|Ranking||Character||Played by||Duration||Number of Episodes||Running total||Previous year's ranking|
|1||Janice Battersby||Vicky Entwistle||Full year except for March||127||608||2|
|2||Gail Platt||Helen Worth||Full year||125||2232||1|
|3||Duggie Ferguson||John Bowe||Full year||123||230||11|
|4||Geena Gregory||Jennifer James||Full year||120||219||12|
|5||Toyah Battersby||Georgia Taylor||Full year||116||496||13|
|6||Mike Baldwin||Johnny Briggs||Full year except for May||113||1955||7|
|7||Dennis Stringer||Charles Dale||Full year||112||164||42|
|8||Sarah Platt||Tina O'Brien||Full year||108||645||6|
|9||Tyrone Dobbs||Alan Halsall||Full year||105||318||10|
|10||Roy Cropper||David Neilson||Full year||104||505||20|
|11||Eileen Grimshaw||Sue Cleaver||Full year||101||133||53|
|12||Sally Webster||Sally Whittaker||Full year||100||1342||29|
|12||Peter Barlow||Chris Gascoyne||Full year||100||168||64|
|14||Les Battersby||Bruce Jones||Full year except for March||99||485||19|
|15||Fred Elliott||John Savident||Full year||97||525||21|
|15||Audrey Roberts||Sue Nicholls||Full year||97||1475||18|
|17||Ken Barlow||William Roache||Full year||96||3020||17|
|17||Vera Duckworth||Elizabeth Dawn||Full year||96||1898||13|
|19||Matt Ramsden||Stephen Beckett||Full year||95||102||67|
|20||Sam Kingston||Scott Wright||Full year except for October||93||109||63|
|20||Steve McDonald||Simon Gregson||Full year||93||950||8|
|22||Rita Sullivan||Barbara Knox||Full year||92||2412||21|
|23||Dev Alahan||Jimmi Harkishin||Full year except for November||90||176||25|
|23||Ashley Peacock||Steven Arnold||Full year||90||540||35|
|25||Karen Phillips/McDonald||Suranne Jones||Full year except for April||88||116||54|
|26||Maxine Peacock||Tracy Shaw||Full year||87||579||32|
|27||Vikram Desai||Chris Bisson||Full year||86||236||24|
|27||David Platt||Jack P. Shepherd||Full year||86||510||26|
|27||Kevin Webster||Michael Le Vell||Full year||86||1481||32|
|30||Jason Grimshaw||Ryan Thomas||Full year except for August||85||86||74|
|31||Deirdre Rachid||Anne Kirkbride||Full year except for July||83||2131||22|
|32||Hayley Cropper||Julie Hesmondhalgh||Full year except for March, October and November||82||357||15|
|32||Curly Watts||Kevin Kennedy||Full year||82||1401||29|
|34||Todd Grimshaw||Bruno Langley||From January||76||76||-|
|34||Martin Platt||Sean Wilson||Full year||76||1259||4|
|34||Charlie Ramsden||Clare McGlinn||Full year||76||82||70|
|37||Shelley Unwin||Sally Lindsay||From May||74||74||-|
|38||Jack Duckworth||William Tarmey||Full year except for March||69||1649||37|
|39||Linda Baldwin||Jacqueline Pirie/Chadwick||Until September||68||329||5|
|39||Norris Cole||Malcolm Hebden||Full year||68||226||28|
|41||Emma Watts||Angela Lonsdale||Full year||67||124||40|
|42||Candice Stowe||Nikki Sanderson||Full year except for April||62||117||43|
|43||Evelyn Sykes/Elliott||Melanie Kilburn||April to May and from August||60||61||74|
|43||Betty Williams||Betty Driver||Full year||60||2311||39|
|45||Bobbi Lewis||Naomi Ryan||Full year except for July||59||105||46|
|46||Molly Hardcastle||Jacqueline Kington||Full year||55||60||71|
|46||Fiz Brown||Jennie McAlpine||April and from August||55||55||-|
|48||Maria Sutherland||Samia Smith||Full year except for February||54||96||48|
|49||Alma Halliwell||Amanda Barrie||Until June||50||1133||44|
|49||Rosie Webster||Helen Flanagan||Full year except for March and June||50||502||58|
|51||Sunita Parekh||Shobna Gulati||March to May and from July||49||49||-|
|51||Sophie Webster||Emma Woodward||Full year except for March and May||49||287||61|
|53||Blanche Hunt||Maggie Jones||Full year except for April and June||48||221||48|
|54||Bethany Platt||Amy & Emily Walton||Full year||47||101||41|
|55||Adam Barlow||Iain De Caestecker||January to April, July and October||44||44||-|
|56||Emily Bishop||Eileen Derbyshire||Full year||43||2512||45|
|57||Richard Hillman||Brian Capron||From June||42||42||-|
|58||Anthony Stephens||John Quayle||Until July||32||67||51|
|59||Danny Hargreaves||Richard Standing||Until April||31||148||38|
|60||Edna Miller||Joan Kempson||Until September||29||50||57|
|61||Kirk Sutherland||Andrew Whyment||January, March, May to June, August to September and November to December||21||22||74|
|62||Terry Duckworth||Nigel Pivaro||October to December||17||340||71|
|63||Susan Barlow||Joanna Foster||January and February||8||177||-|
|64||Liz McDonald||Beverley Callard||January only||7||917||50|
|65||Spider Nugent||Martin Hancock||November only||6||236||55|
|66||Mark Redman||Paul Fox||September only||3||154||32|
|66||Ben Watts||Stephen Collins||December only||3||3||-|
|68||Andrea Clayton||Caroline O'Neill||November only||1||41||65|
|68||Paul Clayton||Lee Booth||November only||1||8||67|
In its second year under executive producer Jane Macnaught, Coronation Street continued to revolve around blockbuster storylines. As Sarah Platt's teenage pregnancy storyline had been popular, writers created more issue-led plots, including the assault and rape of Toyah Battersby, Alma Halliwell's death by cervical cancer, the abuse of Wayne Hayes by his stepfather Alex Swinton and Sarah Platt being groomed by a pervert on an internet chatroom. Compared with the earlier storyline, reactions to these plots were mixed and none were notably successful in the ratings.
