Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Coronation Street writer Peter Whalley retires after 35 years

Coronation Street writer Peter Whalley has retired this week, after 35 years of writing almost 600 Corrie scripts.

Peter wrote the live 40th anniversary episode of Corrie in 2000.

In May 2009 Peter Whalley was given a Special Achievement Award at the British Soap Awards. To read an interview with Peter Whalley after he received his award, click here.

Find out more about Peter Whalley and the Coronation Street writing team here.

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Anonymous said...

Thank you, Mr. Whalley, for many hours of pleasure!!

Corriepedia said...

Although he wasn't a Corrie writer for quite as long as Adele Rose (who clocked up 37 years), his output of 596 scripts will probably never be beaten. He's also the last link on the writing team with the famed Bill Podmore era.

A well-deserved retirement.

Mad Hatter said...

Very happy retirement to you Mr. Whalley, you deserve it. Also the 40th Anniversary I think is one of the best Corrie episodes and appears to get overlooked or not getting the credit it deserves.

Sair said...

I was born two months before Corrie started in December 1960 and have missed only a handful of episodes from then 'til now. Always a thrill to see Peter Whalley's name in front of episodes, knowing we were in for a treat. My favourite Corrie writer of all. Thank you Peter.

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