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10 Years Ago This Week in the Soaps: October 15

Remind yourself of all the soap drama that was happening in Corrie, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks 10 years ago this week. It seems like only yesterday!

Coronation Street

Loved-up Jamie Baldwin finally plucked up the courage to tell his stepmum, Frankie Baldwin, how he felt about her. She responded with a passionate kiss and they briefly fell into each other’s arms. But Frankie worried about her actions and she told her estranged hubby, Danny Baldwin, they should give things another go.

Sally and Kevin Webster and their daughters, Rosie and Sophie, enjoyed a break in Paris. Little did they know, however, that Rosie was planning to flee to Berlin with boyfriend Craig Harris. Kevin and Sally raced to the station as the train pulled away… and they found a scared Rosie, who couldn’t abandon her family and go through with her planned exit. Craig left on his own.

Back in Weatherfield, Ashley and Claire Peacock joined the rest of the locals to say a sad farewell to Ashley’s recently departed dad, Fred Elliott.



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Jailed gangster Johnny Allen was concerned about daughter Ruby Allen’s romance with unstable Sean Slater, and he asked Sean to visit him in prison. Sean braved the potential wrath of dangerous Johnny and he scoffed at his threats. In fact, Sean’s visit wound up Johnny so much that he suffered a heart attack! Ouch!

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Estranged couple Martin and Sonia Fowler spent the night together, but the arrival of their divorce papers put an end to any thoughts of a rekindled romance and they agreed to call it a day.

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Eli Dingle caused chaos in Emmerdale when two thugs came looking for him. The duo ended up raiding The Woopack and attacking his brother, Marlon Dingle, and Marlon’s wife, Donna Dingle, instead.

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An angry and jealous Jean Hope lost her temper with Louise Appleton when Louise claimed she could seduce Terry Wood any time she wanted.

Heartbroken Emily Wylie struggled to stay away from Sarah Sugden and she was nearly caught trying to see the toddler by Katie Sugden.



Becca Dean was looking forward to starting the rest of her life without schoolboy lover Justin Burton. The police, though, had other ideas... and arrested her!

Max Cunningham and Clare Devine returned from honeymoon. Clare even seemed to be determined to get pregnant. But the married couple were soon arguing again… Had crazy Clare really turned over a new leaf?