Toyah's rape by an unseen assailant was played as a whodunit, with Toyah's friend Phil Simmonds later being unveiled as the culprit. Though the performance of Georgia Taylor was praised, the decision to frame the storyline around a "whodunit"-style mystery was lambasted, with the The Mirror and the Daily Record accusing the programme of trivialising the impact of the rape itself. Due to the storyline airing immediately after EastEnders's popular "Who shot Phil Mitchell?" plot, the storyline was interpreted by critics as an attempt by Coronation Street to hit back with a mystery of its own.
Alma was killed off in June after Amanda Barrie quit the programme, 20 years after her first appearance. The cervical cancer storyline proceeded at a rapid pace, with Alma discovering that she had the terminal illness and passing away six weeks later, the late diagnosis occurring to the hospital mixing up her smear test results. Despite the on-screen explanation, Barrie disliked the storyline, referring to it as a "cheap ratings ploy" for giving the impression that cancer sufferers had just weeks to live after being diagnosed, although she conceded that the storyline had had the positive effect of encouraging more women to have smear tests.
In March, three months after its 40th anniversary, Coronation Street broadcast its 5000th episode. The hour-long instalment centred on a custody hearing at which Mike Baldwin beat Ken Barlow in obtaining guardianship of Adam Barlow, Mike's son and Ken's grandson. Susan Barlow made her first appearance since 1987 in January (recast with Joanna Foster) for the storyline which saw Mike discover that he had a 12-year-old son and that Susan had lied about having an abortion when they split. So that the fight would be between Ken and Mike, writers killed off Susan in a car crash. Iain De Caestecker played Adam on a recurring basis between 2001 and 2003.
The empty No.11 was rented out by Steve McDonald to Eileen Grimshaw and her teenage sons Jason and Todd, with Bruno Langley joining the cast as bookish mummy's boy Todd. Daran Little planned Todd as Coronation Street's first gay character, based partially on himself, although his coming out story was held back until 2004. Little - previously the programme's archivist - joined the writing team at the beginning of the year. His successor as archivist was Helen Nugent.
Other newcomers included Brian Capron as financial adviser Richard Hillman, nefarious love interest for Gail Platt, Sally Lindsay as new Rovers barmaid Shelley Unwin, Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Brown, a redheaded foster child who caused havoc for Roy and Hayley Cropper before setting her cap at Tyrone Dobbs, and Shobna Gulati as Sunita Parekh, demure friend of Dev Alahan's trying to escape an arranged marriage.
The Rovers changed hands for the fourth time in as many years as Mike and Fred Elliott sold their shares to Hamilton Griffiths Holdings, only to discover that their partner Duggie Ferguson owned it. Duggie himself auctioned off the Rovers at the end of the year, and it was bought by Fred for his wife Eve to run as landlady. Melanie Kilburn returned as Eve, who married Fred in September.
Aside from Amanda Barrie, Jacqueline Chadwick was the main departee. Chadwick had been due to go on maternity leave, but complications in her pregnancy forced her to leave a few days early. As her exit scenes were yet to be filmed, Chadwick was asked to work on, but the actress refused and so Linda Baldwin's planned last appearance was rewritten so that she was only seen from afar and could be played by an extra. Chadwick did not return after her maternity leave.
