Premise

A drama about residents of a fictional working-class town in northwest England.

Cast

Former Cast

Anthony Booth
Malcolm Wilkinson
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Frank Birch
Milman Ross Jonas
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
George Baker
Cecil Newton
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Ian McKellen
Mel Hutchwright
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Imogen Boorman
Vanessa Morgan
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
John Bowe
Duggie Ferguson
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Niven Boyd
Paul Fisher
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Derek Benfield
Walter Greenhalgh
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Eamon Boland
Frank O'Connor
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Fiona Allen
Julia Stone
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Ivan Beavis
Harry Hewitt
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
John Bowler
John Wilding
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Lee Boardman
Jez Quigley
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Tommy Boyle
Phil Jennings
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Chris Bisson
Vikram Desai
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Rod Arthur
Site Foreman
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Betty Alberge
Florrie Lindley
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Dean Ashton
Aidan Critchley
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Emily Aston
Becky Palmer
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
John Basham
Nigel Ridley
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Joy Blakeman
Marie Ramsden
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
June Barry
Joan Walker
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Lewis Ablett
William `Billy' Mallett
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Lois Baxter
Marie Stanton
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Neil Boorman
Gerald Lickley
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Philip Bird
Gregory Stephens
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Tony Barton
Pat Hegherty
4233 Episodes (2001-2016)
Liz Dawn
Vera Duckworth
3370 Episodes (2001-2013)
Bill Tarmey
Jack Duckworth
3366 Episodes (2001-2013)
Keith Duffy
Ciaran McCarthy
3359 Episodes (2001-2013)
Bill Ward
Charlie Stubbs
3358 Episodes (2001-2013)
Sally Lindsay
Shelley Unwin Barlow
3357 Episodes (2001-2013)
Beverly Callard
Liz McDonald (1989-1998, 2000-2001, 2003- )/June Dewhurst
3356 Episodes (2001-2013)
Sally Whittaker
Sally Seddon Webster
3352 Episodes (2001-2013)
Sean Wilson
Martin Platt
3352 Episodes (2001-2013)
Betty Driver
Betty Turpin Williams
3350 Episodes (2001-2013)
Jenny Platt
Violet Wilson
3350 Episodes (2001-2013)
Tupele Dorgu
Kelly Crabtree
3350 Episodes (2001-2013)
Bradley Walsh
Danny Baldwin
3349 Episodes (2001-2013)
Samia Ghadie
Maria Sutherland
3348 Episodes (2001-2013)
Steven Arnold
Ashley Peacock
3348 Episodes (2001-2013)
Wendi Peters
Cilla Brown
3348 Episodes (2001-2013)
Rupert Hill
Jamie Baldwin
3347 Episodes (2001-2013)
Julia Haworth
Claire Casey Peacock
3346 Episodes (2001-2013)
Tina O'Brien
Sarah-Louise Platt
3346 Episodes (2001-2013)
Bruce Jones
Les Battersby
3345 Episodes (2001-2013)
Samuel Aston
Chesney Brown
3345 Episodes (2001-2013)
Vicky Entwistle
Janice Lee Battersby
3345 Episodes (2001-2013)
Danny Young
Warren Baldwin
3344 Episodes (2001-2013)
Andrew Whyment
Kirk Sutherland
3342 Episodes (2001-2013)
Richard Fleeshman
Craig Nelson Harris
3341 Episodes (2001-2013)
Ray Fearon
Nathan Harding
3340 Episodes (2001-2013)
Amy Walton
Bethany Britney Platt
3340 Episodes (2001-2013)
Emily Walton
Bethany Britney Platt
3340 Episodes (2001-2013)
Ian Redford
Keith Appleyard
3339 Episodes (2001-2013)
Sophie James
Justine Davenport
3339 Episodes (2001-2013)
Maggie Jones
Blanche Hunt
3253 Episodes (2001-2012)
Dawn Acton
Tracy Barlow
2019 Episodes (2005-2013)
Sue Cleaver
Nurse Greene/Eileen Grimshaw
1150 Episodes (2001-2008)
Philip Bretherton
Robert Weston/Ian Davenport
1141 Episodes (2001-2006)
Johnny Briggs
Mike Baldwin
67 Episodes (2005-2006)
Thelma Barlow
Mavis Riley/Wilton
45 Episodes (2005-2005)
Amanda Barrie
Alma Sedgewick
25 Episodes (2005-2006)
Peter Baldwin
Derek Wilton
23 Episodes (2005-2005)
Tracy Brabin
Tricia Armstrong
17 Episodes (2005-2005)
Peter Adamson
Len Fairclough
12 Episodes (1961-1983)
Sasha Behar
Maya Sharma
11 Episodes (2005-2005)
Denise Black
Denise Osbourne
11 Episodes (2005-2005)
Judith Barker
Janet Reid/Barlow
9 Episodes (1969-1977)
Joseph Aston
Tommy Duckworth
6 Episodes (2005-2005)
Annabelle Apsion
Patricia Hillman
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
Todd Boyce
Stephen Reid
1 Episode (2005)

Guest Stars

Kevin Kennedy
Curly, Curly Watts, Norman `Curly' Watts
29 Episodes (2005-2005)
Lynne Perrie
Ivy, Ivy Tilsley Brennan
24 Episodes (2005-2005)
Suranne Jones
Karen, Karen McDonald, Karen Phillips McDonald
24 Episodes (2005-2005)
Angela Griffin
Fiona Middleton
17 Episodes (2005-2005)
Sarah Lancashire
Raquel Wolstenhulme Watts
16 Episodes (2005-2005)
Ken Morley
Reg Holdsworth, Reg Holdwsorth
13 Episodes (2005-2005)
Charles Lawson
Jim, Jim McDonald
11 Episodes (2005-2005)
Frank Mills
Billy Williams
10 Episodes (2005-2005)
Jennifer Moss
Lucille, Lucille Hewitt
Sherrie Hewson
Maureen Naylor Holdsworth Elliott, Maureen Naylor Holdworth Elliott
6 Episodes (2005-2005)
Luan Peters
Lorna, Lorna Shawcross
Joseph Gilgun
Jamie Armstrong
5 Episodes (2005-2005)
Jill Summers
Phyllis Pearce
4 Episodes (2005-2005)
Stephanie Tague
Michelle, Michelle Robinson
4 Episodes (2008-2008)
Colin Prockter
Rodney Bostock
3 Episodes (2005-2005)
Gaynor Faye
Judy Mallett
3 Episodes (2005-2005)
Anne Cunningham
Linda, Linda Cheveski
2 Episodes (2008-2008)
Dave King
Clifford Duckworth
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
William Lucas
Dennis Maxwell, Maxwell
Susan Brown
Connie, Connie Clayton
Kathy Jones
Tricia Hopkins
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
Indira Joshi
Maya Desai
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
Tom Hudson
Paul Clayton
2 Episodes (2008-2008)
Bill Kenwright
Gordon Clegg
2 Episodes (2005-2005)
Zoe Henry
Casey
2 Episodes (2008-2008)
Benny Young
Brian Dunkley
1 Episode (2005)
Russell Dixon
Councillor Harold Potts
1 Episode (2005)