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Real life soap couples who met in the series

Discussion in 'UK Soaps Forum' started by emm1978, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. emm1978

    emm1978 Soap Chat Active Member

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    How many real life soap couples from the past 60 years can you think of who met for the first time on the series?
     
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    James from London Soap Chat Mega Star EXP: 18 Years

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    Angie Watts and Lofty, Kathy Beale and Wicksy, Mary the Punk and Ali.
     
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  3. Ome

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    Don't forget these two



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  4. Englishboy

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    Sue Nicholls (Audrey Roberts) met Mark Eden (Alan Bradley) on the Corrie set.

    Also, Pat Phoenix (Elsie Tanner) met Alan Browning (Alan Howard) on the Corrie cobbles.
     
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    Emmerdale has lots of real-life couples. I even wonder who will get together next.

    David & Debbie
    Brenda & Eric
    Cain & Rhona
    Victoria & Ross (although, they just broke up)
    Daz & Kerry
    Paddy & Sandra

    And....
    Vanessa & the shows producer Kate Brooks.


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    Didnt Anne Kirkbride also meet her future hubby on Corrie? David Beckett who played someone called Dave I think!
     
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    Who are they?? Ive forgotten! Dont recognise them at all from Corrie! Thats presuming they have been in the show, maybe not!
     
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    Stephanie Davis (Sinead) and Owen Warner (Romeo) from Hollyoaks are currently dating.

    From Corrie, Billy the vicar and Daniel Osbourne were a couple for a while. Also, Sarah Platt & Jason Grimshaw.

    Going way, way back to the original Crossroads, onscreen couple David & Barbara Hunter (Ronald Allen & Sue Lloyd) were married after meeting on the show.

    In Emmerdale, Claire King (Kim Tate) was married to her onscreen stepson Peter Amory (Chris Tate). While their marriage was on the rocks, he had an affair with co-star Samantha Giles (Bernice).

    From EastEnders, Laura Beale & Gary Hobbs were married in real life for a while.
     
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    Current Corrie stars Joe Duttine (Tim Metcalfe) and Sally Carman (Abi Franklin) are reportedly a couple in real life too.
     
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    Yes, that is correct.

    David Beckett who played Dave Barton on Corrie.
     
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    They're not from Corrie.


    If you read the post you quoted, you would see that Emelee had said...

    Where they were from
    And who they are

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    Ronald Allen (David Hunter) and Sue Lloyd (Barbara Brady, later Barbara Hunter) met on Crossroads and fact imitated fiction when their characters married and the actors married in real life.

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    From Hollyoaks: Danny Mac and Carley Stenson

    Emmett J. Scanlan and Claire Cooper

    Both couples are married.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/joetracini/status/1038133147685322753?lang=enjoy

    Rory Douglas-Speed is also in a relationship with co-star Nadine Mulkerrin. Their characters were involved onscreen when his character quit the priesthood for her character, before going back. Anna Passey got involved with co-star Nick Rhys.
     
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    Thanks for info, not that easy when you are scrolling on a phone!! I dont know them at all.

    Another soap couple. Gina the corrie barmaid with the guy who was a bad un ?? Jez, jeb.

    And the corrie barmaid Violet and one of Bradley walsh's Baldwin sons
     

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