Brookside (1982–2003)

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The everyday life and times of the residents, friends and enemies who live in a suburban street in the city of Liverpool in the north of England.

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Series cast summary:
Alexandra Fletcher ...
 Jacqui Dixon / ... (404 episodes, 1990-2003)
Diane Burke ...
 Katie Rogers / ... (366 episodes, 1989-2003)
Steven Pinder ...
 Max Farnham (331 episodes, 1990-2003)
Vince Earl ...
 Ron Dixon (302 episodes, 1990-2003)
Tiffany Chapman ...
 Rachel Jordache / ... (301 episodes, 1993-2003)
Paul Byatt ...
 Mike Dixon (238 episodes, 1990-2003)
Dean Sullivan ...
 Jimmy Corkhill (231 episodes, 1986-2003)
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 Jerome Johnson (212 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Nikki Shadwick (211 episodes, 1998-2003)
Rachael Lindsay ...
 Sammy Rogers / ... (190 episodes, 1987-2003)
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 Leo Johnson (184 episodes, 1996-2001)
Karen Drury ...
 Susannah Farnham / ... (173 episodes, 1991-2000)
Louis Emerick ...
 Mick Johnson (170 episodes, 1989-2001)
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The everyday life and times of the residents, friends and enemies who live in a suburban street in the city of Liverpool in the north of England.

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In 2000, the character Matt Musgrove (played by 'Kristian Ealey') transferred from Brookside to Hollyoaks (1995), the first time this had been done in England. See more »

Quotes

Beverly 'Bev' McLoughlin Gonzales Dixon: [making fun of Lindsey] She's gone from stealing pesetas to peeling potatoes.
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Over the hill
24 August 2003 | by (Bristol, England) – See all my reviews

Like so many people I eagerly waited for the 1st episode on the new TV channel 4. Quickly I became a fan of the great story-lines and strong characters. "Brookside" boasted a number of fantastic soap characters (Barry Grant was my favourite). It even had a "Hollyoakes" like ability to attract some good-looking female actresses. But what I really liked was the realistic stories and the way "Brookside" was so different to the much more camper offerings like "Eldorado" offered by other channels. It pushed boundaries and broke new ground. However by the late 90's the soap was a pale shadow of its former self. Gone were the interesting, likable characters and compelling stories and in were boring irritating families with completely stupid plots. I no longer watch "Brookside" and will not miss it when it ends this year.


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