March 2

Credits

Writer / Creator:

SAM;(39 HOURS)
FAMILY AT WAR (52 HOURS)
THIS YEAR NEXT YEAR (13 HOURS)SPOILS OF WAR (20 HOURS)
FLESH AND BLOOD (20 HOURS)
CAPSTICKS LAW (6 HOURS)
Writer / Editor / Producer:
CORONATION STREET. 1960-1970 – Full list of John’s Coronation Street writing credits
THE HARD WORD
CITY 68
ROOMS
THE VILLAINS
Writer / Producer:
THE SYSTEM.
Writer / Contributor:
PLAY FOR TODAY.
ARMCHAIR THEATRE.
PLAY OF THE MONTH.
THIRTY MINUTE THEATRE.
THE POWER GAME.
THE VERDICT IS YOURS.
ADAM SMITH.
TURN OUT THE LIGHTS.
NIGHTINGALES BOYS.
THE  LONDONERS.
Adaptations:
LOVE ON THE DOLE.
APE AND ESSENCE.
NUMBER 10.
Editor:
“GRANADA TELEVISION – THE FIRST GENERATION”
Books:
CUDDON RETURN
GRANADA TELEVISION- THE FIRST GENERATION
Consultant to Various Television Companies.
Author of Various TV Plays & one Novel


Full list of John’s Coronation Street writing credits – here>>


 

From the British Film Institute Records:

 

  1989 A Family at War[26/8/89]

Capstick’s Law Episode 1

 

Capstick’s Law Episode 2

 

Capstick’s Law Episode 3

 

