Distinct Nostalgia

Corrie at 60: We speak to early Street writer John Finch

June 10, 2020 MIM
Distinct Nostalgia
Corrie at 60: We speak to early Street writer John Finch
Chapters
Distinct Nostalgia
Corrie at 60: We speak to early Street writer John Finch
Jun 10, 2020
MIM

John Finch became a prolific TV writer, creating series like 'A Family At War' He started his career on the world's longest running drama serial Coronation Street. He was one of the show's first freelance writers and stayed with the programme for 8 years. He penned scripts for characters like Ena Sharples, Annie Walker, Elsie Tanner and Albert Tatlock - and he was there when Hilda and Stan Ogden and Bet Lynch first arrived. John, who is now 95, has been telling MIM's Ashley Byrne how he cut his teeth on Corrie....

John has recently finished writing his autobiography and is looking for a publisher. If anyone can help, please drop us a line on the Distinct Nostalgia contact page via www.distinctnostalgia.com and we'll pass it on.

The Distinct Nostalgia theme is composed by Rebecca Applin and Chris Warner. 

Show Notes

John Finch became a prolific TV writer, creating series like 'A Family At War' He started his career on the world's longest running drama serial Coronation Street. He was one of the show's first freelance writers and stayed with the programme for 8 years. He penned scripts for characters like Ena Sharples, Annie Walker, Elsie Tanner and Albert Tatlock - and he was there when Hilda and Stan Ogden and Bet Lynch first arrived. John, who is now 95, has been telling MIM's Ashley Byrne how he cut his teeth on Corrie....

John has recently finished writing his autobiography and is looking for a publisher. If anyone can help, please drop us a line on the Distinct Nostalgia contact page via www.distinctnostalgia.com and we'll pass it on.

The Distinct Nostalgia theme is composed by Rebecca Applin and Chris Warner.