What time is Hollyoaks on?
Hollyoaks is usually shown on C4 at the following times: Monday 6.30pm | Tuesday 6.30pm | Wednesday 6.30pm | Thursday 6.30pm | Friday 6.30pm.
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When did Hollyoaks start?
It was created by Phil Redmond, the man behind Brookside and Grange Hill, and was first aired on 23 October 1995 with a cast of just seven characters.
Why do people love Hollyoaks?
Fans love its fast pace and the way it’s dealt with a huge number of issues over the years.
It is featured a huge number of actors and helped launch the careers of Will Mellor, Natalie Casey, Gemma Atkinson, Gary Lucy and Jeremy Edwards.
While early episodes of Hollyoaks were more about parties, snogging and boyfriend troubles, it quickly knuckled down to more serious matters. Hollyoaks has adopted a bold attitude to breaking social and TV taboos: from troubled teen Newt’s schizophrenia; the rape of Mandy Richardson by her father; Lisa Hunter’s battle with self-harm; and the poisoning of gay ex-priest Kieron Hobbs.
Hollyoaks also loves a serial killer! We recently saw Breda McQueen bump off several key characters before she was murdered herself!
Hollyoaks has fans all over the world, broadcasting to Canada, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, USA, Turkey and parts of Eastern Europe. It has also generated a number of late night spin-offs, in which the post-watershed characters can really let rip!