Hollyoaks (1995– )

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Hollyoaks takes a look at the lives, loves and careers of a group of teenage friends and their families as they graduate through GCSE's, A-Levels and College into the world of work.

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Series cast summary:
Nick Pickard ...
 Tony Hutchinson (659 episodes, 1995-2014)
Ashley Taylor Dawson ...
 Darren Osborne (II) / ... (637 episodes, 2007-2014)
Kieron Richardson ...
 Steven 'Ste' Hay / ... (633 episodes, 2006-2014)
Jennifer Metcalfe ...
 Mercedes Fisher / ... (571 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Jacqui McQueen / ... (523 episodes, 2007-2013)
Gemma Merna ...
 Carmel Valentine / ... (514 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Nancy Hayton / ... (497 episodes, 2006-2014)
Stephanie Waring ...
 Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... (472 episodes, 1996-2014)
Jorgie Porter ...
 Theresa McQueen (470 episodes, 2008-2014)
Andrew Moss ...
 Rhys Ashworth (463 episodes, 2006-2012)
Nicole Barber-Lane ...
 Myra McQueen (443 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Gilly Roach / ... (402 episodes, 2005-2011)
Ellis Hollins ...
 Tom Cunningham / ... (401 episodes, 2000-2014)
Helen Pearson ...
 Frankie Osborne / ... (394 episodes, 2004-2014)
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 Cheryl Brady / ... (360 episodes, 2009-2013)
Stephanie Davis ...
 Sinead O'Connor / ... (343 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Brendan Brady (340 episodes, 2010-2013)
James McKenna ...
 Jack Osborne / ... (335 episodes, 1996-2014)
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 Kris Fisher (325 episodes, 2006-2010)
Danny Mac ...
 Mark 'Dodger' Savage / ... (310 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Warren Fox (307 episodes, 2006-2011)
Ashley Slanina-Davies ...
 Amy Barnes (278 episodes, 2007-2013)
Hollie-Jay Bowes ...
 Michaela McQueen (277 episodes, 2006-2012)
Carley Stenson ...
 Steph Cunningham / ... (275 episodes, 2004-2011)
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Hollyoaks is a British TV soap opera, that takes a mundane look at the lives, loves and careers of a group of teenage friends and their families as they graduate through GCSE's, A-Levels and College into the world of work. first broadcast on 23 October 1995, on the Channel 4 network. Originally devised by Phil Redmond, who also devised shows such as Brookside and Grange Hill, the program is set in and around the fictional Chester suburb of Hollyoaks and is centered around a former 1950s technical college which is now a college of higher education called Hollyoaks Community College (often mistaken for the real-life University of Chester), with the characters and main target audience generally being in their late teens or early twenties. Written by Anonymous

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In 2000 the character Matt Musgrove (played by Christian Ealey) transferred from Brookside (1982) to Hollyoaks, the first time this had been done in England. See more »

Quotes

Justin Burton: [about Becca] She thinks I'm too young.
Ali Taylor: She's not wrong there.
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Featured in Sex, Lies & Soaps: Bad Behaviour (2006) See more »

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Awful yet addictive...
30 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hollyoaks is many things. One thing that it isn't though, is well acted out. It has one of the poorest collections of actors/actresses I have ever witnessed on TV. There are a few which are satisfactory, but overall it's terrible. They cast the actors purely on looks, a lot of the cast were models prior to being on Hollyoaks. And I must say the writers seem absolutely clueless, as most of the story lines seem to be totally unoriginal and cliché...

On the other hand, there is a certain spark to the show which makes you enjoy watching it, and carry on watching it. There are a few lovable characters, and a few which you hate so much that you watch the show again just to laugh or cringe at. There's the adictive-ness that I think you will always find in soaps, which is why I must recommend anyone who hasn't started watching this to never start watching this, as you will too become hooked to a simply awful show.


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