|Ranking||Character||Played by||Duration||Number of Episodes||Running total||Previous year's ranking|
|1||Carla Barlow/Connor||Alison King||Full year||163||972||15|
|2||Steve McDonald||Simon Gregson||Full year||160||2739||16|
|3||Michelle Connor||Kym Marsh||Full year||152||980||19|
|4||Tracy Barlow||Kate Ford||Full year||146||1664||27|
|4||Anna Windass||Debbie Rush||Full year||146||688||2|
|6||Peter Barlow||Chris Gascoyne||Until November||136||1163||14|
|7||Liz McDonald||Beverley Callard||Full year||134||1873||59|
|8||Eva Price||Catherine Tyldesley||Full year||126||380||31|
|9||Gail McIntyre||Helen Worth||Full year||125||3861||5|
|10||Leanne Tilsley||Jane Danson||Full year||120||1570||6|
|11||Rob Donovan||Marc Baylis||Until November||115||281||29|
|12||David Platt||Jack P. Shepherd||Full year except for February||114||1875||8|
|13||Sally Webster||Sally Dynevor||Full year||113||2766||19|
|14||Gary Windass||Mikey North||Full year||112||512||22|
|14||Tony Stewart||Terence Maynard||From January||112||144||-|
|16||Tyrone Dobbs||Alan Halsall||Full year||111||1581||39|
|16||Eileen Grimshaw||Sue Cleaver||Full year||111||1563||13|
|16||Owen Armstrong||Ian Puleston-Davies||Full year except for August||111||502||12|
|16||Kal Nazir||Jimi Mistry||Full year||111||119||77|
|20||Fiz Stape||Jennie McAlpine||Until November||109||1712||11|
|20||Steph Britton||Tisha Merry||Full year||109||129||70|
|22||Lloyd Mullaney||Craig Charles||Full year except for October||107||878||34|
|22||Todd Grimshaw||Bruno Langley||Full year||107||505||71|
|24||Roy Cropper||David Neilson||Full year||104||1728||3|
|25||Katy Armstrong||Georgia May Foote||Full year||103||357||31|
|26||Kylie Platt||Paula Lane||Full year||99||456||8|
|26||Tim Metcalfe||Joe Duttine||Full year||99||197||24|
|28||Sophie Webster||Brooke Vincent||Full year||97||1169||35|
|29||Jason Grimshaw||Ryan Thomas||Full year||95||1357||26|
|30||Sean Tully||Antony Cotton||Full year||92||1237||33|
|31||Nick Tilsley||Ben Price||Full year except for February||91||1465||6|
|31||Izzy Armstrong||Cherylee Houston||Full year||91||441||30|
|33||Julie Carp||Katy Cavanagh||Full year||87||604||42|
|34||Maria Connor||Samia Ghadie||Full year||86||1289||58|
|35||Andrea Beckett||Hayley Tamaddon||Full year except for October||85||88||80|
|35||Maddie Heath||Amy James-Kelly||Full year||85||88||80|
|37||Beth Tinker||Lisa George||Full year||81||300||27|
|38||Norris Cole||Malcolm Hebden||Full year||79||1397||44|
|39||Rita Tanner||Barbara Knox||Until July and from October||78||3456||37|
|40||Audrey Roberts||Sue Nicholls||Full year||77||2770||41|
|40||Michael Rodwell||Les Dennis||March and from June||77||77||-|
|42||Sinead Tinker||Katie McGlynn||Full year||75||119||55|
|43||Tina McIntyre||Michelle Keegan||Until June||73||860||1|
|44||Deirdre Barlow||Anne Kirkbride||Until October||72||3340||50|
|45||Dev Alahan||Jimmi Harkishin||Full year||71||1307||24|
|45||Chesney Brown||Sam Aston||Until May and from August||71||819||22|
|47||Mary Taylor||Patti Clare||Full year||65||347||46|
|48||Kirk Sutherland||Andrew Whyment||Full year except for July||64||972||48|
|49||Ken Barlow||William Roache||From August||62||4157||74|
|50||Simon Barlow||Alex Bain||Full year||58||404||53|
|51||Faye Windass||Ellie Leach||Full year except for August||57||270||21|
|51||Max Turner||Harry McDermott||January, March, June to October and December||57||207||50|
|53||Alya Nazir||Sair Khan||From June||55||55||-|
|54||Luke Britton||Dean Fagan||From March||53||53||-|
|55||Marcus Dent||Charlie Condou||Until July||50||311||54|
|56||Sharif Nazir||Marc Anwar||February to October and December||49||49||-|
|57||Jenna Kamara||Krissi Bohn||Until August||48||152||38|
|58||Dennis Tanner||Philip Lowrie||Until July||46||673||45|
|59||Kevin Webster||Michael Le Vell||March to April and from September||45||2660||71|
|59||Amy Barlow||Elle Mulvaney||January to February and from May||45||452||73|
|61||Yasmeen Nazir||Shelley King||From July||41||41||-|
|62||Stella Price||Michelle Collins||Until April||40||447||4|
|63||Emily Bishop||Eileen Derbyshire||Full year except for June and September||39||3255||63|
|64||Lily Platt||Ava & Lilly Bushell and Betsie & Emmie Taylor||January, March, June to October and December||32||57||67|
|65||Craig Tinker||Colson Smith||Full year except for June and October||30||80||64|
|66||Zeedan Nazir||Qasim Akhtar||From September||29||29||-|
|67||Pat Phelan||Connor McIntyre||Until April||26||30||78|
|67||Jake Windass||Harley & Layton Phoenix||January to July, October and December||26||53||66|
|69||Gloria Price||Sue Johnston||Until February||21||169||17|
|70||Jim McDonald||Charles Lawson||August to October||20||1140||-|
|71||Liam Connor Jr.||Charlie Wrenshall||Full year except for September and November||19||120||75|
|72||Andy Carver||Oliver Farnworth||From November||17||17||-|
|73||Hayley Cropper||Julie Hesmondhalgh||January only||16||1436||10|
|74||Ruby Dobbs||Macy Alabi||January to May and August to October||15||83||59|
|74||Callum Logan||Sean Ward||From October||15||15||-|
|76||Cilla Battersby-Brown||Wendi Peters||October to November||13||328||-|
|76||Hope Stape||Faith & Nicole Holt||Until May and from August to October||13||126||68|
|78||Erica Holroyd||Claire King||From December||10||10||-|
|79||Jack Webster||Jaxon & Maddox Beswick||March, September and December||8||78||78|
|80||Joseph Brown||Ronny & Tommy Cheetham and Lucca-Owen Warwick||January and from August||6||91||49|
|80||Gemma Winter||Dolly-Rose Campbell||October only||6||6||-|
|82||Billy Mayhew||Daniel Brocklebank||From December||4||4||-|
|83||Aadi Alahan||Zennon Ditchett||March and October to November||3||122||61|
|83||Asha Alahan||Tanisha Gorey||March and October to November||3||121||61|
A new home
Stuart Blackburn produced Coronation Street in its first year at MediaCityUK, with Kieran Roberts continuing in the role of executive producer. The first scenes were shot at MediaCity studios, Coronation Street's new production base, when cast and crew re-convened on 9th January. The programme operated out of four studios in the main building, which was christened "The Tony Warren Building" in honour of the programme's creator in a special ceremony held on 20th May. To reflect this change, an updated title sequence premiered with Episode 8339 on 10th March, the first episode to be made entirely at MediaCity. This was a tweaked version of the previous title sequence replacing the outdated shots of the street with ones filmed on the new outdoor set .
