Charlotte Bellamy (born 19 March 1973) is an English actress. She is known for her long-running role as Laurel Thomas in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale . Her other television roles include Sue Taylor in EastEnders (1997) and Harriet Potter in The Broker's Man (1998), before joining Emmerdale in 2002. She won the British Soap Award for Best Actress in 2017.
In 1994 the bill episode 46 series 10 No where to run Character name Elaine 1996, she played the role of Jamie Merrick in A Touch of Frost : "Deep Waters". In 1997 she played the role of the religious fanatic, Sue Taylor, in BBC's EastEnders , and in 1998 was Cissie in a London Weekend Television production of Tess of the D'Urbervilles , but she is best known for her part in ITV's Emmerdale as Laurel Thomas.
Bellamy had her first child, Sunnie, in 2004; this was followed by her second child, Herbie, in 2007.It was announced in 2009 that she was expecting her third child in October 2009 and that she would return to Emmerdale in 2010.
Sally Jane Dynevor is a British actress, known for her role as Sally Webster in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, which she has played since 1986.
Pauline Perpetua Sheen is an English actress who has played Sharon Theodopolopodous in the long-running comedy series Birds of a Feather from 1989 to 1998, and again from 2014 to 2017. For this role, she won the 1990 British Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1996 BBC miniseries The Sculptress. Her other television credits include Maisie Raine (1998–1999), Down to Earth (2000–2003), Emmerdale (2010–2012) and Broadchurch (2013–2015).
Jane Danson is an English actress. She is known for her portrayal of Leanne Battersby in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, between 1997 and 2000, and from 2004 onwards. Her other television credits include Children's Ward (1995–1997), The Grand (1997) and The Bill (2002–2003). For her role on Coronation Street, Danson won the 2011 British Soap Award for Best Dramatic Performance.
Alison Rosalind Bracknell, known professionally as Leah Bracknell, was an English actress who played the role of Zoe Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale (1989–2005), for which she was nominated for the 2002 National Television Award for Most Popular Actress and won the 2006 British Soap Award for Best Exit. She was also a qualified teacher with the British School of Yoga and designed and produced a jewellery line.
Jasmine Thomas is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera Emmerdale, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman. She made her first screen appearance in the episode broadcast on 30 June 2005 and her last appearance on 26 March 2009.
Ashley Thomas is a fictional character from the British soap opera Emmerdale, played by John Middleton. He made his first screen appearance during the episode broadcast on 5 December 1996. It was announced on 22 October 2015 that Middleton would be departing as Ashley at the end of his contract after the character was diagnosed with vascular dementia in the episode aired on that day. The contract was later extended in order for the storyline to be extended. It was revealed that Ashley would be killed off at the end of the storyline. Middleton filmed his final scenes in March 2017 after his contract ended, and Ashley died on-screen on 7 April 2017, ending his 21 years on Emmerdale. Ashley appeared in further episodes in home movie scenes, making his final appearance on 13 February 2018.
Laurel Thomas is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera, Emmerdale, played by Charlotte Bellamy. She debuted on screen during the episode airing on 3 September 2002. Laurel has been off-screen at various times while Bellamy has taken maternity leave. Laurel is perhaps best known for her thoughtful and caring attitude towards other characters, however, this changed dramatically in 2015 when she developed an addiction to alcohol, which often caused her to become violent and aggressive towards other characters.
Lucy Kate Pargeter is an English actress, known for her roles as Helen Raven in Crossroads (2002–2003) and Chas Dingle in Emmerdale (2002–present). She also finished third in the 13th series of the ITV reality show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2013. For her role in Emmerdale, she won the 2019 British Soap Award for Best Actress.
Natalie Joy Robb is a Scottish actress and singer. She played the roles of Trish McDonald in the Scottish Television soap opera Take the High Road (1990–1999) and Jude Carlyle in the BBC soap opera Doctors (2001–2004). Since 2009, she has portrayed the role of Moira Barton in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. Her other television roles include Dream Team (2000–2001) and The Bill (2004–2005).
Charlotte Anne Webb is an English actress. Since 2002, she has portrayed the role of Debbie Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. In 2014, she was nominated for Best Female Dramatic Performance at The British Soap Awards.
Dominic Adam Brunt is an English actor, director and producer, known for portraying the role of Paddy Kirk in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. For his role as Paddy, Brunt has been nominated in various categories at the British Soap Awards, Inside Soap Awards and the National Television Awards. As well as acting, Brunt also produces and directs horror films alongside Joanne Mitchell; he also co-hosts an annual zombie film festival with Emmerdale co-star Mark Charnock.
Claire Elizabeth Hardwick is an English actress. She portrayed the role of Val Pollard in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, from 2004 to 2015, and again in 2017. In 2019, she began portraying the role of Sue Carp in the Channel 4 comedy-drama series, Ackley Bridge.
Ursula Holden-Gill is a Storyteller and Educator known initially for her acting work, including her roles as school secretary Carol on Channel 4's comedy drama Teachers (2001–04), cancer sufferer Alice Dingle on ITV's Emmerdale (2004–06) and Miss Fitzgerald on CBBC’s Wolfblood (2012–14).
Emma Jayne Atkins is an English actress, known for her role as Charity Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
Isabel Hodgins is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Victoria Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2006.
Katherine Sinead Kelly is an English actress and presenter, who made her TV debut in 2003, appearing on Last of the Summer Wine. Kelly rose to prominence after portraying Becky McDonald in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 2006 and 2012. For this role, Kelly won multiple awards including a National Television Award for "Best Serial Drama Performance" in 2012.
Lorna Laidlaw is an English actress and presenter. She has appeared on television as Mrs Tembe in the BBC medical soap opera Doctors and Aggie Bailey in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street. Laidlaw won the Royal Television Society award for Best Actress and Best Daytime Star at the Inside Soap Awards for her role in Doctors.
Lucy Fallon is an English actress. She played Bethany Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street (2015–2020). The role has earned her widespread recognition and several accolades, including two British Soap Awards, an Inside Soap Award, and a National Television Award.
Isobel Victoria Steele is an English actress, known for her role as Liv Flaherty in Emmerdale since February 2016. For her role as Liv, she has been nominated for and won various awards, including a nomination for the British Soap Award for Best Newcomer in 2016, and winning the Best Young Actor award at both the British Soap Awards and the Inside Soap Awards.