ITV3 is to begin screening classic episodes of Emmerdale later this month.
From the actors and writers who once brought to life Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Crossroads and Casualty comes Storyline – a comedy about the drama of making a soap.
A second volume of episodes of the UK’s General Hospital is to be released on DVD in the Summer.
The first series of BBC One‘s medical soap Angels, screened in the late 1970s and early 1980s, is set to be released on DVD.
The BBC’s new Director General, George Entwistle, is reportedly being urged to revive defunct Spain-set soap Eldorado.
Actress Pauline Quirke is probably best remembered for her role of Sharon in the classic 1990s BBCsitcom Birds of a Feather alongside actresses Lesley Joseph and Linda Robson. Quirke’s association with Linda Robson – which saw the duo appear in a series of Daz adverts in the 1990s – goes further back that the sitcom though.
This month BBC One soap EastEnders celebrates its 25th anniversary and to celebrate this landmark we take a look at one of the soaps creators, Julia Smith.