The backlot at MediaCity replicated its Quay Street counterpart as much as possible, with the intention being that viewers would not be able to tell the difference. The biggest change was that the Rosamund Street backdrop was done away with, and the thoroughfare carried on past the viaduct crossing a row of shops, possibly an extension of Mawdsley Street. The new façade wasn't shown in full for several months, and directors were initially instructed to use tight camera angles to hide the 9/10 scale of the houses (compared with 7/10 on the 1982 set) in order to make the transition between the two sets as seamless as possible. Meanwhile, the backs of the houses in Mawdsley Street were built for the first time to enable more flexibility in recording ginnel and back yard scenes.
From this point onwards, the exterior of the main studio building doubled as the outside of Weatherfield General hospital. The car park and front gates were also used for occasional filming.
In April, the former site at Quay Street was opened to the public for the first time since 1999. Coronation Street: The Tour was originally envisaged as a six-month attraction allowing visitors to roam freely around the 1982 outdoor set with guided tours of the studio facilities at Stage One, where a number of standing sets were displayed on loan from ITV, along with an exhibition of costumes and props. The tours ran from 5th April to 4th October but were re-opened the following week due to high visitor numbers, continuing until 31st December 2015 .
Kevin and Ken's returns
Two of Coronation Street's senior cast members returned after concluding high-profile legal battles.
Michael Le Vell was back on set in January after signing a new contract. Kevin and Jack Webster returned to screens in March. Just four weeks later, the pair were written out again when Le Vell admitted to taking class-A drugs before and after his 2013 trial for sex offences in a "moment of weakness" . Le Vell and producers mutually agreed that he would take another break from the programme in order to seek professional help. Kevin's departure from Weatherfield took place off-screen with the mechanic again going to nurse a sickly Bill Webster in Germany. Following his successful treatment, Le Vell returned to work with a low-key return by Kevin and Jack airing in September.
William Roache's trial for rape and indecent assault began on 14th January at Preston Crown Court. One of the charges was dropped on 27th January due to insufficient evidence and on 6th February he was cleared of the six remaining charges. Outside court after the verdicts were announced, the 81-year-old actor told the press "if you'll excuse me, I'd like to get back to work." .
Roache returned to filming in June after a 14-month absence. Three months later, ITV announced that Anne Kirkbride would be taking an extended break from the programme but did not give a reason . Deirdre Barlow was written out for duration, leaving the street to stay with her friend Bev Unwin in the Peak District after struggling to cope with recent family dramas. Kirkbride passed away on 19th January 2015 after a battle with breast cancer, which had been diagnosed in the autumn and was only revealed to the public afterwards .
Deaths of Hayley and Tina
Hayley Cropper was killed off in January as part of her pancreatic cancer storyline. Hayley ended her own life before the cancer took her, a decision not supported by her husband Roy. The story garnered critical acclaim and was responsible for much of the programme's awards haul in 2014, contributing six awards at the British Soap Awards, Best Storyline at the TV Choice Awards, and a win for Serial Drama Performance by Julie Hesmondhalgh at the National Television Awards, while Coronation Street won for Serial Drama at the latter ceremony as well as Best Soap and Continuing Drama at the BAFTA TV Awards.
The biggest storyline of 2014 was the murder of Tina McIntyre by Rob Donovan. Michelle Keegan confirmed reports that she had quit the programme over a year before the episodes aired as part of Britain's Got Talent week in May . Her exit was unusual in that while Rob was plainly shown landing the killing blow after Tina threatened to report him and Tracy Barlow for buying knock-off gear at Barlow's Buys, ITV presented it as a whodunit, publicising the fact that Tina would be murdered and previewing showdown scenes with each of the four prime suspects, dubbing the storyline "Who Kills Tina?" . Tina's last appearance came in the form of a video on Steph Britton's phone, seen two weeks after her on-screen death, which was the last scene Keegan shot for the programme.
One of the suspects in the murder was Peter Barlow, who was charged and found guilty of the crime. Actor Chris Gascoyne had decided to leave at the end of his contract having played Peter constantly since 2008, opening the possibility that Peter would remain in prison, but instead Carla Barlow exposed her brother Rob as the killer and Peter was exonerated, moving to Portsmouth immediately afterwards. The main casualty of the storyline was Marc Baylis, who was forced to leave the programme when his character Rob was imprisoned.
