ITV announced on Wednesday that it will broadcast a live episode of Coronation Street in 2015 from its new production base in Trafford, Manchester.
The special episode will be filmed at Corrie’s new state-of-the-art production base on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal overlooking MediaCity in Salford, and will mark ITV’s 60 years on air.
"We’re delighted to be marking ITV’s 60th anniversary with a live episode from Coronation Street’s brilliant new studios and set," said Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
The cast, writers, and production team are exhilarated by the prospect of a live broadcast as the programme’s 50th anniversary episode was received so brilliantly by the audience," he added.
The live episode will broadcast in September 2015.