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Hollyoaks 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Series (1995– )
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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 / ... 1,124 episodes, 2006-2019
Nick Pickard ...  Tony Hutchinson 1,119 episodes, 1995-2019
Ashley Taylor Dawson Ashley Taylor Dawson ...  Darren Osborne (II) / ... 1,111 episodes, 2005-2019
Jennifer Metcalfe ...  Mercedes McQueen / ... 993 episodes, 2006-2019
Jessica Fox ...  Nancy Osborne / ... 966 episodes, 2006-2019
Stephanie Waring Stephanie Waring ...  Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... 855 episodes, 1996-2019
Nicole Barber-Lane ...  Myra McQueen 763 episodes, 2008-2019
Ellis Hollins Ellis Hollins ...  Tom Cunningham / ... 672 episodes, 2000-2019
Anna Passey Anna Passey ...  Sienna Blake / ... 660 episodes, 2012-2019
James McKenna James McKenna ...  Jack Osborne / ... 619 episodes, 1996-2019
Jorgie Porter Jorgie Porter ...  Theresa McQueen 599 episodes, 2008-2016
Stephanie Davis ...  Sinead O'Connor / ... 582 episodes, 2010-2019
Gemma Merna Gemma Merna ...  Carmel Valentine / ... 567 episodes, 2006-2014
Tamara Wall Tamara Wall ...  Grace Black 559 episodes, 2013-2019
Alexandra Fletcher Alexandra Fletcher ...  Diane O'Connor / ... 553 episodes, 2010-2019
Helen Pearson ...  Frankie Osborne / ... 547 episodes, 2004-2017
Nikki Sanderson Nikki Sanderson ...  Maxine Minniver / ... 529 episodes, 2012-2019
Claire Cooper ...  Jacqui McQueen / ... 523 episodes, 2007-2013
James Sutton ...  John Paul McQueen 476 episodes, 2006-2019
Andy Moss ...  Rhys Ashworth 472 episodes, 2006-2014
Kirsty Leigh Porter ...  Leela Lomax / ... 468 episodes, 2013-2019
Jazmine Franks Jazmine Franks ...  Esther Bloom 467 episodes, 2011-2018
Jamie Lomas ...  Warren Fox 456 episodes, 2006-2019
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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 »

Genres:

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

Unusually for a British soap, the majority of characters tend not to be in the programme for longer than two years, and even fewer have been on for longer than five years. The longest-serving actor is Nick Pickard; who has continously played Tony Hutchinson since the soap began in October 1995. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca 'Becca' Hayton: [about Justin] He kissed me in the middle of the classroom
Ben Davies: Blimey, he's got some bottle for a 16-year-old, ain't he?
Rebecca 'Becca' Hayton: He's 15...
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Connections

Referenced in I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #3.11 (2018) See more »

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Brilliant soap for all ages.
2 June 1999 | by Lex-21See all my reviews

Hollyoaks is brilliant! It's a very enjoyable soap for all ages, especially teenagers. It can be funny, serious and emotional, but never goes too over the top. Unlike most British soaps, it keeps away from being morbid and depressing, even with serious storylines. The storylines used are always dealt with sensitively and carefully to make it very realistic. Please tune in, you'll love it!

Lex


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