Peter continued to appear while at Highfield Prison, in a storyline with a returning Jim McDonald. Nicknamed "The Landlord", Jim smuggled alcohol into the prison allowing him to use Peter to get Liz and Steve to visit him. This continued the transition of Jim into a more unsavoury character and tied into Steve's ongoing depression storyline.
Putting down roots
The first change to the new set occurred within weeks of the move. V Court Fitness gym was opened opposite the Victoria Court apartments in April and introduced Kal Nazir's father Sharif to the programme as its co-owner. The other Nazirs - Kal's mother Yasmeen and children Alya and Zeedan - appeared over the coming months as they became relevant to storylines, so that they were all familiar to viewers before the family moved into the street in December.
Yasmeen, matriarch of the family, rented the old butcher shop in Victoria Street and opened Jamila House community centre in October, the first such establishment to feature regularly in the programme since 1989.
A deeper exploration of Kylie Platt's past took place with the introduction of Max Turner's father, drug dealer Callum Logan, as a major villain. Kylie sought out her ex-boyfriend for a pick-me-up after becoming addicted to Max's ADHD medication. The storyline was only meant to lead into Paula Lane's maternity leave, with David Platt kicking Kylie out of the house on Christmas Day, but Sean Ward who played Callum was kept on in her absence with David and Callum fighting over Max.
Another character created at this time was Gemma Winter, a friend of Kylie's from the estate where she grew up. Gemma appeared sporadically in 2014 and 2015 as a lackey of Callum's before becoming a regular in 2016.
Comedian Les Dennis, famous for his Mavis Wilton impression on Russ Abbot's Madhouse, joined Coronation Street as Michael Rodwell, a down-on-his-luck businessman who was caught burgling No.8. After his release from prison, Michael befriended and eventually romanced his victim, Gail McIntyre. This led into a major storyline where Michael traced his long-lost son Gavin and was welcomed back into his life, only for it to be revealed (to the audience) that "Gavin" was an impostor named Andy Carver.
Other introductions included Steph Britton's brother Luke, vicar Billy Mayhew, Liz McDonald's friend Erica Holroyd played by Emmerdale veteran Claire King, and Dr Gaddas, a new GP employed at Rosamund Street Medical Centre to replace Dr Carter. Meanwhile, Jason Grimshaw's shady father Tony Stewart re-appeared as a regular character, recast with Terence Maynard in the role. Two of the children in the programme also changed heads, with Lucca-Owen Warwick replacing Ronny and Tommy Cheetham as Joseph Brown and Betsie and Emmie Taylor taking over the role of Lily Platt from Ava and Lilly Bushell.
Some prominent names from Phil Collinson's tenure left the programme. Michelle Collins, playing Stella Price, resigned after her character was moved on from her position as landlady of the Rovers Return. Collins stated that she "didn’t want to just be hanging around not doing anything" . Stella made a low-key departure in April, two months after her mother Gloria left Weatherfield in the more dramatic fashion of driving off in a sports car with Dennis Tanner. Sue Johnston had quit the programme in order to focus on other TV projects . This left Eva Price as the only remaining member of the clan.
Dennis Tanner was seen again in his final storyline where he returned with his tail between his legs and attempted to persuade Rita to take him back. In his last appearance, Dennis was caught by Rita with his hand in The Kabin till, convincing Rita to finish with him for good. The decision was taken to write Dennis out to show the consequences of him reverting to his roguish ways . At the point of Philip Lowrie's axing, he was the only member of Coronation Street's original cast still in the programme on account of William Roache being absent indefinitely.
Charlie Condou quit after seven years on-and-off as Marcus Dent . Marcus left for pastures new in July after breaking up with Todd Grimshaw. The following month saw Jenna Kamara go overseas to do voluntary work when producers decided not to renew Krissi Bohn's contract .
Fiz Stape was written out temporarily in November as Jennie McAlpine went on maternity leave. Wendi Peters made her first appearance as Cilla Battersby-Brown since 2007 to facilitate Fiz's exit, as Cilla came to stay at No.9 and revealed her osteoporosis to Fiz and Chesney. Fiz then went Wolverhampton to help look after Cilla for a while.
Three online spin-offs were made in 2014 which to date are the most recent bonus material produced for Coronation Street. As with most earlier web productions, the episodes were a few minutes each with a strongly comedic flavour. The first, made available for streaming in February, was Street Car Stories, a four-part series showing the inner workings of the Street Cars cab office. The series was written by Chris Fewtrell and featured Steve McDonald and Lloyd Mullaney.
Next were two videos posted on Norris Cole's Twitter page @NorrisMole, which had been active since 2010 featuring occasional posts purportedly written by the character. The "selfie"-style videos were written by Martin Sterling and featured Norris and Mary Taylor within Weatherfield Crown Court as Norris prepared to give evidence at Peter Barlow's murder trial.
Finally, a third mini-series was released over December 2014 and January 2015, entitled What Would Kirk Do?. In each of the five episodes, Kirk Sutherland would be presented with a dilemma relating to his upcoming wedding to Beth Tinker with three possible solutions offered to viewers.
BARB ratings across the 253 episodes averaged 7.23 million viewers. This represented a loss of 1.24m from 2013, or 14% of the total audience - proportionally the biggest single-year drop in the programme's history. While every month was down year-on-year by at least 600k, the magnitude of the drops generally increased as the year went on, with the most extreme case being October which was down 1.7m viewers.
