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Coronation Street

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A fictitious street in, and the title of, a television soap opera (1960– ) set in a working-class street in the middle of an industrial city in the north of England.

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BETTY'S KITCHEN CORONATION STREET TRADE MARK

in Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law. 0 words.

Trade mark—Opposition—BETTY'S KITCHEN CORONATION STREET—Bad faith—Whether genuine intention to use in form applied for—Whether unduly wide specification—Earlier marks—Confusing...

Coronation Street

Overview page.

A fictitious street in, and the title of, a television soap opera (1960– ) set in a working-class street in the middle of an industrial city in the north of England.

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Coronation Street

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 138 words.

An enduringly popular television Soap opera about working-class life in the (fictional) Manchester district of Weatherfield, first screened on 9

Coronation Street

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 34 words.

a fictitious street in, and the title of, a television soap opera (1960– ) set in a working-class street in the middle of an industrial city in the north of England....

Coronation Street ([TV])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

The title of a long-running British television series which deals with the lives of people living in a terraced street in an industrial city in the north of England....

Neighbourhood Care Scheme: the ‘Coronation Street’ model of community care

Marylynn Fyvie-Gauld and Sean de Podesta.

in Care, community and citizenship

July 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. 5315 words.

This chapter draws on an evaluation of a Neighbourhood Care Scheme in Brighton and Hove. It presents a unique example of community and community spirit, and demonstrates how volunteering...

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Corrie

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

The affectionate nickname bestowed on Coronation Street by its fans.

EastEnders

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 130 words.

A bbc Soap opera launched in 1985 and soon challenging and even bettering the veteran Coronation Street in viewing figures.

soap opera n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 568 words.

1 a radio or TV drama series, e.g. The Archers, Coronation Street, which tells the interminable tale of supposedly

Rosenthal, Jack (1931–2004)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 131 words.

Dramatist, best known for an unusually wide-ranging television output. He wrote 150 early episodes of Granada Television's Coronation Street, and introduced a more demotic speech into the...

The beginnings

Sue Vice.

in Jack Rosenthal

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 8416 words.

This chapter discusses the beginning of the Jack Rosenthal's career, as a television-serial writer with Coronation Street. It was his great good fortune to be employed by Granada as a...

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Monarchical Reaction, 1837–1841

Hendrik Kraay.

in Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10532 words.

This chapter examines conservatives’ triumph in the late 1830s, the so-called Regresso. As part of their project of reconstructing the Brazilian state, they invested heavily in monarchical...

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soap opera

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

Nothing to do with opera. Term to describe long‐running, often daily or several‐times‐weekly serial on tv and radio, e.g. (in Britain) Coronation Street, EastEnders, The Archers. Genre...

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The Queen's Advent

Gordon Kipling.

in Enter the King

March 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 29312 words.

Medieval pageant devisers found a general prototype for queenly advents in the liturgy for the Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin. This was appropriate because the liturgy of the...

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Ravilious, Eric

Freda Constable.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 453 words.

(William)

(b Acton, London, July 23, 1903; d off Iceland, Sept 2, 1942).

English painter, wood-engraver and designer. He was educated at Eastbourne School of Art and...

William Mundy’s ‘Vox patris caelestis’ and the Accession of Mary Tudor

John Milsom.

in Music and Letters

February 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Music. 21325 words.

The verbal text of William Mundy’s six-voice Vox patris caelestis, which is on the theme of the Coronation of the Virgin Mary, was previously thought to be anonymous. It is here revealed to...

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The effect of ‘Alma's’ death on women attending for a cervical smear: a questionnaire survey

Judith Richardson, Vicci Owen‐Smith and Andy Howe.

in Journal of Public Health

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Following a story line in Coronation Street in which ‘Alma’ died of cervical cancer there was a large increase in the number of cervical smears taken in Manchester. To ascertain the extent...

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Introduction

Sue Vice.

in Jack Rosenthal

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5708 words.

This chapter provides a profile of the television-series writer and creator Jack Rosenthal, who was born in 1931 in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, the second son of Sam and Leah. His parents...

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Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

British fashion designer and dressmaker to the British Royal Family. He received a knighthood in 1977. Born in Streatham, London, the son of a grocer, Hartnell attended Magdalene College,...

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Jack Rosenthal

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1931–2004),

television dramatist, born in Manchester and educated at Sheffield University. Rosenthal honed his craft during the 1960s, writing 150 episodes of Granada Television's...

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