Richard Standing made his final appearance as Danny Hargreaves, who walked out on Sally Webster after she confessed, on their wedding day, that she had slept with Kevin a year earlier. John Quayle left the role of Anthony Stephens after one year, with Anthony going to New Zealand on his own after Rita Sullivan turned down his proposal of marriage. Doom-monger Edna Miller died in Duggie Ferguson's bed but, in one of the more unusual instances of an actor playing different characters, actress Joan Kempson re-appeared in the programme as Edna's equally gloomy sister Iris Merry at Edna's funeral.
Julie Hesmondhalgh was absent between September and December as the actress went on maternity leave.
Following a 12% slump in ad revenues, ITV became more dependent on its proven successes. It had already increased Emmerdale's weekly output from three to five episodes the previous year, and mounted a revival of Crossroads in May, which also ran at five episodes per week. In the Spring, the network ordered additional Coronation Street to bring it into line with the other soaps on the channel.
Unlike the introduction of the Friday and Sunday episodes in 1989 and 1996, the existing shooting schedule remained in place, with the only change being an increase in workload. To enable a smooth transition to producing five episodes a week, output was increased gradually over the course of two years, at the end of which the new episode was fixed at 8.30pm (the half-hour gap designed to avoid a clash with that evening's episode of EastEnders). Prior to that, many weeks still contained only four episodes, and many had extended episodes (notably, the aftermath of Toyah's rape was shown in a 70-minute slot, making it the longest episode of the programme to this date). The second half of 2001 featured a run of episodes, broadcast on Thursdays, which were advertised as specials. Many of these featured smaller casts and focused on a single storyline, or were shot totally on location to avoid taking studio time from other episodes. These included a Derbyshire camping holiday with the Platts, Websters and Croppers, Fred and Eve's wedding at which Linda Baldwin went missing, and Mike confronting Alma about her illness in the Lake District.
Removal of Jane Macnaught
In October, after being in charge of Coronation Street for two years, Jane Macnaught was appointed New Dramas producer at Granada, to work under Carolyn Reynolds, leaving Coronation Street without a producer. Reynolds became its executive producer again and took on the day-to-day running of the programme until its new producer, former Emmerdale boss Kieran Roberts, took up the post in December. Despite leaving her position immediately, Macnaught remained credited as executive producer until March 2002.
At the end of the year, BARB stopped its practice of recording only aggregated figures for programmes which were repeated in the same week as their initial showing, and so this is the last year where ratings which exclude omnibus repeats are not available.
For the second year in a row, Coronation Street lost over a million viewers compared with the one before. The average was 13.25 million viewers, a 9% fall from 2000's figure. As in that year, every month was down on year-on-year, with the magnitude of the drops fluctuating from month to month from as low as 300,000 viewers in April to 2.5 million viewers in February.
After maintaining a huge presence atop the viewing charts since 1989, Coronation Street saw just three episodes reach number one, the lowest since the late 1980s (when EastEnders had an advantage over Coronation Street due to launching with an omnibus; prior to that, the latest year to have less than ten episodes at number one was 1978).
Episode 5090 on 10th August was shown opposite EastEnders, the first time that regular 30-minute length episodes of the programmes had clashed. The head-to-head occurred when the BBC chose to launch their soap's fourth weekly episode on that date at 8.00pm, where Coronation Street had been previously scheduled due to an hour-long Emmerdale being shown at 7.00pm. Under normal circumstances, due to the large number of people who watched both programmes ITV and the BBC never scheduled them against each other. EastEnders gained 13.98 million viewers against Coronation Street's 8.55 million viewers.
