Friday, 29 December 2017

Coronation Street Blog achievements of 2017

Here are our achievements for 2017 - so far!

Have a look back at Coronation Street Blog's best bits from:
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
 
Want to know more about who we are and what we do? Read all about the Coronation Street Blog


December 2017
  • Our blog is nominated in the UK Blog Awards 2018. Please vote for us here.
  • Our blog celebrates 10 years online. Our anniversary is December 7th.
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Debbie Rush, who plays Anna Windass
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Chris Gascoyne, who plays Peter Barlow.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Daniel Brocklebank, who plays Billy the vicar Mayhew
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Simon Gregson and Kate Ford, who play Steve McDonald and Tracy Barlow
    Read it here
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Rob Mallard, who plays Daniel Osbourne.
    Read it here.
November 2017
  • Our blogger Ruth interviewed Faye Brookes and Bhavna Limbachia, who play Kate and Rana. Read it here.
  • Competition to win five copies of the official ITV Book Christmas on Coronation Street.
  • Competition to win five sets of official Coronation Street merchandise including Carla Connor notepads and mugs
  • Competition to win five copies of the Inside Soap Yearbook 2018
  • Our blogger Ruth was invited to the ITV press day for Coronation Street 2017 Christmas storylines
  • Our blogger Graeme interviewed Jayne Bickerton (Corrie's Yana Lumb). Read it here.
October 2017
  • Competition to win Coronation Street cushions
  • Competition to win books by Coronation Street writer Cameron McAllister
  • Competition to win signed book by ex-I'm a Celebrity Producer Lisa Mary London
September 2017
  • Tributes are paid to Liz Dawn after she passes away. Our youngest blogger Michael Adams pays his respects to the actress on the BBC national News.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Emma is invited to ITV to interview Shayne Ward, who plays Aidan Connor.
    Read it here
  • Our blogger Emma is invited to ITV to interview Samia Longchambon, who plays Maria Connor.
    Read it here
  • Our blogger Emma is invited to ITV to interview Jim Moir (Vic Reeves) who plays gameshow host Colin.
    Read it here
  • Our blogger Emma is invited to ITV to interview Sally-Anne Matthews, who plays Jenny Badley.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Emma is invited to ITV to interview Catherine Tyldesley, who plays Eva Price.
    Read it here.
August 2017
  • Our youngest blogger Michael was interviewed on Radio Five Live about the #SaveRita campaign.
    Listen to it here.
  • Our blogger Graeme interviewed Derek Griffiths, who played Freddie.
    Read it here.
July 2017
  • Our blogger Graeme interviewed Robin Askwith about the Confessions of... films, his time as a Carry on Star and of course, his stints on Coronation Street.
    Read it here.
  • We ran a competition to win copies of Jacqueline Chadwick's first crime novel. 
  • Exclusive interview with Jacqueline Chadwick, who played Linda Sykes.
    Read it here.
June 2017
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Shayne Ward, who plays Aidan Connor
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Samia Longchambon, who plays Maria Connor.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Cath Tyldesley, who plays Eva Price
    Read it here
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to Salford's Lowry Theatre to interview Les Dennis.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Nicola Thorp, who plays Pat Phelan's daughter Nicola.
    Read it here
May 2017
  • Blog editor Glenda was invited to ITV to interview Lucy Fallon, who plays Bethany Platt
    Read it here
  • Blog editor Glenda was invited to ITV to interview Denise Black, who plays Denise Osbourne.
    Read it here.
  • Blog editor Glenda was invited to ITV to interview Rob Mallard, who plays Daniel Osbourne.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Julia Goulding, who plays Shona Ramsey.
    Read it here.
  • Our blogger Jordan is invited to ITV to interview Lucy Fallon, who plays Bethany Platt.
    Read it here.
  • We're featured in The Daily Star after our Buckingham Palace announcement reveals Who Pushed Ken!
    Read it here
  • We're featured in The Sun, along with Corrie podcasters Conversation Street, after blogging about their visit to the Corrie Prop Store.
    Read it here
April 2017
  • We donated all of the royalties from Coronation Street Blog - The Book, to Moodswings mental health network.
    Read it here.
  • Exclusive competition to win tickets to the GranadaLand wrap party.
  • Our blogger Jordan Lloyd was invited to ITV to interview Chris Harper (Nathan Curtis).
    Read it here
March 2017
  • Coronation Street Blog is interviewed in The Sun.
    Read it here.
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Rupert Hill, who played Jamie Baldwin.
    Read it here
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Margi campi, who played Dulcie Froggat
    Read it here.
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Veronica Doran, who played Marion (Stardust Lil) Willis
    Read it here.
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Anne Cunningham, who played Elsie Tanner's daughter Linda Cheveski.
    Read it here.
February 2017
  • Competition to win three copies of the new book by former Corrie actress Rita May.
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Amanda Barrie, who played Alma Baldwin
    Read it here.
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Rita May, who played Connie Rathbone
    Read it here
  • Graeme Naylor interviewed Deborah McAndrew, who played Angie Freeman.
    Read it here.
January 2017
  • Stevie Dawson was invited to ITV to interview Helen Flanagan on Rosie Webster's return to Corrie.
    Read it here.
  • Stevie Dawson was invited to ITV to interview Brooke Vincent on Sophie Webster's return to Corrie.
    Read it here
    .
  • Stevie Dawson was invited to ITV to interview Katie McGlynn on Sinead dumping Chesney.
    Read it here.
  • Glenda Young was invited to review Wendi Peters in Wonderland the musical.
    Read the review here
    .
  • Emma Hynes interviews Chris Harper, who plays Nathan.
    Read the interview here
    .
  • Emma Hynes was invited to ITV to interview Kym Marsh, Simon Gregson and producer Kate Oates on Michelle and Steve's late miscarriage storyline. 
    Read the interviews here.
  • Coronation Street Blog - the Book, receives its first 5 star reviews.
    Read more on that here
    .
Have a look here at Coronation Street Blog's best bits from: 
2016
2015 
2014 
2013 
2012

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3 comments:

M in Toronto said...

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributes to the blog. Your dedication, creativity and humour are much appreciated and l look forward to visiting your “community” every day. Well done!!!

Maricha said...

It was a pleasure to vote for you guys. This is an excellent blog and it's both interesting to look at and read whether in desktop and mobile versions. Thanks for giving up of your time to research, watch and write posts for both the new and the old Corrie episodes. And thanks also for sharing your visits to the sets, your collections and anecdotes. It's very appreciated.

maggie muggins said...

This blog site is worthy of tooting its own horn! Thanks for the summaries, interviews, contests, guessing games, and much much more. The Corrie Blog is on an equal footing with watching the show, especially lately. You have my vote!

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