Welcome to the second Coaxial podcast, with Gareth Kavanagh and Christian Cawley. This week, we chat about the changing faces and fortunes of ITV’s pair of premium soap operas, Coronation Street and Emmerdale (Farm). Are the glory days of both soaps now long-since past? Has Emmerdale found itself accidentally socially relevant simply by being set in the countryside?
And do the toilets in the Rovers Return really lead into Ken Barlow’s sitting room?