For largest number of appearances in the programme, see Top 100 appearances.

The following is a list of all Coronation Street characters who have been featured in the show for ten years or more as of 31st May, 2017. It only includes appearances within the main programme and not the spin-offs.

The list is sorted by default in the order of time between first and last appearances of a character in years and months. In some cases this is the same as the “longest continuous duration” column but many characters have left and been brought back years later, such as Dennis Tanner with a record 43-year absence. Some guest characters, who only made short-term appearances which would otherwise allow them to be included in this list such as Marian Lund and Neville Hawthorne, are excluded.

The "Longest continuous duration" column lists characters for the longest consecutive time that they were in the programme, and excludes absences of less than six months.

The list only includes credited appearances, with the exception of Peter and Susan Barlow whose first five years on the programme as uncredited characters from 1965 to 1970 are included here however the “duration” column only includes their credited appearances.

Some characters have been played by more than one actor, including Peter Barlow, Susan Barlow, Blanche Hunt, Tracy Barlow, Nick Tilsley, Sarah Platt, David Platt, Rosie Webster, Sophie Webster, Bethany Platt and Simon Barlow. The actor listed in each case is whoever played the character most recently.

# Character Actor First appearance Most recent appearance Time between first and last appearance Longest continuous duration
1Ken BarlowWilliam Roache9th December 196031st May 201756 years, 6 months52 years, 5 months
2Emily BishopEileen Derbyshire27th January 19611st January 201654 years, 11 months48 years, 11 months
3Dennis TannerPhilip Lowrie9th December 196030th July 201453 years, 8 months5 years, 2 months
4Rita TannerBarbara Knox2nd December 196417th May 201752 years, 6 months45 years, 4 months
5Peter BarlowChris Gascoyne5th April 196531st May 201752 years, 2 months6 years, 1 month
6Jed StoneKenneth Cope24th April 19612nd February 200947 years, 9 months0 years, 8 months
7Gordon CleggBill Kenwright15th April 196820th April 201244 years, 0 months1 years, 8 months
8Gail RodwellHelen Worth29th July 197419th May 201742 years, 10 months42 years, 10 months
9Betty WilliamsBetty Driver2nd June 196927th May 201142 years, 0 months42 years, 0 months
10Deirdre BarlowAnne Kirkbride20th November 19728th October 201441 years, 11 months41 years, 11 months
11Tracy BarlowKate Ford24th January 197726th May 201740 years, 4 months6 years, 10 months
12Ray LangtonNeville Buswell21st February 196610th April 200539 years, 2 months10 years, 7 months
13Audrey RobertsSue Nicholls16th April 197919th May 201738 years, 1 month32 years, 11 months
14Alf RobertsBryan Mosley8th February 19611st January 199937 years, 11 months26 years, 1 month
15Bet LynchJulie Goodyear25th May 196630th November 200337 years, 6 months25 years, 5 months
16Nick TilsleyBen Price5th January 198131st May 201736 years, 5 months15 years, 8 months
17Vera DuckworthElizabeth Dawn19th August 19748th November 201036 years, 3 months31 years, 6 months
18Susan BarlowJoanna Foster5th April 196511th February 200135 years, 10 months2 years, 1 months
19Blanche HuntMaggie Jones19th August 197411th December 200935 years, 3 months10 years, 4 months
20Kevin WebsterMichael Le Vell19th October 198331st May 201733 years, 7 months29 years, 4 months
21Jenny BradleySally Ann Matthews6th January 198622nd May 201731 years, 5 months5 years, 2 months
22Sally MetcalfeSally Dynevor27th January 198626th May 201731 years, 4 months31 years, 4 months
23Jack DuckworthWilliam Tarmey28th November 19798th November 201030 years, 11 months28 years, 7 months
24Sarah PlattTina O'Brien2nd February 198724th May 201730 years, 4 months20 years, 11 months
