Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Coronation Street Blog Achievements 2018 - so far!



We've kicked off 2018 in style!

And so, as we do every year, we're going to tally up our achievements every month and keep this blog post updated.

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May 2018
April 2018
  • Our bloggers Ruth Owens and Michael Adams met and interviewed Shayne Ward to discuss Aidan's suicide storyline. Read it here.
  • Competition to win two gritty Manchester novels by Emma Hornby. Read it here.
  • We attended the UK Blog Awards as a finalist in the Arts and Culture category. Read it here.
March 2018
  • Blog editor Glenda was interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle every day during the last week of March 2018. She talked about setting up and running the Coronation Street Blog as well as about her upcoming novels. Find out more here.
  • Our bloggers Emma Hynes and Michael Adams were invited to the reveal of the new Victoria Street set.  Read it all here.
  • Our blogger Ryan Oxley interviewed Corrie writer Jonathan Harvey. Read it here.
  • Our blogger Stevie Dawson interviewed crime writer Martina Cole for a VIP blog post. We donated to charity Breast Cancer Care in exchange. Read it here.
  • Our blogger Emma Hynes interviewed Sean Wilson, who returned to Corrie as Martin Platt. Read it here.
  • Guest blogger Stephen M Hornby was interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle about why Corrie is right to air the male rape storyline. Listen to his interview her
  • Our blogger Emma Hynes interviewed Louis Emerick who joins Corrie as Liz McDonald's new fella. Read it here.
February 2018
  • Exclusive preview of the Ken Farrington (Billy Walker) autobiography. Read it here.
  • Competition to win two signed Coronation Streets script PLUS 5 copies of the new 'Mother's Day on Coronation Street' book. Find out more here.
  • Our blogger Emma Hynes met and interviewed James Burrows, who plays Michelle Connor's Son Alex (Ali) Neeson. Read it here.
  • Our blogger Emma Hynes met and interviewed Ryan Clayton, who plays Josh Tucker. Read it here.
  • Our blogger Emma Hynes met and interviewed Corrie clairvoyant Sophie Thompson. Read it here.
January 2018
  • Competition to win afternoon tea for two at Annie's Manchester, the restaurant owned by Jennie McAlpine (who plays Fiz in Coronation Street) and her husband Chris Farr.  We announced the winner here.
  • Competition to win two sets of free tickets to see Dean Fagan (who played Luke Britton in Coronation Street) in a new stage play D'Eon in Manchester.  Enter here.
  • Competition to win a ticket to meet classic Corrie stars at TV Utopia 2018.  Find out more here.
  • Competition to win five copies of The Little Book of Carla Connor. Winners announced here.

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Have a look here at Coronation Street Blog's achievements from: 
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