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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 5731: Hollyoaks


Darren is desperate to escape his captivity, and an opportunity to contact Nancy presents itself. Toby tries to play it cool following some shocking new developments





Ali ShahzadRaji James
Becky QuentinKatie McGlynn
Brooke HathawayTylan Grant
Celeste FaroeAndrea Ali
Charlie DeanCharlie Behan
Cindy CunninghamStephanie Waring
Cleo McQueenNadine Mulkerrin
Damon KinsellaJacob Roberts
Darren OsborneAshley Taylor Dawson
Ella RichardsonErin Palmer
Goldie McQueenChelsee Healey
Grace BlackTamara Wall
Imran MaalikIjaz Rana
Jack OsborneJames McKenna
John Paul McQueenJames Sutton
Kathleen-Angel McQueenKiara Mellor
Leela LomaxKirsty-Leigh Porter
Liberty SavageJessamy Stoddart
Luke MorganGary Lucy
Mandy RichardsonSarah Jayne Dunn
Misbah MaalikHarvey Virdi
Nana McQueenDiane Langton
Nancy OsborneJessica Fox
Nate DenbyChris Charles
Oliver MorganGabriel Clark
Olivia BradshawEmily Burnett
Prince McQueenMalique Thompson-Dwyer
Ripley LennoxKi Griffin
Sami MaalikRishi Nair
Shaq QureshiOmar Malik
Sid SumnerBilly Price
Sienna BlakeAnna Passey
Ste HayKieron Richardson
Theresa McQueenJorgie Porter
Toby FaroeBobby Gordon
Tony HutchinsonNick Pickard
Verity HutchinsonEva O'Hara
Yasmine CunninghamHaiesha Mistry
Zara MorganKelly Greenwood
DS CohenAriana Fraval
LexiNatalie Anderson
PC HarveyLucy Lowe


WriterSteve Hughes
DirectorEllie Brent

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