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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Kieron Richardson ...
 Steven 'Ste' Hay / ... (922 episodes, 2006-2017)
Nick Pickard ...
 Tony Hutchinson (906 episodes, 1995-2017)
Ashley Taylor Dawson ...
 Darren Osborne (II) / ... (904 episodes, 2007-2017)
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 Mercedes Fisher / ... (824 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Nancy Osborne / ... (758 episodes, 2006-2017)
Stephanie Waring ...
 Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... (686 episodes, 1996-2017)
Nicole Barber-Lane ...
 Myra McQueen (614 episodes, 2008-2017)
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 Theresa McQueen (599 episodes, 2008-2016)
Gemma Merna ...
 Carmel Valentine / ... (567 episodes, 2006-2014)
Ellis Hollins ...
 Tom Cunningham / ... (536 episodes, 2000-2017)
Helen Pearson ...
 Frankie Osborne / ... (527 episodes, 2004-2017)
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 Jacqui McQueen / ... (523 episodes, 2007-2013)
James McKenna ...
 Jack Osborne / ... (481 episodes, 1996-2017)
Stephanie Davis ...
 Sinead O'Connor / ... (480 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 John Paul McQueen (473 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Rhys Ashworth (472 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Sienna Blake / ... (438 episodes, 2012-2017)
Jazmine Franks ...
 Esther Bloom (423 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Warren Fox (409 episodes, 2006-2017)
Anthony Quinlan ...
 Gilly Roach / ... (402 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Freddie Roscoe (394 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Mark 'Dodger' Savage / ... (384 episodes, 2011-2015)
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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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Life gets a little bit better when you rub some Hollyoaks on it. See more »

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Although set in a fictional village in Chester the series is actually filmed in Liverpool and uses many of the same houses used by Brookside (1982). See more »

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Richard Taylor: [shouts] Timber!
[bits of wall crash down the stairs]
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Referenced in Uned 5: Episode dated 20 June 2008 (2008) See more »

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One of the worst TV shows ever
26 April 2017 | by (Essex) – See all my reviews

The writing and acting in this Chester-set Channel 4 / E4 soap opera are awful. I can't understand how this is on prime-time national television.

There have been many specials and spin-offs, which are just as bad as the main series.


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