|1||4960||Monday 1st January||Jo O'Keefe||Philip Wood||16,400,000||4|
|2||4961||Wednesday 3rd January||Phil Ford||Philip Wood||16,360,000||5|
|3||4962||Friday 5th January||Peter Whalley||Philip Wood||14,760,000 #||7|
|4||4963||Sunday 7th January||Peter Mills||Philip Wood||15,450,000 #||6|
|5||4964||Monday 8th January||Nick Doughty||Colin Cant||16,700,000||4|
|6||4965||Wednesday 10th January||Susan Wilkins||Colin Cant||15,520,000||5|
|7||4966||Friday 12th January||Martin Allen||Colin Cant||14,330,000 #||7|
|8||4967||Sunday 14th January||Mark Wadlow||Colin Cant||14,150,000 #||8|
|9||4968||Monday 15th January||Peter Mills||David Kester||16,660,000||3|
|10||4969||Wednesday 17th January||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||15,320,000||5|
|11||4970||Friday 19th January||David Lane||David Kester||14,480,000 #||6|
|12||4971||Sunday 21st January||Jo O'Keefe||David Kester||14,440,000 #||7|
|13||4972||Monday 22nd January||Martin Allen||Noreen Kershaw||16,620,000||3|
|14||4973||Wednesday 24th January||Phil Ford||Noreen Kershaw||15,600,000||5|
|15||4974||Friday 26th January||Joe Turner||Noreen Kershaw||14,150,000 #||7|
|16||4975||Sunday 28th January||Nick Doughty||Noreen Kershaw||14,880,000 #||6|
|17||4976||Monday 29th January||Joe Turner||John Anderson||16,610,000||4|
|18||4977||Wednesday 31st January||Peter Whalley||John Anderson||15,370,000||5|
|19||4978||Friday 2nd February||Wendy Lee||John Anderson||14,230,000 #||7|
|20||4979||Sunday 4th February||Martin Allen||John Anderson||14,620,000 #||6|
|21||4980||Monday 5th February||Catherine Hayes||Tony Prescott||16,450,000||4|
|22||4981||Wednesday 7th February||Phil Ford||Tony Prescott||15,190,000||5|
|23||4982||Friday 9th February||Peter Mills||Tony Prescott||13,770,000 #||7|
|24||4983||Sunday 11th February||Mark Wadlow||Tony Prescott||13,830,000 #||6|
|25||4985||Monday 12th February||Mark Wadlow||Graham Wetherell||15,280,000||4|
|26||4986||Wednesday 14th February||Joe Turner||Graham Wetherell||11,940,000||8|
|27||4987||Friday 16th February||Susan Wilkins||Graham Wetherell||13,230,000 #||6|
|28||4988||Sunday 18th February||David Lane||Graham Wetherell||14,210,000 #||5|
|29||4989||Monday 19th February||Julie Gearey||David Kester||15,800,000||4|
|30||4990||Wednesday 21st February||Martin Allen||David Kester||12,370,000||8|
|31||4991||Friday 23rd February||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||13,460,000 #||6|
|32||4992||Sunday 25th February||Peter Whalley||David Kester||14,320,000 #||5|
|33||4993||Monday 26th February||Jo O'Keefe||Philip Wood||15,710,000||4|
|34||4994||Wednesday 28th February||Catherine Hayes||Philip Wood||15,050,000||5|
|35||4995||Friday 2nd March||Nick Doughty||Philip Wood||13,690,000 #||6|
|36||4996||Sunday 4th March||Peter Mills||Philip Wood||13,530,000 #||7|
|37||4997||Monday 5th March||Joe Turner||John Anderson||15,230,000||5|
|38||4998||Wednesday 7th March||Mark Wadlow||John Anderson||10,810,000||9|
|39||4999||Friday 9th March||Phil Ford||John Anderson||13,750,000 #||6|
|40||5000||Sunday 11th March||Susan Wilkins||John Anderson||15,460,000 #||4|
|41||5001||Monday 12th March||Peter Mills||Tony Prescott||15,430,000||4|
|42||5002||Wednesday 14th March||Catherine Hayes||Tony Prescott||13,640,000||6|
|43||5003||Friday 16th March||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||12,130,000 #||8|
|44||5004||Sunday 18th March||Peter Whalley||Tony Prescott||14,770,000 #||5|
|45||5005||Monday 19th March||Martin Allen||Graham Wetherell||15,840,000||4|
|46||5006||Wednesday 21st March||Mariam Vossough||Graham Wetherell||15,730,000||5|
|47||5007||Friday 23rd March||Jo O'Keefe||Graham Wetherell||13,080,000 #||7|
|48||5008||Sunday 25th March||Julie Gearey||Graham Wetherell||13,160,000 #||6|
|49||5009||Monday 26th March||Martin Allen||David Kester||15,150,000||4|
|50||5010||Wednesday 28th March||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||12,360,000||6|
|51||5011||Friday 30th March||Nick Doughty||David Kester||12,330,000 #||7|
|52||5012||Sunday 1st April||Mark Wadlow||David Kester||13,940,000 #||5|
|53||5013||Monday 2nd April||David Lane||Ian Bevitt||15,220,000||4|
