Emily Bishop lodges with Norris, and is great friends with Rita and Audrey. Emily is played by Eileen Derbyshire.

Emily Bishop lodges with Norris, and is great friends with Rita and Audrey. Emily is played by Eileen Derbyshire.

(CREDIT: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)  TV’s Longest Serving Soap Stars:  Eileen Derbyshire Played: Emily Bishop (1960 - Present, 'Coronation Street')  Emily is the longest-standing female character in 'Corrie', and though she's taken a handful of breaks from the soap, actress Eileen has always returned to t'cobbles.

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Coronation Street actress Eileen Derbyshire 'to QUIT the ITV soap after 55 years' - Mirror Online

It's the end of the road for Corrie's Emily Bishop after 55 years

Coronation Street star Eileen Derbyshire to take a break from Emily Bishop role

Eileen Derbyshire as Emily Nugent and Arthur Lowe as Leonard Swindley in Coronation Street.  1965

Eileen Derbyshire as Emily Nugent and Arthur Lowe as Leonard Swindley in Coronation Street.

22. Eileen Derbyshire (1961 and 2012) - ITV/Rex Shutterstock

Eileen Derbyshire and - ITV/Rex Shutterstock

Coronation Street star Eileen Derbyshire will return to the show | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Coronation Street star Eileen Derbyshire will return to the show | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Eileen Derbyshire (@eileenderbys) | Twitter

Eileen Derbyshire (@eileenderbys) | Twitter

TV legend: Eileen Derbyshire, who plays Coronation Street favourite Emily Bishop, is belie...

Coronation Street's Emily Bishop 'to leave cobbles after five decades'

TV legend: Eileen Derbyshire, who plays Coronation Street favourite Emily Bishop, is believed to taking a six months break away from the show

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Stephen Hancock obituary

TV and stage actor known for playing Ernest Bishop in Coronation Street

eileen derbyshire - Bing

eileen derbyshire - Bing

Eileen Derbyshire on Coronation Street in 1965

COMEBACK: Corrie star Eileen Derbyshire still on leave but due to return on show

CORONATION Street bosses have said that long-time star Eileen Derbyshire – who plays Emily Bishop – is still on leave but she will be returning to the show.

The top 10 longest-serving cast members: The top 10 longest-serving cast members:   1. William Roache - 51 years   2. Eileen Derbyshire - 49 years (50 years on 27th January)   3. Betty Driver - 42 years (Died 15th October 2011)   4. Barbara Knox - 39 years   5. Anne Kirkbride - 39 years   6. Helen Worth - 37 years   7. Elizabeth Dawn - 32 years

The top 10 longest-serving cast members: The top 10 longest-serving cast members: 1. William Roache - 51 years 2. Eileen Derbyshire - 49 years (50 years on 27th January) 3. Betty Driver - 42 years (Died 15th October 2011) 4. Barbara Knox - 39 years 5. Anne Kirkbride - 39 years 6. Helen Worth - 37 years 7. Elizabeth Dawn - 32 years

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