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Hollyoaks is ‘UK’s most violent soap’ according to Ofcom

Hollyoaks has superseded EastEnders to become the UK’s most violent soap opera, according to lengthy research undertaken by Ofcom. The media watchdog found the teen saga now has 11.5 violent scenes per hour, a significant increase on 2.1 per hour in 2002. By comparison the violence in EastEnders has decreased from 6.1 scenes per hour in 2002 to 2.1 per hour today. Ofcom’s research team deduced that pushing, prodding and grabbing were the most