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What time is Coronation Street on TV? What's happening tonight? Who's in the cast?

Everything you need to know about Britain's longest-running soap...

Published: Thursday, 4th July 2019 at 9:34 am

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 live stream Coronation Street online?

Yes, if you're in the UK you can live stream episodes of Coronation Street on ITV Hub.

ITV Hub (Screenshot)

Can I catch up on Corrie episodes if I miss them live?

Yes, if you're in the UK, episodes of Coronation Street remain available for catch up on the ITV Hub for a month after their initial broadcast 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 1st July (7.30pm): Yasmeen discovers her jewellery and photos missing, and Geoff is quick to blame Alya's DJ mates. Nick tries to speak to Audrey to build bridges, but Paula reminds him he is in breach of his bail conditions by approaching her. And Sarah worries that Carla will want to take back the factory reins when she returns.

Monday 1 July (8.30pm): Alya and Ryan suspect Geoff of the robbery, and Nick is angry to discover Leanne alone in the flat and no sign of Gail and Audrey for birthday drinks. Meanwhile, with encouragement from Emma, Maria sets up a profile on a dating site.

Wednesday 3 July (7.30pm): Peter and Carla return from Carlisle and move back into Roy's flat, and David is angry to hear about Nick's latest attempt to stay out of prison, so he decides to play dirty himself. Elsewhere, Maria's astonished by the raunchy nature of the responses to her dating ad.

Wednesday 3 July (8.30pm): Peter is worried that Carla's psychosis is making her do rash things. Geoff makes out to Yasmeen that he accidentally gave his own bank details to the old insurer for her jewellery payout, and in the Rovers, Maria fails to notice when Ali makes a pass at her.

Friday 5th July (7.30pm - hour-long episode): Gail gets the family together to iron out their differences, and when Beth drops the bombshell that Carla has gifted her factory shares to the workforce, Nick is outraged. After the medical centre charity box goes missing, Sean tells Moira he thinks it was Paul, and Geoff suggests Yasmeen is too old to be taking on extra work.

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.

Where can I watch classic Corrie clips?

ITV host a selection of Coronation Street clips from the last 50+ years on their website.

Where can I watch video previews of Coronation Street episodes?

Our new Coronation Street spoilers video will be available here every week:

Who's in the cast of Coronation Street?

Coronation Street has a very large cast due to the sheer number of storylines that are simultaneously running and the demanding schedule required to output six episodes a week.

Some of the best known current cast members include:

    • William Roache who plays Ken Barlow
    • Barbara Knox who plays Rita Tanner
    • Chris Gascoyne who plays Peter Barlow
    • Helen Worth who plays Gail Platt
    • Kate Ford who plays Tracy Barlow
    • Sue Nicholls who plays Audrey Roberts
    • Ben Price who plays Nick Tilsley
    • Michael Le Vell who plays Kevin Webster
    • Sally Ann Matthews who plays Jenny Bradley
    • Sally Dynevor who plays Sally Webster,
    • Tina O'Brien who plays Sarah Platt
    • Beverley Callard who plays Liz McDonald
    • Simon Gregson who plays Steve McDonald
    • Helen Flanagan who plays Rosie Webster
    • Jack P. Shepherd who plays David Platt
    • Malcolm Hebden who plays Norris Cole
    • Brooke Vincent who plays Sophie Webster
    • Rob Mallard who plays Daniel Osbourne
    • David Neilson who plays Roy Cropper
    • Jane Danson who plays Leanne Battesrby
    • Georgia Taylor who plays Toyah Battersby
    • Alan Halsall who plays Tyronne Dobbs
    • Jimmi Harkishin who plays Dev Alahan
    • Sue Cleaver who plays Eileen Grimshaw
    • Samia Longchambon who plays Maria Connor
    • Andrew Whyment who plays Kirk Sutherland
    • Lucy Fallon who plays Bethany Platt
    • Sam Robertson who plays Adam Barlow
    • Jennie McAlpine who plays Fiz Brown
    • Anthony Cotton who plays Sean Tully
    • Sam Aston who plays Chesney Brown
    • Kym Marsh who plays Michelle Connor
    • Ryan Prescott who plays Ryan Connor
    • Alison King who plays Carla Connor
    • James Burrows who plays Ali Neeson
    • Mikey North who plays Gary Windass
    • Patti Clare who plays Mary Taylor
    • Rula Lenska who plays Claudia Colby
    • Peter Gunn who plays Brian Packham
    • Cherylee Houston who plays Izzy Armstrong
    • Ellie Leach who plays Faye Windass
    • Lisa George who plays Beth Tinker
    • Colson Smith who plays Craig Tinker
    • Joe Duttine who plays Tim Metcalfe
    • Katie McGlynn who plays Sinead Tinker
    • Sair Kahn who plays Alya Nazir
    • Shelley King who plays Yasmeen Nazir
    • Dolly-Rose Campbell who plays Gemma Winter
    • Daniel Brockelbank who plays Billy Mayhew
    • Melanie Hill who plays Cathy Matthews
    • Liam Bairstow who plays Alex Warner
    • Richard Hawley who plays Johnny Connor
    • Faye Brookes who plays Kate Connor
    • Harry Visinoni who plays Seb Frankling
    • Julia Goulding who plays Shona Ramsey
    • Louiza Patikas who plays Moira Pollock
    • Sally Carman who plays Abi Franklin
    • Charlie de Mello who plays Imran Habeeb
    • Will Barnett who plays Tyler Jefferies
    • Ian Bartholomew who plays Geoff Metcalfe
    • Alexandra Mardell who plays Emma Brooker
    • Peter Ash who plays Paul Foreman
    • Stirling Gallacher who plays Paula Martin
    • Maureen Lipman who plays Evelyn Plummer

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