Posts From Mike Watkins

New addition to Holby Blue

There will be a new addition to the cast of ‘Holby Blue’ for the forthcoming second series… Oliver Milburn who has starred in shows such as ‘The Forsythe Saga’ and ‘Born and Bred’ has joined the cast to play DCI Scott Vaughan. The show’s Executive producer, Karen Wilson said: “Scott certainly creates a stir and is sure to perpetuate some intriguing goings-on at the station! However, he has big shoes

Soapwrap: Bumper Edition

Its been a while since we last wrapped up some soapy news in brief – mainly due to the lack of any decent soap news happening, but we have pulled the best bits off the grapevine. Another EastEnder For The Bill Its fast becoming the home for old soap stars, yes Sun Hill, is becoming Over The Hill as the years roll on. And the lastest old soap sud to

Last 7 Days – Stories In Brief

A quick look at other soap news that has been reported in the press and online over the past seven soapy days. Hook Up With Steve What will Dot Branning say? “Ooo I say” no doubt, yes EastEnders’ hard man Phil Mitchell’s real life persona, Steve McFadden has been apparently a rather bad boy. He was spotted leaving the Chinawhite nightclub with porn-star Gemma Storey, who is famed for being

Soap Stories In Brief

Welcome to September, and our quick look through the world of soap opera… Lets start with some good news for Coronation Street… Corrie Wins Best Soap Award ..but only in TV Quick, so hardly a BAFTA is it? Still nice to see the old show winning something. And we think rightly so that Sue Cleaver has beenĀ  rewarded for her wonderful role as Elieen Grimshaw. She’s fab don’t you think?

Last Week’s News In Brief

Other stories from last week in the world of Soap Opera… Why Have Cotton When You Can Have Bose? If you’ve been following Antony Cotton’s many interviews lately, you’d be left wondering if Emmerdale’s Matthew Bose recent comments are a sly dig at the camp Weatherfield, er, ‘actor’. Speaking recently Bose – who plays gay character Paul Lambert – revealed that he thinks raising awareness is the only purpose of