Corrie!, which opens at The Lowry in Salford on August 12, condenses the past five decades of the programme into a two-hour play. Charles said: “I am delighted to be narrating the piece and I am looking forward to this 50th celebration of the ‘established church”.
Also, the full cast lineup has been confirmed as Leanne Best, Simon Chadwick, Katherine Dow Blyton, Matthew Wait and Josie Walker - who will play all the roles between them. Chadwick, Blyton and Wait have all had minor Corrie parts in the past. Anyone know who they played?
After reading through the play's script Coronation Street creator Tony Warren described the play as “an insider’s affectionate romp through 50 dramatic years.”
And, most interestingly, the ITV press release says that the Corrie! stage play is unrelated to the Coronation Street musical project - so it looks like that might still be on the boards...
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