Melodrama Masters from EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors have arrived on the red carpet for the British Soap Awards.
V-presenter Philippe Scofield is back to host the long-awaited ceremony at the Hackney Empire in London after a three-year hiatus due to a coronavirus pandemic.
This year, the award celebrating the country’s popular soap opera has become gender-neutral.
EastEnders star Gillian Wright, 62, plays Jean, Stacy Slater’s mother, on soap.
“The nominations were amazing. The competition is fierce. I’m very nervous.”
Regarding filming her Hall Of Mirrors storyline at the Southend of Essex, Wright said: Although the water was cold. “
She added that working with co-star Lacy Turner, who plays her on-screen daughter, is a “joy”.
EastEnders royalty Danny Dyer, who plays Mick Carter, praised Wright’s work at the show that dominated this year’s Thorpe Awards.
He told PA News Agency: Honorable.
“Bipolar disorder and mental health, it’s happening, I think we’re all suffering from it, I’m really proud of some of what we’ve done this year, it was hard, I We made some knocks, but I hope Gillian will come to the front desk and some nicknames. “
44-year-old Dier announced that he would leave soap 10 years later.
Regarding his exit scenario, he added: Possible power should occur.
“Mick may never meet again, but it will have a spectacular ending. I want to stop working altogether. I have experienced an amazing decade, which is me. One-third of my career, but ready to move on. “
Emmerdale’s Paige Sandhu, who played the serial killer Mina Jutra in soap, said she was “thankful” for being nominated for the best villain and the best story at the ceremony.
Regarding her experience at the show, she said: I am such a perfectionist and I am very proud to be out of it now.
“Playing Mina was the most fulfilling thing I’ve ever done. No character can match her.
“Mina will be very proud to win the best villain.
“We’ve done a lot of work in the last year. We’re especially proud of Mark Charnock who broke it. It’s big because he’s such a great person and a great actor. It makes sense.
“They are really kind and real people, and working with them is a family.”
Mark Charnock, 53, who plays Marlon Dingle, has been nominated for the best single episode and the best dramatic performance following the “Marlon Stroke” episode.
The actor tells PA News Agency:
“It was hard to shoot, but it only meant that I wanted to do it right, so the main thing was the reaction from the people who experienced it and it was great.”