Review of Coronation Street Hayley's death

It’s over, and the Corrie Coronation Street timelines on Twitter prior to last night’s epsiodes were basically saying either: ‘I don’t want to watch’, or ‘I’m going to cry my eyes out’.

It was clear that we’d have to wait until the end of the second episode for the actual suicide, and it seems that there’s some disagreement (and a lot of disappointment) this morning about what we saw.

Continue Reading

Hayley's death from cancer: 20th January 2014

Coronation Street’s pancreatic cancer storyline comes to its heartbreaking climax on Monday 20th January as Hayley Cropper takes her own life. Never before has there been a night when devoted Corrie fans won’t be looking forward to watching their favourite soap (and there probably never will be again), but watch we will, and cry we will. As with […]

Continue Reading

Jane Reynolds's blog: Sunday 19th January 2014

I’m back! ‘Who cares?’ you yawn, but it’s (relatively) exciting news this end, as I’m happy to declare that … yes, it’s done. That dastardly tax return (which has been hanging round my neck like a dastardly tax return necklace) is finished, and next week I’m going to do this year’s too, so that I […]

Continue Reading

A new year, and here we are again …

The end of a year is always a sobering time, and at this time in 2012 I was facing my father’s impending death from terminal cancer and then having to sell the family home and our family’s ‘past/life’. It was a ‘challenging’ year, and this Christmas was also a challenge, but as I sat alone […]

Continue Reading

Christmas on Coronation Street

‘Rat-eyes’, secrets and lies, ‘an eye on the prize’ and impending goodbyes.

IMG_2872I’m a bit scared to admit it, but I didn’t really enjoy the Christmas week episodes …

According to the media we’d been promised ‘laughter all the way’, but Christmas on Coronation Street just fell a little bit short on the old ‘Ho, ho, ho’ for me.

“What on earth makes you say this, Jane?” you gasp.

Continue Reading