THE SOAP YEARS
Remember these plots that had us hooked?
10 YEARS AGO – EASTENDERS
When Pauline Fowler died of a brain haemorrhage on Christmas Day, police launched a murder probe and even stopped the funeral to do an autopsy on her body. The suspects included Pauline’s widower Joe, son Martin and his wife Sonia.
15 YEARS AGO – EMMERDALE
Having seen his son Marc sent to prison for the hit-and-run killing of his teacher Miss Strickland, Sean Reynolds (pictured) decided to move on from his wrecked marriage to wife Angie and start a new life with on-off mistress Lady Tara Thornfield.
20 YEARS AGO – CORRIE
Reeling from the departure of his wife Raquel, who’d moved to Malaysia, Curly Watts decided to follow her abroad. However, after drunkenly falling into bed with hairdresser Maxine Heavey (pictured) he began to have second thoughts.