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

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Series cast summary:
Lucy Pargeter ...
 Chas Dingle / ... (1,537 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 (1,313 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 / ... (1,211 episodes, 1996-2016)
Jeff Hordley ...
 Cain Dingle (1,204 episodes, 2000-2016)
Chris Chittell ...
 Eric Pollard (1,189 episodes, 1986-2016)
Nicola Wheeler ...
 Nicola King / ... (1,170 episodes, 2001-2016)
Kelvin Fletcher ...
 Andy Sugden / ... (1,165 episodes, 1996-2016)
Nick Miles ...
 Jimmy King / ... (1,148 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Paddy Kirk / ... (1,145 episodes, 1997-2016)
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 / ... (956 episodes, 2006-2016)
James Hooton ...
 Sam Dingle (926 episodes, 1995-2016)
Sammy Winward ...
 Katie Sugden / ... (902 episodes, 2001-2015)
Patrick Mower ...
 Rodney Blackstock (876 episodes, 2001-2016)
Natalie J. Robb ...
 Moira Barton / ... (865 episodes, 2009-2016)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Edna Birch (827 episodes, 2001-2015)
Chris Bisson ...
 Jai Sharma (827 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Carl King (789 episodes, 2003-2015)
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 Alan Turner (742 episodes, 1982-2013)
Danny Miller ...
 Aaron Livesy (742 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Brenda Walker (723 episodes, 2008-2016)
Eden Taylor-Draper ...
 Belle Dingle (716 episodes, 2005-2016)
Adam Thomas ...
 Adam Barton (715 episodes, 2009-2016)
Sian Reese-Williams ...
 Gennie Walker / ... (664 episodes, 2008-2013)
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi ...
 Leyla Harding (636 episodes, 2008-2016)
Sheila Mercier ...
 Annie Sugden / ... (627 episodes, 1972-2009)
Frazer Hines ...
 Joe Sugden (627 episodes, 1972-1994)
Meg Johnson ...
 Pearl Ladderbanks (625 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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In the episode broadcast on July 24, 2006, Val Lambert visits Noreen Bell's house for the first time since Noreen was killed in the blast. She picks up a television magazine turned to the day of the disaster. While most of the schedule is as would normally be expected on a Thursday night, the 7pm slot on ITV shows a program called Castle Bridge rather than Emmerdale. The magazine also schedules The Bill (1984) at 8pm, where it would normally be broadcast, however, for this week only, it was actually replaced with PokerFace. See more »

Quotes

Viv Windsor: Be honest, Marlon. Am I overbearing?
Marlon: Weeeell, you do, sort of, lean, towards the, erm, military campaign approach.
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Spin-off Emmerdale: 21 Years (1993) See more »

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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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