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

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Series cast summary:
Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,738 episodes, 2002-2017)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Diane Sugden / ... (1,486 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Marlon Dingle (1,478 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 (1,390 episodes, 2000-2017)
Antony Audenshaw ...
 Bob Hope / ... (1,374 episodes, 1996-2017)
Charley Webb ...
 Debbie Dingle / ... (1,364 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 / ... (1,273 episodes, 2002-2017)
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 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,271 episodes, 1997-2017)
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 Andy Sugden / ... (1,265 episodes, 1996-2016)
Emma Atkins ...
 Charity Tate / ... (1,249 episodes, 2000-2017)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,249 episodes, 2003-2017)
John Middleton ...
 Ashley Thomas / ... (1,236 episodes, 1994-2017)
Matthew Wolfenden ...
 David Metcalfe (1,103 episodes, 2006-2017)
Isabel Hodgins ...
 Victoria Sugden / ... (1,074 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 / ... (1,023 episodes, 2009-2017)
Patrick Mower ...
 Rodney Blackstock (931 episodes, 2001-2017)
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 Jai Sharma (918 episodes, 2009-2017)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (914 episodes, 2001-2015)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy / ... (891 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 (836 episodes, 2008-2017)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (811 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 (767 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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16 October 1972 (UK)  »

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Emmerdale  »

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Mark Jardine, Dee Whitehead, Jason Hain, Elspeth Brodie and Ruth Abram won their characters in the show (making up the Calder/Weston family) from the Emmerdale SoapStars (2001) competition. 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 Bottom: Parade (1992) See more »

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Fantastic acting and varietive storylines in each episode
24 February 2001 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

Emmerdale, shown by the UK viewing figures, is extremely popular, and rightly so. It perfectly creates the right atmosphere existing in country villages to this day (I should know). The highlight of it all is Samantha Giles, who plays the colourful and quite humorous Bernice Thomas, the landlady of the village's boozer, the Woolpack. Where you want humour, a scene springs up with the antics of the Dingle family. Where you want some drama, there are scenes on the Emmerdale Farm and in the nearby Home Farm: It gives a wide special spectrum, entertaining all in the process.

Don't miss it!


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