Our friends Gemma and Michael, the Coronation Street podcasters at Conversation Street...
... were recently invited into ITV studios for a very special look around the Coronation Street set. And while there, they were given a tour of the Corrie prop store too. They have very kindly offered to share the experience with fans here on the Coronation Street Blog - and they've sent some cracking pictures too.
Gemma and Michael spoke about their visit to Corrie in a recent podcast and you can listen to it here.
The blog post is quite long and to do it justice here on the blog with all the pictures, I'm splitting their report into three parts which will run today and the next two days.
Here's Part 1 and we hope you enjoy reading it. Part 2 will be on the blog tomorrow Wednesday 3 May and Part 3 on Thursday 4 May.
|"There is a cave, boy, a Cave of Wonders, filled with treasures beyond your wildest dreams..."|
"Whilst Aladdin's cave may have been packed with mountains of gold, flying carpets and that famous magic lamp, we reckon we've found somewhere even more incredible.
Tucked round the corner behind the Rosamund Street Medical Centre at the Coronation Street studios is the prop store - a huge warehouse with shelves lined with ornaments, furniture, photographs and other bits and bobs that can be easily accessed when dressing the sets ready to be filmed.
Part 2 of Inside the Corrie Prop Store will appear on the Blog on Wednesday 3 May.
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