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Coronation Street on ITV: Part 5

There'll be a week of post-watershed episodes starting on 31 May.

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by Anonymousreply 313November 28, 2021 12:29 AM

I just discovered we live in a world where Antony Cotton recorded a cover of "When You Say Nothing at All".

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by Anonymousreply 1May 20, 2021 12:45 AM

Going from the hate crime storyline to the Sharon/Dev cringefest... that's the epitome of the phrase "from the sublime to the ridiculous".

by Anonymousreply 2May 20, 2021 1:42 PM

OP: Someone tell that woman that her Korean wig is on too far forward.

by Anonymousreply 3May 20, 2021 2:23 PM

What were they on when they wrote these episodes? It's only Tuesday, and so far Sharon has Tasered Jenny in broad daylight and a ten-year-old has taken out a gun-wielding drug baron with a telescope.

by Anonymousreply 4June 1, 2021 11:33 PM

Tyrone gets Alina up the duff in the coming weeks.

by Anonymousreply 5June 12, 2021 12:44 AM

I don't understand why Fiz and Tyrone are banging on about custody battles. Neither of them ever adopted the other's child. The court would give Tyrone custody of Ruby and Fiz custody of Hope. Simple.

by Anonymousreply 6June 12, 2021 3:37 PM

Ruby’s mother must be out of prison by now. She should show up to fight for custody, bringing Fizz and Tyrone closer together.

by Anonymousreply 7June 16, 2021 10:53 PM

Yeah r7....about Kirsty....

by Anonymousreply 8June 17, 2021 1:47 AM

Hah, yeah, she’s getting killed off-screen? What a shame. The actress was so good.

by Anonymousreply 9June 17, 2021 5:19 PM

I don't think Tommy Orpington would go within three miles of Corey. His agent should have done some background and said "We can't be seen with this kid. He's involved in bashing and murder. Even if he didn't do it, we can't go near him." Yet there they are, treating Corey like God's Gift.

by Anonymousreply 10June 18, 2021 3:31 PM

Dead sexy, that Harvey.

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by Anonymousreply 11June 18, 2021 3:33 PM

I agree, R10, that was really stupid.

I’m hoping Sunday night’s hourlong episode will finally include the Sharon-Leanne showdown.

by Anonymousreply 12June 18, 2021 4:10 PM

Tonight’s episode was eminently fast-forwardable, what with the utterly cringeworthy Anthony Cotton. Does he have something on the headwriter Jonathan Harvey?

by Anonymousreply 13June 21, 2021 11:38 PM

I want Curtis (Sam Retford) in me, quite deeply.

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by Anonymousreply 14June 21, 2021 11:45 PM

I haven’t caught an episode of Corrie in a while. Are Mavis and Derek still working in the Kabin?

by Anonymousreply 15June 21, 2021 11:52 PM

No dear. They've gone the way of Ena Sharples.

by Anonymousreply 16June 22, 2021 10:34 AM

And Stanley’s eyeglasses. And the muriel.

by Anonymousreply 17June 22, 2021 6:14 PM

Actually, looking for the muriel has become like a treasure hunt, for me, many, many other British shows has the three ducks? Show up in their set design. Once you start noticing it you will see how common it is. It must be to British set designers what the three lions is for footballers.

by Anonymousreply 18June 23, 2021 1:48 AM

There’s online speculation that Curtis is Clare Peacock’s son out for revenge. For something.

by Anonymousreply 19June 24, 2021 12:36 AM

I would pull Curtis's pants down and suck him off, right in the middle of the Bistro rush hour!

by Anonymousreply 20June 24, 2021 2:17 PM

Gail has a heart attack next week!

by Anonymousreply 21June 24, 2021 3:51 PM

Good, the chinless wonder was so mean to Nick on Monday’s episode.

by Anonymousreply 22June 24, 2021 4:59 PM

I saw that clip R22, she was pretty unreasonable and overreacting to poor old Nick.

I assume it's a plot device to build tension on her ticker because generally Gail is a great mother and Grandmother. In many ways she's the backbone of the street

by Anonymousreply 23June 24, 2021 5:48 PM

All true, R23. It was bad writing. And way out of character for Gail. Yes, she can be judgmental but her views on Leanne were simplistic. And…uhhh…people in glass houses and all that.

by Anonymousreply 24June 24, 2021 6:02 PM

So is it possible that Sharon is only pretending to take over as druglord to get the rest of Harvey’s gang banged up?

by Anonymousreply 25June 24, 2021 6:03 PM

Gail is a floozy.

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by Anonymousreply 26June 24, 2021 6:13 PM

So Sharon is Keyser Soze? I don't think Curtis is Claire's son. Freddie would be 15 or 16 now. Her stepson Josh would be about 20 by now. Who does he want revenge against?

by Anonymousreply 27June 24, 2021 10:00 PM

Tracy, for taunting Claire over Ashley.

by Anonymousreply 28June 24, 2021 10:07 PM

Damn I hate this Tyrone and Fizz storyline, because it actually makes me feel for her. It is why I never have more than a one night stand with a married man.

by Anonymousreply 29June 26, 2021 4:12 AM

Happy to find that our Rita saw right through Sharon's lies.

Now that the squeak-toy Alina is up the duff, I don't think Ty and Fiz will get back together.

by Anonymousreply 30June 26, 2021 2:00 PM

I think they will and Alina keeps the baby a secret.

by Anonymousreply 31June 26, 2021 4:08 PM

If history is anything to go by she will lose the baby, abort when Ty leaves her or disappear

by Anonymousreply 32June 26, 2021 4:17 PM

....

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by Anonymousreply 33June 27, 2021 12:56 AM

Wow, two episodes in which I barely stopped fast-forwarding. Sean, Alina, the Baileys-Jesus Christ. I did stop to watch the scenes with Ryan/David and Natasha/Nick/Sam, though.

by Anonymousreply 34June 29, 2021 12:12 AM

I like Natasha, she seems much less desperate now. How long til they have her lose her money, need to move onto the street and take a job with Audrey?

By the by, how did Carla go from being a rich factory owner, then having a big business in Cornwall to being broke? Soap finances?

by Anonymousreply 35June 29, 2021 6:06 PM

Bad news, Izzy and her awful acting are returning! Apparently she has a scintillating new story. I feel bad as the actress is probably a nice person but hell she's an awful character.

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by Anonymousreply 36June 29, 2021 6:20 PM

I hope Izzy overdoses on drugs supplied by Sharon.

by Anonymousreply 37June 29, 2021 7:59 PM

James and his fella are kind of cute together.

by Anonymousreply 38July 1, 2021 12:06 AM

His fella is a cookie cutter gay, Not interesting at all, in my opinion.

by Anonymousreply 39July 1, 2021 12:11 AM

Is Gail going to die?

Spoiler

So glad Queen Carla now oebs the factory again, she was at her best being boss.

by Anonymousreply 40July 1, 2021 11:35 AM

I doubt Gail’s dying.

