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10 Years Ago This Week in the Soaps: October 8

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Remind yourself of all the drama that was happening in EastEnders, Corrie, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks this week 10 years ago. Seems like only yesterday, doesn't it?


Ian Beale proposed to Jane, not telling her he knew about her affair with Grant. Jane worried Ian didn’t mean his proposal, but when he asked her again she said ‘yes’. When they told the kids their wedding news, Peter was happy, but Lucy wasn’t.

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Sean Slater and Jake Moon got into a punch up when Jake accused Sean of stalking him. Sean told Ruby Allen he could handle Jake, but she let slip that Jake killed his brother, Danny.


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Plus Pauline Fowler told Sonia and Martin that she was buying Rebecca a doll for her birthday, just to be spiteful.



Coronation Street

Fred Elliott was still confused over his feelings for Audrey Roberts and his bride-to-be Bev Unwin as his big day dawned, unburdening himself to son Ashley. Tragically Fred collapsed and died of a heart attack before he and Bev could tie the knot.

Coronation Street


Danny Baldwin was on a mission to win back wife Frankie, and she eventually succumbed to his advances.

Danny Baldwin, Coronation Street



Andy Sugden, Emmerdale

Andy Sugden was thrilled to have baby Sarah home and spoke to a lawyer about getting custody of his daughter. Katie, though, worried what it would mean for her and Andy’s future.


Debbie Dingle, Emmerdale

Debbie Dingle seduced Scott Windsor and they enjoyed a night of passion to celebrate having a big win at the casino.


Tom King, Emmerdale

Tom King was shocked when Rosemary Sinclair kissed him.



Becca, Hollyoaks

Justin confronted pregnant Becca about her getting a divorce from Jake, but Becca wasn’t 100 per cent sure she was doing the right thing, especially when she found out Justin had used her credit card to buy her an engagement ring!


Amy, Hollyoaks

Amy Barnes was upset her parents were splitting up, and devastated when her sister Sarah left to live with their dad, the burden of her pregnancy firmly on her mind.