Coronation Street 50th Anniversary Appeal: Soap celebrates by supporting charities

It’s been entertaining the nation for half a century and as it approaches its fiftieth anniversary, Coronation Street is using its milestone occasion to support three UK charities.

The Coronation Street 50th Anniversary Appeal will benefit Cancer Research UK, The NSPCC and The Christie Hospital in Manchester with general donations from the public and  fundraising activities both on and off air.

Executive Producer Kieran Roberts said: “During 50 years of storylines Coronation Street has covered an enormous range of social issues. As part of our 50th anniversary activities the cast and crew felt it was important to give something back in the form of an official appeal.

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