But what can they write for her now, send her somewhere else for a while, she comes back all airy fairy again and just reverts back to being a mother/grandmother worry wart?

by Anonymousreply 41July 1, 2021 2:59 PM

After five decades of Corrie, Helen Worth will be free to pursue other projects and advance to the next stage of her career.

by Anonymousreply 42July 1, 2021 3:34 PM

Did anyone think Gail's rant at Audrey in the hospital was a bit uncalled for?

I enjoyed Audrey's comedic replies but it was hurtful. Audrey has more than atoned for being a neglectful mother by being there for Gail for the last 40 years, bailing her out, almost being murdered by Richard, employing her kids, etc.

The writers could have made that scene more two-sided, serious and compelling.

by Anonymousreply 43July 1, 2021 3:59 PM

[quote]and advance to the next stage of her career

Death?

by Anonymousreply 44July 1, 2021 6:26 PM

Helen Worth is doing a guest stint on Hollyoaks as a sexy GILF

by Anonymousreply 45July 1, 2021 6:47 PM

And Chris Fountain is going back to Hollyoaks as her sex slave.

by Anonymousreply 46July 1, 2021 11:32 PM

Come on, the way the Baileys have changed no. 3 makes no sense, reversing the stairs and adding a new room/closet which logically will be inside Ken's house

by Anonymousreply 47July 2, 2021 9:13 PM

Great that Carla is back as owner of the factory. Johnny owed her that money anyway. When they say she's the majority owner, who else has shares?

by Anonymousreply 48July 2, 2021 10:28 PM

R47 It just looks unfinished, like they are living in a half built house.

by Anonymousreply 49July 3, 2021 1:09 AM

They've subtly made all of the houses bigger over the years

by Anonymousreply 50July 3, 2021 2:38 PM

Who do you think is the biggest farter on set?

by Anonymousreply 51July 3, 2021 3:51 PM

Eugh him

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by Anonymousreply 52July 3, 2021 4:09 PM

The actor playing Ryan was finally shown in just boxer shorts and showed us the very definition of what fit fat is. Dude’s got a bit of a pot belly on him.

by Anonymousreply 53July 6, 2021 12:47 AM

^ He has nice thick arms, though.

by Anonymousreply 54July 6, 2021 12:50 AM

He sure does, R54, which makes him being so out of shape in other areas look incongruous.

by Anonymousreply 55July 6, 2021 12:53 AM

That fat ass though....

by Anonymousreply 56July 6, 2021 1:14 AM

Honestly, I wouldn't change a thing about his body as presented on today's episode.

by Anonymousreply 57July 6, 2021 3:17 AM

I still miss Sol Heras, the cutie who used to play swapped-at-birth Ryan

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by Anonymousreply 58July 6, 2021 8:03 PM

HM The Queen visited the set, looking fabulous. She was greeted by Rita and her posh accent, Ken, Audrey and Our Gail.

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by Anonymousreply 59July 8, 2021 7:10 PM

Too bad they aren't still doing the who is going to buy the rovers story. they could've given her a walk on as a potential buyer.

by Anonymousreply 60July 8, 2021 7:49 PM

How much was Johnny asking? If Rita bought it with Bet in 1995 she would have made a killing.

by Anonymousreply 61July 8, 2021 7:57 PM

Audrey has a very posh voice too

by Anonymousreply 62July 8, 2021 9:43 PM

That's "The Honourable Miss Harmar-Nicholls" to you, r62!

by Anonymousreply 63July 8, 2021 10:24 PM

R63 Don't put on airs with me my girl, you wouldn't have out if it weren't for your Alfie, you aged tart!

by Anonymousreply 64July 8, 2021 11:18 PM

R64 Ivy, dear, we all know what you got up to after leaving the cobbles, so I wouldn't be throwing around the word tart, if I was you.

by Anonymousreply 65July 8, 2021 11:36 PM

Elsie Tanner is still a whore.

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by Anonymousreply 66July 9, 2021 1:11 AM

Who's dead?

by Anonymousreply 67July 9, 2021 8:29 PM

On Monday they apparently shot flashbacks of the night of the attack.

I believe the theory that it was Kelly who did the beating and Corey was there but actually tried to stop her.

by Anonymousreply 68July 9, 2021 9:48 PM

Jesus, Billy is a sanctimonious idiot.

by Anonymousreply 69July 9, 2021 11:39 PM

I think Corey did the bulk of the beating but Kelly joined in. Kelly's too small to have overpowered Seb alone.

by Anonymousreply 70July 10, 2021 1:56 AM

If Seb tripped and fell while he was running it’s plausible for Kelly to kick his head in.

by Anonymousreply 71July 10, 2021 3:13 AM

Billy is the stupidest git on earth.

by Anonymousreply 72July 20, 2021 1:10 AM

Noooooooo! Not beautiful Curtis!!!!

by Anonymousreply 73July 20, 2021 1:11 AM

NuTodd’s a good actor, and actually looks like he could be Eileen’s offspring.

by Anonymousreply 74July 20, 2021 11:04 AM

R74 that's a mean thing to say!

Who would want to see Chesney and Kirk in a nude layout?!

by Anonymousreply 75July 20, 2021 10:33 PM

I wish to see Curtis, Ryan, Imran and Adam with their pants off!

by Anonymousreply 76July 20, 2021 10:38 PM

I wouldn't mind seeing Chesney. He looks like one of those nerds that takes his pants off and is huge. But, no one wants to see Kirk.

by Anonymousreply 77July 20, 2021 10:44 PM

Dev and Tyrone are gross too

by Anonymousreply 78July 20, 2021 11:01 PM

The guy who Fizz is dating looks a lot like Chesney.

by Anonymousreply 79July 20, 2021 11:33 PM

I bet Curtis has a very suckable cock. It's about time Emma had some good pinga!

by Anonymousreply 80July 20, 2021 11:46 PM

I hope Sean and Eileen's house is crushed by a second tram derailment. With them in it of course

by Anonymousreply 81July 22, 2021 2:43 PM

I actually used to like Eileen. She had a good rapport with Steve back in the day. I don't know why she's become so unlikable over the last ten years or so.

by Anonymousreply 82July 22, 2021 3:10 PM

I used to love her and now I can’t stand her, either. What the fuck happened? I can’t think of another example of where I loved an actress/character for years and then grew to loathe them.

