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 / ... (894 episodes, 2006-2017)
Nick Pickard ...
 Tony Hutchinson (883 episodes, 1995-2017)
Ashley Taylor Dawson ...
 Darren Osborne (II) / ... (874 episodes, 2007-2017)
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 Mercedes Fisher / ... (797 episodes, 2006-2017)
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Stephanie Waring ...
 Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... (676 episodes, 1996-2017)
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 Theresa McQueen (599 episodes, 2008-2016)
Nicole Barber-Lane ...
 Myra McQueen (592 episodes, 2008-2017)
Gemma Merna ...
 Carmel Valentine / ... (567 episodes, 2006-2014)
Ellis Hollins ...
 Tom Cunningham / ... (525 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Jacqui McQueen / ... (523 episodes, 2007-2013)
Helen Pearson ...
 Frankie Osborne / ... (513 episodes, 2004-2017)
Stephanie Davis ...
 Sinead O'Connor / ... (480 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Rhys Ashworth (472 episodes, 2006-2014)
James McKenna ...
 Jack Osborne / ... (472 episodes, 1996-2017)
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 John Paul McQueen (459 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Sienna Blake / ... (415 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Gilly Roach / ... (402 episodes, 2005-2011)
Jazmine Franks ...
 Esther Bloom (399 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Mark 'Dodger' Savage / ... (384 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Freddie Roscoe (377 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Warren Fox (375 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Cheryl Brady / ... (360 episodes, 2009-2013)
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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 »

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Tony Hutchinson: [about Ali and Darlene] You're not surely suggesting we indulge them, are you?
Mandy Richardson Hutchinson: Well, you should have thought of that before getting your kit off, shouldn't you?
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Probably one of the best soaps in the UK, here's why!
17 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Firstly, I am a big fan, but for good reasons! Hollyoaks has an amazing ability to not take itself too seriously and then at other times it can deal extremely well with story lines or issues over soaps dare not touch. Teacher student relationship, cot death, racism, and it does so brilliantly. The character development has been great and the cast is getting better and better, I wasn't too happy with the Hunter family leaving but the Ashoworth's are pretty cool. Give it a try you might like it! Oh, and just stay tuned for a few episodes, actors like Chris Fountain and Gemma Atkinson have made this the show it is. It rocks, there's just so much good in it!


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