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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Alexandra Fletcher ...
 Jacqui Dixon / ... (419 episodes, 1990-2003)
Diane Burke ...
 Katie Rogers (378 episodes, 1989-2003)
Steven Pinder ...
 Max Farnham (347 episodes, 1990-2003)
Vince Earl ...
 Ron Dixon (317 episodes, 1990-2003)
Tiffany Chapman ...
 Rachel Jordache / ... (308 episodes, 1993-2003)
Dean Sullivan ...
 Jimmy Corkhill (254 episodes, 1986-2003)
Paul Byatt ...
 Mike Dixon (247 episodes, 1990-2003)
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 Sheila Grant (233 episodes, 1982-1989)
Suzanne Collins ...
 Nikki Shadwick (220 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Jerome Johnson (212 episodes, 1999-2002)
Jim Wiggins ...
 Paul Collins (207 episodes, 1982-2003)
Doreen Sloane ...
 Annabelle Collins / ... (201 episodes, 1982-1989)
Paul Usher ...
 Barry Grant (200 episodes, 1982-2003)
Rachael Lindsay ...
 Sammy Rogers / ... (194 episodes, 1987-2003)
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 Bobby Grant (190 episodes, 1982-1988)
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 Leo Johnson (184 episodes, 1996-2001)
Brian Regan ...
 Terry Sullivan (179 episodes, 1982-2003)
Karen Drury ...
 Susannah Farnham / ... (175 episodes, 1991-2000)
Louis Emerick ...
 Mick Johnson (174 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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2 November 1982 (UK)  »

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Meadowcroft  »

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Trivia

In the final few episodes a drug dealer named "Jack Michaelson" moved into Brookside Close. This is a play on the name Michael Jackson, the Channel 4 controller who had canceled the soap. 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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Referenced in 3-2-1: Christmas Special 1987 (1987) See more »

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A Fantastic Soap but a Poor TV Slot
5 September 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Brookside was one of Britains best soaps/shows before it was axed in the 21st Century......izzit, izzit? Yes it was. Having story lines that were equal to Corrie or an (up to 2003) Eastenders. Unfortunately, Channel 4 did not see it this way. Putting it on at completely the wrong time of day proved to be the death of what could have been Britain's bestest hit soap. Whilst Brookside was equally as good as what today are known as Britains's most popular, they hired fantastic actors, story lines that one can easily compare with, and is sorely missed to this day. I would love for this soap to be brought back by c4, ditching crappy hollyoaks for some real story lines worth watching.


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