Coronation Street's chart performance also took a downturn, with three episodes reaching number one compared with 13 in 2013, its lowest since 2001, although three episodes fell outside the top twenty which was only one more than 2013. The highest rated episode - Hayley Cropper's death from cancer - was 8305 on 20th January which was seen by 9.53 million viewers. This was the first occasion since 1960 where the peak viewing figure was sub-ten million viewers, a figure the programme has not achieved since. The low point of the year - Episode 8528 on 7th December - was also notable in that its audience of 5.25m viewers was the lowest of any episode up to this point. The previous record for lowest rated episode had stood since 2009.
|1||8291||Wednesday 1st January||Mark Wadlow||Menhaj Huda||8,310,000||8|
|2||8292||Friday 3rd January||1||Julie Jones||Menhaj Huda||8,630,000||5|
|3||8293||Friday 3rd January||2||Carmel Morgan||Menhaj Huda||8,180,000||12|
|4||8294||Monday 6th January||1||Jayne Hollinson||Peter Rose||8,860,000||4|
|5||8295||Monday 6th January||2||John Kerr||Peter Rose||8,560,000||5|
|6||8296||Wednesday 8th January||Mark Burt||Peter Rose||8,300,000||7|
|7||8297||Friday 10th January||1||Damon Rochefort||Peter Rose||8,120,000||8|
|8||8298||Friday 10th January||2||Martin Allen||Peter Rose||7,820,000||11|
|9||8299||Monday 13th January||1||Jonathan Harvey||Lee Salisbury||8,510,000||6|
|10||8300||Monday 13th January||2||Jonathan Harvey||Lee Salisbury||8,060,000||12|
|11||8301||Wednesday 15th January||Peter Whalley||Lee Salisbury||8,070,000||11|
|12||8302||Friday 17th January||1||Jan McVerry||Lee Salisbury||8,450,000||7|
|13||8303||Friday 17th January||2||Jan McVerry||Lee Salisbury||8,130,000||10|
|14||8304||Monday 20th January||1||Debbie Oates||Kay Patrick||9,060,000||3|
|15||8305||Monday 20th January||2||Chris Fewtrell||Kay Patrick||9,530,000||2|
|16||8306||Wednesday 22nd January||Susan Oudot||Kay Patrick||7,850,000||10|
|17||8307||Friday 24th January||1||Joe Turner||Kay Patrick||8,410,000||7|
|18||8308||Friday 24th January||2||Joe Turner||Kay Patrick||7,760,000||11|
|19||8309||Monday 27th January||1||Julie Jones||David Kester||8,940,000||3|
|20||8310||Monday 27th January||2||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||8,600,000||5|
|21||8311||Wednesday 29th January||Mark Burt||David Kester||8,350,000||6|
|22||8312||Friday 31st January||1||Ellen Taylor||David Kester||8,290,000||7|
|23||8313||Friday 31st January||2||Ellen Taylor||David Kester||8,170,000||8|
|24||8314||Monday 3rd February||1||Joe Turner||Audrey Cooke||8,640,000||3|
|25||8315||Monday 3rd February||2||Mark Wadlow||Audrey Cooke||8,370,000||6|
|26||8316||Wednesday 5th February||Peter Whalley||Audrey Cooke||8,520,000||4|
|27||8317||Friday 7th February||1||Simon Crowther||Audrey Cooke||8,120,000||9|
|28||8318||Friday 7th February||2||Chris Fewtrell||Audrey Cooke||7,690,000||11|
|29||8319||Monday 10th February||1||Martin Allen||Duncan Foster||8,730,000||4|
|30||8320||Monday 10th February||2||Mark Burt||Duncan Foster||8,550,000||6|
|31||8321||Wednesday 12th February||Susan Oudot||Duncan Foster||8,170,000||9|
|32||8322||Friday 14th February||1||Jonathan Harvey||Duncan Foster||8,290,000||8|
|33||8323||Friday 14th February||2||Carmel Morgan||Duncan Foster||7,870,000||11|
|34||8324||Monday 17th February||1||Joe Turner||John Anderson||8,400,000||3|
|35||8325||Monday 17th February||2||Damon Rochefort||John Anderson||7,930,000||8|
|36||8326||Wednesday 19th February||Mark Burt||John Anderson||7,860,000||10|
|37||8327||Friday 21st February||1||Jan McVerry||John Anderson||8,150,000||7|
|38||8328||Friday 21st February||2||Julie Jones||John Anderson||6,740,000||14|
|39||8329||Monday 24th February||1||Susan Oudot||Tony Prescott||8,210,000||5|
|40||8330||Monday 24th February||2||Susan Oudot||Tony Prescott||7,990,000||9|
|41||8331||Wednesday 26th February||Peter Whalley||Tony Prescott||7,810,000||10|
|42||8332||Friday 28th February||1||Simon Crowther||Tony Prescott||8,400,000||2|
|43||8333||Friday 28th February||2||Simon Crowther||Tony Prescott||7,660,000||11|
|44||8334||Monday 3rd March||1||Jayne Hollinson||Lee Salisbury||8,500,000||4|
|45||8335||Monday 3rd March||2||Jonathan Harvey||Lee Salisbury||8,120,000||5|
|46||8336||Wednesday 5th March||Chris Fewtrell||Lee Salisbury||7,290,000||9|
|47||8337||Friday 7th March||1||Ellen Taylor||Lee Salisbury||7,570,000||8|
|48||8338||Friday 7th March||2||Mark Wadlow||Lee Salisbury||7,060,000||12|
|49||8339||Monday 10th March||1||Simon Crowther||Alan Grint||8,090,000||2|
|50||8340||Monday 10th March||2||Debbie Oates||Alan Grint||7,810,000||4|
|51||8341||Wednesday 12th March||Joe Turner||Alan Grint||7,450,000||8|
|52||8342||Friday 14th March||1||Jonathan Harvey||Alan Grint||7,630,000||6|
|53||8343||Friday 14th March||2||Mark Wadlow||Alan Grint||7,200,000||10|
