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Tag Archives: Coronation Street

Coronation Street’s first barmaid Doreen Keogh dies at 91 – BBC News

Actress Doreen Keogh, who played the first Coronation Street barmaid, has died aged 91. Keogh pulled Rovers Returns’ first pints as Concepta Riley, starring in the soap in the 1960s … Continue reading

01/03/2018 · 2 Comments

Jean Alexander: 23 years a triumph as Corrie’s hairnet queen Hilda | Television & radio | The Guardian

Impressively, given that the shortage of major roles for women in TV has still not entirely disappeared as an issue, Coronation Street was, from its beginning in 1960, built around … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · 1 Comment

Actor’s horror as disability hate crime ‘comes knocking on the door’

Is it any wonder I loathe the Tories. They are responsible for turning the UK into an island of hate because of their lies, obfuscation and control of the media. As someone who, … Continue reading

11/14/2015 · 4 Comments