|Ranking||Character||Played by||Duration||Number of Episodes||Running total||Previous year's ranking|
|1||Leanne Tilsley/Battersby||Jane Danson||Full year||148||333||1|
|2||Ashley Peacock||Steven Arnold||Full year||144||383||18|
|3||Gail Platt||Helen Worth||Full year||142||1963||5|
|3||Janice Battersby||Vicky Entwistle||Full year||142||338||3|
|5||Mike Baldwin||Johnny Briggs||Full year except for September||138||1729||16|
|6||Natalie Barnes||Denise Welch||Full year||136||353||7|
|7||Sally Webster||Sally Whittaker||Full year||135||1170||6|
|8||Audrey Roberts||Sue Nicholls||Full year||134||1288||18|
|9||Linda Sykes||Jacqueline Pirie||Full year except for September||131||139||53|
|10||Rita Sullivan||Barbara Knox||Full year||126||2232||14|
|11||Fred Elliott||John Savident||Full year||122||339||30|
|11||Maxine Heavey/Peacock||Tracy Shaw||Full year||122||423||21|
|13||Toyah Battersby||Georgia Taylor||Full year||120||282||11|
|13||Sharon Gaskell/Bentley||Tracie Bennett||January to November||120||173||-|
|15||Martin Platt||Sean Wilson||Full year||116||1055||26|
|16||Alma Baldwin||Amanda Barrie||Full year||114||1038||17|
|17||Spider Nugent||Martin Hancock||Full year except for July||113||207||28|
|17||Kevin Webster||Michael Le Vell||Full year except for March||113||1328||8|
|17||Les Battersby||Bruce Jones||Full year||113||294||3|
|20||Vera Duckworth||Elizabeth Dawn||Full year||109||1705||10|
|21||Jack Duckworth||William Tarmey||Full year||108||1514||43|
|22||Deirdre Rachid||Anne Kirkbride||Full year||102||1956||26|
|22||Hayley Patterson/Cropper||Julie Hesmondhalgh||Full year||102||179||32|
|24||Nita Desai||Rebecca Sarker||January to August and from October||100||100||-|
|25||Curly Watts||Kevin Kennedy||From March||99||1248||37|
|26||Ken Barlow||William Roache||Full year||98||2839||24|
|26||Alison Wakefield||Naomi Radcliffe||Until September and from December||98||100||60|
|28||Tyrone Dobbs||Alan Halsall||Full year except for June||94||106||50|
|29||Jim McDonald||Charles Lawson||Full year||91||960||8|
|30||Roy Cropper||David Neilson||Full year except for September||90||313||15|
|31||Gary Mallett||Ian Mercer||Full year||85||378||25|
|32||Emily Bishop||Eileen Derbyshire||Full year except for July||77||2426||33|
|33||Betty Williams||Betty Driver||Full year except for April||73||2194||33|
|34||Vikram Desai||Chris Bisson||February to August and from October||72||72||-|
|35||Judy Mallett||Gaynor Faye||Until September||67||357||36|
|35||Steve McDonald||Simon Gregson||Full year||67||748||22|
|37||Rosie Webster||Emma Collinge||January to July, September and December||61||438||41|
|38||Vinny Sorrell||James Gaddas||From August||58||58||-|
|39||Maud Grimes||Elizabeth Bradley||Until November||57||462||39|
|39||Sophie Webster||Emma Woodward||January to July, September and December||57||221||40|
|41||Danny Hargreaves||Richard Standing||From April||54||54||-|
|42||Becky Mallett||Megan Foster||Full year||53||56||58|
|43||Billy Mallett||Lewis Ablett||Full year||52||55||58|
|43||Tom Ferguson||Tom Wisdom||March to June and from August||52||52||-|
|45||Sarah Louise Platt||Lynsay King and Tina O'Brien||Until July and from October||47||415||52|
|46||Nick Tilsley||Adam Rickitt||Until April||43||720||13|
|47||David Platt||Thomas Ormson||January to July and from October||37||355||54|
|48||Blanche Hunt||Maggie Jones||January and from August||26||131||57|
|49||Lorraine Brownlow||Holly Newman||Until March||25||73||42|
|50||Gwen Loveday||Annie Hulley||From October||24||24||-|
|50||Jackie Dobbs||Margi Clarke||Until March||24||52||44|
|52||Mark Redman||Paul Fox||From November||20||83||-|
|53||Doreen Heavey||Prunella Gee||From July||17||17||-|
|54||Eunice Gee||Meg Johnson||January to March and May||16||72||-|
|55||Terry Duckworth||Nigel Pivaro||August to October and December||13||318||-|
|55||Rebecca Hopkins||Jill Halfpenny||From December||13||13||-|
|57||Dev Alahan||Jimmi Harkishin||From November||10||10||-|
|57||Tracy Preston||Dawn Acton||March and October||10||600||-|
|59||Norris Cole||Malcolm Hebden||From December||9||85||-|
|60||Greg Kelly||Stephen Billington||January and May||7||118||11|
|60||Robert Preston||Julian Kay||March and October||7||9||-|
|62||Candice Stowe||Nikki Sanderson||November only||5||5||-|
|63||Duggie Ferguson||John Bowe||October and December||4||4||-|
|64||Alf Roberts||Bryan Mosley||January only||1||1773||49|
After starting in late 1998, David Hanson remained in charge of Coronation Street for most of the year, with Carolyn Reynolds continuing as executive producer. Former production assistant Jane Macnaught became the programme's producer with Episode 4704, while Reynolds left after Episode 4691 and was not replaced.
