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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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 Nancy Osborne / ... 810 episodes, 2006-2017
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 Theresa McQueen 599 episodes, 2008-2016
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 Carmel Valentine / ... 567 episodes, 2006-2014
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 Jacqui McQueen / ... 523 episodes, 2007-2013
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 Sinead O'Connor / ... 480 episodes, 2010-2015
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 Esther Bloom 444 episodes, 2011-2017
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Nikki Sanderson ...
 Maxine Minniver 396 episodes, 2012-2017
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 Freddie Roscoe 394 episodes, 2013-2017
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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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The series is very famous for its attractive young cast. Every year, the male stars would release a "Hollyoaks Hunks" calendar and the female stars would release a "Hollyoaks Babes" calendar, in which the actors and actresses would pose in states of undress. See more »

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Jack Osborne: If she's old enough to be in college then I'm Miss World.
Sam 'OB' O'Brien: Then put your bikini on, Jack, 'cause she's doing media studies.
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Spin-off Hollyoaks: After Hours (2004) See more »

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Awful yet addictive...
30 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Hollyoaks is many things. One thing that it isn't though, is well acted out. It has one of the poorest collections of actors/actresses I have ever witnessed on TV. There are a few which are satisfactory, but overall it's terrible. They cast the actors purely on looks, a lot of the cast were models prior to being on Hollyoaks. And I must say the writers seem absolutely clueless, as most of the story lines seem to be totally unoriginal and cliché...

On the other hand, there is a certain spark to the show which makes you enjoy watching it, and carry on watching it. There are a few lovable characters, and a few which you hate so much that you watch the show again just to laugh or cringe at. There's the adictive-ness that I think you will always find in soaps, which is why I must recommend anyone who hasn't started watching this to never start watching this, as you will too become hooked to a simply awful show.


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