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 Episode 10081 (29th June 2020). 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 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 but 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 196024th June 202059 years, 7 months52 years, 5 months
2Emily BishopEileen Derbyshire27th January 19619th October 201958 years, 8 months48 years, 11 months
3Rita TannerBarbara Knox2nd December 196424th June 202055 years, 7 months48 years, 5 months
4Peter BarlowChris Gascoyne5th April 196524th June 202055 years, 3 months6 years, 1 month
5Dennis TannerPhilip Lowrie9th December 196030th July 201453 years, 8 months5 years, 2 months
6Jed StoneKenneth Cope24th April 19612nd February 200947 years, 9 months8 months
7Gail RodwellHelen Worth29th July 19743rd June 202045 years, 10 months45 years, 10 months
8Gordon CleggBill Kenwright15th April 196820th April 201244 years1 years, 8 months
9Tracy McDonaldKate Ford24th January 197729th June 202043 years, 5 months9 years, 6 months
10Betty WilliamsBetty Driver2nd June 196927th May 201142 years42 years
11Deirdre BarlowAnne Kirkbride20th November 19728th October 201441 years, 11 months41 years, 11 months
12Audrey RobertsSue Nicholls16th April 197924th June 202041 years, 2 months35 years, 11 months
13Nick TilsleyBen Price5th January 198129th June 202039 years, 6 months15 years, 8 months
14Ray LangtonNeville Buswell21st February 196610th April 200539 years, 2 months10 years, 7 months
15Alf RobertsBryan Mosley8th February 19611st January 199937 years, 11 months26 years, 1 month
16Bet LynchJulie Goodyear25th May 196630th November 200337 years, 6 months25 years, 5 months
17Kevin WebsterMichael Le Vell19th October 198322nd May 202036 years, 7 months29 years, 4 months
18Vera DuckworthElizabeth Dawn19th August 19748th November 201036 years, 3 months31 years, 6 months
19Susan BarlowJoanna Foster5th April 196511th February 200135 years, 10 months2 years, 1 months
20Debbie WebsterSue Devaney11th June 19847th October 201935 years, 4 months7 months
21Blanche HuntMaggie Jones19th August 197411th December 200935 years, 3 months10 years, 4 months
22Sally MetcalfeSally Dynevor27th January 198619th June 202034 years, 5 months34 years, 5 months
23Jenny ConnorSally Ann Matthews6th January 198622nd April 202034 years, 4 months5 years, 2 months
24Sarah BarlowTina O'Brien2nd February 198722nd June 202033 years, 5 months20 years, 11 months
25Martin PlattSean Wilson28th January 198526th March 201833 years, 2 months20 years, 9 months
26Gina SeddonConnie Hyde14th March 19881st April 201931 years, 1 months1 year, 11 months
27Jack DuckworthWilliam Tarmey28th November 19798th November 201030 years, 11 months28 years, 7 months
28Liz McDonaldBeverley Callard27th October 198917th June 202030 years, 8 months9 years, 1 month
29Steve McDonaldSimon Gregson6th December 198929th June 202030 years, 7 months30 years, 7 months
30Mike BaldwinJohnny Briggs11th October 19767th April 200629 years, 6 months29 years, 6 months
31David PlattJack P. Shepherd25th December 199026th June 202029 years, 6 months21 years, 7 months
32Jim McDonaldCharles Lawson27th October 198912th October 201828 years, 11 months 11 years, 1 month
33Terry DuckworthNigel Pivaro1st August 198311th May 201228 years, 9 months3 years, 10 months
34Bill WebsterPeter Armitage6th February 198429th December 201127 years, 11 months5 years, 2 months
35Rosie WebsterHelen Flanagan24th December 19908th June 201827 years, 6 months21 years, 2 months
36Fiona MiddletonAngela Griffin14th December 199221st August 201926 years, 8 months5 years, 9 months
37Alec GilroyRoy Barraclough26th June 197230th December 199826 years, 6 months6 years, 2 months
38Mavis WiltonThelma Barlow11th August 197110th October 199726 years, 2 months24 years, 4 months
39Norris ColeMalcolm Hebden11th March 199424th June 202026 years, 3 months18 years
40Daniel OsbourneRob Mallard6th January 199524th June 202025 years, 6 months3 years, 7 months
41Sophie WebsterBrooke Vincent2nd November 19949th October 201924 years, 11 months24 years, 11 months