|54||8344||Monday 17th March||1||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||8,020,000||1|
|55||8345||Monday 17th March||2||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||7,840,000||5|
|56||8346||Wednesday 19th March||Damon Rochefort||David Kester||7,680,000||6|
|57||8347||Friday 21st March||1||John Kerr||David Kester||7,090,000||9|
|58||8348||Friday 21st March||2||Carmel Morgan||David Kester||6,130,000||18|
|59||8349||Monday 24th March||1||Mark Burt||Judith Dine||8,120,000||1|
|60||8350||Monday 24th March||2||Julie Jones||Judith Dine||7,750,000||4|
|61||8351||Wednesday 26th March||Martin Allen||Judith Dine||7,600,000||5|
|62||8352||Friday 28th March||1||Susan Oudot||Judith Dine||7,570,000||6|
|63||8353||Friday 28th March||2||Jan McVerry||Judith Dine||6,950,000||10|
|64||8354||Monday 31st March||1||Joe Turner||Duncan Foster||7,630,000||4|
|65||8355||Monday 31st March||2||Damon Rochefort||Duncan Foster||7,650,000||3|
|66||8356||Wednesday 2nd April||Susan Oudot||Duncan Foster||7,440,000||7|
|67||8357||Friday 4th April||1||Simon Crowther||Duncan Foster||7,590,000||5|
|68||8358||Friday 4th April||2||Mark Wadlow||Duncan Foster||7,290,000||9|
|69||8359||Monday 7th April||1||Chris Fewtrell||Tony Prescott||8,180,000||2|
|70||8360||Monday 7th April||2||Martin Allen||Tony Prescott||7,900,000||4|
|71||8361||Wednesday 9th April||Jayne Hollinson||Tony Prescott||7,410,000||6|
|72||8362||Friday 11th April||1||John Kerr||Tony Prescott||7,150,000||7|
|73||8363||Friday 11th April||2||Ellen Taylor||Tony Prescott||6,850,000||11|
|74||8364||Monday 14th April||1||Jan McVerry||John Anderson||7,580,000||3|
|75||8365||Monday 14th April||2||Mark Burt||John Anderson||7,550,000||4|
|76||8366||Wednesday 16th April||Jonathan Harvey||John Anderson||7,240,000||6|
|77||8367||Friday 18th April||1||Julie Jones||John Anderson||7,140,000||7|
|78||8368||Friday 18th April||2||Carmel Morgan||John Anderson||6,850,000||10|
|79||8369||Monday 21st April||1||Ellen Taylor||Menhaj Huda||7,560,000||9|
|80||8370||Monday 21st April||2||Ellen Taylor||Menhaj Huda||7,830,000||5|
|81||8371||Wednesday 23rd April||Mark Wadlow||Menhaj Huda||7,680,000||8|
|82||8372||Friday 25th April||1||Simon Crowther||Menhaj Huda||7,820,000||6|
|83||8373||Friday 25th April||2||Jonathan Harvey||Menhaj Huda||7,170,000||11|
|84||8374||Monday 28th April||1||Susan Oudot||Diana Patrick||7,700,000||5|
|85||8375||Monday 28th April||2||Mark Burt||Diana Patrick||7,250,000||8|
|86||8376||Wednesday 30th April||Damon Rochefort||Diana Patrick||7,280,000||7|
|87||8377||Friday 2nd May||1||Debbie Oates||Diana Patrick||6,940,000||10|
|88||8378||Friday 2nd May||2||Debbie Oates||Diana Patrick||6,540,000||11|
|89||8379||Monday 5th May||1||John Kerr||Alan Grint||7,170,000||8|
|90||8380||Monday 5th May||2||Martin Allen||Alan Grint||7,020,000||9|
|91||8381||Wednesday 7th May||Perrie Balthazar||Alan Grint||7,170,000||7|
|92||8382||Friday 9th May||1||Jan McVerry||Alan Grint||6,860,000||10|
|93||8383||Friday 9th May||2||Jayne Hollinson||Alan Grint||6,420,000||12|
|94||8384||Monday 12th May||1||Chris Fewtrell||Durno Johnston||7,380,000||4|
|95||8385||Monday 12th May||2||Chris Fewtrell||Durno Johnston||7,020,000||6|
|96||8386||Wednesday 14th May||Joe Turner||Durno Johnston||6,860,000||7|
|97||8387||Friday 16th May||1||Julie Jones||Durno Johnston||6,510,000||11|
|98||8388||Friday 16th May||2||Julie Jones||Durno Johnston||6,300,000||12|
|99||8389||Monday 19th May||1||Julie Jones||Judith Dine||7,340,000||6|
|100||8390||Monday 19th May||2||Perrie Balthazar||Judith Dine||7,510,000||4|
|101||8391||Wednesday 21st May||Martin Allen||Judith Dine||5,750,000||12|
|102||8392||Friday 23rd May||1||Jonathan Harvey||Judith Dine||7,320,000||8|
|103||8393||Friday 23rd May||2||John Kerr||Judith Dine||6,900,000||9|
|104||8394||Monday 26th May||Jan McVerry||Duncan Foster||8,290,000||4|
|105||8395||Tuesday 27th May||Simon Crowther||Duncan Foster||7,900,000||5|
|106||8396||Wednesday 28th May||Simon Crowther||Duncan Foster||8,440,000||2|
|107||8397||Thursday 29th May||Chris Fewtrell||Duncan Foster||8,300,000||3|
|108||8398||Sunday 1st June||Chris Fewtrell||Duncan Foster||7,180,000||9|
|109||8399||Monday 2nd June||1||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||8,050,000||3|
|110||8400||Monday 2nd June||2||Joe Turner||Tony Prescott||7,940,000||4|
|111||8401||Wednesday 4th June||Damon Rochefort||Tony Prescott||6,970,000||6|
|112||8402||Thursday 5th June||Mark Wadlow||Tony Prescott||6,930,000||7|
|113||8403||Friday 6th June||1||Carmel Morgan||Tony Prescott||6,780,000||9|
|114||8404||Friday 6th June||2||Susan Oudot||Abe Juckes||6,790,000||8|
|115||8405||Monday 9th June||1||John Kerr||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||7,630,000||6|
|116||8406||Monday 9th June||2||Mark Burt||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,970,000||10|
