ITV launches online Corrie spin-off

ITV's first episode of the 'Coronation Street' online spinoff launched on its website last night, with an episode focused on Ken and Deidre Barlows' pillow talk.

Corrie Extra: with Ken and Deirdre Barlow
Corrie Extra: with Ken and Deirdre Barlow

Ken and Deirdre's Bedtime Stories will be a 10-part series of three-minute webisodes from the pen of Jonathan Harvey, the show's scriptwriter

The first episode opens with a 30-second spot by Pedigree and is sponsored by the furniture brand Harvey’s, who also support the TV programme. It stars Ken (Bill Roache) and Deirdre (Anne Kirkbride) as they "try to unwind after Peter and Leanne's eventful wedding blessing".

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