(Mild spoilers, including pics)
ALL TV soaps go through peaks and troughs.
Like waves on the shore, they take time to flow towards moments of crashing brilliance.
Footprints in the sand captured on screen to be remembered forever.
Tonight brings another high tide as the exceptional Katherine Kelly (Becky McDonald) takes her leave of Weatherfield.
TRIBUTES are pouring in after the death today of Coronation Street star Maggie Jones.
The actress, who played battleaxe Blanche Hunt, died in hospital this morning.
As her agent Katie Threlfall said: “Maggie was a rare treasure.”
Much loved, Maggie will be much missed – on screen and off.