50 Years on the Street - My Life with Ken Barlow
50 Years on the Street - My Life with Ken Barlow is a celebration of William
Roache’s performing role in Coronation Street during a year which represents an especially unique
anniversary both for him as well as The Street.
William Roache has been a part of Coronation Street from the very first episode, back in December 1960, when he
first made an appearance playing the character of Ken Barlow.
In this book, William reminiscences on fifty years of cherished memories accrued throughout his time working on
the long running soap.
In 50 Years on the Street - My Life with Ken Barlow, he revisits the programme’s most unforgettable moments
and ponders the key to its success whilst exploring the history of the series right from its very early days of
live broadcasts through to the demands of the Street’s schedule in 2010.
Roache explains what it is like to have played the popular part of Ken Barlow through the years while also
reflecting on the famous actors and actresses that he has worked with over five decades, applying his distinct
viewpoint to offer an abundance of insights and anecdotes.