50 Years on the Street

50 Years on the Street

My Life With Ken Barlow

Book - 2010
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"William Roache has been part of Coronation Street since the very first episode in December 1960, when he first appeared playing the character of Ken Barlow. In Fifty Years on the Street- My Life with Ken Barlow, Roache reflects on half a century of treasured memories accumulated during his time working on the longrunning soap. He revisits the programme s most memorable moments and ponders the secret of its success, while exploring the history of the show from its very early days of live broadcasts to the demands of the Street s schedule in 2010. Roache reveals what it is like to have played the perennially popular role of Ken Barlow over decades and reflects upon the actors he has worked with during the past 50 years, using his unique perspective to provide insights and anecdotes galore. Fifty Years on The Street- My Life with Ken Barlow is also a celebration of William Roache s acting career in a year that marks a very special anniversary both for him and for Coronation Street."
Publisher: Edinburgh : Mainstream Pub., 2010.
ISBN: 9781845966553
Branch Call Number: 791.45028092 Roach
Characteristics: 237 pages : illustrations (some color).
Alternative Title: Fifty years on the Street


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Aug 02, 2016

I Love Coronation StreetπŸ‘β›…πŸ’‡β™₯πŸ’‚πŸ‘·. If you are a fan than you would enjoy reading about how this show began and how long it's been around. It tells about the Character Ken Barlow and his acting career!!

Dec 22, 2012

I had heard some of these stories when William Roache came to Ottawa on a tour earlier this year. Ken, the sweet toothed philanderer, as Blanche would say. heheh
In person, Mr. Roache mentioned more about ghosts and spiritual beliefs than in the book... and he did not mention the mysterious deaths of one of his daughters and 1 wife.

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