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British Soap Awards winners: Coronation Street acid attack scenes steal the show


Coronation Street won the most awards at the British Soap Awards, which were held tonight, June 3, and were televised on Tuesday.
The 2023 British Soap Awards were held, and Jane McDonald hosted in place of Phillip Schofield.

The moving speeches will all be featured in a special program that will air on ITV on Tuesday, June 6.

With six awards won, Coronation Street was the night’s most successful soap, followed by EastEnders with four.

Only Mark Charnock received an Outstanding Achievement Award for Emmerdale this year.

You can find all the information about the complete list of winners on

Best Single Episode – Coronation Street acid attack

The shocking plot involved Ryan Connor (Ryan Prescott), who on his wedding day, took the full brunt of a glass of acid meant for Daisy Midgeley (Charlotte Jordan).

The two were shocked to see Daisy’s stalker Justin Rutherford (Andrew Still) waiting as she got ready to marry Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard).

The scenes prompted 72 complaints to Ofcom, with some viewers calling them “horrendous.”

Other entries included:

Doctors: If wishes were horses and anything but magnolia

Goodbye Dot from EastEnders

Emmerdale: An exclusively male club

Hollyoaks: The arduous return journey

Villain of the Year – Aaron Thiara (Ravi Gulati in EastEnders)

The Ravi actor Aaron addressed the possibility that his character, who appeared in the film, could be the victim of the Christmas murder before the results were known.

He stated to that despite the fact that he has already amassed a sizable number of enemies, more are still to be made.

“The drama has a lot more highs and lows, setting up for an exciting Christmas,”

Other entries included:

Stephen Reid portrays Todd Boyce in Coronation Street.

Doctors Laura White (Dr. Princess Buchanan)

Emmerdale’s Michael Wildman, who plays Al Chapman

Hollyoaks’ Angus Castle Doughty (Eric Foster)

Scene of the Year – Coronation Street acid attack

The horrific acid attack once again received recognition for its poignancy in highlighting the devastation and lasting effects of such heinous crimes.

Other entries included:

Doctors, Hell is not filled.

EastEnders: Whitney and Zach bid Peach farewell.

Paddy’s suicide attempt in Emmerdale

‘It’s not your fault,’ Zoe tells Maxine after she has been abused in Hollyoaks.

Best Storyline – Hollyoaks – Incel Eric targets Mason and Maxine

After the dramatic siege in which Eric Foster (Angus Castle-Doughty) held a number of locals hostage inside the pub as he exacted revenge against the village women, three characters were in danger of dying.

Other entries included:

The stalking hell of Daisy on Coronation Street

Valerie and the fake prescription, a medical case

Love and loss in EastEnders: Lola

Paddy’s suicide attempt in Emmerdale

Best Dramatic Performance – Charlotte Jordan – Coronation Street

On the soap, Daisy Midgeley underwent a traumatic experience as a result of the acid attack and its tumultuous aftermath.

Viewers are speculating as to whether she will pursue a relationship with Ryan given the state of her marriage.

Other entries included:

Dr. Chris Walker (Rob Hollins)

EastEnders’ Danielle Harold (Lola Pearce-Brown)

Cain Dingle’s Jeff Hordley from Emmerdale

Hollyoaks’ Nikki Sanderson (Maxine Minniver)

Best On-Screen Partnership – Chris Walker and Jan Pearson – Doctors

The couple previously won the same award in 2010, so this is not the first time they have triumphed.

Other entries included:

Roy Cropper and Evelyn Plummer’s characters David Neilson and Maureen Lipman from Coronation Street

EastEnders’ Jamie Borthwick and Danielle Harold (played by Jay Brown and Lola Pearce Brown)

Mark Charnock and Dominic Brunt from Emmerdale (Marlon Dingle and Paddy Kirk)

Felicity Westwood and Warren Fox’s characters on Hollyoaks Richard Blackwood and Jamie Lomas

Best Comedy Performer – Maureen Lipman (Evelyn Plummer) – Coronation Street

The actress may have made audiences laugh a lot, but recently she shared some more sobering stories.

They’ve really put me through it the last few weeks, she said when she appeared on Loose Women to discuss her impending exit.

“Each day, I had seven scenes to learn. I literally fell to the ground after the final shot of the previous night and said, “I can’t go on.

Other entries included:

Al Haskey’s Ian Midlane plays a doctor.

EastEnders’ Jonny Freeman (Reiss Colwell)

Samantha Giles, Emmerdale (Bernice Blackstock)

Hollyoaks’ Kieron Richardson (Ste Hay)

Best Young Performer – Lillia Turner (Lily Slater) – EastEnders

After becoming pregnant and making the life-altering decision to keep the baby, Lily has gone through a lot on the soap opera.

Other entries included:

Sam Blakeman’s Jude Riordan from Coronation Street

Emmerdale’s Huey Quinn (Kyle Winchester)

Hollyoaks’ Jayden Fox (Bobby Costello)

Best Newcomer – Channique Sterling-Brown (Dee-Dee Bailey) – Coronation Street

She’s a bit of me!” the actress had said when describing the character to Corrie viewers. Dee-Dee’s going to cause a lot of chaos and fun, hopefully in a good way!

Dee-Dee, in my opinion, is organized chaos. She is very outgoing and bursting with personality, but she also works incredibly hard. She is an excellent lawyer and is very knowledgeable.

Other entries included:

Doctors: Kia Pegg (Scarlett Kiernan)

EastEnders’ Aaron Thiara (Ravi Gulati)

Emmerdale’s William Ash (Caleb Miligan)

Hollyoaks’ Anya Lawrence (Vicky Grant)

Best Family – The Platts from Coronation Street

Other entries included:

EastEnders – The Slaters

Emmerdale – The Dingles

Hollyoaks – The McQueens

The doctors at The Millars

Best Leading Performer – Danielle Harold (Lola Pearce-Brown) – EastEnders

Following the tragic death of her character Lola after a protracted battle with cancer, Danielle recently made an emotional exit from the soap opera.

In a tribute to the actress, Jay Brown actor Jamie Borthwick wrote on Instagram: “Working together for all these years has been the best! She is a unique person, for sure!

The entire cast and team, as well as Danielle, deserve praise for their efforts in bringing Lola’s cancer storyline to life. Going to miss you at work, kid, I love you.

Other entries included:

Daisy Midgeley’s character on Coronation Street, Charlotte Jordan

EastEnders’ Shona McGarty (Whitney Dean)

Dominic Brunt (Paddy Kirk) – Emmerdale

Sally Dexter (Faith Dingle) – Emmerdale

Best British Soap – EastEnders

The BBC soap scooped the award as viewers gear up for an intense Christmas Day murder, following the intense flash-forward episode.


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