The Coronation Street 60th Anniversary build up starts right here!
Soap From The Box welcomes Denise Black, who played Denise Osbourne in Coronation Street, a character who - along with Ken Barlow - was part of one of the most iconic stories lines ever seen on the cobbles.
But that’s not all, she also played Joanie Wright in Emmerdale and was a key part of the groundbreaking series, Queer As Folk.
Lee and Denise chat through all that and more, including the challenges of life as an actor, soap opera comebacks, and putting on an accent for Ken Loach.
Relive Denise’s amazing time in Weatherfield here:
And the epic Emmerdale helicopter crash here (there's also amazing behind the scenes footage on our social media):
And why not take Denise’s recommendation and watch some truly vintage Corrie here:
Denise also reveals the impact her hand disability has had on her life and career and discusses the representation of disability ion TV. If these issues affect you, you can find advise and support here:
Find Denise on social media:
Lee Salisbury is a Series Producer & Director who worked in Continuing Drama for over 10 years.
Thanks to David Stevens at The Bothy for editing and technical wizardry.
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