen viewing figures slide across the past year.
Coronation Street has seen over 102 eventful fictional weddings in its 53 years, but yesterday, Monday 8th September, the first legal marriage took place in the Rovers Return Inn as the newlyweds said their I do’s inside the former Granada Television Studios on Quay Street, Mancheter, now home to the Coronation Street The Tour.
A body representing around forty freelance directors who work for ITV Studios on serials Emmerdale and Coronation Street have called on the broadcaster, and production company, to increase the pay to bring it inline with other none-soap opera productions.
Soon sound-a-like singers will be saying “tonight Harry, I’m going to be….” as ITV revive another Saturday night classic with Stars In Their Eyes.
ATV Today takes a look at the life and times of media mogul Lord Lew Grade, the man who made Associated Television one of ITV’s most successful companies.
Coronation Street legend Julie Goodyear has launched Coronation Street The Tour by taking the first ticket as the bookings go live.
Lynda La Plante is to write a prequel to Prime Suspect. The series, produced by Granada Television, originally launched on ITV in 1991.