British Soap Awards 2017 – find out who’s on the longlist

Which of your favourites will take home a trophy?


Voting has opened for this year’s British Soap Awards with the public now able to decide which of their favourites from Coronation Street, Doctors, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks take home the top prizes.


The longlist for Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Soap can be seen below, with other categories set to be decided by a panel at a later date.

This year’s glitzy ceremony will take place in Manchester at The Lowry on Saturday 3 June.

Last year’s British Soap Awards saw Emmerdale win Best Soap, while its star Danny Miller scooped Best Actor. EastEnders’s Lacey Turner picked up Best Actress.

But who will win big in 2017? It’s over to you…

Best Actor

William Roache (Ken Barlow, Coronation Street)

Jack P Shepherd (David Platt, Coronation Street)

Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald, Coronation Street)

Chris Walker (Rob Hollins, Doctors)

Owen Brenman (Dr Heston Carter, Doctors)

Ashley Rice (Dr Sid Vere, Doctors)

Davood Ghadami (Kush Kazemi, EastEnders)

Scott Maslen (Jack Branning, EastEnders)

Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)

John Middleton (Ashley Thomas, Emmerdale)

Matthew Wolfenden (David Metcalfe, Emmerdale)

Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale)

Gregory Finnegan (James Nightingale, Hollyoaks)

Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox, Hollyoaks)

Ben Ryan Davies (Nick Savage, Hollyoaks)

Best Actress

Jane Danson (Leanne Battersby, Coronation Street)

Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor, Coronation Street)

Lucy Fallon (Bethany Platt, Coronation Street)

Lorna Laidlaw (Mrs Tembe, Doctors)

Bharti Patel (Ruhma Hanif, Doctors)

Laura Rollins ( Ayesha Lee, Doctors)

June Brown (Dot Branning, EastEnders)

Lacey Turner (Stacey Fowler, EastEnders)

Diane Parish (Denise Fox, EastEnders)

Rachel Adedeji (Lisa Loveday, Hollyoaks)

Anna Passey (Siena Blake, Hollyoaks)

Jessica Fox (Nancy Osborne, Hollyoaks)

Zoe Henry (Rhona Goskirk, Emmerdale)

Natalie J Robb (Moira Dingle, Emmerdale)

Charlotte Bellamy (Laurel Thomas, Emmerdale)

Best British Soap

Coronation Street