Making Eileen so stupid when she was with Pat Phelan certainly didn’t help, along with years of not being with her sons and only the unbearable Sean for company.

by Anonymousreply 83July 22, 2021 5:49 PM

Eileen has a miserable face like a slapped arse, no fashion sense, an ugly house and uses constant sarcasm instead of wit. What's not to hate?

by Anonymousreply 84July 22, 2021 6:17 PM

Are Jack and Vera still being conned by that good-for-nothing son of theirs?

by Anonymousreply 85July 22, 2021 11:04 PM

No, Vera died after being electrocuted by her vibrator.

by Anonymousreply 86July 22, 2021 11:31 PM

It was the pigeons that got her, r86.

by Anonymousreply 87July 23, 2021 10:11 AM

It really is tiresome at present, you can predict the outcome of all stories

by Anonymousreply 88July 23, 2021 11:30 AM

How can Corrie do such a great job with an issue like the hate crime against Nina and Seb, and then such a ham-fisted one with an issue like racism?

by Anonymousreply 89July 26, 2021 11:27 PM

EastEnders is so much better!

by Anonymousreply 90July 26, 2021 11:33 PM

Pack it in, Phil.

by Anonymousreply 91July 26, 2021 11:36 PM

They're bringing back Claudia AKA Rula

by Anonymousreply 92July 27, 2021 5:41 AM

Are they? I hope to god she doesn’t return with that two tone mane again.

by Anonymousreply 93July 27, 2021 5:30 PM

So Hope will be responsible for Alina’s miscarriage? I hope Alina goes mental and abducts Hope, selling her to gypsies in Transylvania.

by Anonymousreply 94August 3, 2021 6:03 AM

Has Alina miscarried and going to fake her pregnancy?

Did Adam get his big cock out for the calendar?

by Anonymousreply 95August 3, 2021 8:25 AM

How big IS Adam's cock?

by Anonymousreply 96August 3, 2021 9:58 AM

I know Hope is a demon child but I feel a bit sorry for her. Fiz shouldn't have got angry with her for saying she hates the baby - the baby is just an abstract concept to her, she's only ten. She needs to be able to express her feelings without being shouted at after all the upheaval she's been put through. They should just have let her change her mind about the toy, too.

I LOL'd last week when Billy watched the video and then said "Tell me it's not true." You just watched a full fucking confession!

by Anonymousreply 97August 3, 2021 2:30 PM

Hope is excellent as Demon Seed far more entertaining than the vast majority of them.

WTF was the Very Special Racism story? Appalling and not helped by the talentless crew tasked with delivering it.

by Anonymousreply 98August 3, 2021 2:37 PM

R96 find out for us Ivy love. You can borrow my smartphone to get a few pics for us girls here in't snug

by Anonymousreply 99August 3, 2021 2:41 PM

R95, she won’t be able to fake her miscarriage. She been taken to the hospital after smoke inhalation from the fire Hope set.

by Anonymousreply 100August 3, 2021 5:06 PM

Hah, sorry, I meant fake her pregnancy!

by Anonymousreply 101August 3, 2021 5:18 PM

Oh she lost the baby then.

by Anonymousreply 102August 5, 2021 2:08 PM

Yes, she lost the baby. And Evelyn is already suspicious about Hope starting the fire.

by Anonymousreply 103August 5, 2021 5:41 PM

The actor playing Norris has retired, they are killing him off!

by Anonymousreply 104August 5, 2021 6:11 PM

Awww.

This show LOVES killing off characters off screen but still haven’t gotten around to killing off Kevin and Debbie’s dad Bill. The actor who played him has been dead for several years now.

by Anonymousreply 105August 5, 2021 8:01 PM

I didn't know he was dead. I always found Bill's romance with Audrey a bit strange. He was the sort to lift his leg and let rip, right at the dinner table! Audrey would have collapsed

by Anonymousreply 106August 5, 2021 8:17 PM

Does the phrase "spoiler alert" mean nothing to you, R104?

by Anonymousreply 107August 5, 2021 11:04 PM

R107 sorry, I didn't think it was a spoiler as he's been killed off screen. Didn't mean to ruin anything

by Anonymousreply 108August 6, 2021 9:11 AM

It's okay, R108. I should have learned by now that there are often spoilers in this thread!

by Anonymousreply 109August 6, 2021 4:19 PM

There are, indeed. Like, how about this one:

Hope’s lifeless little body is discovered at the bottom of the Platt sinkhole.

Did she fall? Or was she pushed?

by Anonymousreply 110August 6, 2021 7:11 PM

I do think it’s silly they’re now trafficking in that archaic theory posed by The Bad Seed that criminal psychosis is genetic. Hope being John Stape’s biological daughter is a poor excuse for her behavior.

by Anonymousreply 111August 6, 2021 11:02 PM

Ryan is becoming more sexy. I don't blame that tart from the bar wanting to ride his peen.

I must give credit even though I hate the character, Izzy's breakdown scene was really well played.

by Anonymousreply 112August 13, 2021 6:50 PM

I fast-forward through all of Izzy’s scenes so grateful for the update, R112.

by Anonymousreply 113August 14, 2021 1:43 AM

I usually do too but I love Carla so I was watching it for her!

by Anonymousreply 114August 14, 2021 12:00 PM

When Fizz was getting into the police car it wasn’t great that they had her yelling at Alina (who’d reported her to the police) who’d just had a miscarriage which may or may not have been caused by the fire.

by Anonymousreply 115August 14, 2021 5:51 PM

I hope they lock Fiz up for a few months

by Anonymousreply 116August 14, 2021 6:08 PM

Fuck that squeak toy Alina. Dracu 'ei chiar în fund.

by Anonymousreply 117August 14, 2021 7:18 PM

That who storyline is dumb. What would Alina see in Tyrone, who's dumb, not cute, not rich, boring and looks smelly?

by Anonymousreply 118August 14, 2021 7:40 PM

R118 many women, especially women who immigrate to other countries, will chase after married/partnered men because they figure they're already broken in and there must be something good about him if he already has a woman.

by Anonymousreply 119August 14, 2021 7:43 PM

Well R119 I guess Alina knew she didn't have much competition!

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by Anonymousreply 120August 14, 2021 7:54 PM

Has Gail really left the cobbles then?

by Anonymousreply 121August 14, 2021 8:32 PM

Nah, she’ll be back by Christmas. She’ll act all “enlightened” like she was the last time she was in Thailand and in within six months she’ll be the same chinless nagging shrew she always is.

by Anonymousreply 122August 14, 2021 8:43 PM

How did she afford it, isn't she a cleaner?

by Anonymousreply 123August 14, 2021 8:54 PM

She inherited her gay dad's estate, which she used to buy the house back. I imagine she might have some left.

by Anonymousreply 124August 14, 2021 10:18 PM

She should have used some of the money for cosmetic enhancements, a face and tit lift.

by Anonymousreply 125August 14, 2021 10:37 PM

That would be hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 126August 15, 2021 6:06 AM

I hope Gail comes back with a hot new man who knows how to please her pussy and make her feel like a real woman, not some underappreciated drudge.

by Anonymousreply 127August 15, 2021 1:43 PM

And preferably not a serial killer.

by Anonymousreply 128August 15, 2021 3:01 PM

Does anyone remember when big Pat Phelan told Eileen that sleeping with her made him physically sick?

by Anonymousreply 129August 15, 2021 3:20 PM

Well, he couldn’t diss her earrings like Roy did to Pat on EE.

by Anonymousreply 130August 15, 2021 3:22 PM

At least Pat was sexy, Eileen looks like a slapped bum

by Anonymousreply 131August 15, 2021 5:06 PM

And I bet Pat talked dirty in bed whereas Eileen just lies there, staring up at the ceiling.

by Anonymousreply 132August 15, 2021 5:10 PM

Eileen needs a paper bag over her head during coitus so that lessens her ability to converse.

