Corrie’s Sunderland connections. Sorry, lads, they don’t include Michelle Keegan

Coronation Street

Glenda Young, who runs a highly successful blog about the world’s longest running TV soap is also Sunderland-daft, passionate about the city and the club. And she is a friend of Salut! Sunderland’s; we were happy to help out when she came looking for contributions to the history of Wearside connections with the series, though we were unable to come up with anything for Michelle or her role as Tina O’Brien McIntyre …

The photo above is from StormyDog’s Flickr pages and you can see more by cicking on the image.

And this, under the headline ”From Wearside to Weatherfield – Sunderland Coronation St connections”, is what Glenda made of it for R&R Life, a Sunderland news and lifestyle site …

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Sunderland, Coronation Street and a plea from Flaming Nora

Tram Terror! (Day 52 of 365)Image: Gene Hunt. No known Wearside casualties

What are the links between the world’s longest running, still running soap Coronation Street and Sunderland?

The question itself, which has been posed by the Wearside woman behind a massively successful Corrie blog, will have some expat readers of Salut! Sunderland weeping nostalgic teardrops into the yellow fizz they make do with in place of real beer, and others reaching for the sick bucket.

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