Since his 1997 heart attack, Bryan Mosley had been appearing as Alf Roberts in a reduced capacity but, despite further problems including a dramatic weight loss, he had refused to call it a day. Out of concern for the actor, Hanson instructed writers to kill off Alf. Mosley's character passed away peacefully - and unnoticed - while slumped in a chair at Nick Tilsley's 18th birthday party in the New Year's Day episode. Mosley passed away on 9th February, six weeks after his character's on-screen death.
Hanson inherited from Brian Park plans to introduce Coronation Street's first Asian family. These were Indian divorcee Ravi Desai, his daughter Nita and teenage son Vikram, who appeared over January and February. Writers were careful to avoid ethnic stereotypes but the show was accused of re-enforcing them by placing the family in the Corner Shop - a move which was defended by Rebecca Sarker (Nita) who commented that it was a fact of life that there were a lot of Asian shopkeepers in Britain. The Desais were meant as a long-term addition to the programme, but after seven months actor Saeed Jaffrey was dismissed from the role of Ravi by Jane Macnaught. Jaffrey's axing came two days before the actor spent the night in a cell for being drunk and disorderly on a train. Ravi was subsequently written out off-screen, returning to India after his brother Raj's sudden death.
In November, Jimmi Harkishin first appeared as Nita and Vikram's cousin Dev Alahan, who a month later bought Ravi's chain of corner shops. Instead of being a family-run business, the Corner Shop was run by Dev as a solitary character.
Comings and goingsEdit
The departures of Mosley, Beverley Callard, Philip Middlemiss and Roy Barraclough left room for more new cast members. Tracie Bennett was brought back as Rita Sullivan's former foster daughter Sharon Gaskell and was involved in one of the biggest storylines of the year, as Sharon learned about her fiancé Ian Bentley's fling with Natalie Barnes and dumped him at the altar. Writers put Sharon at the forefront of the show by having Rita give her the Kabin, only to pull the plug on the character after ten months and have her marry Ian after all and leave Weatherfield. Sharon's place at Rita's side was taken by Norris Cole, Derek Wilton's former nemesis who was brought back on a full-time basis. Pompous, nosy and prattling, Emily Bishop's eventual lodger in some respects served as a replacement for both Mavis Wilton and Percy Sugden.
Meg Johnson also returned as Eunice Gee, making her first appearance since 1982 for a short storyline showing Jack and Vera Duckworth become residents and eventual managers of the Park Road B&B. The Duckworths were joined by lodger Tyrone Dobbs, who was retained after mother Jackie was written out in March. Jackie's exit storyline tied into Curly Watts's return, with Curly enlisting help from the neighbours to remove the squatting Dobbs from No.7.
Maggie Jones reprised Blanche Hunt full-time for the first time since 1976. Blanche played a key role in bringing Ken and Deirdre back together after ten years, in a storyline which saw Dawn Acton play Tracy for the last time prior to the re-cast of the character in 2002. Ken and Deirdre's reconciliation occurred as two marriages ended; Mike and Alma Baldwin divorced after Mike's fling with Julia Stone, while Martin Platt embarked on an affair with fellow nurse Rebecca Hopkins in a storyline which continued into 2000. Mike's life went in a new direction, with Mike getting engaged to one of his machinists, Linda Sykes, and his son Mark Redman, now 18, joining as a full-time character played by Paul Fox. Meanwhile, the focus of the Platts' storylines also shifted; with Adam Rickitt quitting his role of Nick Tilsley to pursue a pop career, and Nick moving to Canada after forcing Leanne to abort their baby, Gail's younger children became more prominent. In October, Tina O'Brien replaced Lynsay King as Sarah Louise, who was given a best friend in the form of Candice Stowe, played by Nikki Sanderson.