42Roy CropperDavid Neilson19th July 199526th June 202024 years, 11 months24 years, 11 months
43Denise OsbourneDenise Black4th December 19929th June 201724 years, 6 months3 years, 3 months
44Billy WalkerKenneth Farrington27th January 19615th December 198423 years, 10 months1 year, 5 months
45Linda CheveskiAnne Cunningham9th December 196020th June 198423 years, 6 months1 year
46Hilda OgdenJean Alexander8th July 196425th December 198723 years, 6 months23 years, 6 months
47Wendy PapadopoulosRoberta Kerr28th June 19895th November 201223 years, 4 months10 months
48Albert TatlockJack Howarth9th December 196023rd January 198423 years, 2 months23 years, 2 months
49Robert PrestonTristan Gemmill11th November 199625th December 201923 years, 1 month4 years, 5 months
50Elsie TannerPatricia Phoenix9th December 19604th January 198423 years, 1 month12 years, 10 months
51Annie WalkerDoris Speed9th December 196012th October 198322 years, 10 months22 years, 10 months
52Leanne BattersbyJane Danson4th July 199729th June 202022 years, 11 months10 years, 10 months
53Toyah BattersbyGeorgia Taylor4th July 199729th June 202022 years, 11 months5 years, 7 months
54Ivy BrennanLynne Perrie16th June 197125th March 199422 years, 9 months17 years, 3 months
55Mark RedmanPaul Fox31st October 198317th April 200622 years, 6 months10 months
56Bill GregoryJack Watson18th September 19614th January 198422 years, 4 months1 month
57Len FaircloughPeter Adamson25th January 196111th May 198322 years, 4 months22 years, 4 months
58Morgan MiddletonCorey Weekes18th February 199829th November 201921 years, 10 months7 months
59Tyrone DobbsAlan Halsall30th November 199829th June 202021 years, 7 months21 years, 7 months
60Derek WiltonPeter Baldwin23rd February 19747th April 199721 years, 1 month8 years, 7 months
61Tommy DuckworthChris Fountain9th September 199213th October 201321 years, 1 month2 years, 7 months
62Dev AlahanJimmi Harkishin10th November 199910th June 202020 years, 7 months20 years, 7 months
63Ida CloughHelene Palmer3rd April 197819th August 199820 years, 5 months10 years, 2 months
64Trevor OgdenDon Hawkins13th July 196428th November 198420 years, 5 months2 months
65Curly WattsKevin Kennedy11th July 19831st September 200320 years, 2 months20 years, 2 months
66Eileen GrimshawSue Cleaver3rd May 200012th June 202020 years, 1 month20 years, 1 month
67Kirk SutherlandAndrew Whyment22nd May 200015th June 202020 years, 1 month20 years, 1 month
68Alma HalliwellAmanda Barrie22nd June 198117th June 200120 years12 years, 7 months
69Maria ConnorSamia Ghadie19th May 20008th May 202019 years, 11 months9 years, 11 months
70Bethany PlattLucy Fallon4th June 20004th March 202019 years, 9 months7 years, 7 months
71Andy McDonaldNicholas Cochrane6th December 198920th August 200919 years, 8 months7 years, 11 months
72Stan OgdenBernard Youens29th June 19647th March 198419 years, 8 months19 years, 8 months
73=Ena SharplesViolet Carson9th December 19602nd April 198019 years, 4 months13 years, 3 months
73=Adam BarlowSamuel Robertson14th January 200122nd June 202019 years, 5 months3 years, 7 months
75Fiz StapeJennie McAlpine20th April 200129th June 202019 years, 2 months13 years, 7 months
76Wayne HayesAdam Barlow22nd December 200019th June 201918 years, 6 months1 year
77Eunice GeeMeg Johnson23rd March 198124th May 199918 years, 6 months9 months
78Sharon BentleyTracie Bennett1st March 198224th November 199917 years, 9 months10 months
79Todd GrimshawBruno Langley14th January 200122nd December 201716 years, 11 months4 years, 2 months
80Simon BarlowAlex Bain6th July 200329th June 202016 years, 11 months11 years, 8 months
81Sean TullyAntony Cotton13th July 200322nd June 202016 years, 11 months16 years, 2 months
82Andrea ClaytonCaroline O'Neill30th January 19857th November 200116 years, 9 months7 months
83Chesney BrownSam Aston10th November 200327th May 202016 years, 7 months16 years, 7 months
84Amy BarlowElle Mulvaney9th February 200426th June 202016 years, 5 months16 years, 5 months
85Hayley CropperJulie Hesmondhalgh26th January 199822nd January 201416 years9 years, 9 months
