Coronation Street: the Musical – suggest your songs

As details of a new production are announced, we plan some hits for the characters to sing. Can you add any?


A Coronation Street musical looks set to embark on a nationwide tour next year, with rumours reaching us that Paul O’Grady is to feature as the show’s narrator. Written by Trisha Ward, the production will look back on 50 years of Corrie history.


So in honour of the event, we suggest songs that its cast of characters could perform. If you have any further suggestions, please comment below. But to start you off, how about:


Release Me – Fiz Stape
Stand and Deliver – Jim McDonald
DIVORCE – Kevin and Sally Webster
The Tide Is High – Joe McIntyre
Stand By Your Man – Deirdre Barlow
Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick – Maxine Peacock
I’m a Believer – Sophie Webster
Paperback Writer – Mel Hutchwright
Deeply Dippy – Julie Carp
Oops I Did It Again – John Stape
Devil Woman – Maya Sharma
Professional Widow – Gail McIntyre
Blood on the Dance Floor – Brian Tilsley
Bigmouth Strikes Again – Fred Elliot
Caravan of Love – Mary Taylor
Candy Girl – Rita Sullivan
Vogue – Rosie Webster
What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor – Peter Barlow
When I’m Cleaning Windows – Stan Ogden
GI Blues – Elsie Tanner
Red Red Wine – Carla Connor
Standing on the Corner – Leanne Barlow

Man! I Feel Like a Woman! – Hayley Cropper