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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19th September2008: In 2007 teacher John Stape had conducted an ill-advised affair with pupil Rosie Webster. This had been discovered on Christmas Day of that year and had resulted in John being beaten up by Kevin Webster. John's relationship with girlfriend Fiz Brown Also suffered as she left him and he, in turn, left Weatherfield and was forced out of his beloved teaching profession. He returned the next year, took a job as a taxi driver and briefly reconciled with Fiz. The two fell out again though over his plans to move to his late gran's house in the country. Driving his taxi one night, he had been given a job to pick up Rosie in town and the sight of her flirting with boyfriend Saj drove him over the edge. Blaming her for the state of his professional and personal life, he bundled her in his taxi and drove her to his empty gran's house. Rosie's month-long ordeal as a captive was about to begin...
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.
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