(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog August 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.)
One of the very many joys of writing the Coronation Street Blog is when you receive an email from someone you've never met before and he sends you some wonderful Corrie pics that he's found.
Coronation Street fan Paul van der Hart in the Netherlands emailed this week to say that he found these old photographs of Elsie and Dennis Tanner (Pat Phoenix and Philip Lowrie) on a visit to the Netherlands in 1967.
Paul tells us that Corrie
was broadcast in the Netherlands between 1967 and 1975 with 428 episodes broadcast. Interestingly in 1981 a Dutch actor played a character
in Corrie: Lex van Delden played Dirk van der Stek (who dated Deirdre
Corrie connections to Holland continued when Ray Langton naffed off to
work there, leaving Deirdre as a single mum to Tracy. And of course,
Roy and Hayley's Amsterdam trip goes down in Corrie legend too.
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