I think right after Roy told Pat he hated her earrings he found a bag of her kinky lingerie and body oils she had bought for her and Frank. Oh my word!

by Anonymousreply 133August 15, 2021 5:13 PM

I bet Roy loved her in her black heels, garter belt and suspenders, though. And basque, of course, which hid her flabby tummy.

by Anonymousreply 134August 15, 2021 5:32 PM

Roy never got to enjoy Pat carnally, did he ever get over his impotence? He was blind jealous the Pat was such a strumpet in the bedroom with Frank, but not him

by Anonymousreply 135August 15, 2021 5:38 PM

I think he did manage to enjoy her carnally eventually, though. With a little help from a certain medication?

by Anonymousreply 136August 15, 2021 6:24 PM

I think viagra gave him a heart attack or something? I think they did too actually but he was furious she was so into sex with Frank when she'd said it wasn't important to her

by Anonymousreply 137August 15, 2021 6:48 PM

*too

by Anonymousreply 138August 15, 2021 7:27 PM

*to not too

by Anonymousreply 139August 15, 2021 7:28 PM

Yeah, that’s how I remember it, too. They did have sex eventually, though.

Back to Coronation Street-Zeedan is coming back? I guess he’ll be Daisy’s next conquest?

by Anonymousreply 140August 16, 2021 2:41 AM

Where did they find soave for this memorial garden? The set just keeps expanding!

by Anonymousreply 141August 16, 2021 8:19 AM

Space*

by Anonymousreply 142August 16, 2021 5:22 PM

Evelyn has grown into a great character. I felt she was a bit of a Blanche knock-off at first, but she's more than that.

by Anonymousreply 143August 17, 2021 5:59 PM

R143 she is. Like you… at first I thought she was just a retread but now I can’t imagine the street without her.

by Anonymousreply 144August 17, 2021 6:08 PM

I just wish she’d turned out to be Tyrone’s later in life mother and not his gran.

by Anonymousreply 145August 17, 2021 6:16 PM

You can vote for Corrie at the National Television Awards here:

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by Anonymousreply 146August 17, 2021 8:47 PM

Really agree about Evelyn, glad they are allowing her to develop because the actress is terrific, Maureen Lipman.

I think Tyronne's loudmouth mum Jackie was too established and too selfish to have brought up the baby, so they couldn't change the back story realistically. Wasn't Jackie the one who looked out for Deirdre when she was in prison?

by Anonymousreply 147August 17, 2021 9:40 PM

Evelyn didn’t bring up Tyrone, though, R147.

by Anonymousreply 148August 17, 2021 9:44 PM

That's what I mean, R145 suggested the twist of Evelyn being Tyronne's mum but I don't think it would work based on his mum already being clearly established and not the kind of person to selflessly raise a baby that wasn't hers.

by Anonymousreply 149August 17, 2021 10:18 PM

I haven't been following but why do gorgeous Imran and Toyah care so much about this teen girl?

If Imran fostered me...

by Anonymousreply 150August 18, 2021 7:21 AM

I think it’s so the twist lands better-that she really was the piece of shit who kicked Seb to death.

by Anonymousreply 151August 18, 2021 9:25 PM

What's she charged with?

by Anonymousreply 152August 18, 2021 9:31 PM

GBH?

by Anonymousreply 153August 19, 2021 12:43 AM

^^^I got really high on that once!

by Anonymousreply 154August 19, 2021 8:36 PM

God, Tyrone is fickle, even by soap standards.

by Anonymousreply 155August 21, 2021 1:32 AM

There isn’t a NuLiam? At least the kid actor seems a tad less annoying this time around. I couldn’t stand him before.

by Anonymousreply 156August 21, 2021 1:35 AM

There is a new series of novels on Amazon...The Magnolia Chronicles. The first Magnolias and...Honeysuckle and Poinsettias was just released and the book is dedicated to a lot of soap creators:

[quote] Irna Phillips, Agnes Nixon, Frank and Doris Hursley, Bill and Lee Phillip Bell, Roy Winsor, Irving Vendig, Dan Curtis, Douglas Marland, Claire Labine, Tony Warren, Kevin Laffan, David Jacobs, Richard and Esther Shapiro and Earl Hamner Jr. And all the writers and actors of their genre.

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by Anonymousreply 157August 24, 2021 6:46 AM

Last night's episodes were appalling! I think Corrie's been all right over these last few weeks - not gripping, but watchable - but there was something weird about the writing yesterday. Oddest part was when Jack just stood there silently while Liam was struggling to breathe.

by Anonymousreply 158August 24, 2021 2:03 PM

This pollution storyline is so contrived and Maria smashing up the van is criminal in more ways than one

by Anonymousreply 159August 24, 2021 5:01 PM

It was criminally bad storylining and pacing, inserting her into the Kelly trial/traffic SLs along with a child in ill health SL.

by Anonymousreply 160August 24, 2021 8:22 PM

Simon is so dim. As if it hadn't occurred to Nina to try to remember what happened until now!

by Anonymousreply 161August 28, 2021 1:11 AM

I wonder what piece of music will jog her memory next week. A piece of Mahler’s?

Charlie deMeli is very weird, hair-wise. He’s obviously very hairy on his chest and on his shoulders/top of his arms but his forearms are completely smooth.

by Anonymousreply 162August 28, 2021 4:08 AM

I meant Charlie deMelo (Imran), sorry.

by Anonymousreply 163August 28, 2021 4:09 AM

R163 I bet he has a big ol'hairy cock!

by Anonymousreply 164August 28, 2021 9:06 AM

Fantastic couple of episodes. And #Corrie is the UK's top Twitter trend right now!

by Anonymousreply 165August 30, 2021 9:15 PM

The new Nina is so boring. The writers turned her into a 20 something Frau.

by Anonymousreply 166August 30, 2021 10:44 PM

Who killed sexy Seb?

by Anonymousreply 167August 30, 2021 11:30 PM

Fucking BritBox. Tonight's episodes are unavailable.

by Anonymousreply 168August 31, 2021 12:56 AM

Was just about to post that, R168.

