William Roache

Actor of Ken Barlow In Coronation Street Since 1960 & Recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award

How to hire William Roache

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"The best life stories I have done so far." - Piers Morgan

"The Q&A went was great and the room was very quiet which is not always the case! Bill also did selfie’s with everyone in the room, the queue just got longer and longer! He’s a really nice guy and hope we looked after him" - Leicester Tigers

"Please pass on my thanks to William for his time – it was brilliant." - William, Reach plc

  • 2022 - Awarded an OBE
  • 2001 - Awarded an MBE for Services to Television
  • 2000 - Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Television Soap Awards
  • 1960 - Present – Played Ken Barlow on Coronation Street
  • Holder of the Guinness Book of World Records for The longest-serving Male Television Star in a Continuous Role