Coronation Street Icons: Roy Cropper

Memorable moments and classic storylines involving the Street's eccentric cafe owner over the last 25 years, including David Neilson's thoughts on playing such a recognised character. The programme reveals David's first-ever appearance on TV in a 1976 episode of police show Z Cars and he reflects on how, at the age of 46, he was preparing to give up acting altogether when he got what he thought was going to be a small part in Coronation Street. With contributions from Julie Hesmondhalgh, Alison King, Stephanie Cole, William Roache and Sally Dynevor

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