They pulled this same shit on the Christmas Eve episodes.

by Anonymousreply 169August 31, 2021 2:12 AM

Just tweeted to Britbox to put the fucking episodes up before those of us here in the US stumble upon spoilers.

by Anonymousreply 170August 31, 2021 2:18 AM

Yeah what the fuck britbox?

by Anonymousreply 171August 31, 2021 6:44 AM

I'll give you a spoiler m'lad, that Sally Metcalfe at no. 6 is one selfish floozie who's no better than she ought to be! Common as mook!

by Anonymousreply 172August 31, 2021 7:21 AM

This is a regular thing with BritBox. Episodes aren't available when they should be or closed captioning either missing or off by a few minutes. BritBox has terrible customer service, too. If you report something wrong, you hear a few days later. I think it really is time to try a VPN so I can stream on ITV Player.

by Anonymousreply 173August 31, 2021 10:19 AM

Oh Christ, Britbox posted the first of Monday’s episodes twice,

by Anonymousreply 174September 1, 2021 4:28 AM

Who killed Seb?

by Anonymousreply 175September 1, 2021 10:41 PM

Corey.

I should have figured it wasn’t Kelly. They’ll need to have her in the story when her dad returns and she forces him to get the truth out about Rana’s death so Imran will finally get justice. And Garry will finally go to prison for it. This must also be why Zeedan is returning. I gather the actress who played Kate was a huge cunt but maybe they’ll bring her back for a few weeks.

by Anonymousreply 176September 1, 2021 11:26 PM

Kate was as interesting as a morning fart, I hope she doesn't come back.

by Anonymousreply 177September 2, 2021 11:03 AM

I haven’t watched Coronation Street since Raquel was written out. I see bits of it occasionally when channel flicking, and the standard of acting has definitely gone downhill. Is there any reason to start watching again?

by Anonymousreply 178September 2, 2021 11:19 AM

There are a few hotties R178 who should be contractually obliged to remove their clothing and show us loyal viewers their wares.

Also, now and again they have an interesting storyline

by Anonymousreply 179September 2, 2021 11:33 AM

I like Kelly. She reminds me of a girl in school who I wrote off as a bitch until I got to know her senior year. She was really sweet but had had a hard home life so she wore bitchiness as a mask.

by Anonymousreply 180September 3, 2021 1:53 AM

No Corrie tonight (Wed. 8 Sept.) due to football. We get the verdicts on Friday. My prediction is that both get convicted, but I'm not feeling sure about that.

Next week brings sadness to the street when a "beloved" character dies. It's already been revealed that it is Norris Cole. Yes, you probably already thought he was dead. Also, Imran and Sabeen seem to have kindled something. A a new couple break up.

by Anonymousreply 181September 8, 2021 11:49 PM

Imran and Toyah had potential to be an interesting couple but the writers squandered it. They quickly became dull together. I don't care if he leaves her for Sabeen.

I think Kelly will be convicted, although I suspect it would be very difficult to get a conviction in real life if the surviving victim insisted she had seen the defendant try to stop the attack. Surely that would more than constitute reasonable doubt? I think England and Wales still have the double jeopardy law, so if Corey is found not guilty he can't be put on trial again even if Abi finds proof that his dad bribed Eli to lie under oath.

by Anonymousreply 182September 9, 2021 12:00 AM

The Criminal Justice Act of 2003 can bypass the double-jeopardy rule if there is "new and compelling evidence" introduced. Whether Corey's father's bride rises to that is for HM Courts & Tribunals Service to decide.

by Anonymousreply 183September 9, 2021 12:14 AM

bribe, not bride. Dammed autocorrect!

by Anonymousreply 184September 9, 2021 12:15 AM

Kelly guilty of murder. 12-year minimum sentence, Corey found not guilty.

by Anonymousreply 185September 10, 2021 11:20 PM

Tonight's episodes were well-written and well-acted. The reactions all felt true to the characters.

by Anonymousreply 186September 11, 2021 12:43 AM

Kelly will be out by Christmas thanks to Imran. And in gratitude she’ll eventually uncover the truth about the ceiling collapse which killed Imran’s sister.

by Anonymousreply 187September 11, 2021 2:31 AM

R186 Roy gave one of the strongest performances I've seen in a long time. He was so good, Dev even rose above his usual style. Usually, Dev is so broad he makes a pantomime dame look like they are underplaying.

by Anonymousreply 188September 11, 2021 3:36 AM

Who goes down the sinkhole in Gail's backyard?

by Anonymousreply 189September 15, 2021 7:17 PM

I love Gail and Audrey

by Anonymousreply 190September 15, 2021 7:33 PM

How can this thread only have 190 posts? I'm sure I've seen that mousy-looking lady in OP's pic come through my thread more than 500 times.

by Anonymousreply 191September 15, 2021 7:41 PM

Who's in OP pic? It's been scored out for me by some idiots flaming us

by Anonymousreply 192September 15, 2021 8:04 PM

^ Gail

by Anonymousreply 193September 15, 2021 10:27 PM

The show won't be the same without Norris :(

Alina is such a hypocrite, getting all high and mighty about Tyrone kissing Fiz! Has she forgotten how she and him got together in the first place? More to the point, have neither she nor Tyrone ever heard of contraception?

by Anonymousreply 194September 16, 2021 12:15 AM

Norris hasn't really been around for a long while. I'm shocked at Ken, though. He's looking[italic]OLD[/italic].

That new beau of Fiz, though -- Phill -- woooof!

by Anonymousreply 195September 16, 2021 12:24 AM

He looks so much like an older version of Chesney it’s distracting, though.

by Anonymousreply 196September 16, 2021 2:56 PM

SPOILER:

The sinkhole killing will be a special 9pm special next month. I can't reveal who dies but here is a snap of Gail out back sunning her baps, just before the sinkhole devours a Platt.

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by Anonymousreply 197September 16, 2021 5:01 PM

Here's Phill (Jamie Kenna) back in 2012.

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by Anonymousreply 198September 16, 2021 10:56 PM

Is that a new Max?

by Anonymousreply 199September 17, 2021 2:56 AM

Yep. They replaced the other one. His manboobs were alarming for a 12 year old.

by Anonymousreply 200September 17, 2021 4:22 AM

I don't care for Freida.

But, I do like that they allow a disabled character to be so bitchy.

by Anonymousreply 201September 18, 2021 3:59 PM

I can’t stand Freida. I hope she won’t be on regularly.

by Anonymousreply 202September 18, 2021 6:52 PM

Who the hell is caring for Emily? She must feel stupid now, she left her house to Morris so he wouldn't be homeless after her death. He not only sells it but then pops his clogs before her!

by Anonymousreply 203September 18, 2021 8:47 PM

Speaking of our dear Emily, I was hoping we would get another Zoom appearance from her for Norris' sendoff. If I was the producer, I would inquire if she would record a few hours of stuff that way, to pepper her in storylines. I think there is something special about using an older beloved character in a technologically advanced way.

