Some soap operas might be boring, but there is one soap opera that’s pretty interesting to watch since the kind of twists and turns it entails.
Yes, we are talking about ‘Coronation Street,’ it might be a British soap opera, but it’s not usually a normal one; Coronation Street is a British television soap opera that is hugely loved by fans, created by Granada Television, the television soap opera program has received huge love from home.
That’s one of the main reasons why the show completed its 10,000th episode on 7th February 2020 with all the love that the show has received from its fans.
But in the show itself, there still exists a lot more questions regarding what happened with the character Teddy and all other things; this article will give you a brief detail regarding all this and will make you again go through the journey of the storyline behind the show.
What is the Storyline that Coronation Street Focuses On?
The Coronation Street since it is a British soap opera that focuses on the lives of the people living in Weatherfield town in England.
The show thus centers around the plot of the people and the troubles, the things that went through in the lives of the people living in Weatherfield, England. With portraying the world and the high-class community that lives in Weatherfield, not only is there loads of drama within each episode of the series, there’s much more humor content and the portrayal of characters with intense depiction within the series.
Created by Granada Television, the show broadcasts its episodes on ITV. Initially, the show started on December 9, 1960, and until 2020, the show attained greater success and positive reviews from its fans.
Not only this, but this show has also received some of the greater accolades, and upon the completion of the show’s 50th anniversary, the series was recognized by Guinness World Records with naming as the world’s longest-running television soap opera.
Who is Teddy in Coronation Street?
Teddy Thompkins was the father of the civil engineer in the series Leo who became disappeared in the series, and therefore to track him down, his father Teddy came in a way to make that possible. Leo Thompkins was the son of Teddy and the finance of Jenny Connor, whom he fell for; however, sadly, he was murdered by Stephen Reid in the series.
Because he was a civil engineer, he was thus called to fix the sinkhole at No.8; also being spectacular in his job, he was offered a job in Canada and even accepted the offer to do the job in Canada and moved there.
However, in the middle of this, he came to terms with greater financial knowledge of the underworld people that he was not supposed to know about. Therefore, also, his interest in Stephen Reid’s financial troubles led to a conflict and confrontation between them, which however led Leo to death, and he was thus murdered by none other than Stephen Reid.
What Happened to Teddy in Coronation Street?
Teddy, who was the father of Leo, after knowing that his son is disappeared and he is also not being able to contact him thus, goes on a journey with full determination to find out where his son actually is.
But initially, he finds out that since his son wanted to go to Canada for the job he got, he never went to Canada, and thus he finds out something very unusual regarding Stephen Reid, which therefore when Stephen finds out, leads him to the road of death.
Stephen actually accidentally killed Leo when they had a fight at the factory, and then again, his father Teddy finds out the dark truth not all about his son Leo’s murder but also the other truth that Stephen did not want to come out, he strands him also just like Leo to death.
In one of the episodes, he also struggles to bury the body somewhere so as not to get caught for the brutal murders that he had committed.
Who Played Teddy Thompkins in Coronation Street?
Grant Burgin played the role of Teddy Thompkins in Coronation Street; he is one of the great actors in British Industries and has proved this through a lot of his projects. Even though his role in Coronation Street was not that much big, he made a greater impact on the audience with his brilliant performance.