25Mike BaldwinJohnny Briggs11th October 19767th April 200629 years, 6 months29 years, 6 months
26Terry DuckworthNigel Pivaro1st August 1983 11th May 201228 years, 9 months3 years, 10 months
27Bill WebsterPeter Armitage6th February 198429th December 201127 years, 11 months5 years, 2 months
28Liz McDonaldBeverley Callard27th October 198930th May 201727 years, 7 months 9 years, 1 month
29Steve McDonaldSimon Gregson6th December 198931st May 201727 years, 6 months27 years, 6 months
30Alec GilroyRoy Barraclough26th June 197230th December 199826 years, 6 months6 years, 2 months
31David PlattJack P. Shepherd25th December 199030th May 201726 years, 5 months18 years, 6 months
32Rosie WebsterHelen Flanagan 24th December 199026th May 201726 years, 5 months21 years, 2 months
33Mavis WiltonThelma Barlow11th August 197110th October 199726 years, 2 month24 years, 4 months
34Jim McDonaldCharles Lawson27th October 198922nd October 201425 years 11 years, 1 month
35Denise OsbourneDenise Black4th December 199231st May 201724 years, 6 months3 years, 3 months
36Billy WalkerKenneth Farrington27th January 19615th December 198423 years, 10 months1 year, 5 months
37Linda CheveskiAnne Cunningham9th December 196020th June 198423 years, 6 months1 year
38Hilda OgdenJean Alexander8th July 196425th December 198723 years, 6 months23 years, 6 months
39Wendy PapadopoulosRoberta Kerr28th June 19895th November 201223 years, 4 months10 months
40Norris ColeMalcolm Hebden11th March 199422nd May 201723 years, 2 months17 years, 6 months
41Albert TatlockJack Howarth9th December 196025th January 198423 years, 2 months23 years, 2 months
42Elsie TannerPatricia Phoenix9th December 19604th January 198423 years, 1 month12 years, 10 months
43Annie WalkerDoris Speed9th December 196012th October 198322 years, 10 months22 years, 10 months
44Ivy BrennanLynne Perrie16th June 197125th March 199422 years, 9 months17 years, 3 months
45Sophie WebsterBrooke Vincent2nd November 199426th May 201722 years, 7 months22 years, 7 months
46Daniel OsbourneRob Mallard6th January 199531st May 201722 years, 5 months2 years, 7 months
47Bill GregoryJack Watson18th September 19614th January 198422 years, 4 months1 month
48Len FaircloughPeter Adamson25th January 196111th May 198322 years, 4 months22 years, 4 months
49Roy CropperDavid Neilson19th July 199530th May 201721 years, 10 months21 years, 10 months
50Derek WiltonPeter Baldwin23rd February 19747th April 199721 years, 1 month8 years, 7 months
51Tommy DuckworthChris Fountain9th September 199213th October 201321 years, 1 month2 years, 7 months
52Martin PlattSean Wilson28th January 19859th November 200520 years, 9 months20 years, 9 months
53Robert PrestonTristan Gemmill11th November 199619th May 201720 years, 6 months 1 year, 10 months
54Ida CloughHelene Palmer3rd April 197819th August 199820 years, 5 months10 years, 2 months
55Curly WattsKevin Kennedy11th July 19831st September 200320 years, 2 months20 years, 2 months
56Alma HalliwellAmanda Barrie22nd June 198117th June 200120 years12 years, 7 months
=57Leanne BattersbyJane Danson4th July 199731st May 201719 years, 11 months 7 years, 9 months
=57Toyah BattersbyGeorgia Taylor4th July 199731st May 201719 years, 11 months 5 years, 7 months
59Andy McDonaldNicholas Cochrane6th December 198920th August 200919 years, 8 months7 years, 11 months
60Stan OgdenBernard Youens29th June 19647th March 198419 years, 8 months19 years, 8 months
61Ena SharplesViolet Carson9th December 19602nd April 198019 years, 4 months13 years, 3 months
62Tyrone DobbsAlan Halsall30th November 199831st May 201718 years, 6 months18 years, 6 months
63Eunice GeeMeg Johnson23rd March 198124th May 199918 years, 2 months9 months
64Sharon BentleyTracie Bennett1st March 198224th November 199917 years, 9 months10 months
65Dev AlahanJimmi Harkishin10th November 199924th April 201717 years, 5 months17 years, 5 months
66Eileen PhelanSue Cleaver3rd May 200015th May 201717 years, 1 month17 years, 1 month