The actress seems to be in good health and her husband died. I doubt the she will ever return in person, though if she wanted to I'd say yes please. But, the zoom stuff shouldn't be too taxing for her and give her something to do.

by Anonymousreply 204September 18, 2021 9:56 PM

WTF is up with the casting of the young characters? Aadi is fifteen and is played by a twenty-one-year-old. His girlfriend Summer is sixteen and is played by a twenty-three-year-old. Jack Webster just turned eleven and is played by a fourteen-year-old. I don't know how old NuMax's actor is, but he sure as hell doesn't look fifteen. Does everyone in Weatherfield feed their kids some kind of growth hormones?

by Anonymousreply 205September 19, 2021 1:35 AM

R205 It is funny seeing David being tough with Max, the old and new one are both as big if not bigger than him.

by Anonymousreply 206September 19, 2021 2:42 AM

NuMax looks fifteen to me, R205, how much older do you think he looks?

by Anonymousreply 207September 19, 2021 4:42 AM

I would say, all three look appropriate for their character's ages.

by Anonymousreply 208September 19, 2021 4:50 AM

I'd say he looks closer to 18, R207.

by Anonymousreply 209September 19, 2021 10:07 AM

Is Gail back yet?

Here's who I hope gets sucked down the sinkhole, in order of preference:

1. Sean

2. Eileen

3. Gemma or Chesney

4. Izzy

by Anonymousreply 210September 19, 2021 11:48 AM

R209, I disagree. Yes, he’s tall but fifteen year olds can be as tall as that by then. His face, to me, looks totally plausible as a fifteen year old.

by Anonymousreply 211September 19, 2021 4:25 PM

It's the imported Pine Valley water, r205.

by Anonymousreply 212September 19, 2021 8:41 PM

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi joined Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons on the cobbles. I wo nder if she pulled a pint?

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by Anonymousreply 213September 19, 2021 8:49 PM

R213 Nancy visiting a pub, how appropriate.

by Anonymousreply 214September 20, 2021 1:34 AM

Seriously, is the woman in OP's pic supposed to be part mouse in the series?

by Anonymousreply 215September 20, 2021 4:45 AM

She lost her chin when her car was driven into a canal.

by Anonymousreply 216September 20, 2021 8:46 PM

Gail is a soap icon

by Anonymousreply 217September 21, 2021 10:12 AM

I love that picture of Gail with her tits out, someone deliberately papped her sunbathing. That's crazy, like the one of Cilla Black topless. Guess they have shock value

by Anonymousreply 218September 21, 2021 6:04 PM

Frieda kidnapping Aled... yikes. One of the oddest Corrie episodes I've seen.

by Anonymousreply 219September 23, 2021 9:26 PM

God, I hate Frieda.

by Anonymousreply 220September 23, 2021 9:46 PM

So what does Norris have hidden in the paperboy?

What is Freida lying about, what did Norris want to tell Ken?

by Anonymousreply 221September 23, 2021 11:08 PM

I haven't watched today's episode, has anyone mentioned talking to Emily, yet? I mean if nothing else they should say they have talked to her on the phone, and because of the pandemic or whatever she isn't/can't come, its not much but it is those little details that soaps used to excel at. . Yes, Rita and Norris were close but Emily and Norris lived in the same house for years and Freda is her niece.

by Anonymousreply 222September 24, 2021 2:00 AM

R222 yes Ken said he would do it, making the observation " I have her number in my phone"

by Anonymousreply 223September 24, 2021 7:55 AM

Ok, hear me out, how about a Daniel/Max teacher student sex story? They could both discover their latent bisexuality.

Also, I didn't think it was possible but I continuously fall further in love with Audrey. At the funeral she was like a more down to earth version of Patsy from AbFab.

I must also hand it to Rita, by this point she should be singing "I'm Still Here" from Follies. She has now had two iconic Kabin partnerships and she is still there.

by Anonymousreply 224September 25, 2021 2:53 AM

R224, no re Max having sex with Daniel. He’s 15 years old.

by Anonymousreply 225September 25, 2021 4:26 AM

He's 15 now, but when is Max's birthday? 16 is the legal age in the UK right? I know it probably is different for teachers, though.

by Anonymousreply 226September 25, 2021 4:49 AM

R226 are you joking? If a teacher sleeps with their student they'd be lucky to work again.

Remember when John Stape slept with Sally's daughter, got fired and had to take a job working with Big Awful Eileen as a taxi driver?!

And your suggested storyline would cause a huge backlash

by Anonymousreply 227September 25, 2021 8:05 AM

R227 no it would be classic soap opera. The young teacher/older pupil story is classic, especially if Max is the aggressor. It is sad that just as we got to the point where you could tell the stories again, only with same sex participants, that we entered a time when such stories are now taboo.

by Anonymousreply 228September 25, 2021 5:58 PM

Who will Norris leave his money to?

by Anonymousreply 229September 26, 2021 11:10 AM

I don't think that's going to be brought up, r229. Perhaps to Freda?

by Anonymousreply 230September 26, 2021 2:23 PM

He should give Ken some, and the money he got from no.3 back to Emily.

He can leave his undies to Mary.

Who is financially comfortable characters? Roy, Ken, Audrey, Rita?

by Anonymousreply 231September 26, 2021 3:19 PM

Nina is really becoming tiresome these days.

I like Daniel and Daisy together.

by Anonymousreply 232September 29, 2021 11:36 PM

I bet most, if not all, of the scenes in which the Baileys discuss racism are written by white people. They all seem so forced.

by Anonymousreply 233October 9, 2021 6:02 PM

How do the child actors whoa re replaced feel? The kid who played Max from the beginning must be feeling a wee bit pissed right now.

by Anonymousreply 234October 9, 2021 6:08 PM

I think sometimes they just want to be “regular kids” for a while. I did read somewhere that the earlier “Tracyluv” was pissed she was replaced, though.

by Anonymousreply 235October 9, 2021 8:05 PM

Imran and Abi? Well I guess I know what the Christmas Day episode episode will be-Kevin finding out that Abi’s pregnant with Imran’s boobeh. And next year will be about Imran and Toyah fighting Abi to raise the boobeh as their own.

by Anonymousreply 236October 14, 2021 5:38 PM

Abi was punching above her weight, landing Imran!

I predict Natasha will die in the sinkhole disaster.

by Anonymousreply 237October 14, 2021 10:09 PM

I think Harvey will kill Natasha thinking she’s Leanne.

I gather the sinkhole disaster will include Johnny and Jenny and Johnny might die.

by Anonymousreply 238October 14, 2021 10:45 PM

We're only one episode in, but I'm not enjoying the melodramatic vibe of the week so far. Reminds me of that weird Christmas episode where Shona got shot while hiding in a giant gift box. Plus, the CG storm is distracting me.

by Anonymousreply 239October 18, 2021 8:43 PM

I hope Gail and Audrey are safe.

Is it asking too much that the sinkhole gobbles up Big Eileen or Sean?

I wouldn't mind Shona if she's still being annoying and childish. If she's back to herself then she can stay.

I like Natasha, that would be a waste.

