Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has died at the age of 91. Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has died at the age of 91. The actress joined the cast of the Granada soap in 1969 and although it was originally intended to be a short-term contract she fast became a fixture of the Rovers Return Inn where her character of Betty Turpin, later Williams, was a barmaid. The character worked
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A tabloid report claims that ITV is seeking to revive its Saturday evening entertainment series Stars In Their Eyes.
Johnny Briggs, who played the scheming Mike Baldwin, has slammed Coronation Street as the ITV soap struggles with a series of negative press stories.
The old motel based saga Crossroads may have left ITV screens over two decades ago, but a charity founded by the soap carries on the shows social legacy. Now a DVD documentary, Return To Crossroads, aims to show soap fans the truth about the soap and the facts behind the charity.
ITV has confirmed that Coronation Street will be moving to a new complex in 2012.
Actress Jean Alexander has revealed she turned down an offer to reprise her role of Hilda Ogden for the 50th anniversary of Coronation Street.
Before Children’s ITV there was ‘Watch It’ the late afternoon slot that provided children with teatime television treats. This DVD, the forth volume of Look Back, has been released following the success of the original two releases.
Before Children’s ITV there was Watch It the late afternoon slot that provided children with teatime television treats. This DVD, the second volume of Look Back, brings some of the best of those shows from the 1970s to DVD.
Four Feather Falls is a charming puppet series and Gerry Anderson’s first Supermarionation series – a technique he was later to perfect on shows for ATV including Supercar and Thunderbirds.
For many years ITV screened a midday half hour children’s slot which saw many youngsters rushing home from school for their lunch and television treats. This DVD contains some of the best of the shows that aired in this slot.