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Network: ITV (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 16.October.1972
Status: Running

Emmerdale is a British soap focusing on the lives of several families and locals living around an estate, a farm and the nearby village in the Yorkshire Dales. It is the second longest British soap in television history since airing its first episode on ITV in 1972, as 'Emmerdale Farm', the show was renamed in 1989.

CAST:
Chas Dingle - Lucy Pargeter
Aaron Dingle - Daniel Webb
Aaron Dingle - Danny Miller
Robert Sugden - Christopher Smith
Robert Sugden - Karl Davies
Robert Sugden - Ryan Hawley
Robert Sugden - Richard Smith
Megan Macey - Gaynor Faye
Chrissie White - Louise Marwood
Zak Dingle - Steve Halliwell
Rhona Goskirk - Zoë Henry
Charity Dingle - Emma Atkins
Leyla Harding - Roxy Shahidi
Paddy Kirk - Dominic Brunt
Cain Dingle - Jeff Hordley
Nicola King - Nicola Wheeler
Jimmy King - Nick Miles
Kirin Kotecha - Adam Fielding
Lawrence White - John Bowe
Carly Hope - Rebecca Ryan
Vanessa Woodfield - Michelle Hardwick
Ashley Thomas - John Middleton
Gabby Thomas - Rosie Bentham
Eric Pollard - Chris Chittell
Tracy Metcalfe - Amy Walsh
Carly Hope - Gemma Atkinson
Lisa Dingle - Jane Cox
Kerry Wyatt - Laura Norton
Jai Sharma - Chris Bisson
Ronnie Hale - John McArdle
Finn Barton - Joe Gill
Bob Hope - Antony Audenshaw
Lachlan White - Thomas Atkinson
Emma Barton - Gillian Kearney
Rebecca White - Emily Head
Tess Harris - Nicola Stephenson
Laurel Thomas - Charlotte Bellamy
Diane Sugden - Elizabeth Estensen
Nikhil Sharma - Rik Makarem
Victoria Barton - Isabel Hodgins
David Metcalfe - Matthew Wolfenden
Pierce Harris - Jonathan Wrather
Jacob Gallagher - Joe-Warren Plant
Ross Barton - Michael Parr
Moira Dingle - Natalie J. Robb
Kasim Sabet - Ethan Kai
Sam Dingle - James Hooton
Frank Clayton - Michael Praed
Priya Kotecha - Fiona Wade
Victoria Sugden - Jessica Haywood
Bernice White - Samantha Giles
Victoria Sugden - Hannah Midgley
Belle Dingle - Emily Mather
Priya Kotecha - Effie Woods
Pete Barton - Anthony Quinlan
Belle Dingle - Eden Taylor-Draper
Joe Sugden - Frazer Hines
Henry Wilks - Arthur Pentelow
Annie Sugden Brearly - Sheila Mercier
Gordon Livesy - Gary Mavers
Dan Spencer - Liam Fox
Amos Brearly - Ronald Magill
Rakesh Kotecha - Pasha Bocarie
Gordon Livesy - Gerard Fletcher
Marlon Dingle - Mark Charnock
Mark Wylde - Maxwell Caulfield
Ross Kirk - Samuel Anderson
Dominic Andrews - Wil Johnson
Marion Wilks - Debbi Blythe
Dermot Macey - Frank Kelly
Lord Alex Oakwell - Rupam Maxwell
Dryden Hogben - Roy Boyd
Archie Brooks - Tony Pitts
Ali Spencer - Kelli Hollis
Graham Lodsworth - Ross Kemp
Sophie Wright - Jane Cameron
Scarlett Nicholls - Kelsey-Beth Crossley
Maggie Calder - Dee Whitehead
Lynn Whiteley - Fionnuala Ellwood
Tina Dingle - Jacqueline Pirie
Alice Dingle - Ursula Holden Gill
Amy Wyatt - Chelsea Halfpenny
Simon Meredith - Dale Meeks
Laura Johnstone - Louise Beattie
Hannah Tolly - Alison Ambler