Go Abi for getting that sexy pinga! Major upgrade from Kevin's greasy little wrench!

by Anonymousreply 240October 18, 2021 8:48 PM

Oh god, R239, that fucking Christmas episode was truly awful. What the fuck were they thinking?

by Anonymousreply 241October 18, 2021 11:04 PM

No way is Aadi dead. He'll have got himself to safety before the explosion, and will be pretty fucking livid with Dev for choosing to save Asha over him.

by Anonymousreply 242October 19, 2021 1:05 AM

R242 It would really suck if he is because as an actor he is hundreds of miles ahead of Dev or Asha, he also looks better.

by Anonymousreply 243October 19, 2021 1:16 AM

R243 I agree, he's very good. They only mentioned on death, and that's down the sinkhole. Would be lovely to watch Ma Grimshaw get swept away!

by Anonymousreply 244October 19, 2021 6:01 PM

R244 I’m just glad Gail and Audrey are safe in London. Though with both a sinkhole and Harvey on the loose, I’m afraid for our dear Rita.

by Anonymousreply 245October 19, 2021 6:49 PM

Anyone dead yet?

by Anonymousreply 246October 19, 2021 10:07 PM

I’m confused. Corey and Abi fell through the sinkhole at Debbie’s Horrornation thing?

Well, at least Corey’s football career is over going by how injured he is.

by Anonymousreply 247October 19, 2021 10:46 PM

R247 Sinkholes grow.

by Anonymousreply 248October 19, 2021 11:06 PM

And those holes stink! Just like my pussy!

by Anonymousreply 249October 19, 2021 11:15 PM

They're hinting so heavily that Johnny will die that I suspect it's a red herring.

by Anonymousreply 250October 19, 2021 11:26 PM

Will Mellor (Harvey) is well fit!

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by Anonymousreply 251October 19, 2021 11:53 PM

If Johnny dies at least we’ll be spared Faye Brookes’ horrendous grief acting. When Rana died the weeping and wailing from Kate gave me migraines.

by Anonymousreply 252October 20, 2021 12:40 AM

What happened tonight?

by Anonymousreply 253October 21, 2021 1:03 AM

Watching tonight, I was on the edge of my seat the whole time wondering when the earth would open up and suck more of Weatherfield's finest citizens into the storm drains/sewer.

by Anonymousreply 254October 21, 2021 1:13 AM

Where's Carla?

by Anonymousreply 255October 21, 2021 1:31 AM

R255 Sitting in the Rovers, so far.

by Anonymousreply 256October 21, 2021 1:38 AM

Thanks R256 I need to watch on catch up. When they first said it was the sinkhole that killed someone I thought it would be the Platt's garden. Didn't realise it had extended so far.

by Anonymousreply 257October 21, 2021 2:11 AM

R257 [SPOILERS] ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Basically it is the sinkhole in the Platt garden that is expanding. According to tonight's episode that entire side of the street is unsafe. Jenny fell down the main Platt one and Johnny has crawled down to save her. Corey and Abi fell down one in the House of Horrors but are now out. Harvey fell in one that opened up in the street in the Horrornation area.

by Anonymousreply 258October 21, 2021 2:32 AM

Does that mean the Knicker factory is unsafe?!

by Anonymousreply 259October 21, 2021 8:55 AM

And Harvey's been washed out of a sewer pipe and found Abby's gun.

So is it Leanne who is the death?

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by Anonymousreply 260October 21, 2021 10:23 AM

I don't know what they were on when they wrote last night's episodes. Especially the bits where characters keep falling into sinkholes at the most dramatic possible moments. Harvey is such a lame villain.

by Anonymousreply 261October 21, 2021 3:44 PM

Harvey will shoot Natasha in a case of mistaken identity. And the kid will turn nasty and blame Leanne. Until there’s a Christmas miracle and he sees his dead mum in a constellation,

by Anonymousreply 262October 21, 2021 9:48 PM

But hasn't Leanne somehow managed to keep her wig on? This has to be a plot point, it was covered in duct tape!

by Anonymousreply 263October 21, 2021 11:07 PM

Why doesn't Johnny just go up the ladder, open the trap door and scream?

by Anonymousreply 264October 22, 2021 7:42 PM

The writing in these "Big" episodes is as shitty as those sewers

by Anonymousreply 265October 22, 2021 8:11 PM

At least tonight's first episode wasn't as bad as Wednesday's ones. No sinkholes appearing at convenient moments, no cheesy fairground shots, more believable interaction between the characters. Was genuinely surprised that Roy lied to the police for Abi.

by Anonymousreply 266October 22, 2021 8:22 PM

We all saw the twist shooting coming.

What's that twat Harvey doing waiting in a car if he has a plane to catch? Such bad writing

by Anonymousreply 267October 22, 2021 8:41 PM

Well that was crap

by Anonymousreply 268October 22, 2021 8:58 PM

I want Harvey in me, quite deeply.

by Anonymousreply 269October 22, 2021 11:00 PM

I used to want the actor who played Johnny inside me quite deeply but he lost his looks about 20 years ago. But he really was sexy back in the day.

by Anonymousreply 270October 23, 2021 3:25 AM

Did anyone mention Rita this week? Considering, she lives above the Cabin which is in the evacuation zone, her beloved foster daughter was trapped in the sewer, and her other foster daughter's homicidal criminal nephew is on the loose, she should have at least one scene. Remember the tram crash, the poor dear was trapped in the cabin and no one knew.

by Anonymousreply 271October 23, 2021 3:27 AM

Rita was evacuated quickly from bed. Unfortunately she didn't have time to grab her orange wig, so she refused to appear on screen.

The one who should have more screen time was Carla, she only appeared at the end

by Anonymousreply 272October 23, 2021 1:06 PM

Anyone else can't stand David?

Why didn't Gail get the sinkhole fixed when she inherited money?

by Anonymousreply 273October 25, 2021 9:45 PM

R273 she had to use most of it to save the house from Debbie, after David’s idiocy.

by Anonymousreply 274October 25, 2021 10:04 PM

Have to admit I cried when Natasha said goodbye to Sam. (Didn't shed a tear for Johnny, though.)

by Anonymousreply 275October 25, 2021 10:30 PM

Natasha’s goodbye to Sam really was good. The writers finally delivered.

by Anonymousreply 276October 26, 2021 11:29 PM

Natasha dies, Johnny dies, and that toad Simon lives.

by Anonymousreply 277October 27, 2021 12:02 AM

Well, they’re obviously holding on to him so he’ll go postal and murder Sean, Fizz, Beth, Kirk and Izzy before turning the gun on himself. Like…duh.

by Anonymousreply 278October 27, 2021 1:19 AM

R278 instead of Beth/Kirk can it be Eileen instead? And Billy?!

by Anonymousreply 279October 27, 2021 10:18 AM

Oops, yeah, forgot about them. I’d add them to Simon’s hit list. I still want Beth/Kirk to be gunned down, too, though.

by Anonymousreply 280October 27, 2021 3:16 PM

Good luck Simon!

by Anonymousreply 281October 27, 2021 4:30 PM

I don't hate Kirk. Yes, he's cringey, but there are worse characters.

