Soap Operas

Not Just Suds and Bubbles - The Lasting Social Impact of Modern Day Soaps

Charly Lester | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Charly Lester

Despite the snobbery, soaps attract dedicated followings. A full cross-section of society, who will watch any story with which they are presented, no matter how uncomfortable. On a daily basis, topics like euthanasia, gender identification, murder, rape and domestic abuse are brought directly into homes around the country.

WATCH: Cat Composes Music For A Soap Opera

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Yet more evidence that cats are taking over the world comes in the form of this new video. It stemmed, apparently, from someone telling a friend th...

Ten Reasons You Should Never, Ever Date a Soapstar

The Guyliner | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

What's that coming toward you in the sweaty haze of the bar? It's drunk, it's loud and it looks vaguely familiar. No, it's not your mother at a wedding, it's a soap actor on the prowl, looking for love or at least the closest they can get to it without ending up in the papers. But you must resist.

Sharon's Back - And She's In Trouble

PA | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Returning EastEnders favourite Sharon Watts is to make her comeback to Albert Square - in her wedding dress. The character, played once again by Le...

Five TV Families Who Need Jeremy Kyle

Philip Ellis | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Philip Ellis

If we are to believe Tolstoy, happy families are all alike, while every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. This is certainly true of the famil...

How Much Time Do You Spend Watching Soaps? More Than You Think...

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

The average Briton spends almost a year of their life watching soap operas, a survey showed. Nearly 33.9 million people said they watch at least on...

How Much Time Do You Spend Watching Soaps? More Than You Think...

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

The average Briton spends almost a year of their life watching soap operas, a survey showed. Nearly 33.9 million people said they watch at least on...

Soaps Have a Duty to get Rape Storylines Right

Katie Green | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK
Katie Green

Read that "a woman is more likely to be raped in the UK than she is to get breast cancer" as print in a newspaper, and you might have trouble processing what that truly means. See that statistic humanised in the way Alison King did as Carla, and suddenly the size of the issue is brought home.

Another Day, Another Soap Awards, Another Round Of Trashy Fashion. (Hurrah!)

MyDaily | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Style

We do love a good Soap awards. Not because we love a good Soap opera, but because we love observing (from a safe distance) the Soap stars descending t...