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2011-10-03

Blogs Owned

1. Bluenose Corrie Blog

Coronation Street fan blog for Canadian Corrie fans

Tags: corrie, coronation street,

2. State of the Street

Coronation Street fan site for fans following the UK timeline

Tags: corrie, coronation street

Latest Blog Posts

  • What's In A Name?
    on Jan 14, 2017
    (This post was originally posted by Scott Willison on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) A couple of nights ago, during the Christmas episode of Corrie, I was moved to write on Twitter: Trouble is,...
  • Toyah Battersby - all you need to know
    on Jan 14, 2017 in toyah battersby
    (This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog September 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) With the great news today that Georgia Taylor is returning to Coronation Street as Toyah Battersby, let's have a l...
  • Conversation Street Podcast 232
    on Jan 13, 2017 in conversation street podcast
    Gemma and Michael's podcast for the  episodes that aired up to last night's Canadian Corrie can be heard here. This podcast covers the Christmas Eve to Boxing Day episodes of Coronation Street. Christmas Day has arrived in Weatherfield, so let's...
  • Last Christmas and other unexpected plot points
    on Jan 13, 2017
    This year, the Christmas Day episode of Coronation Street opened with a choir singing a very nice accapella version of "Last Christmas" which was originally recorded by the pop group Wham, with lead singer George Michael. By the time the ep...
  • Missing Corrie Scenes found for Canadian Viewers(This post was originally posted by Tvor on the Bluenose Corrie Blog January 2017, reposted to this blog with permission.) Here in Canada, Coronation Street airs on CBC every week night with a repeat omnibus on Sunday mornings. Most Canadians know t...
  • What next for Peter & Toyah? Georgia Taylor tells us everything!
    on Jan 13, 2017 in georgia taylor toyah battersby
    (This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) What did you think when you found out Toyah was going to be Peter Barlow’s love interest? That was honestly one...
  • Coronation Street Blog Interview with Georgia Taylor
    on Jan 12, 2017 in georgia taylor toyah battersby
    (This post was originally posted by Ruth Owen on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted with permission.) Meeting Georgia Taylor, who plays Toyah Battersby, was particularly enjoyable, because it was evident from her delighted smile t...
  • Corrie Canada sneak previews Jan. 16 - 20
    on Jan 12, 2017 in sneak previews
    Without further ado here is a brief sneak preview of what you'll see on  next week's Corrie in Canada. Phelan offers help where you'd least expect but then starts a plan of sabotage which won't surprise anyone!Toyah warns Eva. Jenny moves in wit...
  • Georgia Taylor: "I spent all day in bed with Chris Gascoyne"
    on Jan 12, 2017 in georgia taylor toyah battersby
    (This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) What did you think when you found out Toyah was going to be Peter Barlow’s love interest? That was honestly on...
  • Christmas Corrie: How was it for you?
    on Jan 11, 2017 in christmas
      (This post was originally posted by GraemeN on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) I never really write reviews of Coronation Street episodes, that's the strength of many other wonderful blogger...
  • Coronation Street review: December 2016
    on Jan 11, 2017 in 2016 review
    (This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) It's almost the end of yet another year on the cobbles. And so, without any further ado, here we go with a round...
  • Coronation Street Blog interview with Lucy Fallon
    on Jan 11, 2017 in bethany platt lucy fallon
    (This post was originally posted by Ruth Owen on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted with permission.) The first time I interviewed Lucy Fallon was some months ago, just as she had had the call to say that she was after all going t...
  • Coronation Street Blog Interview with Jane Danson
    on Jan 10, 2017 in jane danson leanne battersby
    (This post was originally posted by Ruth Owen on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted with permission.) I recently had the pleasure to meet and interview Jane Danson, who plays the part of Leanne Battersby. Into the Bistro she cam...
  • Corrie Canada Weekly awards for Jan. 2 - 6
    on Jan 9, 2017 in weekly awards
    Awesome uncle/brother award: Kirk. Personality Transplant fail: Nick wants Simon to teach him all the ins and outs of football, at least that's what it sounded like but Nick was very much into it growing up. People do go off things but football fa...
  • Sunday Comments January 8
    on Jan 8, 2017 in sunday comments
    Gemma is making a video about Mary's baby being left in 1984 at the hospital, that his name is Jude and she's looking for him. Gemma's really into this, really sincere in hoping that Mary can find her son. I think this is probably her idea, not sanct...
  • No Drama This Christmas, Thank You!
    on Jan 8, 2017 in christmas
    (This post was originally posted by Jordan Lloyd Beck on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) Hello! It's just Jordan with a daft little something I've cobbled together this Christmas Eve. I'm sure you...
  • Eva - Let the heartbreak begin.(This post was originally posted by Ruth Owen on the Coronation Street Blog in December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) As usual, the majority of the residents of Weatherfield are looking forward to Christmas. But as in life, so in S...
  • Altrincham hotel given starring role in Coronation Street
    on Jan 6, 2017 in locations
    (This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog December 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.) Coronation Street chose the Best Western Cresta Court Hotel in Altrincham, as the venue for filming Gary, Bethany,...
  • Corrie Canada sneak preview Jan. 9 - 13
    on Jan 5, 2017 in sneak previews
    Without further ado here is a brief sneak preview of what you'll see on  next week's Corrie in Canada. It's Christmas on the Cobbles. Toyah shows up to surprise Leanne and has hit a bump in her marriage and later insists to her husband it's over.
  • Conversation Street Podcast 231
    on Jan 5, 2017 in conversation steet podcast
    Gemma and Michael's podcast for the  episodes that aired up to last night's Canadian Corrie can be heard here. It's a shorter podcast this week due to the run up to Christmas (in the UK, when this podcast was originally broadcast on Dec. 21) Merry...
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