Why aren’t there more university graduates on Coronation Street?

UK“In 1997, the British Medical Journal published a study entitled ‘Death Rates in Soap Operas’ on British Television. The researchers’ key findings were that soap characters’ lives are more dangerous than those of Formula One racing drivers or bomb disposal experts; people suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses have better five-year survival rates …” (more)

[Louise Lyle, Guardian, 19 November]

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