Who is ken barlow dating
At the dawn of the Sixties, 26 marriages in every 1,000 ended in divorce each year.By the year 2000, that figure was 500 per cent higher.His university education, another mark of the post-war man and something of which he has always been very proud, gave him a predilection for intelligent women — students, newspaper reporters, librarians, actresses.
When he learned she was married, they agreed never to speak of it again and (right) 1974: Peggy Barton (Lois Daine).1979-80, 81-90, 96-97, 99-2015: Deirdre Langton (Anne Kirkbride). He has confessed to more than 100 affairs and has hinted the true figure might be closer to 1,000. Secretary of the local council’s planning committee — the sort of municipal post that is always an aphrodisiac to Ken.Their affair broke up his marriage to Deirdre 1991: Alma Sedgewick (Amanda Barrie). However, she was in love with her old flame — Ken’s great rival, Mike Baldwin — while they were dating, and Alma eventually went back to Baldwin(left) 1992-93: Maggie Redman (Jill Kerman). She, too, was an old flame of Mike’s, and eventually went back to him and (right) 1994-96: Denise Osbourne (Denise Black).A librarian engaged to another man, she left the Street but returned 47 years later, in 2008, for a cameo — the longest career break in soap history It is no coincidence that Coronation Street began in 1960, the year the Pill went on sale and British sex habits changed for ever.Any nondescript chap with a healthy ego, who might previously have expected to marry once, was free to play Casanova.