Tom Wisdom joined as hairdresser Tom Ferguson, joined in October by John Bowe as his father Duggie, while Annie Hulley played Underworld worker Gwen Loveday, Richard Standing played market trader Danny Hargreaves, Sally Webster's new partner, and James Gaddas played Vinny Sorrell, the Rovers' new cellarman.
Departures included Elizabeth Bradley as Maud Grimes, Holly Newman as barmaid Lorraine Brownlow, and Stephen Billington as Greg Kelly. Greg departed on New Year's Day but returned for six episodes in May. The storyline climaxed with an episode focused entirely on Greg taking Rosie and Sophie hostage in No.13 in order to use Sally as a pawn in his battle against Mike. Meanwhile, Gaynor Faye decided to leave after four years as Judy Mallett. As the character had only recently given birth to twins, Judy was killed off, suffering an embolism caused by a car crash.
Set and title changesEdit
Following the closure of the Granada Studios Tour, Coronation Street's set was extended to include part of Victoria Street. The new development was comprised of four new shop units, two houses, six flats and a builders' yard. Most of the building work took place later in the year but a frontage for Roy's Rolls's new premises was built months earlier so that cafe could be transferred there, removing the need for location filming whenever the cafe exterior was seen at its present Rosamund Street location.
With the arrival of Jane Macnaught as producer, a minor change was made to the title sequence: the programme logo was moved to the start of the sequence, and writer and director credits added.
Coronation Street: After HoursEdit
In August, ITV announced a six-part late evening spin-off of Coronation Street set in Brighton and Calais, featuring the returns of several ex-cast members. The series was transmitted over six consecutive evenings in November, and starred Julie Goodyear, Ken Morley and Chloe Newsome as Bet Gilroy, Reg Holdsworth and Vicky McDonald, together with Simon Gregson and Chris Bisson as Steve McDonald and Vikram Desai who journeyed down to Brighton from Weatherfield.
Unlike its parent programme, Coronation Street - After Hours was shot by a single video camera, not unlike film work. There was some speculation that a late-night slot would lead to a more "adult" presentation than the usual "family" fare of the main programme but in the event it stayed firmly within the boundaries expected by its viewer base.
Ratings slipped from their 1998 high to an average of 15.57 million viewers (aggregated), representing a drop of almost 200,000 viewers on the previous year's figure. January to March, along with May, June and August were up on the same months in 1998, while the other six months experienced falls. October to December saw the biggest drops, each of over 1.5 million viewers.
The number of episodes at number one also fell, with 25 episodes reaching the top spot - the lowest figure since 1991.
Episode 4572 (7th March 1999) was the highest-rated episode of the year, gaining an audience of 19.84 million viewers. The episode saw Sharon Gaskell jilt Ian Bentley for his affair with Natalie Barnes.
|1||4535||Friday 1st January||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills||16,280,000||7|
|2||4536||Sunday 3rd January||John Stevenson||Jim O'Hanlon||18,580,000||3|
|3||4537||Monday 4th January||Stephen Bennett||Jim O'Hanlon||19,600,000||2|
|4||4538||Wednesday 6th January||Peter Whalley||Jim O'Hanlon||18,800,000||3|
|5||4539||Friday 8th January||Peter Mills||Jim O'Hanlon||16,760,000||7|
|6||4540||Sunday 10th January||Phil Ford||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||16,040,000||8|
|7||4541||Monday 11th January||Phil Woods||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||19,670,000||1|
|8||4542||Wednesday 13th January||Martin Allen||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||19,130,000||3|
