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Sunday, 11 July 2021

I Won't Miss The Footy, But I Will Miss Corrie Anytime On The Hub!



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During the last 3-weeks, I have made no bones about my distaste for the national sport. The machismo, beer-swilling, lazy tabloid press, and the repetitive awful strains of 1996 novelty song ' Three Lions' makes me want to vomit nationalism out of my eyes. Aside from that, and whatever happens tonight (good luck lads!) there is one thing I will miss about these past 3-weeks of European football - current Corrie episodes available anytime on the ITV Hub!


What a treat that has been for me. I know spoilers are a polarising subject amongst us soap fans, but personally, I love them. I devour any I can find online ( mainly on this blog, of course). Because I do the occasional press day, I tend to find juicy gossip weeks in advance! (embargoed, of course, I don't tell a soul) so you can imagine my delight at being able to watch the show ahead of traditional TV screening!



Here is how I've watched the show, over the past 21 days; 

Week One - I immediately thought about missing the live-tweeting, following the Corrie fans tweeting out during the show, so I watched it live on TV only. 

Week Two - I'm at a loose end at the minute and reviewing Wednesday episodes, so I decided to take a sneaky look at the week's action on the hub. I'd watched the whole week by Wednesday morning! 

At this point, I’d got into Classic Corrie on the hub as well, ( I started religiously watching the show in 1997) which brought back a flush of memories and the early days of my Corrie romance. Happy honeymoon period memories of my late teenage Corrie crushes; Fiona Middleton, Toyah Battersby, Maxine, and laughing at Jack, Vera, and Alec at The Rovers! The classics have now reached late 1998 when Kev and Sally have an acrimonious split, and Hayley's secret is about to be exposed - brilliant stuff! 

Week Three - In light of that, and as we got into last week, I devoured all of the current episodes in about 2 days so I could catch up on the classics. 



How have you found it? Would you like it to become a permanent thing or do you prefer watching it live and following the social media buzz, as it happens? I wonder whether we've witnessed Corrie history in how the show's viewed in future? 

I've also signed up on ITV HUB for £4 a month so I don't have to watch the adverts. A goal for ITV, surely! 

Let us know your thoughts! 

@rybazoxo your Corrie pundit 






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2 comments:

Pat said...

I don’t watch anything on the hub now. I can’t abide sitting through adverts and it always seem to break down anyway.

Anonymous said...

We virtually never watch the Street live anyway - life’s too short to sit through adverts - and we can get through three episodes in an hour and feel smug !

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