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 20 May (7.30pm): Imran overhears Toyah complaining about him to Leanne, and the police call at Street Cars to investigate the armed robbery. Meanwhile, Nick urges David to exploit Natalie’s crush on him.
Monday 20 May (8.30pm): Leanne invites Toyah to move in, following her split from Imran, and Steve explains his involvement in the robbery. Meanwhile, at Trim Up North, David stays late to give Natalie barber training.
Wednesday 22 May (7.30pm): A nervy Steve overreacts to some rowdy youths in his cab, and Leanne grows curious about how Nick got his money. Meanwhile, Natalie makes a move on David.
Friday 24 May (8.30pm): Leanne, Toyah and Sarah have a dangerous encounter, and Natalie causes a rift between Shona and David. Meanwhile, Sally forms a syndicate to buy a horse.
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.