Tuesday, June 07, 2005
All Hail Daran Little
Daran Little is Coronation Street’s walking encyclopedia. Daran has seen every episode of Coronation Street. He knows everything there is to know about each Corrie character and plotline down to the finest detail.
He became Coronation Street’s archivist in 1989, after graduating from Manchester Polytechnic in film and television production. In 1996 he was made Manager of Drama Serials, working with the producers and writers to build up profiles and histories for every Corrie character.
He's now a scriptwriter for Corrie. The first thing that he did as a writer was to create Todd and Jason.
Daran is the author of several books about Coronation Street including:
Around the Coronation Street Houses
The Women of Coronation Street
The Coronation Street Story – Celebrating 35 Years on the Street
Forty Years of Coronation Street
The Ogdens of Number 13
The Lives and Loves of Elsie Tanner
Life and Times at the Rovers Return
Who’s Who on Coronation Street
Coronation Street: The War Years Saga
Coronation Street: Keeping the Home Fires Burning
Daran is co-author of the following books:
Betty: The Autobiography
Daran Little, we salute you. Corrie’s own historian/author/scriptwriter extraordinaire.
An interview with Daran Little is on Corrie.net
Another interview with Daran is on RainbowNetwork.com
Posted by The Mistress at 12:40 AM