Corrie has a counsellor on set for upcoming ‘difficult storyline’

Coronation Street has divided viewers with its hard-hitting and, most recently, harrowing storylines - with some praising the soap for raising awareness while others accusing the soap of becoming too dark. And actress Catherine Tyldesley, who plays Eva Price, has revealed that Corrie has a counsellor on set for an upcoming

University offers degree in soap operas and is backed by Corrie stars

A university has launched a soap degree course... complete with its own Coronation Street -style outdoor set. The uni has built a street with a pub and newsagent – just like Weatherfield’s Rovers Return and Kabin. And there are interior sets of houses, shops and the boozer, plus state-of-the-art control

Corrie fans sickened by rapist Josh as he turns tables on David in horrific way

Josh Tucker finally confessed to spiking David Platt’s drink in tonight’s Coronation Street. The sociopathic mechanic admitted he slipped GHB into his pint, but denied raping his supposed friend. Corrie viewers were sickened as the rapist claimed they “both wanted it” despite David clearly attempting to say “no” in Friday’s horrific scenes. Josh

Are soaps like Coronation Street and Emmerdale becoming too dark? Hell no!

With Ofcom's phonelines jammed, famous faces mouthing off and daytime TV airing furious live debates, one of the biggest talking points in Soapland right now is whether shows like Coronation Street and Emmerdale have crossed the line and become too dark. ITV's two flagship soaps have tackled some particularly controversial storylines

These are the characters leaving Coronation Street in 2018

They entertain millions of avid viewers, each week. But, despite having fans across the country, some of Coronation Street 's biggest stars are leaving Weatherfield for greener pastures. But who are they? And why are they leaving soapland's most famous cobbles? Here's everything you need to know about those bidding farewell

8 soap stars who were brutally honest about their shows

Soap stars tend to toe the party line in interviews as much as possible. It stops the producers from getting annoyed, keeps the press office happy and avoids any sensational headlines. All well and good… but also pretty dull. Fortunately, just to keep things interesting, not everyone is quite so diplomatic.