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  • 1995
  • Drama
  • Soap
  • 15


Originally devised by Phil Redmond, who also devised "Brookside" and "Grange Hill", "Hollyoaks" premiered on Channel 4 on October 23, 1995. The soap opera is mainly filmed at studios in Liverpool. Its main focal point is a higher education college called Hollyoaks Community College in a fictional Chester suburb, with characters generally being in their late teens or early twenties. The show initially aired weekly, but now broadcasts each weekday. "Hollyoaks" is the only British soap to make use of incidental music, usually a variation of the show's theme. In September 2009, the show broadcast a special week of storylines played out in a non-chronological order. On December 21, 2009, a flashforward episode was screened, where the show's time-line moved forward six months into May 2010. The main cast is refreshed on a regular basis and Tony Hutchinson, played by Nick Pickard, is the only cast member to have appeared consecutively from the show's inception. A number of late-night spin-off editions have been broadcast, including "Hollyoaks: Movin' On", "Hollyoaks: Let Loose" and "Hollyoaks: In the City".


Episode 5716: Hollyoaks


Nancy has a shocking confession for Darren, but he does not take the news well. Ali is one step ahead as he gives Misbah an ultimatum





Ali ShahzadRaji James
Becky QuentinKatie McGlynn
Brooke HathawayTylan Grant
Celeste FaroeAndrea Ali
Cindy CunninghamStephanie Waring
Cleo McQueenNadine Mulkerrin
Darren OsborneAshley Taylor Dawson
DeMarcus WestwoodTomi Ade
Diane HutchinsonAlex Fletcher
Felix WestwoodRichard Blackwood
Fergus CollinsRobert Beck
Grace BlackTamara Wall
Jack OsborneJames McKenna
James NightingaleGregory Finnegan
Joel DexterRory Douglas-Speed
John Paul McQueenJames Sutton
Leela LomaxKirsty-Leigh Porter
Luke MorganGary Lucy
Martine DeverauxKelle Bryan
Maxine MinniverNikki Sanderson
Misbah MaalikHarvey Virdi
Nancy OsborneJessica Fox
Nate DenbyChris Charles
Olivia BradshawEmily Burnett
Pearl AndersonDawn Hope
Romeo NightingaleOwen Warner
Sally St ClaireAnnie Wallace
Sami MaalikRishi Nair
Scott DrinkwellRoss Adams
Shaq QureshiOmar Malik
Sid SumnerBilly Price
Ste HayKieron Richardson
Toby FaroeBobby Gordon
Tom CunninghamEllis Hollins
Tony HutchinsonNick Pickard
Trish MinniverDenise Welch
Warren FoxJamie Lomas
DS CohenAriana Fraval
JacobLuke Delaney
LexiNatalie Anderson
PC FranksBronté Terrell
VivVelile Tshabalala


WriterKatie Lythgow
DirectorSuzanne Readwin

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