|54||5014||Wednesday 4th April||Phil Ford||Ian Bevitt||11,710,000||8|
|55||5015||Friday 6th April||Joe Turner||Ian Bevitt||12,620,000 #||7|
|56||5016||Sunday 8th April||Martin Allen||Ian Bevitt||13,750,000 #||5|
|57||5017||Monday 9th April||Daran Little||John Anderson||15,070,000||5|
|58||5018||Wednesday 11th April||Peter Whalley||John Anderson||13,660,000||6|
|59||5019||Friday 13th April||David Lane||John Anderson||12,510,000 #||7|
|60||5020||Sunday 15th April||Julie Gearey||John Anderson||15,410,000 #||4|
|61||5021||Monday 16th April||Phil Ford||Tony Prescott||14,710,000 #||4|
|62||5022||Friday 20th April||Mark Wadlow|
|Tony Prescott||14,160,000 #||6|
|63||5024||Sunday 22nd April||Jo O'Keefe||Tony Prescott||14,520,000 #||5|
|64||5025||Monday 23rd April||Jo O'Keefe||Graham Wetherell||14,970,000||4|
|65||5026||Wednesday 25th April||Peter Mills||Graham Wetherell||14,080,000||5|
|66||5027||Friday 27th April||Joe Turner||Graham Wetherell||12,810,000 #||7|
|67||5028||Sunday 29th April||Peter Whalley||Graham Wetherell||14,030,000 #||6|
|68||5029||Monday 30th April||Phil Ford||David Kester||15,160,000||3|
|69||5030||Wednesday 2nd May||Nick Doughty||David Kester||11,550,000||7|
|70||5031||Friday 4th May||Catherine Hayes||David Kester||12,440,000 #||5|
|71||5032||Sunday 6th May||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||12,350,000 #||6|
|72||5033||Monday 7th May||Phil Ford||Ian Bevitt||13,060,000 #||4|
|73||5034||Wednesday 9th May||Joe Turner||Ian Bevitt||12,190,000||5|
|74||5035||Friday 11th May||Mariam Vossough||Ian Bevitt||11,260,000 #||7|
|75||5036||Sunday 13th May||Jo O'Keefe||Ian Bevitt||13,220,000 #||3|
|76||5037||Monday 14th May||Daran Little||Anne Ross Muir||15,530,000||2|
|77||5038||Wednesday 16th May||Peter Mills||Anne Ross Muir||12,300,000||6|
|78||5039||Friday 18th May||David Lane||Anne Ross Muir||11,420,000 #||7|
|79||5040||Sunday 20th May||Mark Wadlow||Anne Ross Muir||12,420,000 #||5|
|80||5041||Monday 21st May||Nick Doughty||Tim Dowd||12,390,000||6|
|81||5042||Wednesday 23rd May||Catherine Hayes||Tim Dowd||18,140,000||1|
|82||5043||Friday 25th May||Phil Ford||Tim Dowd||10,710,000 #||7|
|83||5044||Sunday 27th May||Mark Wadlow||Tim Dowd||12,630,000 #||5|
|84||5045||Monday 28th May||Joe Turner||Graham Wetherell||11,810,000 #||7|
|85||5046||Wednesday 30th May||Susan Wilkins||Graham Wetherell||13,350,000||4|
|86||5047||Friday 1st June||Jayne Hollinson||Graham Wetherell||12,640,000 #||6|
|87||5048||Sunday 3rd June||Mariam Vossough||Graham Wetherell||13,140,000 #||5|
|88||5049||Monday 4th June||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||13,610,000||4|
|89||5050||Wednesday 6th June||Phil Ford||David Kester||12,420,000||6|
|90||5051||Friday 8th June||Jo O'Keefe||David Kester||11,760,000 #||7|
|91||5052||Sunday 10th June||Julie Gearey|
|92||5053||Monday 11th June||Martin Allen||Tony Prescott||14,240,000||4|
|93||5054||Tuesday 12th June||Peter Whalley||Tony Prescott||13,230,000||8|
|94||5055||Wednesday 13th June||Peter Whalley||Tony Prescott||14,010,000||6|
|95||5056||Thursday 14th June||Susan Wilkins||Ian Bevitt||13,100,000 #||9|
|96||5057||Friday 15th June||Joe Turner||Ian Bevitt||13,810,000 #||7|
|97||5058||Sunday 17th June||Joe Turner||Ian Bevitt||14,240,000 #||4|
|98||5059||Monday 18th June||Phil Ford||Anne Ross Muir||14,760,000||1|
|99||5060||Wednesday 20th June||Mark Wadlow||Anne Ross Muir||13,860,000||5|
|100||5061||Friday 22nd June||Daran Little||Anne Ross Muir||11,750,000 #||6|
|101||5062||Sunday 24th June||Julie Gearey||Anne Ross Muir||11,160,000 #||7|
|102||5063||Monday 25th June||Jayne Hollinson||Colin Cant||12,860,000||4|
|103||5064||Wednesday 27th June||Jo O'Keefe||Colin Cant||12,630,000||5|
|104||5065||Friday 29th June||David Lane||Colin Cant||11,380,000 #||6|
|105||5066||Sunday 1st July||Martin Allen||Colin Cant||11,090,000 #||7|
|106||5067||Monday 2nd July||Catherine Hayes||Garth Tucker||12,200,000||4|
|107||5068||Wednesday 4th July||Daran Little||Garth Tucker||12,180,000||5|
|108||5069||Friday 6th July||David Lane||Garth Tucker||11,460,000 #||7|
