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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 Tony Hutchinson (944 episodes, 1995-2017)
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 Steven 'Ste' Hay / ... (940 episodes, 2006-2017)
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 Darren Osborne (II) / ... (936 episodes, 2007-2017)
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 Nancy Osborne / ... (794 episodes, 2006-2017)
Stephanie Waring ...
 Cindy Cunningham (II) / ... (722 episodes, 1996-2017)
Nicole Barber-Lane ...
 Myra McQueen (653 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 / ... (561 episodes, 2000-2017)
Helen Pearson ...
 Frankie Osborne / ... (538 episodes, 2004-2017)
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 Jacqui McQueen / ... (523 episodes, 2007-2013)
James McKenna ...
 Jack Osborne / ... (489 episodes, 1996-2017)
Stephanie Davis ...
 Sinead O'Connor / ... (480 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Sienna Blake / ... (478 episodes, 2012-2017)
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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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 Warren Fox (449 episodes, 2006-2017)
Jazmine Franks ...
 Esther Bloom (432 episodes, 2011-2017)
Anthony Quinlan ...
 Gilly Roach / ... (402 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Freddie Roscoe (394 episodes, 2013-2017)
Nikki Sanderson ...
 Maxine Minniver (390 episodes, 2012-2017)
Alexandra Fletcher ...
 Diane O'Connor / ... (387 episodes, 2010-2017)
Tamara Wall ...
 Grace Black (386 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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Alex Carter (Lee Hunter) auditioned for the part of Darren Osbourne, but he lost out to Ashley Taylor Dawson. About four years later he was up for the part of Dan Hunter, but was considered to look too young for that part, but ideal for the younger brother. See more »

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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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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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