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Hollyoaks 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Series (1995– )
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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Phil Redmond
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Series cast summary:
Kieron Richardson Kieron Richardson ...  Steven 'Ste' Hay / ... 1,086 episodes, 2006-2019
Ashley Taylor Dawson Ashley Taylor Dawson ...  Darren Osborne (II) / ... 1,078 episodes, 2005-2019
Nick Pickard ...  Tony Hutchinson 1,072 episodes, 1995-2019
Jennifer Metcalfe ...  Mercedes McQueen / ... 935 episodes, 2006-2019
Jessica Fox ...  Nancy Osborne / ... 929 episodes, 2006-2019
Stephanie Waring Stephanie Waring ...  Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... 823 episodes, 1996-2019
Nicole Barber-Lane ...  Myra McQueen 763 episodes, 2008-2019
Ellis Hollins Ellis Hollins ...  Tom Cunningham / ... 643 episodes, 2000-2019
Anna Passey ...  Sienna Blake / ... 607 episodes, 2012-2019
Jorgie Porter Jorgie Porter ...  Theresa McQueen 599 episodes, 2008-2016
James McKenna James McKenna ...  Jack Osborne / ... 586 episodes, 1996-2019
Gemma Merna Gemma Merna ...  Carmel Valentine / ... 567 episodes, 2006-2014
Helen Pearson Helen Pearson ...  Frankie Osborne / ... 547 episodes, 2004-2017
Stephanie Davis ...  Sinead O'Connor / ... 547 episodes, 2010-2019
Claire Cooper ...  Jacqui McQueen / ... 523 episodes, 2007-2013
Tamara Wall Tamara Wall ...  Grace Black 519 episodes, 2013-2019
Alexandra Fletcher Alexandra Fletcher ...  Diane O'Connor / ... 508 episodes, 2010-2019
Nikki Sanderson Nikki Sanderson ...  Maxine Minniver 493 episodes, 2012-2019
James Sutton ...  John Paul McQueen 475 episodes, 2006-2018
Andy Moss ...  Rhys Ashworth 472 episodes, 2006-2014
Jazmine Franks Jazmine Franks ...  Esther Bloom 467 episodes, 2011-2018
Jamie Lomas ...  Warren Fox 455 episodes, 2006-2018
Kirsty Leigh Porter ...  Leela Lomax / ... 443 episodes, 2013-2019
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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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Drama | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1995 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Zycie w Hollyoaks See more »

Filming Locations:

Chester, Cheshire, England, UK See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Tiffany Mulheron quit the show because she felt like she was treated like "meat" and was only in to show her body. See more »

Quotes

Ali Taylor: What sort of film is this?
Justin Burton: It's porn...!
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Referenced in I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!: Episode #17.1 (2017) See more »

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Addictive stuff...
30 November 2003 | by pocketcolorsSee all my reviews

It's only been the past 6 months or so that I've started watching Hollyoaks (finishing a-levels left me with free evenings after work until uni started) but I have to say it's pretty damn addictive! I think you just have to take it as it is - a lighthearted soap with a mix of serious and not-so-serious storylines. Great stuff!


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