I'm actually quite liking Fiz for the first time since she got with John Stape. Jennie McAlpine is finally playing her as an adult woman, rather than relying on that babyish, exaggerated way of speaking. She's flawed (look how poorly she handled Hope's fire-starting) but she feels more like a real character now.

by Anonymousreply 282October 27, 2021 4:53 PM

Maureen Lipman is now officially Corrie's first dame. For some reason I thought Julie Goodyear was one as well, but apparently she's only an MBE.

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by Anonymousreply 283October 27, 2021 4:57 PM

I really like Maureen and her character.

R282 well said, I agree too, the actress actually did some good work and I no longer hate Fiz

by Anonymousreply 284October 27, 2021 8:40 PM

I fear this is only a blip for Fizz. I think Jenny McAlpine will once again have to resort to her cringe inducing cutesy voice and facial mannerisms.

by Anonymousreply 285October 27, 2021 10:01 PM

If the writers compare the social media response to last week's episodes to this week's, they'll realise the fans don't watch Corrie for gimmicks and special effects.

by Anonymousreply 286October 28, 2021 10:42 PM

If Curtis started entertaining gentlemen callers he could have his medical fees in one day. He's dreamy!

by Anonymousreply 287October 29, 2021 8:06 PM

I think he’s very dull, though. He can die soon and I won’t miss him.

by Anonymousreply 288October 30, 2021 6:17 AM

I thought they were going to have him break with Emma this week as some of the things she was saying to him were so stupid and inane, I thought how can anyone find this interesting?

Why can't scriptwriters stop making her so silly? She is a Ray of sunshine but can be grating

by Anonymousreply 289October 30, 2021 9:56 AM

I like the actress who plays Emma but I’ve been fast forwarding through all her scenes with Alina, Steve and now Curtis.

by Anonymousreply 290October 30, 2021 2:22 PM

They've made Emma a bit TOO dim. She's turned into a caricature.

by Anonymousreply 291October 31, 2021 5:14 PM

R291 I agree. There is a fine line between dim but loveable and just annoyingly stupid. Sadly, Emma has been leaning much too much to the later.

I don't blame the actress. I think she is doing a great job. I blame the writers, some of the things they have her say would've made Rose Nyland roll her eyes at her.

by Anonymousreply 292November 1, 2021 1:32 AM

Completely agree. They did this with Maria too, made her deeply dim to contrast her with Carla, back when Liam was cheating on her.

One of her lines while devouring a celeb magazine was was "Do you think Minnie Driver really drives a mini?"

Give good actresses decent lines!

They did nail it with Rosie Webster though, she was an amusing bimbo used to good effect.

by Anonymousreply 293November 1, 2021 7:54 PM

I remember a cute scene with Emma and Maria chatting in Roy’s and Emma uses the term “literally” incorrectly, as so many of the kids do nowadays. Roy corrects her, Emma stands her ground and Maria jumps in with “Seriously. Don’t bother. You’re not going to win.”

by Anonymousreply 294November 1, 2021 10:00 PM

I just don't buy Kevin and Abi as a couple (although Abi did look surprisingly sophisticated in her wedding dress). My dad thinks Kevin and Sally should get back together and Abi should end up with Tim. Incidentally, he didn't know Abi and Tim are together in real life.

by Anonymousreply 295November 3, 2021 11:20 PM

R295 I always expected the writers to pair Sally and Kevin again but they actually did a really good job matching Tim and Sally. I don't see Abi and Tim together. The problem is Kevin is so regular and an everyman.

Anyone else thinking Carla is always dressed in drab colours and clothes? In her first few years she was very glamorous and dressed really well. Seems like wardrobe just stick her in dark this-and-that nowadays.

I understand it suited at certain points in her storylines but since she returned in 2017 they've given up making her up.

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by Anonymousreply 296November 4, 2021 1:02 AM

I have to say I really like the child actor playing Sam. He is very natural and good. Even, silently, he made you really feel his emotional turmoil. He would've been huge in silent movies.

Also, I predict that at some point Kelly will return to the street and she and Jack will have a love affair and his new mommy isn't going to like it. There is only two years difference in their ages and the Jack actor is tall enough that it could work.

by Anonymousreply 297November 9, 2021 3:22 AM

Surely Abi wouldn't be allowed to adopt Jack? Two of her bio kids had to be put up for adoption.

by Anonymousreply 298November 11, 2021 8:30 PM

Yes, Abi is going to adopt Jack. Kelly will be living rough. (Has it occurred to no one to have Vicar Billy offer her housing? Oh yeah -- Billy has better people to help.)

I'm waiting for Kelly and Jack to get together. That'll do Abi's head in!

by Anonymousreply 299November 14, 2021 5:23 PM

Did they ever find the true culprit of the flood, which actually blocked the storm drain

by Anonymousreply 300November 14, 2021 6:25 PM

R300 Wasn't it just a torrential downpour?

by Anonymousreply 301November 14, 2021 9:53 PM

How long has our Faye been in the slammer? It feels like she has done more time than anyone. Most of them are out within a few months.

by Anonymousreply 302November 18, 2021 3:20 AM

It's been about a year since she went into HM Prison. It was around the time Ray got caught and Debbie took over. It does feel longer, though.

by Anonymousreply 303November 18, 2021 2:04 PM

It hasn’t been a year, R303. She went in around February and was sentenced in April.

by Anonymousreply 304November 18, 2021 2:20 PM

R304 why does it feel like two years or something

by Anonymousreply 305November 18, 2021 5:45 PM

Hah, R305. I know what you mean. But she’s only been “inside” since April.

by Anonymousreply 306November 18, 2021 10:12 PM

She ought to have got life for trying to kill big Scottish sausage Adam Barlow!

So long as the don't bring back Anna Windyass!

by Anonymousreply 307November 19, 2021 6:31 AM

How do you know Adam has a large one.

by Anonymousreply 308November 20, 2021 12:12 AM

They got rid of manboob Max, how long before Lily gets replaced.

by Anonymousreply 309November 20, 2021 2:40 AM

Why haven’t they replaced the wretched child who plays Ruby? It’s patently obvious she will never be anything less than horrendous.

by Anonymousreply 310November 20, 2021 3:27 AM

I've been thinking about this--would Corey have voluntarily admitted to killing Seb?

by Anonymousreply 311November 27, 2021 11:48 PM

I think it was plausible, R311. He may well have realised that he simply couldn't convincingly explain away the evidence from the rucksack, and that it was therefore in his best interests to plead guilty in order get a lesser sentence.

by Anonymousreply 312November 28, 2021 12:16 AM

And, unlike Greg in Succession, Corey actually won’t mind “misadventures” in prison.

by Anonymousreply 313November 28, 2021 12:29 AM
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