Coronation Street boss Stuart Blackburn has suggested the BAFTA judges were ‘out of touch’ with popular opinion and the state of rival EastEnders following Corrie trouncing the BBC saga at The British Soap Awards.
Take a look at the awards for Best Actress and Best Storyline.
We take a look back at the week’s soap news which included the announcement that Samantha Womack would reprise her role as Ronnie Mitchell in EastEnders.
If soap fans were left bemused by BAFTA, fear not, the Soap Awards have put the world back on the right track with soap success for the UK’s current top of the crop – Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks.
With figures released yesterday showing that one time fourth UK soap in the ratings top ten- Emmerdale – had unceremoniously trounced floundering BBC One rival EastEnders in a head to head ratings battle we take a look at British soap’s top ranking ratings.
Samantha Womack is to reprise her role as Ronnie Mitchell in BBC One soap EastEnders for six months.
Actor Will Mellor has spent 24 of his 38 years onscreen, having started out at the age of 14 in ITV’s teen drama Children’s Ward. He has starred in everything from long-running sitcoms to award-winning dramas, and even been a soap-opera villain. Now he’s turning to dating for Channel 4.
EastEnders actress Jo Joyner has confirmed she has finished filming on the BBC One soap.
ATV Today‘s resident TV critic Queenie Le Trout dishes her opinion on ITV‘s new comedy Vicious starring Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi and Frances de la Tour.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today joined forces with his Street Party Ambassador and former EastEnders actress, Barbara Windsor MBE, to encourage Londoners to take part in this year’s Big Lunch.