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Leslie Duxbury on the 1972 arts programme Spectrum

Leslie Duxbury (13th June, 1926 - 17th October, 2005) was one of the major writers for Coronation Street, scripting 416 episodes from April 1966 until his retirement in November 1991 (four of them co-written). He had first joined the programme at the start of 1966 as a storyliner in the first of six stints in the role:

He was also the show's producer for four runs:

Finally, he was the programme's script editor for Episode 1415 (7th August 1974) and for a near-continuous run from Episode 1426 (16th September 1974) to Episode 1902 (11th April 1979).

Among Duxbury's many achievements was writing the Christmas Day 1987 episode of Coronation Street, in which a record 26 million viewers saw Hilda Ogden leave the Street.

External linksEdit

Guardian Online Obituary

Episodes written by Leslie DuxburyEdit

1960sEdit

1966 (3 episodes)

1967 (7 episodes)

1968 (10 episodes)

1969 (17 episodes)

1970sEdit

1970 (19 episodes)

1971 (17 episodes)

1972 (19 episodes)

1973 (18 episodes)

1974 (18 episodes)

1975 (17 episodes)

1976 (19 episodes)

1977 (18 episodes)

1978 (18 episodes)

1979 (14 episodes)

1980sEdit

1980 (21 episodes)

1981 (20 episodes)

1982 (18 episodes)

1983 (19 episodes)

1984 (18 episodes)

1985 (15 episodes)

1986 (17 episodes)

1987 (12 episodes)

1988 (17 episodes)

1989 (15 episodes)

1990sEdit

1990 (16 episodes)

1991 (14 episodes)

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