|9||4543||Friday 15th January||Martin Allen||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||18,160,000||5|
|10||4544||Sunday 17th January||Peter Mills||Ged Maguire||16,780,000||6|
|11||4545||Monday 18th January||Peter Whalley||Ged Maguire||18,660,000||3|
|12||4546||Wednesday 20th January||Phil Ford||Ged Maguire||17,460,000||4|
|13||4547||Friday 22nd January||Sally Wainwright||Ged Maguire||16,220,000||7|
|14||4548||Sunday 24th January||Catherine Hayes||Tim Dowd||16,570,000||6|
|15||4549||Monday 25th January||John Stevenson||Tim Dowd||18,740,000||2|
|16||4550||Wednesday 27th January||Mark Wadlow||Tim Dowd||18,520,000||3|
|17||4551||Friday 29th January||Stephen Bennett||Tim Dowd||16,070,000||7|
|18||4552||Sunday 31st January||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||16,410,000||6|
|19||4553||Monday 1st February||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills||17,980,000||1|
|20||4554||Wednesday 3rd February||Sally Wainwright||Brian Mills||17,520,000||3|
|21||4555||Friday 5th February||Catherine Hayes||Brian Mills||16,100,000||7|
|22||4556||Sunday 7th February||Phil Woods||Michael Kerrigan||15,980,000||6|
|23||4557||Monday 8th February||John Stevenson||Michael Kerrigan||18,300,000||1|
|24||4558||Wednesday 10th February||Peter Whalley||Michael Kerrigan||18,150,000||2|
|25||4559||Friday 12th February||Ken Blakeson||Michael Kerrigan||15,880,000||7|
|26||4560||Sunday 14th February||Ken Blakeson||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||17,080,000||5|
|27||4561||Monday 15th February||Catherine Hayes||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||18,050,000||3|
|28||4562||Wednesday 17th February||Stephen Bennett||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||17,980,000||4|
|29||4563||Friday 19th February||Maureen Chadwick||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||16,780,000||7|
|30||4564||Sunday 21st February||John Stevenson||Ged Maguire||17,140,000||6|
|31||4565||Monday 22nd February||Phil Woods||Ged Maguire||17,960,000||3|
|32||4566||Wednesday 24th February||Martin Allen||Ged Maguire||17,830,000||4|
|33||4567||Friday 26th February||David Lane||Ged Maguire||17,260,000||6|
|34||4568||Sunday 28th February||Martin Allen||Jim O'Hanlon||17,640,000||5|
|35||4569||Monday 1st March||Phil Woods||Jim O'Hanlon||18,260,000||4|
|36||4570||Wednesday 3rd March||Ken Blakeson||Jim O'Hanlon||14,970,000||9|
|37||4571||Friday 5th March||John Stevenson||Jim O'Hanlon||17,750,000||5|
|38||4572||Sunday 7th March||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills||19,840,000||1|
|39||4573||Monday 8th March||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||18,840,000||1|
|40||4574||Wednesday 10th March||Catherine Hayes||Brian Mills||18,440,000||2|
|41||4575||Friday 12th March||Jan McVerry||Brian Mills||15,790,000||8|
|42||4576||Sunday 14th March||Sally Wainwright||Michael Kerrigan||16,120,000||6|
|43||4577||Monday 15th March||Joe Turner||Michael Kerrigan||17,800,000||2|
|44||4578||Wednesday 17th March||Peter Mills||Michael Kerrigan||15,750,000||8|
|45||4579||Friday 19th March||Maureen Chadwick||Michael Kerrigan||16,430,000||6|
|46||4580||Sunday 21st March||Phil Ford||Tim Dowd||17,530,000||3|
|47||4581||Monday 22nd March||Martin Allen||Tim Dowd||17,580,000||2|
|48||4582||Wednesday 24th March||Phil Woods||Tim Dowd||17,870,000||1|
|49||4583||Friday 26th March||Peter Whalley||Tim Dowd||16,640,000||3|
|50||4584||Sunday 28th March||Phil Woods||Ged Maguire||15,900,000||5|
|51||4585||Monday 29th March||Ken Blakeson||Ged Maguire||16,600,000||3|
|52||4586||Wednesday 31st March||Peter Whalley||Ged Maguire||16,720,000||2|
|53||4587||Friday 2nd April||John Stevenson||Ged Maguire||16,000,000||5|
|54||4588||Sunday 4th April||Sally Wainwright||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||13,060,000||7|
|55||4589||Monday 5th April||Maureen Chadwick||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||15,730,000||2|
|56||4590||Wednesday 7th April||Phil Ford||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||13,860,000||7|
