The ever changing world of Coronation Street

May 11, 2020 3:16 pm


Here in the UK thousands of people sit down at the same time each night to watch their favourite soap. There are numerous ones to enjoy –  well if you have used a TV Aerial Installation Cardiff  company such as you will be able to enjoy it in crystal clarity.

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  • The house sets have their own stairs that then join at the top to one long corridor that runs the entire length of the terrace. This space is not used for filming but instead for storage of props and other items.
  • The hair and make up departments go through a staggering 50 boxes of tissues, 15 cans of hairspray, 20 packs of makeup wipes, 10 lipsticks, 6 eyeliners, 4 blushers, 5 face powders and 6 eye shadows each month.

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  • The current set that is being used was opened by the Queen back in 1982 meaning it has been used for the last 38 years.
  • The most popular episode in history is that of Christmas Day in 1987 when 26.65 million people watched Hilda Ogden leave Weatherfield.

What is your favourite episode and do you have a favourite character from this long running series?