Flesh and Blood Part 1 Creator

Flesh and Blood Part 10

1981 A Place in the World

  1981 The Promised Land

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 1 Feeling Your Age Creator

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 9 Worked Out

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 10 A Sort of Committee

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 7 Leave It with Me

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 2 Every Man Is an Island

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 5 Day of Rest

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 6 Fish and Chips Twice

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 8 Reap and Sow

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 3 Time of Life

  1980 Flesh and Blood Part 4 A Decent Interval

  1980 Turning Your Back

  1980 A Hard Word

  1980 Radical Change

  1980 Winter of Discontent

  1980 Missing Persons

  1980 A Place to Live

  1980 End of the Beginning

  1980 Ends and Beginnings

  1980 Behind the Mask

  1980 Liberation

  1980 You Can Make a New Beginning, Even with Your Final Breath

  1977 Parting of the Ways

  1977 The Keys of the Kingdom

  1977 Conjugal Rights

  1977 Storm Warning

  1977 The Fault

  1977 The Edge

  1977 Another Place

  1977 Comfort and Joy

  1977 Back to Earth

  1977 Profit and Loss

  1977 Full Circle

  1977 Family Ties

  1977 Hay Time

  1976 Dorothy and Clive (Rooms Compilation)[26/08/76]

  1975 Mr Cotgrove and Miss Hicks

  1975 Peter

  1975 Bernard and Ginnie

  1975 Angela and Lionel

  1975 Peter

  1975 Angela and Lionel

  1975 Gertrud and Tim

  1975 Bernard and Ginnie

  1975 Mr Cotgrove and Miss Hicks

  1975 Jo and Anne (Rooms Compilation)[25/06/75]

  1975 Gertrud and Tim

  1975 Compensation

  1975 God Sent Sunday

  1975 Bonfire Night

  1975 What You Care Is What You Do

  1975 The Difference between Us

  1975 Gains and Losses

  1975 Home Thoughts from Abroad

  1975 In the midst of Plenty

  1975 The Next in Line

  1975 Proposals

  1975 Ends and Means

  1975 The Honest Generation

  1975 Opting Out

  1974 Jo and Anne

  1974 Ted and Mrs Fox

  1974 Miss Peebles and Mr Busby

  1974 Ted and Mrs Fox

  1974 Dorothy and Clive

  1974 Miss Peebles and Mr Busby

  1974 Muriel and Sally

  1974 Muriel and Sally

  1974 Jo and Anne

  1974 Sarah

  1974 Monica

  1974 Monica

Based on an idea by

  1974 Dorothy and Clive

  1974 A New World

  1974 Land

  1974 Half a Loaf

  1974 Sins of the Fathers

  1974 Shape Yourself around It

  1974 The World As It Is

  1974 Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

  1974 Moving On

  1974 Credit

  1974 Head and Heart

  1974 Stay Single and Live Forever

  1973 Poor Law

  1973 United We Stand

  1973 Breadwinners

  1973 A Way of Life

  1973 For Ever and Ever and Ever and Ever…

  1973 Home from Home

  1973 Sam[26/06/73]

  1973 The Beginning of Winter

  1973 The Cost of Living

  1973 Out of the Blue

  1973 Where the Heart Is

  1973 A Day to Remember

  1973 No Going Back

  1972 Under New Management

  1972 Yielding Place to New

  1972 Two Fathers

  1972 Coming Home

  1972 The Old Order Changeth

  1972 The Sensible Thing

  1972 A Faint Refrain

  1971 Lend Your Loving Arms

  1971 Spread a Little Happiness

  1971 Take It on Trust

  1971 Salute the Happy Morn

  1971 Thicker than Water

  1971 For the Duration

  1971 I Wanted to Be with You

  1971 The Things You Never Told Me

  1971 We Could Be a Lot Worse Off

  1971 A Separate Peace

  1971 Flesh and Blood

  1971 The Straight and Narrow

  1971 Breaking Point

  1971 Giving and Taking

  1971 Clash by Night

  1971 The Lucky Ones

  1971 Into the Dark

  1971 Happy Returns

  1971 You Can Choose Your Friends

  1971 Hazard

  1971 The Lost Ones

  1971 The Fundamental Things Apply

  1971 Believed Killed

  1971 This Year, Next Year…

  1970 I Can Be Happy, Can’t I?

Script
Editor

  1970

The War Office Regrets

Script
Editor

  1970

The Forty-eight Hour Pass

Script
Editor

  1970

The Night They Hit Number Eight

Script
Editor

  1970

The End of the Beginning

Script
Editor

  1970

The Facts of Life

Script
Editor

  1970

Hope against Hope

Script
Editor

  1970

Coronation Street[18/11/70]

Script

  1970

A Time to Be Born

Script
Editor

  1970

The Summer before the War

Script

  1970

To Die for Spain

Script
Editor

  1970

The Gate of the Year

Script
Editor

  1970

The Other Side of the Hill

Script
Editor

  1970

Lines of Battle

Editor

  1970

The Breach in the Dyke

Editor

  1970

For Strategic Reasons

Editor

  1970

A Hero’s Welcome

Editor

  1970

Brothers in War

Editor

  1970

If It’s Got Your Number on It

Editor

  1970

One of Ours

Editor

  1970

A Lesson in War

Editor

  1970

Is Your Journey Really Necessary?

Editor

  1969

Coronation Street[16/07/1969]

Script

  1969

Coronation Street[08/09/1969]

Script

  1968

Victims

Producer
Script

  1968

The House That Jigger Built

Producer
Script

  1968

Them down There

Producer
Script

  1968

There’s a Hole in Your Dustbin, Delilah

Producer

  1968

The Flea-pit

Producer

  1968

Penny Wise

Producer

  1968

Keep out of Sight

Producer

  1968

Visitors

Script

  1968

It’s Dearer after Midnight

Script

  1968

Number Ten

Script

  1968

The Jonah Site

Original idea

  1968

Love Thy Neighbour

Series based on an idea by

  1968

The Old Country

Series based on an idea by

  1968

A Question of Priorities

Series based on an idea by

  1967

Coronation Street[13/03/67]

Written by

  1967

Wanted

By

  1967

The Waiting Game

Original idea

  1967

Nobody’s Going Anywhere

[Written] by

  1967

Nobody’s Going Anywhere

[Written] by

  1967

Coronation Street[10/05/1967]

Script

  1967

The Appointment

Original idea

  1967

The Shooting War

Series based on an idea by

  1966

Brothers

By

  1966

Ape and Essence

Script

  1965

Coronation Street[01/03/65]

Written by

  1965

Coronation Street[31/03/65]

Written by

  1965

Red Hot in Winter

Script

  1964

Time

Script

  1964

Hideaway

Script

  1964

Network

Script

  1963

Coronation Street[22/05/63]

Written by

  1963

Coronation Street[08/05/63]

Written by

  1963

Coronation Street[28/10/63]

Written by

  1963

The Cat’s Away

Author of the Original Work

  1962

Coronation Street [27/08/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street[21/11/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street[25/06/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street[11/06/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street[13/08/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street [10/09/62]

Written by

  1962

Coronation Street [17/09/62]

Written by

  1961

Coronation Street[31/05/61]

Written by

  1961

Coronation Street[01/11/1961]

Editor


Full list of Johns Coronation Street writing credits

Occasionally John wrote under the name John Ellison

John also edited and produced the street for many years

A breakdown of each episode with story line and credits can be seen here: https://coronationstreet.fandom.com/wiki/John_Finch

 

1961 (16 episodes)

 

Episode 24 (3rd March 1961)

Episode 28 (20th March 1961)

Episode 29 (22nd March 1961)

Episode 31 (29th March 1961)

Episode 34 (10th April 1961)

Episode 35 (12th April 1961)

Episode 39 (26th April 1961)

Episode 49 (31st May 1961)

Episode 55 (21st June 1961)

Episode 64 (24th July 1961)

Episode 73 (23rd August 1961)

Episode 78 (11th September 1961)

Episode 79 (13th September 1961)

Episode 86 (9th October 1961)

Episode 97 (15th November 1961)

 

1962 (24 episodes)

 

Episode 126 (26th February 1962)

Episode 130 (12th March 1962)

Episode 134 (26th March 1962)

