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Stories from the Soaps

Talks - Film, TV and Radio; Talks - Biography

Event Description

Having appeared in more than fifty episodes of Coronation Street, Jim has remained friendly with many of the senior cast members. Stories of his first Meeting with Roy Barraclough, Ann Kirkbride and many others, are dwelled on. He has also made many appearances in Emmerdale, the under the patio murder trial in Brookside, and Hollyoaks. These stories, about some lovely, and some not very nice characters, are told with truth and humour.

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 45
Jim Whelan

Meet The Speaker, Jim

Jim was born into poverty during the second world war and has always followed his dream. Jim worked with Rod Steiger, Anthony Perkins, David Tennant, Jeremy Brett, Ray Winstone and American Superstar Rob Lowe. Having appeared in Coronation Street in every Decade that it has existed, Jim has filmed more than 50 episodes. From the back streets of Salford to sharing studio space with stars like Caroline Ahern has been a joy.

Preparing for the Event

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