10 Years Ago in the Soaps - Remind yourself of all the soap drama happening in Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks 10 years ago this week!
Maria Connor lost her baby in Coronation Street, Jack Branning regretted a fling in EastEnders, Terry Woods had a panic in Emmerdale, and Louise Kennedy was charged with murder in Hollyoaks – 10 years ago in the soaps
Coronation Street – 10 Years Ago in the Soaps
Alarm bells rang for Marcus Dent (Charlie Condou) when Maria Connor (Samia Longchambon) said the baby she was expecting hadn’t been moving so much. And a scan confirmed his worst fears – the baby had died in the womb. Maria was devastated and terrified that, as well as losing her baby she would lose her husband Liam (Rob James-Collier) and struggled to break the tragic news to him. So she kept Liam in the dark and he thought she was behaving strangely because of a previous row they had had over Carla Connor…
Leanne Battersby (Jane Danson) lived to regret making a mug of Paul Clayton (Tom Hudson) when she and lover Dan Mason (Matthew Crompton) were arrested on suspicion of arson after she persuaded Paul to torch her failing restaurant for her. They were released on bail but there was more bad news to come when they got home – the insurance company had cancelled the payout cheque after learning the fire was arson.
EastEnders – 10 Years Ago in the Soaps
It started with a kiss… and led to a whole lot more when Roxy Mitchell (Rita Simons) and Jack Branning (Scott Maslen) got passionate in the office at the R & R club. Later, as they straightened their clothes, they were appalled they had let things go so far and could hardly bear to look at one another. How were they going to face Ronnie Mitchell and stop her finding out what they had done?
Sean Slater (Rob Kazinsky) was taking heartbreak to a whole new level after being dumped by Tanya Branning. He was venting his fury on poor Gus Smith, tormenting him and keeping him prisoner at his flat. And when Sean’s sister Stacey Branning (Lacey Turner) discovered what was going on she headed off to find Sean, fearing he was losing his mind. She found him, sitting on a swing at the playground, clearly in despair. Could she help him?
Emmerdale – 10 Years Ago in the Soaps
Terry Woods (Billy Hartman) was terrified when his little boy TJ was rushed to hospital. The lad had been sent home from playgroup feeling unwell but Terry had no idea it was serious when he asked Louise Appleton (Emily Symons) to keep an eye on him while he went to the chemists for medicine. When Terry got back he was shocked to see TJ being lifted into an ambulance as Louise explained he had taken a turn for the worse. The doctors feared TJ had Ecoli and told Terry the next 12 hours would be critical…
Katie Sugden (Sammy Winward) was suspicious when she discovered that Gray Sinclair (Christopher Villiers) had been paying secret visits to his estranged wife Perdy behind her back. Katie admitted to Gray that she was having massive doubts that they and the baby boy she was carrying had a future together. But Gray was horrified that he might lose Katie and the baby and asked her to marry him! Katie was taken aback – but said ‘yes’!
Hollyoaks – 10 Years Ago in the Soaps
Louise Kennedy (Roxanne McKee) was plunged into a nightmare when she was arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband Sean. As she waited in a police cell, she clung to the hope that Warren Fox (Jamie Lomax) – the true killer – would find a solicitor to save her. But just as she thought her freedom was secured, the detective in charge delivered shocking news – she was being charged with Sean’s murder!
Justin Burton (Chris Fountain) and Sasha Valentine (Nathalie Emmanuel) both had things on their minds. They shared confidences as Justin explained what is was like to be little Charlie’s dad while Sasha talked about her nightmare journey to get off heroin. The tender moment led to a kiss which left them both smiling. Later they agreed it was a one-off, but it was something neither of them would forget.