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

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Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,742 episodes, 2002-2017)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Diane Sugden / ... (1,489 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Marlon Dingle (1,479 episodes, 1996-2017)
Steve Halliwell ...
 Zak Dingle (1,406 episodes, 1994-2017)
Jane Cox ...
 Lisa Dingle / ... (1,396 episodes, 1996-2017)
Jeff Hordley ...
 Cain Dingle (1,394 episodes, 2000-2017)
Antony Audenshaw ...
 Bob Hope / ... (1,377 episodes, 1996-2017)
Charley Webb ...
 Debbie Dingle / ... (1,368 episodes, 2002-2017)
Chris Chittell ...
 Eric Pollard (1,316 episodes, 1986-2017)
Nicola Wheeler ...
 Nicola King / ... (1,283 episodes, 2001-2017)
Charlotte Bellamy ...
 Laurel Thomas / ... (1,277 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,274 episodes, 1997-2017)
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 Andy Sugden / ... (1,265 episodes, 1996-2016)
Emma Atkins ...
 Charity Tate / ... (1,253 episodes, 2000-2017)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,249 episodes, 2003-2017)
John Middleton ...
 Ashley Thomas / ... (1,237 episodes, 1994-2017)
Matthew Wolfenden ...
 David Metcalfe (1,103 episodes, 2006-2017)
Isabel Hodgins ...
 Victoria Sugden / ... (1,077 episodes, 2006-2017)
Charlie Hardwick ...
 Val Pollard / ... (1,059 episodes, 2004-2015)
James Hooton ...
 Sam Dingle (1,030 episodes, 1995-2017)
Natalie J. Robb ...
 Moira Barton / ... (1,026 episodes, 2009-2017)
Patrick Mower ...
 Rodney Blackstock (931 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Jai Sharma (922 episodes, 2009-2017)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (914 episodes, 2001-2015)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy / ... (894 episodes, 2008-2017)
Eden Taylor-Draper ...
 Belle Dingle (853 episodes, 2005-2017)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Edna Birch (839 episodes, 2001-2015)
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 Brenda Walker (837 episodes, 2008-2017)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (814 episodes, 2009-2017)
Tom Lister ...
 Carl King (791 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alan Turner (786 episodes, 1982-2013)
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi ...
 Leyla Harding (768 episodes, 2008-2017)
Zoë Henry ...
 Rhona Goskirk (722 episodes, 2001-2017)
Sheila Mercier ...
 Annie Sugden / ... (698 episodes, 1972-2009)
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Emmerdale pub The Woolpack is run by fictional brewers Ephraim Monk. See more »

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Daz Eden: Has anyone seen me ferret, Spike?
Donna Windsor: Yeah, like a stretched out rat.
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Featured in Screenwipe: Review of the Year (2006) See more »

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The Emmerdale Plane Crash Story Line Was In 1993, Not 1989.
31 July 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Professor Stahlman's comment on here is inaccurate. True, Emmerdale Farm became Emmerdale in November 1989, but Phil Redmond's time on the soap was in the early 1990s, and the plane crash storyline took place in December 1993 and January 1994.

For the first few years after 1989, the renamed show was pretty much as it had always been, but with an increased youth content and a gradual reducing of story lines revolving around Emmerdale Farm itself.

1993 was the pivotal year in bringing about the show as we know it today - with Emmerdale farm house collapsing due to subsidence and the plane crash.

Personally, I think modern day Emmerdale is nothing like Emmerdale Farm or the early years of Emmerdale (pre-plane crash).

I would love ITV to repeat old episodes, particularly those showing the introduction of Al Dixon as Walter in 1980, Richard Thorp as Alan Turner in 1982, Tony Pitts as Archie Brooks in 1983 and Diana Davies as Mrs Bates (1984).

ITV should show lots and lots of old Emmerdale Farm episodes in my opinion.


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