Good old Cor­rie, it al­ways de­liv­ers!

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WHY is bet­ter than It’s the writ­ing, stupid. Mon­day’s Bank Hol­i­day episode was a stan­dard is­sue plot: com­pet­ing par­ties fol­lowed by the sud­den ar­rival of Kylie’s baby (yawn), res­cued en­tirely by the ob­vi­ous love that went into the scripts.

First there was Leanne telling Kylie to fin­ish her wait­ress­ing shift early.

“I could do without you spas­ming over the cus­tomers all day,” she snapped, “you’ll put them off their vichysoisse.”

Then there was Anna ask­ing Sean if the mu­sic at her party was OK, “or



’ap­pen “Hey. There’s coun­try danc­ing at the Rita Tush­ing­ham Com­mu­nity Cen­tre all day.” That one was funny but to­tally un­re­al­is­tic. There is no way the Mancs would name a com­mu­nity cen­tre af­ter a Scouser.

But my favourite scene was Kylie’s emer­gency labour.

It be­gan with some sage ad­vice from Leanne – “I think you’d bet­ter get them leg­gings off” – and ended with Gail star­ing deep into Kylie’s gap­ing cervix and ut­ter­ing the im­mor­tal cry: “Ooooh, what a busi­ness!” Con­grat­u­la­tions, Un­like soap opera mid­wives, you al­ways de­liver.

so much


’ap­pen would you like some­thing a bit gayer?”

And I par­tic­u­larly liked Julie’s line as she pe­rused the lo­cal pa­per:

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