|57||4591||Friday 9th April||Mark Wadlow||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||14,460,000||4|
|58||4592||Sunday 11th April||Peter Whalley||Brian Mills||14,020,000||5|
|59||4593||Monday 12th April||David Lane||Brian Mills||16,760,000||2|
|60||4594||Wednesday 14th April||Jan McVerry||Brian Mills||16,370,000||4|
|61||4595||Friday 16th April||Maureen Chadwick||Brian Mills||15,100,000||7|
|62||4596||Sunday 18th April||Martin Allen||Michael Kerrigan||15,740,000||6|
|63||4597||Monday 19th April||Catherine Hayes||Michael Kerrigan||17,140,000||1|
|64||4598||Wednesday 21st April||John Stevenson||Michael Kerrigan||16,510,000||4|
|65||4599||Friday 23rd April||Phil Ford||Michael Kerrigan||17,020,000||2|
|66||4600||Sunday 25th April||Maureen Chadwick||Tim Dowd||15,970,000||5|
|67||4601||Monday 26th April||Phil Ford||Tim Dowd||16,240,000||1|
|68||4602||Wednesday 28th April||Stephen Bennett||Tim Dowd||14,290,000||3|
|69||4603||Friday 30th April||Jan McVerry||Tim Dowd||13,910,000||4|
|70||4604||Sunday 2nd May||Phil Woods||Adrian Bean||12,420,000||7|
|71||4605||Monday 3rd May||John Stevenson||Adrian Bean||13,270,000||7|
|72||4606||Wednesday 5th May||Ken Blakeson||Adrian Bean||15,560,000||2|
|73||4607||Friday 7th May||Peter Whalley||Adrian Bean||15,430,000||3|
|74||4608||Sunday 9th May||Mark Wadlow||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||15,220,000||5|
|75||4609||Monday 10th May||Phil Ford||David Kester||16,490,000||1|
|76||4610||Wednesday 12th May||John Stevenson||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||15,700,000||3|
|77||4611||Friday 14th May||Martin Allen||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||14,630,000||6|
|78||4612||Sunday 16th May||Ken Blakeson||June Howson||15,950,000||2|
|79||4613||Monday 17th May||Peter Whalley||June Howson||16,800,000||1|
|80||4614||Wednesday 19th May||David Lane||June Howson||15,340,000||4|
|81||4615||Friday 21st May||Jan McVerry||June Howson||15,030,000||5|
|82||4616||Sunday 23rd May||Peter Mills||Brian Mills|
|83||4617||Monday 24th May||John Stevenson||Brian Mills|
|84||4618||Wednesday 26th May||Joe Turner||Brian Mills|
|85||4619||Friday 28th May||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills|
|86||4620||Sunday 30th May||Stephen Bennett||Brian Mills|
|87||4621||Monday 31st May||Jan McVerry||Brian Mills|
|88||4622||Wednesday 2nd June||Peter Whalley||Brian Mills|
|89||4623||Friday 4th June||Martin Allen||Brian Mills|
|90||4624||Sunday 6th June||Mark Wadlow||Tim Dowd||13,370,000||7|
|91||4625||Monday 7th June||Stephen Bennett||Tim Dowd||16,090,000||1|
|92||4626||Wednesday 9th June||Peter Whalley||Tim Dowd||14,030,000||6|
|93||4627||Friday 11th June||Phil Woods||Tim Dowd||14,000,000||7|
|94||4628||Sunday 13th June||David Lane||Adrian Bean||15,220,000||3|
|95||4629||Monday 14th June||Peter Mills||Adrian Bean||15,490,000||1|
|96||4630||Wednesday 16th June||Stephen Mallatratt||Adrian Bean||14,380,000||3|
|97||4631||Friday 18th June||John Stevenson||Adrian Bean||13,730,000||6|
|98||4632||Sunday 20th June||Peter Mills||Garth Tucker||13,500,000||7|
|99||4633||Monday 21st June||Ken Blakeson||Garth Tucker||15,730,000||3|
|100||4634||Wednesday 23rd June||Phil Woods||Garth Tucker||14,750,000||5|
|101||4635||Friday 25th June||Phil Ford||Garth Tucker||12,920,000||7|
|102||4636||Sunday 27th June||Peter Whalley||June Howson||14,460,000||6|
|103||4637||Monday 28th June||Martin Allen||June Howson||15,550,000||1|
|104||4638||Wednesday 30th June||Maureen Chadwick||David Kester||15,370,000||2|
|105||4639||Friday 2nd July||Joe Turner||David Kester||12,780,000||6|
|106||4640||Sunday 4th July||Joe Turner||Brian Mills||13,010,000||5|
|107||4641||Monday 5th July||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||15,580,000||1|
|108||4642||Wednesday 7th July||Peter Whalley||Brian Mills||14,450,000||2|
|109||4643||Friday 9th July||David Lane||Brian Mills||12,670,000||6|
