Sally Dynevor celebrates 30 years on the cobbles

She's played Corrie's Sally for the last three decades and joined Lorraine on the sofa to celebrate her landmark achievement in Soapland!

Award-winning actress Sally Dynevor, who plays on screen namesake Sally Metcalfe, first arrived on the cobbles in January 1986, but unbeknownst to her character an unforgettable 30 years of ups and downs awaited her...

From broken marriages, untold catfights and a brave cancer battle, Sally recalls some of her toughest storylines and reveals her best moments on the show.

Sally and Kevin
Mr and Mrs Webster on their wedding day!

What else was happening on the Cobbles in 1986?

In the year Sally joined Corrie, the soap also saw an all-new Rovers Return.

In the biggest modernisation in its history, the infamous pub lost the Select function room, and the Public and Snug were knocked into one with three upholstered seating areas added.

The Rovers' transformation came after a massive blaze, started accidentally when Jack Duckworth bodged the fusebox in the cellar, ripped through the pub. In Corrie's most elaborate stunt sequence of the decade, Bet Lynch was trapped upstairs while outside the residents mounted a rescue.

Meanwhile Rita Fairclough was given a new direction with the arrival of foster daughter Jenny Bradley and her absent father Alan and Roy Barraclough reprised his role of theatrical agent Alec Gilroy who he last played in 1975.

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