Coronation Street has a cerrtain special anniversary next week and celebrates it with a disaster on a scale unimaginable when the ITV1 soap launched 50 years ago.
As well as the live episode on Thursday, on Monday an explosion rips through the Joinery and a tram plunges into the street, while No 13 turns into an inferno.
It’s a shocking sequence of events and the lives of some longtime Corrie residents hang in the balance.
But who are they?
Watch the scoop on Coronation Street: