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 / ... (926 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Tony Hutchinson (916 episodes, 1995-2017)
Ashley Taylor Dawson ...
 Darren Osborne (II) / ... (910 episodes, 2007-2017)
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 Nancy Osborne / ... (767 episodes, 2006-2017)
Stephanie Waring ...
 Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... (692 episodes, 1996-2017)
Nicole Barber-Lane ...
 Myra McQueen (624 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 / ... (539 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 / ... (482 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 / ... (445 episodes, 2012-2017)
Jazmine Franks ...
 Esther Bloom (427 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Warren Fox (416 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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The series is very famous for its attractive young cast. Every year, the male stars would release a "Hollyoaks Hunks" calendar and the female stars would release a "Hollyoaks Babes" calendar, in which the actors and actresses would pose in states of undress. See more »

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Steph Dean: [at Cameron's audition for a band] Cam can sing.
Declan: I sing.
Steph Dean: Yeah, well you might want a night off!
Declan: Name me one band with two singers.
Steph Dean: The Beatles.
Declan: Apart from The Beatles.
Steph Dean: Oasis. Oh, and Abba!
Declan: Do we look like Abba?
Steph Dean: Well, you could grow your beard a bit longer.
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Referenced in The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.5 (2009) See more »

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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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