|110||4644||Sunday 11th July||Mark Wadlow||Ged Maguire||12,630,000||7|
|111||4645||Monday 12th July||Phil Woods||Ged Maguire||14,160,000||4|
|112||4646||Wednesday 14th July||Stephen Mallatratt||Ged Maguire||15,190,000||1|
|113||4647||Friday 16th July||John Stevenson||Ged Maguire||13,620,000||5|
|114||4648||Sunday 18th July||Stephen Mallatratt||Adrian Bean||11,160,000||7|
|115||4649||Monday 19th July||Stephen Bennett||Adrian Bean||15,640,000||1|
|116||4650||Wednesday 21st July||Mark Wadlow||Adrian Bean||15,080,000||2|
|117||4651||Friday 23rd July||David Lane||Adrian Bean||13,080,000||6|
|118||4652||Sunday 25th July||Peter Mills||John Anderson||12,410,000||7|
|119||4653||Monday 26th July||John Stevenson||John Anderson||13,900,000||2|
|120||4654||Wednesday 28th July||Phil Ford||John Anderson||14,580,000||1|
|121||4655||Friday 30th July||Martin Allen||John Anderson||12,190,000||6|
|122||4656||Sunday 1st August||David Lane||David Kester||12,030,000||7|
|123||4657||Monday 2nd August||Catherine Hayes||David Kester||15,230,000||1|
|124||4658||Wednesday 4th August||Maureen Chadwick||David Kester||14,920,000||4|
|125||4659||Friday 6th August||Peter Mills||David Kester||13,070,000||7|
|126||4660||Sunday 8th August||John Stevenson||Brian Mills||13,890,000||6|
|127||4661||Monday 9th August||Ken Blakeson||Brian Mills||15,820,000||2|
|128||4662||Wednesday 11th August||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||11,760,000||7|
|129||4663||Friday 13th August||Peter Whalley||Brian Mills||14,010,000||5|
|130||4664||Sunday 15th August||Peter Whalley||Ged Maguire||13,750,000||6|
|131||4665||Monday 16th August||Peter Mills||Ged Maguire||15,080,000||3|
|132||4666||Wednesday 18th August||Catherine Hayes||Ged Maguire||15,700,000||2|
|133||4667||Friday 20th August||Joe Turner||Ged Maguire||13,950,000||6|
|134||4668||Sunday 22nd August||John Stevenson||Garth Tucker||12,950,000||7|
|135||4669||Monday 23rd August||Stephen Bennett||Garth Tucker||14,930,000||2|
|136||4670||Wednesday 25th August||Maureen Chadwick||Garth Tucker||14,210,000||4|
|137||4671||Friday 27th August||Phil Ford||Garth Tucker||13,420,000||5|
|138||4672||Sunday 29th August||Peter Whalley||John Anderson||12,330,000||7|
|139||4673||Monday 30th August||Maureen Chadwick||John Anderson||15,180,000||3|
|140||4674||Wednesday 1st September||Martin Allen||John Anderson||14,550,000||4|
|141||4675||Friday 3rd September||Peter Mills||John Anderson||12,860,000||9|
|142||4676||Sunday 5th September||Catherine Hayes||David Kester||13,590,000||8|
|143||4677||Monday 6th September||David Lane||David Kester||16,280,000||3|
|144||4678||Wednesday 8th September||Stephen Bennett||David Kester||13,670,000||8|
|145||4679||Friday 10th September||Joe Turner||David Kester||13,450,000||10|
|146||4680||Sunday 12th September||Susan Wilkins||Ged Maguire||14,120,000||7|
|147||4681||Monday 13th September||Catherine Hayes||Ged Maguire||16,420,000||1|
|148||4682||Wednesday 15th September||Ken Blakeson||Ged Maguire||12,280,000||9|
|149||4683||Friday 17th September||Peter Mills||Ged Maguire||14,800,000||4|
|150||4684||Sunday 19th September||Peter Whalley||Brian Mills||15,890,000||2|
|151||4685||Monday 20th September||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills||16,370,000||3|
|152||4686||Wednesday 22nd September||Jan McVerry||Brian Mills||13,380,000||7|
|153||4687||Friday 24th September||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||15,920,000||4|
|154||4688||Sunday 26th September||John Stevenson||Garth Tucker||17,350,000||1|
|155||4689||Monday 27th September||Mark Wadlow||Garth Tucker||17,250,000||1|
|156||4690||Wednesday 29th September||David Lane||Garth Tucker||14,340,000||6|
|157||4691||Friday 1st October||Joe Turner||Garth Tucker||14,730,000||5|
|158||4692||Sunday 3rd October||Martin Allen||Neil Adams||14,030,000||7|
|159||4693||Monday 4th October||Peter Mills||Neil Adams||16,150,000||7|
