IN what appears like heaven, Jason Manford will probably be locked inside Coronation Avenue’s Rovers Return pub.
The Mancunian comic is collaborating in a real-time UK first, the place Corrie is teaming up with Twitter in a particular sixtieth Anniversary on-line occasion.
Comic Jason Manford will probably be locked in Coronation Avenue’s well-known pub, Rovers ReturnCredit score: Getty – Contributor
One Sunday December 6 at 2pm Manford will compete within the Race to the Rover which is able to deliver collectively Corrie followers, forged and digital crew.
Chaos will certainly come to the Cobbles because the Corrie digital crew ‘lock’ Manford within the Rovers Return.
Then forged members Mikey North (Gary Windass), Julia Goulding (Shona Platt), Ryan Russell (Michael Bailey) and Mollie Gallagher (Nina Lucas) may have simply 60 minutes to set him free!.
To rescue Manford, every of the crew must efficiently full a collection of psychological and bodily video games earlier than the comic’s bar tab runs out.
Corrie’s iconic pub will play host to a model new dwell Twitter problem
The Race to the Rovers would be the first dwell problem along side Twitter
Manford will probably be locked contained in the well-known pub
TV presenter Ben Shires will probably be available because the Rover Roving Reporter to not solely host the hunt, however make sure that everybody performs truthful but in addition has enjoyable.
The Corrie digital crew will use a dynamic graphic overlay to permit followers to assist or hinder every participant’s progress through the use of specifically created hashtags #CorrieHelp #CorreHinder.
Followers can even see a number of their tweets despatched on to hosts and forged as they play alongside.
Corrie followers cannot wait to hitch in on the enjoyable and took to Twitter to specific their pleasure.
Mollie Gallagher (Nina Lucas) will probably be attempting to crack Manford out of the pub Credit score: ITV
“Omg this appears like SO a lot enjoyable,” wrote one fan.
One other added: “I’m actually trying ahead to this, sounds actually thrilling.”
And a 3rd stated: “This sounds AMAZING and i am off Sunday too yaaaas.”
ITV stated it wished to do “one thing a bit totally different” to rejoice Corrie’s sixtieth anniversary this week.
As will Julia Goulding (Shona Platt)Credit score: Rex Options
Ryan Russell who performs Michael Bailey must full duties to assist free ManfordCredit score: ITV
Mikey North (Gary Windass) will probably be available to assist in the shenanigans
“We wished to do one thing a bit totally different and this type of ground-breaking digital challenge reveals that we’re always attempting to push what we are able to do on the cobbles,” stated Claire Hoang, Digital Government Producer for ITV.
“We’re positive having Jason being rescued by Mikey, Julia, Ryan and Mollie will probably be as dramatic as all the things else we have seen on the road over time.”