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).

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