|160||4694||Wednesday 6th October||Peter Whalley||Neil Adams||16,560,000||5|
|161||4695||Friday 8th October||Phil Woods||Neil Adams||14,320,000||9|
|162||4696||Sunday 10th October||John Stevenson||David Kester||16,480,000||6|
|163||4697||Monday 11th October||Peter Mills||David Kester||16,600,000||4|
|164||4698||Wednesday 13th October||Catherine Hayes||David Kester||16,420,000||5|
|165||4699||Friday 15th October||Phil Woods||David Kester||15,900,000||7|
|166||4700||Sunday 17th October||Maureen Chadwick||June Howson||15,880,000||8|
|167||4701||Monday 18th October||Joe Turner||June Howson||16,690,000||5|
|168||4702||Wednesday 20th October||Stephen Bennett||June Howson||12,540,000||9|
|169||4703||Friday 22nd October||Mark Wadlow||June Howson||13,600,000||8|
|170||4704||Sunday 24th October||Joe Turner||Graham Wetherell||15,520,000||6|
|171||4705||Monday 25th October||Peter Whalley||Graham Wetherell||16,770,000||5|
|172||4706||Wednesday 27th October||Stephen Bennett||Graham Wetherell||13,430,000||9|
|173||4707||Friday 29th October||Catherine Hayes||Graham Wetherell||15,590,000||7|
|174||4708||Sunday 31st October||Ken Blakeson||Tony Prescott||15,600,000||6|
|175||4709||Monday 1st November||David Lane||Garth Tucker||17,450,000||3|
|176||4710||Wednesday 3rd November||Martin Allen||Garth Tucker||13,200,000||11|
|177||4711||Friday 5th November||Joe Turner||Garth Tucker||14,600,000||8|
|178||4712||Sunday 7th November||John Stevenson||Brian Mills||16,590,000||4|
|179||4713||Monday 8th November||Mark Wadlow||Brian Mills||17,140,000||3|
|180||4714||Wednesday 10th November||Ken Blakeson||Brian Mills||17,360,000||2|
|181||4715||Friday 12th November||Susan Wilkins||Brian Mills||15,960,000||6|
|182||4716||Sunday 14th November||Jan McVerry||David Kester||16,980,000||4|
|183||4717||Monday 15th November||Joe Turner||David Kester||17,510,000||2|
|184||4718||Friday 19th November||David Lane||David Kester||15,110,000||4|
|185||4719||Friday 19th November||Peter Whalley||David Kester||13,490,000||10|
|186||4720||Sunday 21st November||Julie Gearey||Stephen Butcher||16,530,000||3|
|187||4721||Monday 22nd November||Phil Woods||Stephen Butcher||17,510,000||1|
|188||4722||Wednesday 24th November||David Lane||Stephen Butcher||13,130,000||9|
|189||4723||Friday 26th November||Joe Turner||Stephen Butcher||14,150,000||6|
|190||4724||Sunday 28th November||Ken Blakeson||Graham Wetherell||15,660,000||5|
|191||4725||Monday 29th November||Peter Whalley||Graham Wetherell||17,280,000||1|
|192||4726||Wednesday 1st December||Jan McVerry||Graham Wetherell||16,350,000||4|
|193||4727||Friday 3rd December||Susan Wilkins||Graham Wetherell||15,280,000||7|
|194||4728||Sunday 5th December||David Lane||Colin Cant||16,310,000||5|
|195||4729||Monday 6th December||Catherine Hayes||Colin Cant||16,740,000||2|
|196||4730||Wednesday 8th December||Peter Mills||Colin Cant||13,980,000||7|
|197||4731||Friday 10th December||Jan McVerry||Colin Cant||15,600,000||5|
|198||4732||Sunday 12th December||Joe Turner||Brian Mills||15,290,000||6|
|199||4733||Monday 13th December||Susan Wilkins||Brian Mills||16,100,000||3|
|200||4734||Wednesday 15th December||Ken Blakeson||Brian Mills||15,690,000||5|
|201||4735||Friday 17th December||Phil Ford||Brian Mills||14,220,000||8|
|202||4736||Sunday 19th December||Stephen Bennett||Tony Prescott||15,440,000||6|
|203||4737||Monday 20th December||Peter Whalley||Tony Prescott||17,250,000||2|
|204||4738||Wednesday 22nd December||Mark Wadlow||Tony Prescott||16,360,000||5|
|205||4739||Friday 24th December||John Stevenson||Tony Prescott||15,510,000||7|
|206||4740||Saturday 25th December||Phil Ford||David Kester||15,560,000||6|
|207||4741||Sunday 26th December||Catherine Hayes||Noreen Kershaw||13,970,000||9|
|208||4742||Monday 27th December||Susan Wilkins||Noreen Kershaw||16,080,000||8|
|209||4743||Wednesday 29th December||Jan McVerry||Noreen Kershaw||17,420,000||7|
|210||4744||Friday 31st December||Joe Turner||Noreen Kershaw||11,780,000||20|
To be added.
