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The Original Cast of "Coronation Street"

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    heroesboy08

    [1]Jan 28, 2009
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    Here's a list of characters who were part of the original cast of CORONATION STREET, when it debuted on British television in 1960:

    Frank Barlow

    Ida Barlow

    Ken Barlow

    David Barlow

    Elsie Tanner

    Dennis Tanner

    Linda Cheveski

    Ivan Cheveski

    Jack Walker

    Annie Walker

    Florrie Lindley

    Christine Hardman

    Ena Sharples

    Minnie Caldwell

    Martha Longhurst

    Albert Tatlock

    Harry Hewitt

    Esther Hayes

    Can anyone tell me how many characters from CORRIE's very first year are still on the show today?

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    Heather_H

    [2]Feb 11, 2009
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    heroesboy08 wrote:

    Here's a list of characters who were part of the original cast of CORONATION STREET, when it debuted on British television in 1960:

    Frank Barlow

    Ida Barlow

    Ken Barlow

    David Barlow

    Elsie Tanner

    Dennis Tanner

    Linda Cheveski

    Ivan Cheveski

    Jack Walker

    Annie Walker

    Florrie Lindley

    Christine Hardman

    Ena Sharples

    Minnie Caldwell

    Martha Longhurst

    Albert Tatlock

    Harry Hewitt

    Esther Hayes

    Can anyone tell me how many characters from CORRIE's very first year are still on the show today?



    I'm pretty confident that the only remaining original cast member is good old Ken Barlow.
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    TheOldBill

    [3]Jun 7, 2011
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    Although Dennis Tanner (played by Philip Lowrie) returned to the show in 2011, after a 43-year absence.

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