Street of tears as Ken loses in love ...Coronation coronation, ceremony of crowning and anointing a sovereign on his or her accession to the throne. Although a public ceremony inaugurating a new king or chief had long existed, a new religious service was added when Europe became Christianized. Street's Ken Barlow Kenneth "Ken" Barlow is a fictional character in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. He is the only surviving character from the first episode of the series, in 1960 and is commonly known by his fans as the 'Silver Fox', in part because of his ability is about to be put through the emotional wringer wring·er
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The mild-mannered schoolteacher will be pushed to the edge of despair in the run-up to his marriage to hairdresser Denise Osbourne Denise Osbourne was a fictional character played by Denise Black in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. History
Denise's first marriage to the rich Frank ended in divorce when she ran off with Neil Mitchell. .
The thrice-married Weatherfield romeo's hopes of settling down with her and their young son will be dashed because of her affair with brother-in-law Brian Dunkley.
And yesterday a Street source revealed that Bill Roache - who plays Ken - turns in a stunning performance.
The insider said: "Bill plays the scenes for all they are worth. Viewers will cry with him.
"Poor Ken thinks he is the happiest man in the world until Denise's trysts with Brian are exposed.
"In his time in Weatherfield, Ken has suffered some tragedies.
"But these are his worst moments of all."
The story will unfold later this month.
The source added: "Ken's happiness is snatched away in harrowing circumstances.
"Denise cannot hold her primitive lusts in check."