67Maria ConnorSamia Ghadie19th May 200019th May 201717 years9 years, 6 months
68Bethany PlattLucy Fallon4th June 200031st May 201717 years 7 years, 7 months
69Andrea ClaytonCaroline O'Neill30th January 19857th November 200116 years, 9 months7 months
70Kirk SutherlandAndrew Whyment22nd May 200031st May 201716 years, 7 months16 years, 7 months
71Adam BarlowSamuel Robertson14th January 200126th May 201716 years, 4 months2 years, 4 months
72Todd GrimshawBruno Langley14th January 200119th May 201716 years, 4 months3 years, 8 months
73Fiz StapeJennie McAlpine20th April 200130th May 201716 years, 1 month 13 years, 7 months
74Hayley CropperJulie Hesmondhalgh26th January 199822nd January 201416 years9 years, 9 months
75Connie ClaytonIrene Skillington28th January 198510th December 200015 years, 10 months7 months
76Ashley PeacockSteven Arnold1st February 19958th December 201015 years, 10 months14 years, 10 months
77Jason GrimshawRyan Thomas25th December 200029th June 201615 years, 6 months15 years, 6 months
78Minnie CaldwellMargot Bryant14th December 19607th April 197615 years, 4 months15 years, 4 months
79Concepta ReganDoreen Keogh23rd December 196031st December 197515 years 3 years, 8 months
80Janice BattersbyVicky Entwistle6th January 199725th March 201114 years, 3 months14 years, 3 months
81Percy SugdenBill Waddington22nd August 198320th October 199714 years, 2 months14 years, 2 months
82Simon BarlowAlex Bain6th July 200331st May 201713 years, 11 months8 years, 7 months
83Sean TullyAntony Cotton13th July 200322nd May 201713 years, 10 months13 years, 1 month
84Maureen WebsterSherrie Hewson12th March 199327th December 200613 years, 9 months4 years, 7 months
85Sheila CrossleyEileen Mayers4th January 19612nd October 197413 years, 9 months1 year, 3 months
86Phyllis PearceJill Summers20th September 198215th May 199613 years, 7 months9 years, 5 months
87Chesney BrownSam Aston10th November 200331st May 201713 years, 7 months13 years, 7 months
88Lucille HewittJennifer Moss21st December 19601st July 197413 years, 6 months8 years, 8 months
89Dave SmithReginald Marsh17th September 196228th January 197613 years, 4 months1 year
90Amy BarlowElle Mulvaney9th February 200417th May 201713 years, 3 months13 years, 3 months
91Jerry BoothGraham Haberfield23rd July 196229th October 197513 years, 3 months4 years, 1 months
92Eddie YeatsGeoffrey Hughes23rd December 197430th November 198712 years, 11 months7 years, 6 months
93Tony StewartTerence Maynard 2nd March 200318th November 201512 years, 9 months1 year, 10 months
94Fred ElliottJohn Savident26th August 19949th October 200612 years, 1 month11 years, 1 month
95Sunita AlahanShobna Gulati21st March 20013rd April 201312 years4 years, 10 months
96Stephen ReidTodd Boyce29th January 199626th December 200711 years, 11 months1 year
97Esther HayesDaphne Oxenford14th December 19605th April 197211 years, 4 months3 years, 11 months
98Michelle ConnorKym Marsh3rd April 200626th May 201711 years, 2 months 11 years, 2 months
99Cilla Battersby-BrownWendi Peters 20th October 200314th November 201411 years, 1 month4 years
=100Aadi AlahanZennon Ditchett13th January 200630th December 201610 years, 11 months6 years, 11 months
=100Asha AlahanTanisha Gorey13th January 200630th December 201610 years, 11 months6 years, 11 months
102Jackie DobbsMargi Clarke29th March 199814th January 200910 years, 10 months5 months
103Ernest BishopStephen Hancock6th September 19679th January 197810 years, 4 months7 years, 1 month
104Lloyd MullaneyCraig Charles20th June 200525th September 201510 years, 3 months4 years, 10 months
105Frank BarlowFrank Pemberton9th December 19603rd February 197110 years, 2 months3 years, 6 months
106Don BrennanGeoff Hinsliff17th August 19878th October 199710 years, 2 months10 years, 2 months
107Brian TilsleyChristopher Quinten27th December 197815th February 198910 years, 2 months10 years, 2 months

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