Invoice Roache: Corrie was once virtually referred to as one thing totally other
CORONATION Boulevard actor Invoice Roache has published Coronation Boulevard was once at the beginning intended to have a wholly other identify — Florizel Boulevard.
The actor, who has performed Ken Barlow at the cobbles for the reason that cleaning soap began in 1960, stated the name was once sooner or later modified as a result of they idea it “gave the impression of a sanitary detergent.”
He stated: “It was once referred to as Florizel Boulevard after we began rehearsing and the whole lot. I take into accout coming within the room and pronouncing Flor-aI-zel and a groan went up.
“It seems that a large number of other people have been no longer liking it and one of the vital cleaners had stated it gave the impression of a sanitary detergent.
“So the manufacturer got here in and stated proper, ‘I don’t care what identify you’ve were given, as long as it’s Coronation Boulevard.’”