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Eileen Derbyshire has played Emily Bishop in 3300 episodes of Coronation Street in 1961 and from 1962 to 1966 and 1967 onwards. The gaps in her tenure were due to the Equity actors' strike which lasted from November 1961 to April 1962 and the actress taking time off for maternity leave in February 1966. She also appeared in the (non-canonical) 1987 spin-off video The Life and Loves of Elsie Tanner and the charity sketch Text Santa in 2012.

Before Miss Derbyshire assumed the role, the character appeared briefly as a non-speaking part in Episode 4 (21st December 1960) played by an uncredited walk-on actress. This appearance is not included in the statistics below.

The character was credited as:

Note:
(u) denotes an uncredited appearance.

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Year Year total Running total No of consecutive appearances No of consecutive absences
19613333714
19625083164
196377160346
196468228178
196563291189
19661030184
196759360148
1968574171010
196973490246
1970535431612
197165608136
19726667488
1973597331010
197465798188
197557855136
197658913128
197756969148
1978591028166
197940106898
1980611129148
1981541183128
1982561239188
19835312921610
1984571349198
1985671416228
19865514711410
1987651536126
19887916152710
19897116861014
19908817741716
19916518391017
19926719061115
19938519911212
1994782069913
1995582127821
1996602187718
19978722741526
19987423481034
1999772425935
2000472472623
2001432515422
2002682583721
2003832666819
2004562722733
2005772799621
20067528741234
2007402914435
2008492963540
2009743037820
2010493086334
2011423128523
2012583186836
2013333219464
2014393258338
2015403298538
20162330020

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