Ben McCarthy - Ciaran Griffiths
Kayleigh Crow - Lily Jane Stead
Michael Feldmann - Matthew Vaughan
Carlos Diaz - Gary Turner
Rebecca Cairns - Sarah Neville
Ruth Merrick - Lynn Dalby
Shane Doyle - Paul McEwan
Roy Glover - Nicky Evans
Helen Ackroyd - Kathryn Apanowicz
Hannah Barton - Grace Cassidy
Rishi Sharma - Bhasker Patel
Carrie Nicholls - Linda Lusardi
Lucy Calder - Elspeth Brodie
Dolly Skilbeck - Jean Rogers
Jake Doland - James Baxter
Karen Moore - Annie Hulley
Cameron Murray - Dominic Power
Butch Dingle - Paul Loughran
George Verney - Patrick Holt
Mel Doland - Caroline Strong
Eli Dingle - Joseph Gilgun
Anne Cullen - Heather Peace
Jan Glover - Roberta Kerr
Mia Macey - Sapphire Elia
Gloria Weaver Pollard - Janice McKenzie
Frank Tate - Norman Bowler
Scott Windsor - Ben Freeman
Rosemary Sinclair - Linda Thorson
Jessica McAllister - Camilla Power
Lily Lovett - Anne Charleston
Matthew King - Matt Healy
Angie Reynolds - Freya Copeland
Elsa Feldmann - Naomi Lewis
Frankie Smith - Madeleine Bowyer
Lizzie Lakely - Kitty McGeever
Noreen Bell - Jenny Tomasin
Lyn Hutchinson - Sally Walsh
Christine Sharp - Angela Cheyne
Malcolm Bates - Tom Adams
Tony Cairns - Edward Peel
Natasha Wylde - Amanda Donohoe
Val Pollard - Charlie Hardwick
Eve Birch - Suzanne Shaw
Paul Marsden - Matthew Booth
Charlotte Cairns - Sarah Graham
Pearl Ladderbanks - Meg Johnson
Liam Hammond - Mark Powley
Paul Lambert - Matthew Bose
Jason Kirk - James Carlton
Kate Hughes Sugden - Sally Knyvette
Hazel Rhodes - Pauline Quirke
Britt Woods - Michelle Holmes
Liv Flaherty - Isobel Steele
Alan Turner - Richard Thorp
Dawn Hope Woods - Julia Mallam
Jane Barnet - Deborah Chad
Marian Wilks - Gail Harrison
Claudia Nash - Susan Duerden
Sean Reynolds - Stephen McGann
Kim Tate - Claire King
Jean Hope - Susan Penhaligon
Shadrach Dingle - Andy Devine
Syd Woolfe - Nathan Gladwell
Linda Fowler - Tonicha Jeronimo
Daz Hopwood - Luke Tittensor
Bernard McAllister - Brendan Price
Jonny Foster - Richard Grieve
Craig Calder - Jason Hain
Bill Whiteley - Teddy Turner
Shelly Williams - Carolyn Pickles
Ned Glover - Johnny Leeze
Donald De Souza - Michael Jayston
Tom King - Kenneth Farrington
Rachel Hughes Tate - Glenda McKay
Alison Gibbons - Carolyn Moody
Adam Barton - Adam Thomas
Gavin Ferris - Robert Thomas Beck
Ruby Haswell - Alicya Eyo
Terry Woods - Billy Hartman
Sandy Thomas - Freddie Jones
Will Wylde - Oscar Lloyd
Ronnie Marsden - Ray Ashcroft
Nick Bates - Cy Chadwick
Joanie Wright - Denise Black
Lady Tara Oakwell - Anna Brecon
Betty Eagleton - Paula Tilbrook
Jo Sugden - Roxanne Pallett
Andrew Fraser - Mark Elstob
Rev. Donald Hinton - Hugh Manning
Carl King - Tom Lister
Grayson Sinclair - Christopher Villiers
Graham Clark - Kevin Pallister
Edna Birch - Shirley Stelfox
Gennie Walker - Sian Reese-Williams
Steph Stokes - Lorraine Chase
Brian Ian Francis "Biff" Fowler - Stuart Wade
Briddy Middleton - Jenny Hanley
Jermaine Bailey - Micah Balfour
Tom Shepherd - Steve Evets