|109||5070||Sunday 8th July||Peter Mills||Garth Tucker||12,030,000 #||6|
|110||5071||Monday 9th July||Martin Allen||Ian Bevitt||13,410,000||6|
|111||5072||Wednesday 11th July||Peter Whalley||Ian Bevitt||14,020,000||3|
|112||5073||Friday 13th July||Susan Wilkins||Ian Bevitt||11,460,000 #||8|
|113||5074||Sunday 15th July||1||Jayne Hollinson||Tony Prescott||13,350,000 #||7|
|114||5075||Sunday 15th July||2||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||13,700,000 #||4|
|115||5076||Monday 16th July||Joe Turner||David Kester||14,310,000||3|
|116||5077||Wednesday 18th July||Peter Mills||David Kester||13,630,000||5|
|117||5078||Friday 20th July||Jo O'Keefe||David Kester||11,730,000 #||6|
|118||5079||Sunday 22nd July||Daran Little||David Kester||11,680,000 #||7|
|119||5080||Monday 23rd July||Martin Allen||Anne Ross Muir||13,240,000||1|
|120||5081||Wednesday 25th July||Phil Ford||Penelope Shales||11,460,000||5|
|121||5082||Friday 27th July||David Lane||Anne Ross Muir||10,670,000 #||6|
|122||5083||Sunday 29th July||Peter Whalley||Penelope Shales||10,260,000 #||7|
|123||5084||Monday 30th July||Mark Wadlow||Anne Ross Muir||12,150,000||4|
|124||5085||Wednesday 1st August||Phil Ford||Anne Ross Muir|
|125||5086||Friday 3rd August||Catherine Hayes||Anne Ross Muir|
|126||5087||Sunday 5th August||Joe Turner||Penelope Shales|
|127||5088||Monday 6th August||Mariam Vossough||John Michael Phillips|
|128||5089||Wednesday 8th August||Jo O'Keefe||John Michael Phillips||11,670,000||7|
|129||5090||Friday 10th August||Susan Wilkins||John Michael Phillips|
|130||5091||Sunday 12th August||Mark Wadlow||John Michael Phillips|
|131||5092||Monday 13th August||Mark Wadlow||Mervyn Cumming||12,990,000 #||5|
|132||5093||Wednesday 15th August||Mariam Vossough||Mervyn Cumming||11,740,000 #||6|
|133||5094||Friday 17th August||Julie Gearey||Mervyn Cumming||11,300,000 #||7|
|134||5095||Sunday 19th August||Peter Whalley||Mervyn Cumming||11,200,000 #||8|
|135||5096||Monday 20th August||Daran Little||Colin Cant||12,540,000||5|
|136||5097||Wednesday 22nd August||Jayne Hollinson||Colin Cant||12,010,000||6|
|137||5098||Friday 24th August||David Lane||Colin Cant||10,870,000 #||7|
|138||5099||Sunday 26th August||Joe Turner||Colin Cant||10,700,000 #||8|
|139||5100||Monday 27th August||Daran Little||Tony Prescott||10,880,000||9|
|140||5101||Wednesday 29th August||Peter Mills||Tony Prescott||13,060,000||4|
|141||5102||Friday 31st August||Catherine Hayes||Tony Prescott||11,920,000 #||7|
|142||5103||Sunday 2nd September||Jayne Hollinson||Tony Prescott||12,440,000 #||5|
|143||5104||Monday 3rd September||1||Peter Whalley||Anne Ross Muir||13,950,000||4|
|144||5105||Monday 3rd September||2||Martin Allen||John Anderson||13,940,000||5|
|145||5106||Wednesday 5th September||Mariam Vossough||John Anderson||12,420,000||9|
|146||5107||Thursday 6th September||David Lane||Anne Ross Muir||11,840,000||10|
|147||5108||Friday 7th September||Julie Gearey||Anne Ross Muir||12,880,000 #||7|
|148||5109||Sunday 9th September||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||12,580,000 #||8|
|149||5110||Monday 10th September||David Lane||Alan Wareing||14,020,000||2|
|150||5111||Wednesday 12th September||Susan Wilkins||Alan Wareing||13,190,000||6|
|151||5112||Friday 14th September||Mariam Vossough||Alan Wareing||11,780,000||9|
|152||5113||Sunday 16th September||Jayne Hollinson||Alan Wareing||11,980,000 #||8|
|153||5114||Monday 17th September||Daran Little||David Kester||13,640,000 #||3|
|154||5115||Wednesday 19th September||Phil Ford||David Kester||9,490,000||15|
|155||5116||Thursday 20th September||Jo O'Keefe||David Kester||12,030,000||7|
|156||5117||Friday 21st September||Peter Whalley||David Kester||11,980,000 #||8|
|157||5118||Sunday 23rd September||Mark Wadlow||David Kester||13,110,000 #||6|
|158||5119||Monday 24th September||Mark Wadlow||Colin Cant||13,580,000 #||5|
|159||5120||Wednesday 26th September||Daran Little||Colin Cant||9,200,000||15|
|160||5121||Thursday 27th September||Phil Ford||Colin Cant||10,160,000||10|
|161||5122||Friday 28th September||Phil Ford||Colin Cant||11,410,000 #||7|
