Sunday, April 12, 2009

Coronation Street Sweeps

UK - Every star in Coronation Street fears they could get the sack as recession-hit ITV slashes its budget, The People can reveal.

And to add to the panic,
Corrie bosses have launched the biggest mole hunt in the show's 49-year history after a spate of damaging leaks about secret storylines and unrest among the cast.

Senior production staff have been ordered to hand over records of their phone calls while script conference rooms have been electronically swept for bugs...

During the meeting where producers, script editors and other senior staff discuss storylines, they were stunned to see an eavesdropping expert sweep the conference room for BUGGING devices.

And in
another shake-up to keep confidential Corrie info in-house, the meetings previously held in hotels were moved to ITV's Quay Street studio complex in Manchester where the show is filmed. (more)