February 20, 2017

Co-op on the screen

Co-op Food stores and Funeralcare Homes aren’t just spread across the country, they often make appearances on the screen. Regularly our online community share photos of Co-ops or Co-op products they have spotted in TV programmes, adverts, films or music videos. So we thought we’d collate the photos that have been shared with us.

Have you spotted a Co-op Food store or Funeralcare home in a film or on TV before? Let us know in the comments.

Coronation Street

Arthur Christmas (2011)Arthur-Christmas.png

Joan Collins filming ‘The Time of their Lives’ (2017)Joan-Collins---The-Time-of-their-lives.png

Benedict Cumberbatch filming at The Broadway’s Co-op (The Child in Time, 2017)

The Fast Show (Date unknown)

Peter Kay’s Car Share

The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony (Co-op Hoxton, 1997)Bittersweet-Video.png

The Co-operative Revolution Street Exhibition in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (BBC Film, 2013)alpha-papa

Last Tango in Halifax (Season 4, Marsden Co-op, 2013)Last Tango in Halifax - Marsden Coop.png

We’re The Superhumans (Channel 4, Rio Paralympics, 2016)Superhumans-Channel-4-Paralympics.png

Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC1, 2016)

Thanks to Fay Bowden for showing us this one.

Trainspotting (Film, 1996)Trainspotting.png

Coronation Street (Various Funerals, Leeches Funeralcare Home)Corrie-Funeral.png

Weight Watchers (advert)Weight-Watchers-Ad.png

Co-op’s Christmas Pudding (Sainsbury’s Christmas Advertisement, 2013)Sainsburys-Xmas-2013.png

Hot Fuzz (Somerfield, now Wells’ Co-op in Somerset, 2007)Hot-Fuzz---Somerfield.png

It doesn’t stop there, here’s a number of other places the Co-op has been spotted on the screens:

U Want Me 2 Kill Him (2013) (Thanks to Joseph for this one feat. Bush fair’s Co-op)

Britain’s Home Truths (Thanks to Ruth for this one feat. Crosby’s Co-op)

First Dates (TV Series)

O2 Goggles (Corporate film)

DCI Banks (TV Drama)

Grazia Magazine (Editorial)

Roger Water Screens (Concert visuals)

The Holiday Show

Broken (TV Drama, St Nicks Co-op)

VO5 (Advertisement)

Sodastream (Advertisement) 

Cucumber (TV Drama, Channel Four) Whalley Range’s Co-op.

Join the conversation! 10 Comments

  1. I savour, result in I discovered just what I was taking a look for. You have ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

  2. U want me to kill him (2013)
    Set in Harlow Essex has Tye green co-op in a scene (Bush fair)

  3. Wells closed last year…..

  4. Britain’s Home Truths 21st Feb episode 2 of 5 with Alison Steadman in Liverpool and Crosby Coop features at beginning and towards the end. Might be food and funeralcare in same episode

  5. Co-op billboards feature in the Alan Partridge movie “Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa” (You even posted about this yourselves a while back)

  6. Judi Dench in the Tracey Ullman show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNEfI6JnMJI


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