|162||5123||Sunday 30th September||Jayne Hollinson||Colin Cant||11,850,000 #||6|
|163||5124||Monday 1st October||Catherine Hayes||Ian Bevitt||13,570,000 #||6|
|164||5125||Wednesday 3rd October||Jo O'Keefe||Ian Bevitt||13,610,000||5|
|165||5126||Friday 5th October||Peter Mills||Ian Bevitt||12,500,000 #||8|
|166||5127||Sunday 7th October||David Lane||Ian Bevitt||13,430,000 #||7|
|167||5128||Monday 8th October||David Lane||Tony Prescott||14,520,000||6|
|168||5129||Wednesday 10th October||Mariam Vossough||Tony Prescott||9,940,000||11|
|169||5130||Friday 12th October||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||11,950,000 #||7|
|170||5131||Sunday 14th October||Daran Little||Tony Prescott||14,680,000 #||5|
|171||5132||Monday 15th October||Catherine Hayes||John Anderson||14,120,000 #||5|
|172||5133||Wednesday 17th October||Jo O'Keefe||John Anderson||10,810,000||10|
|173||5134||Thursday 18th October||Peter Whalley||John Anderson||12,380,000||7|
|174||5135||Friday 19th October||Phil Ford||John Anderson||12,340,000 #||8|
|175||5136||Sunday 21st October||Phil Ford||John Anderson||14,120,000 #||5|
|176||5137||Monday 22nd October||1||Mark Wadlow||David Kester||14,650,000 #||6|
|177||5138||Monday 22nd October||2||Mark Wadlow||Ian Bevitt||12,880,000 #||8|
|178||5139||Wednesday 24th October||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||10,130,000||14|
|179||5140||Thursday 25th October||Daran Little||Ian Bevitt||13,310,000 #||7|
|180||5141||Friday 26th October||Phil Ford||David Kester||12,590,000 #||9|
|181||5142||Sunday 28th October||Jo O'Keefe||David Kester||14,930,000 #||5|
|182||5143||Monday 29th October||Julie Gearey||Philip Wood||15,330,000||5|
|183||5144||Wednesday 31st October||David Lane||Philip Wood||11,160,000||9|
|184||5145||Friday 2nd November||Joe Turner||Philip Wood||13,270,000 #||7|
|185||5146||Sunday 4th November||Jayne Hollinson||Philip Wood||14,300,000 #||6|
|186||5147||Monday 5th November||Jayne Hollinson||Tony Prescott||13,990,000 #||7|
|187||5148||Wednesday 7th November||David Lane||Tony Prescott||14,430,000||6|
|188||5149||Thursday 8th November||Catherine Hayes||Tony Prescott||12,390,000||10|
|189||5150||Friday 9th November||Susan Wilkins||Tony Prescott||13,430,000 #||8|
|190||5151||Sunday 11th November||Mariam Vossough||Tony Prescott||14,950,000 #||5|
|191||5152||Monday 12th November||Julie Gearey||Colin Cant||14,640,000 #||6|
|192||5153||Wednesday 14th November||Jo O'Keefe||Colin Cant||14,770,000||4|
|193||5154||Thursday 15th November||Martin Allen||Colin Cant||12,220,000||8|
|194||5155||Friday 16th November||Joe Turner||Colin Cant||12,040,000 #||9|
|195||5156||Sunday 18th November||Peter Whalley||Colin Cant||14,760,000 #||5|
|196||5157||Monday 19th November||Phil Ford||John Anderson||14,430,000 #||7|
|197||5158||Wednesday 21st November||Joe Turner||John Anderson||12,440,000||9|
|198||5159||Thursday 22nd November||Daran Little||John Anderson||11,470,000||11|
|199||5160||Friday 23rd November||David Lane||John Anderson||13,310,000 #||8|
|200||5161||Sunday 25th November||Peter Whalley||John Anderson||15,360,000 #||6|
|201||5162||Monday 26th November||Mark Wadlow||David Kester||15,290,000 #||5|
|202||5163||Wednesday 28th November||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||14,350,000||6|
|203||5164||Thursday 29th November||Mariam Vossough||David Kester||12,880,000||8|
|204||5165||Friday 30th November||Susan Wilkins||David Kester||12,700,000 #||9|
|205||5166||Sunday 2nd December||Martin Allen||David Kester||14,200,000 #||7|
|206||5167||Monday 3rd December||Martin Allen||Chris Jury||15,370,000||4|
|207||5168||Thursday 6th December||Jo O'Keefe||Chris Jury||12,670,000||7|
|208||5169||Friday 7th December||Daran Little||Chris Jury||12,500,000 #||8|
|209||5170||Sunday 9th December||Phil Ford||Chris Jury||14,580,000 #||6|
|210||5171||Monday 10th December||Catherine Hayes||Philip Wood||15,320,000 #||4|
|211||5172||Wednesday 12th December||David Lane||Philip Wood||13,440,000||6|
|212||5173||Thursday 13th December||Susan Wilkins||Philip Wood||11,620,000||9|
|213||5174||Friday 14th December||Jayne Hollinson||Philip Wood||11,860,000 #||8|
