18:58 25 February 2010
Corrie fans will be able to control their favourite characters in a new computer game,
ITV bosses have signed a deal with Nintendo to create a game for the popular Wii console.
The release will mark the soap's 50th anniversary this year.
Forgotten favourites could be revived in the game, from beloved personalities such as Hilda Ogden and Elsie tanner, according to The Sun, who would mix with current characters such a troublemaker Rosie Webster and Deirdre Barlow.
To celebrate the milestone, ITV is also to create a 'Best of British Brands' promotion with special edition products from Warburtons, Typhoo, Imperial Leather, JW Lees and Holland's Pies.
Coronation Street first hit TV screens back on December 9, 1960 and has remained an TV hit ever since.
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