ITV celebrate Coronation Street's 60th Anniversary with two special programmes.
Coronation Street: 60 Unforgettable Years
Monday 7th December, 8:30pm
This special explores the legacy of the world’s longest-running soap opera. Coronation Street: 60 Unforgettable Years is a special celebrating the diamond anniversary of Britain’s favourite soap.
Narrated by Joanna Lumley OBE and featuring Michelle Keegan, Julie Hesmondalgh, William Roach, Barbara Knox, David Neilsen, Lorna Laidlaw, Simon Gregson, John Thomson, Sally Dynevor, Michael Le Vell, Alexandra Mardell, Jack P Shepherd, Jimmi Harkishin, Alan Halsall, Jennie McAlpine, Tina O'Brien and a host of other Coronation Street stars.
Queens Of The Street
Wednesday 9th December, 9pm
Celebration of the women who have ruled the roost in Weatherfield since the very first episode in December 1960.
With the help of some of the Street’s most famous female faces, past and present, including Julie Hesmondhalgh, Sally Lindsay, Helen Worth, Alison King, Sue Nicholls, Sally Dynevor, Kate Ford, Dolly-Rose Campbell and Patti Clare amongst others, Coronation Street’s longest-serving resident William Roache, writers, producers and celebrity fans including Sir Derek Jacobi and Lorraine Kelly, we salute the First Ladies of Coronation Street from every decade - their strength, their vulnerability and their humour.