As Yasmeen Metcalfe goes through her dramatic court case in Coronation Street, our quiz this week focuses on other Weatherfield women who’ve found themselves behind bars
They range from falsely imprisoned Deirdre Rachid and Sally Metcalfe to Tracey Barlow, who murdered her builder boyfriend in 2007.
How well do you remember them? Why not test your knowledge in our latest nostalgia quiz – and compare your score with friends?
Many of the questions in our quizzes come from Clive Hardy’s brilliant Around Manchester books on the 1950s, 60s and 70s. They’re packed with unmissable pictures from the M.E.N. archive.
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Anna Windass, played by Debbie Rush, was wrongly imprisoned when murderous builder Pat Phelan framed her for pushing Seb Franklin off a ladder. Which actor played Phelan?
Gail Platt (Helen Worth) found herself in jail in 2010 when she was wrongly convicted of a life-insurance fraud committed by her husband Joe McIntyre. Which actor, who also appeared in the sitcom Home to Roost, played Joe?
Tracey Barlow, played by Salford actress Kate Ford, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murdering her builder boyfriend in 2007. What was his name?
Sally Metcalfe, portrayed by Middleton actress Sally Dynevor, was wrongly jailed in 2018 for a fraud committed by bogus businessman Duncan Radfield. In what year did Sally make her first appearance on the Street?
C – Sally is the ninth longest running character with 34 years on the Street
Deirdre Rachid, played by Oldham-born Anne Kirkbride, was jailed in 1988 after falling victim to her conman fiance Jon Lindsay. What did he claim was his occupation?
Who played Eddie Windass, the partner of Anna Windass, from 2008 to 2011? He was also Lomper in the 1997 movie The Full Monty
Fiz Stape, played by Bury actress Jennie McAlpine, was wrongly jailed in 2011 for three murders committed by her deranged husband John. She was released after his deathbed confession. The couple had a daughter who is still in Coronation Street. What is her name?
Barmaid Becky Granger revealed her prison past before marrying Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) in what Granada TV dubbed the Summer of Love in 2009. Which actress played Becky?
Margi Clarke played Deirdre’s cell mate, who caused chaos on the Street when she turned up like a bad penny months later with her teenage son. What was her name?
What is the fictional name of Weatherfield’s prison in Coronation Street? The Castle Armoury Drill Hall in Bury has often been used as its façade.
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