|117||8407||Wednesday 11th June||Jonathan Harvey||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||7,170,000||9|
|118||8408||Friday 13th June||Jan McVerry||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,020,000||13|
|119||8409||Monday 16th June||Debbie Oates||Griff Rowland||7,330,000||6|
|120||8410||Wednesday 18th June||Ellen Taylor||Griff Rowland||6,750,000||7|
|121||8411||Monday 23rd June||Jayne Hollinson||Diana Patrick||6,930,000||3|
|122||8412||Wednesday 25th June||Julie Jones||Diana Patrick||6,550,000||4|
|123||8413||Friday 27th June||1||Simon Crowther||Diana Patrick||6,150,000||6|
|124||8414||Friday 27th June||2||Chris Fewtrell||Diana Patrick||5,800,000||10|
|125||8415||Monday 30th June||Julie Jones||Brett Fallis||6,290,000||9|
|126||8416||Wednesday 2nd July||John Kerr||Brett Fallis||6,470,000||6|
|127||8417||Thursday 3rd July||Mark Burt||Brett Fallis||6,060,000||12|
|128||8418||Friday 4th July||Carmel Morgan||Brett Fallis||6,460,000||7|
|129||8419||Monday 7th July||1||Jonathan Harvey||Tim Finn||7,160,000||6|
|130||8420||Monday 7th July||2||Jonathan Harvey||Tim Finn||6,720,000||9|
|131||8421||Wednesday 9th July||Susan Oudot||Tim Finn||6,280,000||10|
|132||8422||Thursday 10th July||Martin Allen||Tim Finn||6,010,000||14|
|133||8423||Friday 11th July||1||Joe Turner||Tim Finn||6,130,000||13|
|134||8424||Friday 11th July||2||Joe Turner||Tim Finn||6,010,000||14|
|135||8425||Monday 14th July||1||Chris Fewtrell||Ian Bevitt||7,068,000||2|
|136||8426||Monday 14th July||2||Chris Fewtrell||Ian Bevitt||7,068,000||2|
|137||8427||Wednesday 16th July||Mark Wadlow||Ian Bevitt||6,407,000||4|
|138||8428||Friday 18th July||1||Simon Crowther||Ian Bevitt||6,095,000||5|
|139||8429||Friday 18th July||2||Perrie Balthazar||Ian Bevitt||6,090,000||6|
|140||8430||Monday 21st July||1||Chris Fewtrell||Michael Lacey||6,493,000||4|
|141||8431||Monday 21st July||2||Damon Rochefort||Michael Lacey||6,507,000||3|
|142||8432||Wednesday 23rd July||Perrie Balthazar||Michael Lacey||5,890,000||6|
|143||8433||Friday 25th July||1||Jayne Hollinson||Michael Lacey||5,894,000||5|
|144||8434||Friday 25th July||2||Susan Oudot||Michael Lacey||5,810,000||7|
|145||8435||Monday 28th July||1||John Kerr||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,501,000||1|
|146||8436||Monday 28th July||2||Mark Burt||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,334,000||3|
|147||8437||Wednesday 30th July||Jonathan Harvey||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,103,000||4|
|148||8438||Friday 1st August||1||Debbie Oates||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||6,361,000||2|
|149||8439||Friday 1st August||2||Carmel Morgan||Terry Dyddgen-Jones||5,760,000||6|
|150||8440||Monday 4th August||1||Jan McVerry||Tim Dowd||6,751,000||4|
|151||8441||Monday 4th August||2||Ellen Taylor||Tim Dowd||6,931,000||2|
|152||8442||Wednesday 6th August||Martin Allen||Tim Dowd||6,300,000||9|
|153||8443||Friday 8th August||1||Joe Turner||Tim Dowd||6,643,000||5|
|154||8444||Friday 8th August||2||Mark Wadlow||Tim Dowd||6,330,000||8|
|155||8445||Monday 11th August||1||Ellen Taylor||Kay Patrick||6,941,000||3|
|156||8446||Monday 11th August||2||Martin Allen||Kay Patrick||7,096,000||2|
|157||8447||Wednesday 13th August||Julie Jones||Kay Patrick||6,560,000||6|
|158||8448||Friday 15th August||1||Damon Rochefort||Kay Patrick||6,530,000||7|
|159||8449||Friday 15th August||2||Damon Rochefort||Kay Patrick||6,390,000||9|
|160||8450||Monday 18th August||1||Simon Crowther||Brett Fallis||6,897,000||4|
|161||8451||Monday 18th August||2||Simon Crowther||Brett Fallis||6,720,000||6|
|162||8452||Wednesday 20th August||Susan Oudot||Brett Fallis||6,390,000||7|
|163||8453||Friday 22nd August||1||Jonathan Harvey||Brett Fallis||6,390,000||7|
|164||8454||Friday 22nd August||2||Jonathan Harvey||Brett Fallis||6,340,000||10|
|165||8455||Monday 25th August||1||Debbie Oates||Durno Johnston||6,915,000||6|
|166||8456||Monday 25th August||2||Mark Wadlow||Durno Johnston||6,844,000||7|
|167||8457||Wednesday 27th August||Perrie Balthazar||Durno Johnston||6,730,000||9|
|168||8458||Friday 29th August||1||Joe Turner||Durno Johnston||6,766,000||8|
|169||8459||Friday 29th August||2||Joe Turner||Durno Johnston||6,470,000||11|
|170||8460||Monday 1st September||1||Chris Fewtrell||Jo Johnson||7,230,000||6|
|171||8461||Monday 1st September||2||Susan Oudot||Jo Johnson||7,070,000||7|
|172||8462||Wednesday 3rd September||Jonathan Harvey||Jo Johnson||5,920,000||14|
|173||8463||Friday 5th September||1||Simon Crowther||Jo Johnson||6,470,000||10|
|174||8464||Friday 5th September||2||Martin Allen||Jo Johnson||6,430,000||12|
|175||8465||Sunday 7th September||Jan McVerry||Alan Grint||6,000,000||13|
|176||8466||Wednesday 10th September||Mark Wadlow||Alan Grint||6,510,000||7|
|177||8467||Friday 12th September||1||John Kerr||Alan Grint||6,350,000||8|
