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

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Series cast summary:
Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,753 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Marlon Dingle (1,558 episodes, 1996-2017)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Diane Sugden / ... (1,534 episodes, 2000-2017)
Antony Audenshaw ...
 Bob Hope / ... (1,456 episodes, 1996-2017)
Jeff Hordley ...
 Cain Dingle (1,446 episodes, 2000-2017)
Steve Halliwell ...
 Zak Dingle (1,439 episodes, 1994-2017)
Jane Cox ...
 Lisa Dingle / ... (1,435 episodes, 1996-2017)
Charley Webb ...
 Debbie Dingle / ... (1,438 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Eric Pollard (1,370 episodes, 1986-2017)
Charlotte Bellamy ...
 Laurel Thomas / ... (1,360 episodes, 2002-2017)
Nicola Wheeler ...
 Nicola King / ... (1,343 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,330 episodes, 1997-2017)
Emma Atkins ...
 Charity Tate / ... (1,317 episodes, 2000-2017)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,288 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Andy Sugden / ... (1,265 episodes, 1996-2016)
John Middleton ...
 Ashley Thomas / ... (1,262 episodes, 1994-2017)
Matthew Wolfenden ...
 David Metcalfe (1,168 episodes, 2006-2017)
Isabel Hodgins ...
 Victoria Sugden / ... (1,164 episodes, 2006-2017)
Natalie J. Robb ...
 Moira Barton / ... (1,077 episodes, 2009-2017)
James Hooton ...
 Sam Dingle (1,070 episodes, 1995-2017)
Charlie Hardwick ...
 Val Pollard / ... (1,059 episodes, 2004-2015)
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 Jai Sharma (978 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Rodney Blackstock (953 episodes, 2001-2017)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy / ... (944 episodes, 2008-2017)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (914 episodes, 2001-2015)
Eden Taylor-Draper ...
 Belle Dingle (893 episodes, 2005-2017)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (872 episodes, 2009-2017)
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 Brenda Walker (859 episodes, 2008-2017)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Edna Birch (839 episodes, 2001-2015)
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi ...
 Leyla Harding (830 episodes, 2008-2017)
Tom Lister ...
 Carl King (791 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alan Turner (786 episodes, 1982-2013)
Zoë Henry ...
 Rhona Goskirk (788 episodes, 2001-2017)
Meg Johnson ...
 Pearl Ladderbanks (709 episodes, 2003-2017)
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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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Swedish band The Cardigans named their 1994 album 'Emmerdale' after becoming enamoured with the soap's name on a visit to the UK. See more »

Quotes

[Shadrach has drunk a whole bottle of communion wine]
Ethan Blake: What do you usually do with him?
Zak Dingle: Wish he'd never been born!
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Featured in The British Soap Awards 2014 (2014) See more »

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fantastic
4 November 2003 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Emmerdale is a great soap i think. It all started in 1972, the gave it a name at first as they called it Emmerdale Farm, then suddenly they changed it to Emmerdale. I give Emmerdale 10 out of 10 because i just think that it is such a great soap.


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