The viewers of Coronation Street will be in for a surprise this year, despite the show’s reputation for spectacular episodes during the holiday season.
The residents of Weatherfield have experienced dramatic and shocking Christmas episodes over the years during the holiday season. Iain McLeod, the writer of Coronation Street, revealed this year that the drama has been toned down to make room for a more “family oriented” special of the ITV soap.
As Tyrone Dobbs (Alan Halsall) and Fiz Stape (Jennie McAlpine) are expected to wed on Christmas Day, viewers have high expectations for the holiday season.
Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) will propose to Daisy Midgely (Charlotte Jordan), and they will also begin planning their own wedding.
Regarding what will happen over the holiday season, Iain told the press, including thesuns.info: “The episodes are friendly, warm, and focused on the family.
“Corrie has always acted in that way. With Shona Platt [Julia Goulding], Gary Windall [Mickey North], and the fair, we veered a little bit toward Die Hard a few years back.
“I adored that so much. It was all very exciting because it allowed us to create a conceptual trailer for it that was somewhat thriller-like.
But with this Christmas, we’re right where we belong. There’s a ton of warmth, family fun, and humor in it.
“I cried twice during the viewing, and I don’t cry easily! It’s incredibly beautiful and moving. It’s not depressing, but it does “warm your cockles.”
“I really think fans are going to love it,” he continued. The focal point and most enjoyable part is the Fiz and Tyrone strand.
It has brilliant writing and the perfect amount of silliness. The performers are also excellent, as they are throughout the entire show.
“The kids are wonderful, and Alan and Jennie are wonderful. It’s a warm, joyous way for us to end the year and feels utterly Christmassy and Corrie.
Other characters, such as Todd Grimshaw (Gareth Pierce) and Laurence Reeves, will experience some drama over the holiday season (Robert Shaw Cameron).
In upcoming scenes, Anthony Cotton’s Sean Tully and Liam McCheyne’s Dylan Wilson reveal that Laurence will be traveling to the Peak District with them.
While they are both pleased for Sean, Eileen Grimshaw (Sue Cleaver) and George Shuttleworth (Tony Maudsley) also see Todd’s resentment.
When Laurence and Todd are alone, Laurence warns Todd that it is clear that Todd doesn’t like him.
Laurence acknowledges that he’d like a chance to persuade Todd to reconsider.
Todd leans in for a kiss as Laurence departs later. Will Laurence answer back?
When they discover their home has been burglarized, Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) and Tracy McDonald (Kate Ford) also experience drama this Christmas.
When they discover that the Christmas presents have all vanished from under the tree, they are horrified. Steve calls the police, and Daniel informs Jenny Connor (Sally Ann Matthews) that his engagement ring is missing.
After experiencing a recent unstable soap schedule due to the football, fans of Coronation Street are eager to make plans now that the show has revealed its Christmas schedule.
However, unlike what some fans might have anticipated, there won’t be a special episode on New Year’s Day.
The soap opera previously broadcast a New Year’s Day episode that would summarize all of the drama from Christmas week.
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