FACTS AND FIG­URES

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The num­ber of ac­tors to play Peter Bar­low: John Hean­nau (1965-70), Christo­pher Dormer (1970-71), Mark Dun­can (1971), Li­nus Roache (1973-75), Joseph McKenna (1977-78), David Lons­dale (1986) and Chris Gas­coyne (2000 to present).

40

The num­ber of coun­tries the show has been ex­ported to, in­clud­ing Morocco, Es­to­nia and Tai­wan.

5

Sur­pris­ing cameos: l Sir Ian McKellen (2003) l Prince Charles (2000) l Sir Cliff Richard (1997) l Joanna Lum­ley (1973) l Ben Kings­ley (1966)

2

The num­ber of episodes fea­tur­ing just two char­ac­ters: Curly and Raquel Watts, in 2000, and Tracy and Deirdre Bar­low, in 2007.

86

The age of Wil­liam Roache (Ken Bar­low), the only ac­tor left from the very first episode of Coro­na­tion Street. His char­ac­ter is seven years younger.

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