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 / ... 396 episodes, 1990-2003
Diane Burke Diane Burke ...  Katie Rogers 357 episodes, 1989-2003
Steven Pinder Steven Pinder ...  Max Farnham 339 episodes, 1990-2003
Vince Earl Vince Earl ...  Ron Dixon 297 episodes, 1990-2003
Tiffany Chapman Tiffany Chapman ...  Rachel Jordache / ... 285 episodes, 1993-2003
Dean Sullivan Dean Sullivan ...  Jimmy Corkhill 249 episodes, 1986-2003
Sue Johnston ...  Sheila Grant 233 episodes, 1982-1989
Paul Byatt Paul Byatt ...  Mike Dixon 225 episodes, 1990-2003
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
Ricky Tomlinson ...  Bobby Grant 190 episodes, 1982-1988
Steven Cole ...  Leo Johnson 184 episodes, 1996-2001
Rachael Lindsay Rachael Lindsay ...  Sammy Rogers / ... 182 episodes, 1987-2003
Brian Regan Brian Regan ...  Terry Sullivan 179 episodes, 1982-2003
Louis Emerick ...  Mick Johnson 174 episodes, 1989-2001
Karen Drury Karen Drury ...  Susannah Farnham / ... 174 episodes, 1991-2000
Naomi Kamanga Naomi Kamanga ...  Gemma Johnson 159 episodes, 1990-1998
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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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1982 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Meadowcroft See more »

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Mersey Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2002)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The last resident to leave Brookside Close, Jimmy Corkhill, added the letter 'd' to the word 'Close', symbolically signalling the end of the soap. 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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an ex-fan
27 November 2001 | by chuffnobblerSee all my reviews

Once upon a time, Brookie was the best thing on telly. It had deep, believable, real characters. Motivations were drawn out over years, stories not rushed through and integrity on show. In the mid-nineties, attempts for each storyline to out-do the previous one and characters arriving with masses of emotional baggage to unload before we even knew who they were, all managed to undermine Brookie's place as the most controversial, and the ultimate soap.

Later on, the need to shock, married to tacky stories and two-dimensional characters turned the series into self-parody.

One of the best things on British TV, until approx. 1995.


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