History Trivia / CoronationStreet

26th Dec '16 11:30:50 AM danlansdowne
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** Bruce Jones (Les Battersby) was written out after allegations of drunkenness and inappropriate comments in the presence of an undercover reporter.



** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making negative comments about India (as Anwar was born in neighboring country Pakistan) on Twitter.

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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making negative comments about India (as Anwar was born in neighboring country Pakistan) on Twitter. The actor alleged that his contract was going to be up soon anyway, so was only dismissed early; either way he was dropped earlier than expected.
30th Oct '16 7:31:40 AM pprg27
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* CelebrityParadox: In a 2001 episode, Candice mentions "Kym from ''Popstars''". She's referring to Kym Marsh, who would later go on to play Michelle Connor in ''Coronation Street''.
30th Oct '16 7:14:20 AM pprg27
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* CelebrityParadox: In a 2001 episode, Candice mentions "Kym from ''Popstars''". She's referring to Kym Marsh, who would later go on to play Michelle Connor in ''Coronation Street''.
29th Oct '16 2:29:31 PM pprg27
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*CrosscastRole: The unseen character "Fat Brenda" was played by Steve Huison in a spin-off stage production ''Fat Brenda - My Flamin' Story''.
**Liam Connor Jr. was played by Imogen Moore when he was born.
**Similarly, Harry Platt was played by twin girls as a baby.
29th Oct '16 1:02:58 PM pprg27
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** 19-year-old Lucy Fallon started playing 14-year-old Bethany Platt in 2015. The heavy amount of make-up that Bethany liked to wear made the age difference ''very'' noticeable. Also worth noting that Bethany was originally going to be played by Katie Redford who was 25 years old at the time.


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** Katie Redford (Bethany Platt) before she even started filming her first episode. She was fired from the role when fans on the ''Digital Spy'' forum uncovered evidence that she had lied about her age. She was replaced with Lucy Fallon.
29th Oct '16 12:19:03 PM pprg27
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** Helen Worth who plays Gail was born in early 1951 while the character was born in 1958. To contrast, Gail's Mother Audrey is three years older than her actress Sue Nicholls (born late 1943). In other words, there is only a seven year age difference in real life between onscreen mother and daughter.



** Tracy Barlow. Played by various actors, with Dawn Acton and Kate Ford being one of the best-known.
** Tracy's step-brother Peter has been played by six different actors. One even reappeared recently as a completely different character (Kirsty's father).

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** Tracy Barlow. Played by various actors, with Dawn Acton and Kate Ford being one two of the best-known.
** Tracy's step-brother Peter has been played by six seven different actors. One Two have even reappeared recently appeared as a completely different characters including Ken's ''other'' son.
** Tracy's daughter Amy holds the show's record of the most actors to play a
character (Kirsty's father).with a total of eight actresses. Most of these actresses however, were babies or toddlers at the time and weren't even old enough to read lines or really understand what was going on.
10th Oct '16 12:56:34 AM AlternativeCola
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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making anti-Indian comments on Twitter.[note]Anwar is Pakistani-born.[/note]

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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making anti-Indian negative comments about India (as Anwar was born in neighboring country Pakistan) on Twitter.[note]Anwar is Pakistani-born.[/note]
10th Oct '16 12:55:19 AM AlternativeCola
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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making anti-Indian comments on Twitter.<note>Anwar is Pakistani-born.</note>

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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making anti-Indian comments on Twitter.<note>Anwar [note]Anwar is Pakistani-born.</note>[/note]
10th Oct '16 12:54:48 AM AlternativeCola
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** Marc Anwar (Sharif Nazir) was dropped from the show in September 2016 after making anti-Indian comments on Twitter.<note>Anwar is Pakistani-born.</note>
2nd Apr '16 10:57:59 AM nombretomado
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* DuelingShows: With ''{{Eastenders}}''. Although they don't broadcast opposite each other, in the UK you're either a fan of one or the other. [[TakeAThirdOption Or both]].

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* DuelingShows: With ''{{Eastenders}}''.''Series/EastEnders''. Although they don't broadcast opposite each other, in the UK you're either a fan of one or the other. [[TakeAThirdOption Or both]].



* HeyItsThatGuy:
** From the current cast, Creator/CraigCharles of Series/RedDwarf fame plays Lloyd Mullaney; Keith Duffy from Boyzone plays Kiaran [=McCarthy=]; Alison King (Carla Conner) used to star in ''Dream Team'' on Sky One; Ben Price (Nick Tilsley) used to have roles in ''Footballer's Wives'' & ''{{Casualty}}''; Kym Marsh from Hear'Say plays Michelle Conner; Alex Bain (Simon Barlow) used to be in adverts for Rice Krispies; and [[Series/{{Hollyoaks}} Chris Fountain]] took over the role of Tommy Duckworth in early 2011.
** Plus, there's the list of people who have made brief guest appearances, which includes Sir Ian [=McKellen=], Peter Kay & ''Prince Charles''.
** Cherylee Houston, who plays Izzy Armstrong, previously appeared on a couple of episodes of ''LittleBritain''.
** Sinead is played by Katie [=McGlynn=], who played Scout on ''WaterlooRoad''.
** [[Series/GameOfThrones Mace Tyrell]] was the doctor that was treating Tina's head injuries in May/June 2014.
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