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Ken Barlow

Have a drink with Corrie star

William Roache plays Ken Barlow, the longest-standing Coronation Street resident, and the only surviving character from Episode 1.

Street History

9 December 1960: Ken first appears as a student arguing with his father
1962: Marries Valerie Tatlock
1965: Val gives birth to twins Peter and Susan
1967: Imprisoned for 7 days for attending an anti-Vietnam protest meeting
1971: Plans to emigrate to Jamaica are foiled by Val’s untimely death
1973: Marries Janet Reid
1977: Discovers Janet's dead body when she commits suicide
1981: Marries Deirdre Langton
1983: Rows with Mike Baldwin following his affair with Deirdre
1986: Punches Mike for romancing Susan
1989: Has an affair with colleague Wendy Crozier. Subsequently divorces Deirdre
1995: Girlfriend Denise Osbourne gives birth to son Daniel
1998: Works for Alec Gilroy as a male escort
2005: Re-marries Deirdre
2009: Considers leaving Weatherfield with his dream woman, Martha Fraser. Bottles it
2010: Supports Deirdre as they cope with Blanche's death
2010: Worries over Peter when he is injured in tram crash but delighted when he marries Leanne and recovers
2012: Reconnects with Wendy but he rebuffs her advances and stays true to Deirdre
2014: Fights for Peter's acquittal when he's charged with the murder of Tina McIntyre

Ken & Deirdre Barlow's waxwork at Madame Tussauds Blackpool Ken Barlow's waxwork at Madame Tussauds Blackpool

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