Every so often, a soap star surprises me by revealing an unusual passion or hobby. Earlier this year, EastEnders actress Lacey Turner told me about her penchant for making furniture and more recently, I chatted to Emmerdale’s Samantha Giles about being a witch. Yep, a witch. Not the sort with a beaky nose and a […]

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Not sure what to get your soap loving pals for Christmas? Look no further than the EastEnders Children In Need calendar which features all your favourite Albert Square regulars wearing very little. Highlight of the calendar year has to be the lovely Ben Hardy who showed off his pecs appeal earlier this year by posing […]

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  It’s natural to assume that soap actors will be just like their screen persona when you meet them and whilst a few are, most couldn’t be more different. Take June Brown who plays Dot Cotton – in real-life she is incredibly eloquent and would never dream of using the bad grammar that often punctuates […]

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    Hollyoaks never hold back when it comes to stunts and this week they air one of their biggest ever – a catastrophic train crash which endangers all on board, namely the wedding party guests of Porsche McQueen and Lockie Campbell. To film the scenes, which air on Wednesday this week (Nov 12th C4 […]

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