Network: Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 02.November.1982
Status: Ended

Brookside is a British soap opera set in Liverpool, England. The series began on the launch night of Channel 4 on 2 November 1982, and ran for 21 years until 4 November 2003. Originally intended to be called 'Meadowcroft', the series was produced by Mersey Television and it was conceived by Phil Redmond who also devised Grange Hill (1978–2008) and Hollyoaks (1995–present).

Bobby Grant - Ricky Tomlinson
Jimmy Corkhill - Dean Sullivan
Beth Jordache - Anna Friel
Ron Dixon - Vince Earl
Sheila Grant - Sue Johnston
Thomas 'Sinbad' Sweeney - Michael Starke
Jackie Corkhill - Sue Jenkins
Heather Huntington - Amanda Burton
Barry Grant - Paul Usher
Damon Grant - Simon O'Brien
Lindsey Stanlow - Claire Sweeney
Harry Cross - Bill Dean
Margaret Clemence - Nicola Stephenson
Emily O'Leary - Jennifer Ellison