86Connie ClaytonIrene Skillington28th January 198510th December 200015 years, 10 months7 months
87Ashley PeacockSteven Arnold1st February 19958th December 201015 years, 10 months14 years, 10 months
88Jason GrimshawRyan Thomas25th December 200029th June 201615 years, 6 months15 years, 6 months
89Minnie CaldwellMargot Bryant14th December 19607th April 197615 years, 4 months15 years, 4 months
90Concepta ReganDoreen Keogh23rd December 196031st December 197515 years3 years, 8 months
91=Asha AlahanTanisha Gorey13th January 200610th June 202014 years, 5 months7 years, 1 month
91=Aadi AlahanAdam Hussain13th January 200610th June 202014 years, 5 months 7 years, 1 month
93Janice BattersbyVicky Entwistle6th January 199725th March 201114 years, 3 months14 years, 3 months
94Percy SugdenBill Waddington22nd August 198320th October 199714 years, 2 months14 years, 2 months
95Freda BurgessAli Briggs8th August 20057th June 201913 years, 10 months6 months
96Maureen WebsterSherrie Hewson12th March 199327th December 200613 years, 9 months4 years, 7 months
97Ryan ConnorRyan Prescott30th August 200629th June 202013 years, 10 months4 years, 1 month
98Sheila CrossleyEileen Mayers4th January 19612nd October 197413 years, 9 months1 year, 3 months
99Michelle ConnorKym Marsh3rd April 200627th December 201913 years, 9 months 8 years, 2 months
100Phyllis PearceJill Summers20th September 198215th May 199613 years, 7 months9 years, 5 months
101Lucille HewittJennifer Moss21st December 19601st July 197413 years, 6 months8 years, 8 months
102Carla ConnorAlison King1st December 200624th June 202013 years, 7 months6 years, 7 months
103Dave SmithReginald Marsh17th September 196228th January 197613 years, 4 months1 year
104Jerry BoothGraham Haberfield23rd July 196229th October 197513 years, 3 months4 years, 1 months
105Eddie YeatsGeoffrey Hughes23rd December 197430th November 198712 years, 11 months7 years, 6 months
106Tony StewartTerence Maynard2nd March 200318th November 201512 years, 9 months1 year, 10 months
107Bev UnwinSusie Blake24th March 200315th July 201512 years, 4 months1 year, 9 months
108Maggie RedmanJill Kerman12th May 198229th August 199412 years, 4 months1 year
109Ali NeesonJames Burrows17th December 201713th March 202012 years, 3 months2 years, 1 month
110Fred ElliottJohn Savident26th August 19949th October 200612 years, 1 month11 years, 1 month
111Sunita AlahanShobna Gulati21st March 20013rd April 201312 years4 years, 10 months
112Jackie DobbsMargi Clarke29th March 199818th March 201011 years, 11 months4 months, 4 days
113Stephen ReidTodd Boyce29th January 199626th December 200711 years, 11 months1 year
114Gary WindassMikey North14th November 200815th June 202011 years, 7 months11 years, 7 months
115Mary TaylorPatti Clare26th November 200810th June 202011 years, 7 months10 years, 5 months
116Esther HayesDaphne Oxenford14th December 19605th April 197211 years, 4 months3 years, 11 months
117Cilla Battersby-BrownWendi Peters20th October 200314th November 201411 years, 1 month4 years
118Liam ConnorCharlie Wrenshall3rd July 20194th March 202010 years, 8 months5 years, 3 months
119Claudia ColbyRula Lenska18th December 200924th April 202010 years,4 months1 year, 9 months
120Ernest BishopStephen Hancock6th September 19679th January 197810 years, 4 months7 years, 1 month
121Lloyd MullaneyCraig Charles20th June 200525th September 201510 years, 4 months4 years, 10 months
122Wendy NeesonJane Slavin17th December 200719th March 201810 years, 3 months3 months
123Frank BarlowFrank Pemberton9th December 19603rd February 197110 years, 2 months3 years, 6 months
124Don BrennanGeoff Hinsliff17th August 19878th October 199710 years, 2 months10 years, 2 months
125Brian TilsleyChristopher Quinten27th December 197815th February 198910 years, 2 months10 years, 2 months
126Brian PackhamPeter Gunn 15th April 201012th June 202010 years, 2 months3 years, 7 months
127Izzy ArmstrongCherylee Houston16th April 201015th June 202010 years, 2 months10 years, 2 months


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