Episode 138 (9th April 1962)

Episode 144 (30th April 1962)

Episode 145 (2nd May 1962)

Episode 146 (7th May 1962)

Episode 149 (16th May 1962)

Episode 152 (28th May 1962)

Episode 156 (11th June 1962)

Episode 160 (25th June 1962)

Episode 162 (2nd July 1962)

Episode 168 (23rd July 1962)

Episode 174 (13th August 1962)

Episode 178 (27th August 1962)

Episode 182 (10th September 1962)

Episode 184 (17th September 1962)

Episode 189 (3rd October 1962)

Episode 190 (8th October 1962)

Episode 196 (29th October 1962)

Episode 201 (14th November 1962)

Episode 203 (21st November 1962)

Episode 209 (12th December 1962)

Episode 214 (31st December 1962)

 

1963 (17 episodes)

 

Episode 217 (9th January 1963)

Episode 223 (30th January 1963)

Episode 229 (20th February 1963)

Episode 234 (11th March 1963)

Episode 239 (27th March 1963)

Episode 242 (8th April 1963)

Episode 251 (8th May 1963)

Episode 255 (22nd May 1963)

Episode 259 (5th June 1963)

Episode 265 (26th June 1963)

Episode 269 (10th July 1963)

Episode 274 (29th July 1963)

Episode 286 (9th September 1963)

Episode 291 (25th September 1963)

Episode 300 (28th October 1963)

Episode 306 (18th November 1963)

Episode 315 (18th December 1963)

 

1964 (17 episodes)

 

Episode 321 (8th January 1964)

Episode 326 (27th January 1964)

Episode 336 (2nd March 1964)

Episode 345 (1st April 1964)

Episode 346 (6th April 1964)

Episode 352 (27th April 1964)

Episode 359 (20th May 1964)

Episode 367 (17th June 1964)

Episode 371 (8th July 1964)

Episode 379 (29th July 1964)

Episode 386 (24th August 1964)

Episode 390 (7th September 1964)

Episode 401 (14th October 1964)

Episode 404 (26th October 1964)

Episode 405 (28th October 1964)

Episode 413 (25th November 1964)

Episode 416 (7th December 1964)

 

1965 (21 episodes)

 

Episode 424 (4th January 1965)

Episode 430 (25th January 1965)

Episode 435 (10th February 1965)

Episode 437 (17th February 1965)

Episode 440 (1st March 1965)

Episode 449 (31st March 1965)

Episode 454 (19th April 1965)

Episode 455 (21st April 1965)

Episode 464 (24th May 1965)

Episode 468 (7th June 1965)

Episode 474 (28th June 1965)

Episode 481 (21st July 1965)

Episode 486 (9th August 1965)

Episode 492 (30th August 1965)

Episode 493 (1st September 1965)

Episode 497 (15th September 1965)

Episode 500 (27th September 1965)

Episode 504 (11th October 1965)

Episode 508 (25th October 1965)

Episode 520 (6th December 1965)

Episode 527 (29th December 1965)

 

1966 (19 episodes)

 

Episode 533 (19th January 1966)

Episode 537 (2nd February 1966)

Episode 547 (9th March 1966)

Episode 552 (28th March 1966)

Episode 557 (13th April 1966)

Episode 570 (30th May 1966)

Episode 576 (20th June 1966)

Episode 581 (6th July 1966)

Episode 584 (18th July 1966)

Episode 588 (1st August 1966)

Episode 592 (15th August 1966)

Episode 601 (14th September 1966)

Episode 607 (5th October 1966)

Episode 614 (31st October 1966)

Episode 615 (2nd November 1966)

Episode 618 (14th November 1966)

Episode 622 (28th November 1966)

Episode 624 (5th December 1966)

Episode 628 (19th December 1966)

 

1967 (17 episodes)

 

Episode 635 (16th January 1967)

Episode 636 (18th January 1967)

Episode 638 (25th January 1967)

Episode 642 (8th February 1967)

Episode 646 (22nd February 1967)

Episode 651 (13th March 1967)

Episode 657 (3rd April 1967)

Episode 668 (10th May 1967)

Episode 680 (21st June 1967)

Episode 687 (17th July 1967)

Episode 692 (2nd August 1967)

Episode 704 (13th September 1967)

Episode 709 (2nd October 1967)

Episode 710 (4th October 1967)

Episode 715 (23rd October 1967)

Episode 720 (8th November 1967)

Episode 728 (6th December 1967)

 

1968 (6 episodes)

 

Episode 748 (14th February 1968)

Episode 763 (8th April 1968)

Episode 771 (6th May 1968)

Episode 810 (25th September 1968)

Episode 815 (14th October 1968)

Episode 822 (6th November 1968)

 

1969 (3 episodes)

 

Episode 894 (21st July 1969)

Episode 908 (8th September 1969)

Episode 917 (8th October 1969)

 

1970 (1 episode)

 

Episode 1036 (21st December 1970)