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DEIRDRE'S TOP 10 MOMENTS ON THE STREET.

DEIRDRE'S FIRST SCENE NOVEMBER 20, 1972

Businessman Jimmy Frazer brings 17-year-old typist Deirdre Hunt along to his lunch meeting at The Vine. The character was only supposed to be in the soap for a few episodes but Anne made such an impression she was asked to stay.

LORRY CRASH MARCH 12, 1979

A devastated Deirdre Langton fears daughter Tracy is dead in the rubble when a lorry crashes into the front of the Rovers Return - at the exact spot where Tracy's pram had been left outside.

WEDDING BELLE JULY 27, 1981

Deirdre's first wedding to Ken Barlow takes place during the same week as the royal wedding of the Prince of Wales and Diana Spencer. Their ceremony is watched by 24 million viewers - more than the Royal Wedding. Deirdre removes her famous spectacles for the occasion.

LOVE TRIANGLE FEBRUARY 21, 1983

The culmination of the famous Ken/ Deirdre/Mike Baldwin love triangle results in an angry Ken losing his temper with Deirdre when Mike turns up on their doorstep following her frank confession.

WENDY CROZIER DECEMBER 22, 1989

Over 22 million viewers tune in as Deirdre finally pieces together the clues and confronts Ken about his affair with council mole Wendy Crozier, delivering the classic line: "I want to know where you've been - and who with."

FOREIGN AFFAIR JUNE 2, 1995

The Street is shocked when Deirdre turns cougar to marry husband No3 Samir Rachid. But he dies after he's attacked en route to the hospital to donate a kidney to drug-addled Tracy.

DEAR DEV DECEMBER 25, 2001

Following a blazing row with Ken's son Peter, Deirdre seeks solace in a Christmas tryst with Dev Alahan, her boss at the Corner Shop, on whom she's harboured a crush for months.

CLINCH Dev & Deirdre A DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL MARCH 25, 2007

The night before her murder trial, Tracy admits to her mother that she did plan to kill her boyfriend Charlie Stubbs and begs Deirdre to lie in court.

"JELLY SHOULDN'T RUN, IT SHOULD WOBBLE" OCTOBER 8, 2014

The pressure of stepson Peter's trial overwhelms Deirdre and she ends up chucking a dish of trifle at the wall. She then storms out to stay with her pal Bev Unwin.. This would be Anne's final episode - and it was certainly a dramatic way to exit the show.

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START Deirdre in her Corrie debut

TRIFLE ANNOYED Last scene

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Date:Jul 4, 2015
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