Category: TV

Ladies of the Rovers

iNostalgia looks back on the early gossip queens of Coronation Street and their favourite haunt – the Rovers

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Corrie real-life couples

In a week when Friends’ actor David Schwimmer admitted having a huge crush on co-star Jennifer Anniston, iNostalgia remembers real-life romances on a soap much closer to home

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Summer Wine

The much-loved TV sitcom Last of the Summer Wine may have been set in West Yorkshire, but most of its stars were born and bred in Manchester. How well do you remember them? Why not test your knowledge and compare your score with friends?

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William Roache 1968

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows actors William Roache, right, and Jack Howarth in a parlour scene from Granada’s long-running soap Coronation Street. The date is April 1968.

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Corrie Humour Quiz

Some of TV’s funniest moments have been provided by long-running Granada soap Coronation Street down the years. How well do you remember Corrie’s humorous moments and the characters who created them? Why not test your knowledge in our quiz?

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Dickenson Road Studios Quiz

It’s hard to believe that some of the BBC’s most popular programmes were once broadcast from a converted Wesleyan Chapel in Rusholme. How well do you remember Dickenson Road or the stars who recorded there? Why not test your knowledge in our weekly nostalgia quiz.

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