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Hollyoaks to reveal Fraser Black killer on Snapchat

Hollyoaks is to reveal the identity of Fraser Black’s killer on Snapchat prior to the reveal transmitting on E4. On Friday 18 July a picture of the killer will be released on the popular photo-sharing app at 4pm – three hours before that evening’s first-look instalment. “We are really excited that out Snapchat followers will get to find out first Who Killed Fraser?   “But as this is Hollyoaks there are bigger

EastEnders’ Sharon Rickman to plot against Phil Mitchell

EastEnders‘ Sharon Rickman (Letitia Dean) will start to plot against her partner Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) as their current storyline progresses. In scenes that were screened last month, Sharon was hospitalised with serious injuries after intervening when two masked intruders targeted The Albert. Viewers later found out that Phil had orchestrated the break-in in a blunderous attempt to prove to Sharon that she could benefit from employing security. The Daily Star reports that Sharon

Charlie Condou on Corrie exit: ‘I never planned on being there forever’

Charlie Condou has discussed leaving Coronation Street in an interview with Good Morning Britain. The actor appeared on the breakfast show earlier today to talk about his role of Marcus Dent in the soap which he recently left behind after seven years. Discussing the reception to his character, he told hosts Charlotte Hawkins and John Stapleton: “It’s been overwhelmingly positive, the gay community seem to really like Marcus and that’s good. Marcus is

Watch: Sharon and Shirley go head to head in EastEnders’ World Cup trailer

BBC One has aired an EastEnders themed World Cup trailer. The tongue-in-cheek promo, released to mark the start of the semi finals, was shown at half-time during last night’s Brazil v Germany match. It features Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) and Sharon Rickman (Letitia Dean) showing off their ball skills while the men of Walford look on in awe. Watch the trailer below: EastEnders continues on Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One.

EastEnders’ Sharon, Shirley to show off their ball skills in World Cup Semi Final promo

EastEnders‘ Sharon Rickman (Letitia Dean) and Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) show off their ball skills in a promo that will air tonight (July, 8) during the Brazil v Germany match on BBC One. The pair – sworn enemies in the saga – decide to go head to head in keeping with the World Cup Semi Finals. As the blondes battle it out the men of Walford watch on in awe of their skills.

Hollyoaks’ Nicole Barber-Lane to reprise Myra role

Nicole Barber-Lane is to reprise her role of Myra McQueen in Hollyoaks. A spokesperson for the teen serial confirmed the news to Digital Spy, informing the website that the actress will be back for a ‘proper stint’ later this year. Barber-Lane departed Hollyoaks in the summer of 2013 in a storyline that saw her character shot by Dr. Browning (Joseph Thompson). Myra subsequently faked her own death in an attempt to bring about Browning’s downfall.

ITV releases new ‘Summer of Soaps’ trailer

ITV has released a new ‘Summer of Soaps’ trailer to promote Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Following on from last year’s trailer that featured a selection cast from the two serials reciting Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18, the campaign continues this year with a new fairytale theme. Hit play below to see some familiar faces bring to life classic fairytales in the beautiful surroundings of Weatherfield and Emmerdale village. Keep an eye out

Russell T Davies: ‘Soaps are in trouble’

Russell T Davies has suggested that British soaps could be in terminal decline. The former Doctor Who show runner noted the continuing decline in ratings for Coronation Street and EastEnders in an interview with Attitude and expressed concern that the genre is at risk. “I think the soaps are in trouble and need to be careful. You can see a television landscape in 10 years’ time where they won’t exist

Corrie’s Tyrone to be rushed to hospital following ceiling collapse

Coronation Street‘s Tyrone Dobbs is to fall foul of a collapsing ceiling in an upcoming storyline. The hapless mechanic played by Alan Halsall will be caught in the crossfire when a ceiling gives way at his home, sending debris and a large drill on top of him. According to the Daily Star, Tyrone is lucky to be alive following the incident and is rushed to hospital in severe pain – with