Reports suggest that the end could be nigh for Yorkshire Television as the future of its Leeds studio’s, where Emmerdale and Countdown are filmed, is in doubt due to cost cutting measures at ITV.
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.
With Hollyoaks being the latest soap to broach the subject of disability we take a thumbnail flick through the world of serial and soap to find some of those other popular disabled characters.
Private healthcare company Bupa has accused soaps of missing the “health message” to its viewers and has published a list of the ten most unhealthiest soap characters to prove their point.
BBC One continued its festive ratings success as it dominated Boxing Day thanks to its offerings of popular films. ITV meanwhile continued to lag behind and not even its soaps could topple BBC One.
Two classic Emmerdale characters are to return to the ITV Yorkshire soap for the on screen farewell to Jack Sugden.
ATV celebrates Emmerdale’s most famous farm owner, Annie Sugden, better known as actress Sheila Mercier.
Is the legendary soap character Annie Sugden about to make a return to the Yorkshire Dales?
British tabloid The Daily Star has slammed several British soaps because of a lack of poppies on-screen.
The original farmhouse as seen in Yorkshire Television’s Emmerdale has been put up for sale with an asking price of over one million!