Former stars of Channel 4 soap Brookside are backing an internet campaign to bring out a “Best of” DVD. An online petition already has more than 4,500 fan signitures and now previous cast members are calling for episodes to be re-released including, Dean Sullivan, Louis Emerik, Suzanne Collins, Bryan Murray and more. Gritty storylines included Soaps first lesbian kiss and the murder of wife-beater Trevor Jordach who was
The actress has recorded scenes for an episode to air next month.
All this week we’ll be uploading a range of features looking at Forgotten programmes of television from a range of genre’s such as soaps, dramas and Sci Fi’s. We kick off our “forgotten season” by taking a look at some regional soap’s that have long been forgotten.
This week will see Coronation Street reach another mile-stone as it passes the 7000 episode mark and while ITV may not be planning anything special for the occasion we decided it couldn’t go unmarked. So in this special report we take a look at just how many episodes other soaps have managed to clock-up including those soaps that are no longer with us.
Your Views on a possible return for Brookside on Channel 4.
ATV Today’s editor Doug Lambert ponders shows that television producers and commissioners should never consider reviving.
Channel 4 has finally laid to rest its one-time flagship programme after a year of uncertainty over the production. Brookside will bow out in the same month it celebrates 21 years on air.
Jane Rossington, actress in such serials as Brookside, Emergency Ward 10, The Archers and Crossroads is to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Channel 4 has dropped its one-time flagship programme from its primetime schedules after ratings slumped and viewers branded plots ‘over the top’.