Coronation Street was conceived in 1960 by scriptwriter Tony Warren, and has since become one of the nation’s favourite shows, charting the fortunes of the people of Weatherfield in the North West of England.
What days of the week is Coronation Street on TV?
Coronation Street is usually on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week with six episodes in total.
What time is Corrie on TV?
Usually episodes air on ITV on Monday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm, Wednesday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm, and Friday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm. Changes are sometimes made to this schedule in order to accommodate special events programming and live sporting fixtures on ITV.
Can I watch Coronation Street on ITV Hub from outside the UK?
If you’re abroad on your holidays, you can watch content in EU countries including catching up on Coronation Street by subscribing to ITV Hub+. The service currently costs £3.99 a month and also offers an ad-free experience and download via an IOS app.
What’s going to happen in Coronation Street tonight and this week?
Monday: Carla makes a shock declaration of love to Peter and suggests they leave Weatherfield together. Also, Kate wonders if they should postpone the wedding when Rana gets upset her mother isn’t attending, and the factory workers plan a protest.
Sally and Gina climb onto the factory roof to hang their protest banners, but as the sisters fight the floor collapses and Sally plunges as it caves in – will she survive? Elsewhere, Rana questions whether she should be marrying Kate, and Nick is under pressure from Natalie.
Wednesday: Sally lies unconscious and trapped under the rubble as Underworld is declared a disaster zone. Tim, Abi and Tyrone search for survivors but as the last of the ceiling debris falls will there be casualties? Meanwhile, Kate waits for Rana and wonders if she’s been jilted.
As the factory collapse claims a victim Carla is wracked with guilt as she confesses to Peter she knew the roof was unsafe and chose to ignore it. Also, David accuses Nick of sabotaging the roof, and it’s crunch time for Kate and Rana.
Friday: No episodes this week due to football coverage.
You can get all the latest spoilers, gossip and news and plot information for Coronation Street on our Corrie hub.
Who is the Coronation Street showrunner?
Iain MacLeod is the current Coronation Street producer. He took over the role in 2018 following the departure of Kate Oates. MacLeod was previously the producer of ITV soap Emmerdale before which he was producer on Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.
Is Weatherfield a real place?
No, Weatherfield is not a real place – it’s a fictional borough of Greater Manchester based on Salford in the north west of England.
Where is Coronation Street filmed? Is it filmed on the real streets of Manchester?
Corrie has been filmed in Manchester since it began in 1960 but largely on purpose built indoor and outdoor sets. The show is currently made at MediaCity UK at Salford Quays. Occasionally on-location shooting takes place on the real streets of Manchester, but the vast majority of filming takes place on the purpose built sets.
Previously the show was filmed in and around Granada Studios.
ITV HQ in Salford (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Can I visit the set of Corrie?
Yes, Coronation Street offers an 80-minute set tour where visitors can explore the external parts of the set while they are not being used for filming. The tour is fully guided and offers a unique perspective on how the soap opera is made. For more information on the tour details, times and dates you can click here.
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