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

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Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,638 episodes, 2002-2016)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Diane Sugden / ... (1,421 episodes, 2000-2016)
Mark Charnock ...
 Marlon Dingle (1,406 episodes, 1996-2016)
Charley Webb ...
 Debbie Dingle / ... (1,344 episodes, 2002-2016)
Jane Cox ...
 Lisa Dingle / ... (1,307 episodes, 1996-2016)
Jeff Hordley ...
 Cain Dingle (1,307 episodes, 2000-2016)
Antony Audenshaw ...
 Bob Hope / ... (1,305 episodes, 1996-2016)
Steve Halliwell ...
 Zak Dingle (1,298 episodes, 1994-2016)
Kelvin Fletcher ...
 Andy Sugden / ... (1,244 episodes, 1996-2016)
Chris Chittell ...
 Eric Pollard (1,240 episodes, 1986-2016)
Nicola Wheeler ...
 Nicola King / ... (1,231 episodes, 2001-2016)
Charlotte Bellamy ...
 Laurel Thomas / ... (1,204 episodes, 2002-2016)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,204 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,188 episodes, 1997-2016)
John Middleton ...
 Ashley Thomas / ... (1,162 episodes, 1994-2016)
Emma Atkins ...
 Charity Tate / ... (1,162 episodes, 2000-2016)
Charlie Hardwick ...
 Val Pollard / ... (1,059 episodes, 2004-2015)
Matthew Wolfenden ...
 David Metcalfe (1,050 episodes, 2006-2016)
Isabel Hodgins ...
 Victoria Sugden / ... (1,026 episodes, 2006-2016)
James Hooton ...
 Sam Dingle (981 episodes, 1995-2016)
Natalie J. Robb ...
 Moira Barton / ... (954 episodes, 2009-2016)
Patrick Mower ...
 Rodney Blackstock (907 episodes, 2001-2016)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (902 episodes, 2001-2015)
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 Jai Sharma (872 episodes, 2009-2016)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Edna Birch (827 episodes, 2001-2015)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy / ... (823 episodes, 2008-2016)
Eden Taylor-Draper ...
 Belle Dingle (810 episodes, 2005-2016)
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 Brenda Walker (792 episodes, 2008-2016)
Tom Lister ...
 Carl King (789 episodes, 2003-2015)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (767 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Alan Turner (742 episodes, 1982-2013)
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi ...
 Leyla Harding (704 episodes, 2008-2016)
Sian Reese-Williams ...
 Gennie Walker / ... (664 episodes, 2008-2013)
Zoë Henry ...
 Rhona Goskirk (664 episodes, 2001-2016)
Meg Johnson ...
 Pearl Ladderbanks (662 episodes, 2003-2016)
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Like many old British Soaps, Emmerdale Farm used to be in 'Series' of about 24 episodes. It wasn't until the 80s that it became always on and wasn't until the 90s that it started to be aired 5+ days a week. See more »

Quotes

Diane Blackstock: [about a plate of food that accidentally ended up on the floor] You can't serve that now!
Marlon: It's for Shadrach.
Diane Blackstock: Fair enough.
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Referenced in Countdown: Episode #22.23 (1991) See more »

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A good old British soap.
28 February 2002 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

Emmerdale is a good old British soap.

Although the stars in this are changing all the while, I still enjoy watching it.

Some of the best stars in this are Betty and Edna. They bring comedy relief, which it needs at times as there have been several tragedies over the years, including a plane crash and minibus crash, where several characters were killed off.

Unfortunately, Stan Richards who played Seth died earlier this year (2005) and Emmerdale won't be the same without him.

Some of the story lines in Emmerdale at present are rather silly, especially the affair between Viv and Paddy. Looks like yet another marriage breaking up (Emily and Paddy). For some reason, scriptwriters seem against people being happily married. There won't be any married couples left in Emmerdale the way things are going. You would not get this many marriage and relationship break ups in such a small community in real life.

Despite all this, Emmerdale is an excellent soap and I still watch it.

Rating: 4 stars out of 5.


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