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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Series cast summary:
Alexandra Fletcher Alexandra Fletcher ...  Jacqui Dixon / ... 419 episodes, 1990-2003
Diane Burke Diane Burke ...  Katie Rogers 378 episodes, 1989-2003
Steven Pinder Steven Pinder ...  Max Farnham 347 episodes, 1990-2003
Vince Earl Vince Earl ...  Ron Dixon 317 episodes, 1990-2003
Tiffany Chapman Tiffany Chapman ...  Rachel Jordache / ... 308 episodes, 1993-2003
Dean Sullivan Dean Sullivan ...  Jimmy Corkhill 254 episodes, 1986-2003
Paul Byatt Paul Byatt ...  Mike Dixon 247 episodes, 1990-2003
Sue Johnston ...  Sheila Grant 233 episodes, 1982-1989
Suzanne Collins Suzanne Collins ...  Nikki Shadwick 220 episodes, 1998-2003
Leon Lopez ...  Jerome Johnson 212 episodes, 1999-2002
Jim Wiggins Jim Wiggins ...  Paul Collins 212 episodes, 1982-2003
Doreen Sloane Doreen Sloane ...  Annabelle Collins / ... 205 episodes, 1982-1989
Paul Usher Paul Usher ...  Barry Grant 200 episodes, 1982-2003
Rachael Lindsay Rachael Lindsay ...  Sammy Rogers / ... 194 episodes, 1987-2003
Ricky Tomlinson ...  Bobby Grant 190 episodes, 1982-1988
Steven Cole ...  Leo Johnson 184 episodes, 1996-2001
Brian Regan Brian Regan ...  Terry Sullivan 179 episodes, 1982-2003
Karen Drury 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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English

Release Date:

2 November 1982 (UK) See more »

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Meadowcroft See more »

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Mersey Television See more »
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Runtime:

| (2002)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ian Hendry's stint on this soap was his last TV role. 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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Over the hill
24 August 2003 | by richteabiscuitSee all my reviews

Like so many people I eagerly waited for the 1st episode on the new TV channel 4. Quickly I became a fan of the great story-lines and strong characters. "Brookside" boasted a number of fantastic soap characters (Barry Grant was my favourite). It even had a "Hollyoakes" like ability to attract some good-looking female actresses. But what I really liked was the realistic stories and the way "Brookside" was so different to the much more camper offerings like "Eldorado" offered by other channels. It pushed boundaries and broke new ground. However by the late 90's the soap was a pale shadow of its former self. Gone were the interesting, likable characters and compelling stories and in were boring irritating families with completely stupid plots. I no longer watch "Brookside" and will not miss it when it ends this year.


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