Steve Marchant - Paul Opacic
Harriet Finch - Katherine Dow Blyton
Lexi Nicholls King - Sally Oliver
Tricia Stokes Fisher Dingle - Sheree Murphy
Emma Nightingale - Rachel Ambler
Lesley Meredith - Sherrie Hewson
Rachel Breckle - Gemma Oaten
Jude Watson - Andy Wear
TJ Woods - Connor Lee
Eve Birch - Raine Davison
Jackie Merrick - Ian Sharrock
Will Cairns - Paul Fox
Eddie Hope - Nigel Betts
Ed Hathersage - Paul Maxwell
John Barton - James Thornton
Sadie King - Patsy Kensit
Kirsty Hutchinson - Anne Marie Jowett
Peggy Sugden Skilbeck - Jo Kendall
Debbie Dingle - Charley Webb
Nathan Wylde - Lyndon Ogbourne
Latisha Daggert - Danielle Henry
Miles De Souza - Ayden Callaghan
Seth Armstrong - Stan Richards
Alex Moss - Kurtis Stacey
Greg Doland - Shaun Prendergast
Delilah "Del" Dingle - Hayley Tamaddon
Kelly Windsor Glover - Adele Silva
Robbie Lawson - Jamie Shelton
Hari Prasad - John Nayagam
Jess Weston - Ruth Abram
Sandie Merrick - Jane Hutcheson
Liam Cavanagh - Jonny McPherson
Jamie Hope - Alex Carter
Luke McAllister - Noah Huntley
Meg Armstrong - Ruth Holden
Callum Rennie - Andrew Whipp
Rodney Blackstock - Patrick Mower
Holly Barton - Sophie Powles
Adam Forsythe - Richard Shelton
Dee Pollard - Claudia Malkovich
Heather Hutchinson - Siobhan Finneran
Steve Hardland - Tom Mannion
Mandy Dingle Kirk - Lisa Riley
Doug Potts - Duncan Preston
Jack Sugden - Clive Hornby
Phil Weston - Mark Jardine
Angharad McAllister - Amanda Wenban
Shirley Foster Turner - Rachel Davies
Martin Crow - Graeme Hawley
Victor Windsor - Alun Lewis
Andy Sugden - Kelvin Fletcher
Sean Spencer - Luke Roskell
Toni Daggert - Kerry Stacey
Ray Mullan - Seamus Gubbins
Pat Merrick Sugden - Helen Weir
Alicia Gallagher - Natalie Anderson
Kathy Gimbel - Polly Hemingway
Caroline Bates - Diana Davies
Jackson Walsh - Marc Silcock
Ella Hart - Corrinne Wicks
Zoe Tate - Leah Bracknell
Billy Hopwood - David Crellin
Adam Forrester - Tim Vincent
Chloe Atkinson - Amy Nuttall
Dave Glover - Ian Kelsey
Brenda Hope - Lesley Dunlop
Louise Appleton - Emily Symons
Chris Tate - Peter Amory
Jasmine Thomas - Jenna Coleman
Faye Lamb - Kim Thomson
Ollie Reynolds - Vicky Binns
Tony Bell - Phil Atkinson
Gemma Andrews - Tendai Rinomhota
Len Reynolds - Peter Martin
Virginia West - Bridget Fry
Harry Mowlam - Godfrey James
Dean Adlington - Patrick Connolly
Maisie Wylde - Alice Coulthard
Lord Michael Thornfield - Malcolm Stoddard
Pete Whiteley - Jim Millea
Katie Addyman Sugden - Sammy Winward
Viv Windsor Hope - Deena Payne
Kathy Bates Merrick Tate Glover - Malandra Burrows
Emma Cairns - Rebecca Loudonsack
Elizabeth Feldmann Pollard - Kate Dove
Hilary Potts - Paula Wilcox
Declan Macey - Jason Merrells
Ryan Lamb - James Sutton
Perdy Hyde-Sinclair - Georgia Slowe
Kirk Daggert - Alexander Fothergill
Leonard Kempinski - Bernard Archard
James Barton - Bill Ward
Cynthia Daggert - Kay Purcell
Donna Windsor Dingle - Verity Rushworth
Danny Daggert - Cleveland Campbell
Pete Collins - Kirk Smith
Sam Pearson - Toke Townley