|214||5175||Sunday 16th December||Peter Whalley||Philip Wood||13,170,000 #||7|
|215||5176||Monday 17th December||Jayne Hollinson||Tony Prescott||13,620,000 #||5|
|216||5177||Wednesday 19th December||Martin Allen||Tony Prescott||11,900,000||8|
|217||5178||Friday 21st December||Daran Little||Tony Prescott||12,250,000 #||7|
|218||5179||Sunday 23rd December||Phil Ford||Tony Prescott||12,420,000 #||6|
|219||5180||Monday 24th December||Julie Gearey||Garth Tucker||12,060,000 #||10|
|220||5181||Tuesday 25th December||David Lane||John Anderson||12,980,000 #||7|
|221||5182||Wednesday 26th December||Mark Wadlow||John Anderson||11,970,000 #||11|
|222||5183||Friday 28th December||Joe Turner||Garth Tucker||12,320,000 #||9|
|223||5184||Sunday 30th December||Peter Whalley||Garth Tucker||12,680,000 #||8|
|224||5185||Monday 31st December||David Lane||Colin Cant||12,990,000 #||7|
To be added.
Who lives where
- Rovers Return Inn - Duggie Ferguson (from January onwards). Toyah Battersby (until April).
- 1 Coronation Street - Ken Barlow. Deirdre Rachid (January, and from April onwards). Blanche Hunt. Peter Barlow (April to October).
- 2a Coronation Street - Geena Gregory (until September). Bobbi Lewis. Maria Sutherland (from October onwards).
- 3 Coronation Street - Emily Bishop. Norris Cole. Spider Nugent (November only).
- 4 Coronation Street - Ashley and Maxine Peacock. Fred and Eve Elliott (both December only).
- 5 Coronation Street - Les Battersby. Janice Battersby (until November). Dennis Stringer (until February). Toyah Battersby (from April onwards).
- 6 Coronation Street - Matt and Charlie Ramsden.
- 7 Coronation Street - Curly and Emma Watts. Ben Watts (from December onwards).
- 8 Coronation Street - Gail, Sarah, David and Bethany Platt.
- 9 Coronation Street - Jack and Vera Duckworth. Tyrone Dobbs. Maria Sutherland (May to October).
- 10a Coronation Street - Rita Sullivan.
- 11 Coronation Street - Liz McDonald (until January). Eileen, Jason and Todd Grimshaw (all from January onwards). Dennis Stringer (February to November).
- 12 Coronation Street - Anthony Stephens (February to July). Steve and Karen McDonald (both from September onwards).
- 13 Coronation Street - Sally, Rosie and Sophie Webster. Danny Hargreaves (until April).
- Corner Shop flat - Peter Barlow (January to March). Sunita Parekh (from March onwards).
- 14a Victoria Street - Vacant
- 15a Victoria Street - Vikram Desai. Steve McDonald (until September). Karen McDonald (May to September).
- 16a Victoria Street - Roy and Hayley Cropper. Fiz Brown (April only).
- 17a Victoria Street - Kevin Webster. Molly Hardcastle (from November).
- 18a Victoria Street - Martin Platt.
- 19a Victoria Street - Peter Barlow (from October onwards).
- 23a Balaclava Terrace - Sam Kingston.
- Chapman Street - Janice Battersby and Dennis Stringer (both from November onwards).
- 5 Grasmere Drive - Audrey Roberts. Alma Halliwell (until June).
- 37 Hillside Crescent - Betty Williams.
- No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays - Mike Baldwin. Linda Baldwin (until September). Adam Barlow (February to April and July to October).
- No. 6 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays - Dev Alahan. Deirdre Rachid (February to March). Geena Gregory (from September onwards).
- 23 Seymour Drive, Oakhill - Fred Elliott (until early December). Eve Elliott (October to early December).
Awards and nominations
- Best Soap Coronation Street (Nominee)
British Soap Awards
- Best Comedy Performance Malcolm Hebden (Nominee)
- Best Dramatic Performance Georgia Taylor (Nominee)
- Hero of the Year Vera Duckworth (Nominee)
- Best exit Alison Webster (Nominee)
- Best newcomer Charles Dale (Nominee)
- Best on-screen partnership Roy & Hayley Cropper (Nominee)
Note: winners to be added National Television Awards
- Most popular serial drama Coronation Street (Nominee)
- Most popular newcomer Scott Wright (Nominee)
- Most popular actress Georgia Taylor (Nominee)
Note: winners to be added
|Coronation Street in the 2000s|
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