|178||8468||Friday 12th September||2||Damon Rochefort||Alan Grint||6,110,000||11|
|179||8469||Monday 15th September||1||Julie Jones||Matt Hilton||6,890,000||11|
|180||8470||Monday 15th September||2||Mark Burt||Michael Lacey||7,000,000||9|
|181||8471||Wednesday 17th September||Cardy O'Donnell||Michael Lacey||6,230,000||15|
|182||8472||Friday 19th September||1||Jayne Hollinson||Michael Lacey||6,640,000||13|
|183||8473||Friday 19th September||2||Carmel Morgan||Michael Lacey||6,300,000||14|
|184||8474||Monday 22nd September||1||Martin Allen||Tim Dowd||7,030,000||9|
|185||8475||Monday 22nd September||2||Ellen Taylor||Tim Dowd||7,040,000||8|
|186||8476||Wednesday 24th September||Cardy O'Donnell||Tim Dowd||6,910,000||13|
|187||8477||Friday 26th September||1||Simon Crowther||Tim Dowd||6,960,000||12|
|188||8478||Friday 26th September||2||Susan Oudot||Tim Dowd||6,880,000||14|
|189||8479||Monday 29th September||1||Chris Fewtrell||Audrey Cooke||7,400,000||10|
|190||8480||Monday 29th September||2||Mark Wadlow||Audrey Cooke||7,030,000||11|
|191||8481||Wednesday 1st October||Jonathan Harvey||Audrey Cooke||6,990,000||12|
|192||8482||Friday 3rd October||1||John Kerr||Audrey Cooke||6,930,000||13|
|193||8483||Friday 3rd October||2||Perrie Balthazar||Audrey Cooke||6,770,000||15|
|194||8484||Monday 6th October||1||Jan McVerry||Peter Rose||7,590,000||6|
|195||8485||Monday 6th October||2||Debbie Oates||Peter Rose||7,300,000||8|
|196||8486||Wednesday 8th October||Jayne Hollinson||Peter Rose||7,100,000||10|
|197||8487||Friday 10th October||1||Joe Turner||Peter Rose||7,060,000||12|
|198||8488||Friday 10th October||2||Julie Jones||Peter Rose||6,730,000||16|
|199||8489||Monday 13th October||1||Joe Turner||David Kester||7,450,000||9|
|200||8490||Monday 13th October||2||Jonathan Harvey||David Kester||7,410,000||11|
|201||8491||Wednesday 15th October||Jayne Hollinson||David Kester||7,750,000||6|
|202||8492||Friday 17th October||1||Chris Fewtrell||David Kester||7,120,000||13|
|203||8493||Friday 17th October||2||Simon Crowther||David Kester||7,000,000||14|
|204||8494||Monday 20th October||1||John Kerr||Tim Finn||7,960,000||6|
|205||8495||Monday 20th October||2||Susan Oudot||Tim Finn||7,978,000||4|
|206||8496||Wednesday 22nd October||Martin Allen||Tim Finn||7,130,000||10|
|207||8497||Friday 24th October||1||Damon Rochefort||Tim Finn||7,030,000||11|
|208||8498||Friday 24th October||2||Mark Wadlow||Tim Finn||6,750,000||16|
|209||8499||Monday 27th October||1||Jan McVerry||Kay Patrick||8,045,000||5|
|210||8500||Monday 27th October||2||Debbie Oates||Kay Patrick||7,930,000||6|
|211||8501||Wednesday 29th October||Julie Jones||Kay Patrick||7,410,000||9|
|212||8502||Friday 31st October||1||Mark Burt||Kay Patrick||7,340,000||12|
|213||8503||Friday 31st October||2||Carmel Morgan||Kay Patrick||6,830,000||15|
|214||8504||Monday 3rd November||1||Chris Fewtrell||Nickie Lister||7,820,000||6|
|215||8505||Monday 3rd November||2||Simon Crowther||Nickie Lister||7,890,000||4|
|216||8506||Wednesday 5th November||Susan Oudot||Nickie Lister||7,420,000||12|
|217||8507||Friday 7th November||1||Mark Burt||Nickie Lister||7,420,000||11|
|218||8508||Friday 7th November||2||John Kerr||Nickie Lister||6,970,000||15|
|219||8509||Monday 10th November||1||Ellen Taylor||Alan Grint||8,170,000||5|
|220||8510||Monday 10th November||2||Ellen Taylor||Alan Grint||7,800,000||9|
|221||8511||Wednesday 12th November||Cardy O'Donnell||Alan Grint||7,610,000||11|
|222||8512||Friday 14th November||1||Jonathan Harvey||Alan Grint||6,740,000||16|
|223||8513||Friday 14th November||2||Damon Rochefort||Alan Grint||5,770,000||22|
|224||8514||Monday 17th November||1||Julie Jones||Lee Salisbury||7,560,000||10|
|225||8515||Monday 17th November||2||Julie Jones||Lee Salisbury||7,720,000||9|
|226||8516||Wednesday 19th November||Mark Wadlow||Lee Salisbury||7,150,000||15|
|227||8517||Friday 21st November||1||Joe Turner||Lee Salisbury||7,220,000||14|
|228||8518||Friday 21st November||2||Perrie Balthazar||Lee Salisbury||6,920,000||18|
|229||8519||Monday 24th November||1||Jonathan Harvey||Audrey Cooke||7,530,000||9|
|230||8520||Monday 24th November||2||Jonathan Harvey||Audrey Cooke||7,480,000||11|
|231||8521||Wednesday 26th November||Jayne Hollinson||Audrey Cooke||7,000,000||16|
|232||8522||Friday 28th November||1||Damon Rochefort||Audrey Cooke||6,840,000||20|
|233||8523||Friday 28th November||2||Damon Rochefort||Audrey Cooke||6,930,000||18|
|234||8524||Monday 1st December||Martin Allen||Durno Johnston||7,540,000||6|
|235||8525||Wednesday 3rd December||Chris Fewtrell||Durno Johnston||7,090,000||12|
|236||8526||Friday 5th December||1||Simon Crowther||Durno Johnston||6,890,000||17|
|237||8527||Friday 5th December||2||Simon Crowther||Durno Johnston||6,490,000||21|
|238||8528||Sunday 7th December||Perrie Balthazar||Peter Rose||5,250,000||33|
