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Eileen Derbyshire played Emily Bishop in 3297 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
19613232714
19625082164
196377159346
196468227178
196563290189
19661030084
196759359148
1968574161010
196973489246
1970535421612
197165607136
19726667388
1973597321010
197465797188
197557854136
197658912128
197756968148
1978591027166
197940106798
1980611128148
1981541182128
1982561238188
19835312911610
1984571348198
1985671415228
19865514701410
1987641534126
19887916132710
19897116841014
19908817721716
19916518371017
19926619031115
19938519881212
1994782066913
1995582124821
1996602184718
19978722711526
19987423451034
1999772422935
2000472469623
2001432512422
2002682580721
2003832663819
2004562719733
2005772796621
20067528711234
2007402911435
2008492960540
2009743034820
2010493083334
2011423125523
2012583183836
2013333216464
2014393255338
2015403295538
20162329720

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