British Soap Awards

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 8:00PM – 10:00PM

It’s the time of year again when all the hottest and biggest soap stars from Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Doctors and Hollyoaks put on their glad rags and gather together for one of the most glamorous award ceremonies on UK television – The British Soap Awards 2012. 

The actors from the nation’s biggest TV shows will put aside betrayals, businesses, burials and brawlings for an evening of showbiz sparkle. 

They keep us hooked throughout the year and this is their chance to take centre stage and be rewarded for the entertainment and drama that they bring loyal viewers. 

Hosted by Phillip Schofield with awards being presented by some of entertainment’s most famous faces, there’s everything to play for in the soap world’s ‘Oscars’. 

Who will triumph this year? The British Soap Awards honour outstanding achievement in the country’s most popular television genre. There are 17 awards and categories are voted for either by a panel of expert judges or by the public including Sexiest Male and Female, Best Actor and Actress and the ultimate accolade Best British Soap. 

On ITV2, viewers are invited to join hosts Zoe Hardman and Joe Swash as they get up close and personal with the countries biggest soap stars on The British Soap Awards 2012: The Party. Avid soap fans will get to follow Zoe and Joe as they gain unprecedented access to celebrate with the winners, commiserate with those that just missed out on glory, and reveal the gossip from the stars of our favourite shows. 

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 8:00PM – 10:00PM

This Spring, the stars from Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Doctors and Hollyoaks will gather together once again for one of the most glamorous award ceremonies on British Television – The British Soap Awards 2011. 

The stars from the nation’s biggest TV shows will put aside betrayals, bombings, burials and brawlings and don their finest outfits for an evening of showbiz sparkle. 

They keep us all hooked throughout the year and this is their chance to take centre stage and be rewarded for the entertainment and drama that they bring loyal viewers. 

Last year’s highlights included, Larry Lamb winning Villain of the Year, Michelle Keegan winning Sexiest Female, Marc Elliot getting Best Newcomer and Eastenders winning Best Soap. 

Who will triumph this year? There’s everything to play for as 17 prestigious awards are up for grabs – including Sexiest Male and Female, Best Actor and Actress and the ultimate accolade Best British Soap. 

The 12th Annual British Soap Awards ceremony takes place this weekend in London.

Here is the complete list of nominees:

Best Comedy Performance (Last year’s winner was Nina Wadia, EastEnders)
Coronation Street: Craig Gazey (Graeme Proctor)
EastEnders: Nina Wadia (Zainab Masood)
Emmerdale: Dominic Brunt (Paddy Kirk)
Hollyoaks: Bronagh Waugh (Cheryl Brady)

Best Dramatic Performance (Last year’s winner was Anita Carey, Doctors)
Coronation Street: Chris Gascoyne (Peter Barlow)
EastEnders: Lacey Turner (Stacey Branning)
Emmerdale: Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy)
Hollyoaks: Glen Wallace (Malachy Fisher)

Best Dramatic Performance for a Young Actor or Actress (Last year’s winner was Maisie Smith, EastEnders)
Coronation Street: Alexander Bain (Simon Barlow)
Doctors: Ami Metcalf (Sapphire Cox)
EastEnders: Maisie Smith (Tiffany Butcher)
Emmerdale: Oscar Lloyd (Will Wylde)

Best Exit (Last year’s winner was Rob James Collier, Coronation Street)
Coronation Street: Reece Dinsdale (Joe McIntyre)
EastEnders: Charlie Clements (Bradley Branning)
Emmerdale: Maxwell Caulfield (Mark Wylde)
Hollyoaks: Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox)

Best Newcomer (Last year’s winner was Craig Gazey, Coronation Street)
Doctors: Sophie Abelson (Cherry Malone)
EastEnders: Marc Elliott (Syed Masood)
Emmerdale: Lyndon Ogbourne (Nathan Wylde)
Hollyoaks: Bronagh Waugh (Cheryl Brady)

Best On-Screen Partnership (Last year’s winner was Nitin Ganatra and Nina Wadia, EastEnders)
Coronation Street: Katherine Kelly and Simon Gregson (Becky and Steve McDonald)
Doctors: Jan Pearson and Chris Walker (Karen and Rob Hollins)
EastEnders: Sid Owen and Patsy Palmer (Ricky and Bianca Butcher)
Emmerdale: Nick Miles and Nicola Wheeler (Jimmy King and Nicola De Souza)

Best Storyline (Last year’s winner was Vivien’s Rape, Doctors)
Coronation Street: Peter’s Alcoholism
Doctors: Zara’s Revenge
EastEnders: Who Killed Archie?
Emmerdale: Aaron’s Gay Self-Loathing

Spectacular Scene (Last year’s winner was Victoria Falls Through The Ice, Emmerdale)
Coronation Street: Joe Drowns
Doctors: Master of the Universe – Siege
Emmerdale: Home Farm Shop Crash
Hollyoaks: The Parachute Jump

Best Single Episode (Last year’s winner was ‘A kind of Hush’, Doctors)
Coronation Street: Peter Falls Off The Wagon
Doctors: ‘Master of the Universe’
EastEnders: EastEnders Live
Emmerdale: Aaron Confesses His Sexuality

To be announced on the night:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Special Achievement Award
Best Soap

  • BBC One
  • BBC Two
  • BBC Three
  • ITV1
  • ITV2
  • 4
  • E4
  • Film4
  • More4
  • Five
  • Fiver
  • Sky1