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Marvin Close was a storyliner on 234 episodes of Coronation Street in six stints between September 1991 and December 1993, with a return to the role for a further four stints between October 1995 and July 1996.

Following university, he began his career as a journalist on The Sheffield Star and moved into scripting soon afterwards. In addition to his work on Coronation Street, he also wrote scripts for Three Seven Eleven, Emmerdale, 24Seven, The Story of Tracy Beaker and Doctors. Thereafter he became writer-in-residence at Manchester’s Library Theatre with works such as Dorothy Parker's Dead, Crazy People, Working, Ton of Jollity and No Surrender. For radio he wrote Arnold Brown and Company and both created and wrote Where Were You?

After a period of lecturing at universities, he became a writer-in-residence at a special needs school.

Episodes storylined by Marvin Close

1991 (41 episodes)

1992 (63 episodes)

1993 (94 episodes)

1995 (18 episodes)

1996 (18 episodes)