Who lives whereEdit
- Rovers Return Inn - Jack Duckworth. Vera Duckworth (both part of January only). Natalie Barnes (from January onwards). Leanne Tilsley/Battersby (from June onwards). Vinny Sorrell (from November onwards).
- 1 Coronation Street - Ken Barlow. Deirdre Rachid (from April onwards).
- 2a Coronation Street - Maxine Heavey (until July). Tom Ferguson (from October onwards).
- 3 Coronation Street - Emily Bishop. Spider Nugent (until August and October only).
- 4 Coronation Street - Ashley Peacock. Nick Tilsley (until April). Leanne Tilsley (until June). Maxine Heavey/Peacock (from July). Doreen Heavey (October only). Sergei Kasparov (December only).
- 5 Coronation Street - Les Battersby. Janice Battersby. Toyah Battersby (until August and October only).
- 6 Coronation Street - Natalie Barnes (part of January only). Sally Webster (January to March). Sharon Gaskell (February to March). Rosie Webster. Sophie Webster (both from February to March).
- 7 Coronation Street - Jackie Dobbs. Tyrone Dobbs (both until March). Curly Watts (from March onwards). Kevin Webster (April to June). Spider Nugent. Toyah Battersby (both September only).
- 8 Coronation Street - Martin Platt. Gail Platt. Sarah Louise Platt and David Platt.
- 9 Coronation Street - Judy Mallett (until September), Gary Mallett. Billy Mallett. Becky Mallett.
- 10a Coronation Street - Rita Sullivan. Sally Webster (January only).
- 11 Coronation Street - Jim McDonald. Steve McDonald (from March).
- 12 Coronation Street - Sharon Gaskell/Bentley (March to November).
- 13 Coronation Street - Kevin Webster (until March). Sally Webster (from March onwards). Rosie Webster. Sophie Webster (both until February, then from March onwards).
- Corner Shop flat - Nita Desai (February onwards).
- 16a Victoria Street - Roy Cropper. Hayley Patterson/Cropper (both from February onwards).
- 17a Victoria Street - Deirdre Rachid (until March). Kevin Webster (from July onwards). Alison Wakefield (July to September).
- Flat 3, 6 Arnica Street - Linda Sykes (until October). Spider Nugent. Toyah Battersby (both from October onwards).
- 2 Douglas Road - Doreen Heavey (January to September, and then from November onwards).
- 5 Grasmere Drive - Alf Roberts (until January). Audrey Roberts. Alma Baldwin (from May onwards).
- 37 Hillside Crescent - Betty Williams
- Mayfield Court - Maud Grimes
- No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays - Mike Baldwin. Alma Baldwin (until May). Linda Sykes (from October onwards). Mark Redman (from November onwards).
- Park Road B&B - Eunice Gee (until May). Jack Duckworth. Vera Duckworth (both from January onwards). Tyrone Dobbs (from July onwards). Norris Cole (from December onwards).
- 23 Seymour Drive, Oakhill - Fred Elliott.
- 4 The Brambles, Oakhill - Duggie Ferguson.
Awards and nominationsEdit
TV Quick Awards
- Best Soap Actress: Julie Hesmondhalgh (Winner)
- Best Soap Actor: David Neilson (Nominee)
- Best Newcomer: Alan Halsall (Nominee)
- Best Soap: Coronation Street (Nominee)
National Television Awards
- Most Popular Serial Drama: Coronation Street (Winner)
- Most Popular Newcomer: Alan Halsall (Nominee), Naomi Radcliffe (Nominee)
- Most Popular Actress: Julie Hesmondhalgh (Nominee)
- Most Popular Actor: Steven Arnold (Nominee)
Inside Soap Awards
- Best Young Actor: Alan Halsall (Winner)
- Best Comic Performer: John Savident (Winner)
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