A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Series cast summary:
Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,540 episodes, 2002-2016)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Diane Sugden / ... (1,385 episodes, 2000-2016)
Charley Webb ...
 Debbie Dingle / ... (1,343 episodes, 2002-2016)
Mark Charnock ...
 Marlon Dingle (1,315 episodes, 1996-2016)
Antony Audenshaw ...
 Bob Hope / ... (1,275 episodes, 1996-2016)
Steve Halliwell ...
 Zak Dingle (1,236 episodes, 1994-2016)
Jane Cox ...
 Lisa Dingle / ... (1,212 episodes, 1996-2016)
Jeff Hordley ...
 Cain Dingle (1,206 episodes, 2000-2016)
Chris Chittell ...
 Eric Pollard (1,189 episodes, 1986-2016)
Nicola Wheeler ...
 Nicola King / ... (1,171 episodes, 2001-2016)
Kelvin Fletcher ...
 Andy Sugden / ... (1,165 episodes, 1996-2016)
...
 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,148 episodes, 1997-2016)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,148 episodes, 2003-2016)
Charlotte Bellamy ...
 Laurel Thomas / ... (1,137 episodes, 2002-2016)
John Middleton ...
 Ashley Thomas / ... (1,085 episodes, 1994-2016)
Charlie Hardwick ...
 Val Pollard / ... (1,058 episodes, 2004-2015)
Emma Atkins ...
 Charity Tate / ... (1,057 episodes, 2000-2016)
Matthew Wolfenden ...
 David Metcalfe (960 episodes, 2006-2016)
Isabel Hodgins ...
 Victoria Sugden / ... (957 episodes, 2006-2016)
James Hooton ...
 Sam Dingle (927 episodes, 1995-2016)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (902 episodes, 2001-2015)
Patrick Mower ...
 Rodney Blackstock (876 episodes, 2001-2016)
Natalie J. Robb ...
 Moira Barton / ... (867 episodes, 2009-2016)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Edna Birch (827 episodes, 2001-2015)
Chris Bisson ...
 Jai Sharma (827 episodes, 2009-2016)
...
 Carl King (789 episodes, 2003-2015)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy (744 episodes, 2008-2016)
...
 Alan Turner (742 episodes, 1982-2013)
...
 Brenda Walker (725 episodes, 2008-2016)
Eden Taylor-Draper ...
 Belle Dingle (717 episodes, 2005-2016)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (716 episodes, 2009-2016)
Sian Reese-Williams ...
 Gennie Walker / ... (664 episodes, 2008-2013)
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi ...
 Leyla Harding (639 episodes, 2008-2016)
Sheila Mercier ...
 Annie Sugden / ... (627 episodes, 1972-2009)
Frazer Hines ...
 Joe Sugden (627 episodes, 1972-1994)
Meg Johnson ...
 Pearl Ladderbanks (626 episodes, 2003-2016)
Paula Tilbrook ...
 Betty Eagleton (622 episodes, 1994-2015)
Jason Merrells ...
 Declan Macey (617 episodes, 2010-2014)
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Emmerdale  »

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When preparing to begin production on the series, Yorkshire Television sent staff across to Ireland to pick up techniques from RTÉ soap The Riordans (1965), which heavily utilised outdoor locations in the way that YTV aimed to do. See more »

Quotes

Charity Tate: Where's your boyfriend
Debbie Jones: He's not my boyfriend.
Charity Tate: I wouldn't call them boyfriend at your age either.
Debbie Jones: No, you called them clients
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Referenced in British Men Behaving Badly: Home Made Sauna (1996) See more »

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Brilliant Soap. The only one there is
1 September 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Emmerdale is by far the best soap on TV. The story lines are not far fetched and ridiculous but not weak and boring. All the characters have their own uniqueness and the whole show oozes charm and cosiness. The recent storyline of Katey and Grays baby had me captivated all the time it was running.

I think this show is often pushed aside when bigger soaps operas like Eastenders and Coronation Street are thrown into the picture. But really Eastenders has dried up and is pity full to watch, And Coronation Street never really captured my attention.

Emmerdale is a cheerful, sweet, easy going soap opera and should be around for a long time to come. God willing.


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