|239||8529||Wednesday 10th December||Carmel Morgan||Peter Rose||7,280,000||7|
|240||8530||Friday 12th December||1||Susan Oudot||Peter Rose||6,900,000||11|
|241||8531||Friday 12th December||2||Susan Oudot||Peter Rose||6,570,000||13|
|242||8532||Monday 15th December||1||Debbie Oates||Menhaj Huda||7,160,000||9|
|243||8533||Monday 15th December||2||Debbie Oates||Menhaj Huda||6,800,000||12|
|244||8534||Wednesday 17th December||Cardy O'Donnell||Menhaj Huda||7,270,000||6|
|245||8535||Friday 19th December||Jan McVerry||Menhaj Huda||6,990,000||11|
|246||8536||Monday 22nd December||1||Julie Jones||Menhaj Huda||7,150,000||15|
|247||8537||Monday 22nd December||2||Julie Jones||David Kester||7,020,000||16|
|248||8538||Wednesday 24th December||Jan McVerry||David Kester||6,500,000||19|
|249||8539||Thursday 25th December||Joe Turner||David Kester||6,650,000||18|
|250||8540||Friday 26th December||John Kerr|
|251||8542||Monday 29th December||1||Jayne Hollinson||Michael Lacey||7,600,000||10|
|252||8543||Monday 29th December||2||Mark Wadlow||Michael Lacey||7,200,000||13|
|253||8544||Wednesday 31st December||Susan Oudot||Michael Lacey||6,480,000||16|
To be added
Who lives where
- Rovers Return Inn - Steve and Liz McDonald, Michelle Connor (until November), Tony Stewart (from October).
- 1 Coronation Street - Ken, Deirdre (until October), Tracy and Amy Barlow, Rob Donovan (January to October), Peter Barlow (August only).
- Audreys Salon flat (No.2a) - Maria Connor, Liam Connor Jr., Marcus Dent (until March).
- 3 Coronation Street - Emily Bishop. Norris Cole.
- 4 Coronation Street - Sally Webster and Tim Metcalfe, Sophie Webster, Maddie Heath (both until April).
- 5 Coronation Street - Chesney Brown and Sinead, Beth and Craig Tinker, Kirk Sutherland (Beth, Craig and Kirk from January onwards). Cilla Battersby-Brown (October to November).
- 6 Coronation Street - Owen Armstrong, Anna and Faye Windass (all until November). Katy Armstrong and Joseph Brown (both until June). Sharif, Yasmeen, Kal, Alya and Zeedan Nazir (all from December).
- 7 Coronation Street - Dev, Aadi and Asha Alahan.
- 8 Coronation Street - Gail McIntyre, David, Lily and Kylie Platt, Max Turner, Michael Rodwell (from December).
- 9 Coronation Street - Tyrone and Ruby Dobbs, Fiz and Hope Stape. Kevin and Jack Webster (both March only). Luke Britton (from December).
- Kabin flat (No.10a) - Rita Tanner. Dennis Tanner (until February)
- 11 Coronation Street - Eileen Grimshaw, Sean Tully, Jason Grimshaw (until September) and Todd Grimshaw (until September and from November).
- 12 Coronation Street - Julie Carp. Marcus Dent (March to July). Dennis Tanner (May to July).
- 13 Coronation Street - Stella and Eva Price (both until April), Leanne Tilsley (until January), Gloria Price (until February). Kevin, Jack and Sophie Webster, Maddie Heath (all from April onwards)
- Corner Shop flat (No15a) - Empty
- Bookies flat (No.19a) - Peter Barlow (until August), Carla Barlow (until October) and Simon Barlow (until April). Owen Armstrong, Anna, Faye and Gary Windass (all from November).
- Jamila House flat (No.14a) - Kirk Sutherland, Beth and Craig Tinker (until January).
- Street Cars flat (No.15a) - Lloyd Mullaney and Jenna Kamara (until August). Andrea Beckett (from August).
- Roy's Rolls flat (No.16a) - Roy Cropper. Hayley Cropper (until January).
- Prima Doner flat (No.18a) - Leanne Tilsley, Eva Price and Simon Barlow (all from April), Jason Grimshaw (from September), Todd Grimshaw (September to October).
- Builder's Yard flat (No.19a) - Tina McIntyre (until June). Steph Britton (from March onwards). Katy Armstrong and Joseph Brown (from June onwards).
- 8 Victoria Court - Nick Tilsley. Leanne Tilsley (January to April).
- 9 Victoria Court - Rob Donovan (until January).
- 12 Victoria Court - Carla Barlow (from October). Michelle Connor (from November).
- Flat 3, 9 Cheapstow Road - Andy Carver.
- 5 Grasmere Drive - Audrey Roberts.
- 28 Grayling Street - Izzy Armstrong and Jake Windass, Gary Windass (until November).
- Motorhome - Mary Taylor.
- Unknown flat - Callum Logan.
Awards and nominations
- Best Soap and Continuing Drama: Coronation Street (Winner)
British Soap Awards
- Best Actor - David Neilson (Winner)
- Best Dramatic Performance - David Neilson (Winner)
- Best Actress - Julie Hesmondhalgh (Winner)
- Best On-Screen Partnership - Roy and Hayley Cropper (Winner)
- Best Single Episode - Hayley's death (Episode 8305 (20th January 2014)) (Winner)
- Best Storyline - Hayley's cancer (Winner)
- Best Comedy Performance - Simon Gregson (Winner)
- Sexiest Female - Michelle Keegan (Winner)
- Best Soap - Coronation Street (Nomination)
Freesat TV Awards
- Best British Soap Coronation Street (Winner)
TV Choice Awards
- Best storyline - Hayley's cancer (Winner)
|Coronation Street in the 2010s|
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