Once the script was finished it was then up to Corrie’s production staff to put it into practice. “Let’s do this!!!! Break a leg guys love you all!”
There are fears that crowd noise from Ipswich Town’s trip to Manchester United this evening could disrupt filming for a special, live, episode of Coronation Street.
And Tina O’Brien, who plays his sister Sarah Platt, said: “Wow well that was an experience!!”
Coronation Street previously broadcast a live episode in 2000 for its 40 birthday and again in 2010, celebrating 50 years of life on the cobbles.
He added: “The rehearsals are hugely important because has to be to the point where they are as comfortable as they can be with what they are doing”.
And if you aren’t already jittering in your seat with excitement, here’s facts about the live episode which are guaranteed to get you in the mood for the explosive drama! Completely brilliant Corrie Live.
Yup, in one scene with Craig and Tim, the sound cut out, leaving many viewers reaching for their television remotes.
By the end of the ITV transmission, one viewer’s tweet or Facebook message will be seen on the blackboard in the famous Rovers Return pub.
This was producer Stuart Blackburn’s swansong as Emmerdale’s current producer Kate Oates will soon take over ITV’s biggest soap.
Samia Ghadie, who is on maternity leave awaiting the birth of her second child, congratulated her colleagues on Twitter, writing: “Amazing work guys…so proud”.
“As an actor, I like to keep the character steeped in reality and I don’t believe he could have had a huge transformation from the man he was”, Sean mused. David is quite good at these things and trying to find his way out of it. I’m sort of left as, ‘What do I do now?’ I’m hanging!