Coronation Street is a British soap opera which chronicles the lives of the residents of a backstreet terrace in Weatherfield, a fictional town in the north of England. Created by Tony Warren and produced by Granada Television and then ITV plc for the country's main commercial network, it was first transmitted on 9th December1960 and is the longest running drama series in the world still in production.
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20th August1993: Former Bettabuy Area Manager Brendan Scott suffered a heart attack in the Corner Shop. The current owner of the shop, Brendan had been overworking, taking on the additional duties of customer deliveries having sacked his delivery boy Nicky Tilsley. The work took its toll on Brendan as he collapsed in front of employee Emily Bishop and customers Gail Platt and Ken Barlow. Despite Emily and Martin Platt's attempts to resuscitate him Brendan died before the ambulance services arrived. Brendan's widow Debi Scott was left the shop, which Alf Roberts bought for £55,000 at auction.
Jenny Bradley was Rita Fairclough's foster daughter and daughter of Alan Bradley. Jenny came to live with Rita in 1986, just after her mother Pat died in a road accident. Alan had left Pat and Jenny eight years earlier but he was traced and re-entered her life. Jenny lived most of her teenage years in Coronation Street under Alan and Rita's watchful eyes, giving them no end of trouble with her wayward behaviour. When Alan completed a prison sentence for swindling and assaulting Rita, Jenny supported him and blamed Rita for his death in Blackpool. In 1989, she started studying Environmental Studies at Manchester Polytechnic but in 1990 she was thrown off the course and early the following year she left Weatherfield to live with a married man, Robert Weston.
The Featured Character is the latest Main character article upgraded to "good" status on Corriepedia. For more about Jenny Bradley, go here.