Classic Coronation Street and Emmerdale Coming to BritBox UK

Britbox Coronation Street Launch

Take a trip down memory lane as classic Coronation Street and Emmerdale episodes will be launching on BritBox today!

Emmerdale classic episode, fire

Pic: ITV

Over thirty of the best episodes of Coronation Street and Emmerdale will be launched on the service next week. Episodes have been hand picked and showcase the most momentous moments from both series, spanning four decades. Classic episodes will include the very first episode of Emmerdale (then called Emmerdale Farm) from October 1972, and the memorable Coronation Street episode from 1974 where Bet, Emily, Deirdre, Mavis, Rita, Betty, Annie and Hilda holiday in Majorca.

Coronation Street Majorca trip

Pic: ITV

BritBox will also be launching brand new, hand-picked collections for Soap fans to peruse including ‘Classic Couples’, ‘Soap Disasters’, ‘Hatches, Matches and Dispatches’, and ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ amongst others. Collections will also be devoted to ‘Soap Legends’ including the likes of William Roache who plays Ken Barlow.

Coronation Street Ken and Deidre

Pic: ITV

ITV Hub is also launching new vintage episodes of Coronation Street and Emmerdale on the catch-up service every weekday.


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