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Hilda Ogden

Hilda Alice Ogden is one of the best-known of all the regular characters in Coronation Street whose name became synonymous with working-class women.

  • Madame Tussauds, Coronation Street
Hilda Ogden

Street History...

  • For much of her period as a character in the Street, Hilda worked as a cleaner of the Rover's Return Inn
  • Arguably the serial's most popular character of all time, Hilda was voted the greatest TV character in a Radio Times poll of over 5,000 people
  • Hilda Ogden, with her trademark hair curlers and pinny, has been described as "the classic hard-working class Northern woman"