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The Inside Soap Awards is a yearly award ceremony run by Inside Soap magazine since 1996. The awards celebrate the British and Australian soap operas and their actors.

The soap operas nominated for awards are or have been Casualty, Coronation Street, Doctors, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Holby City, Hollyoaks, Pobol y Cwm, Shortland Street, Home and Away, and Neighbours. Now defunct soaps that were formerly nominated for awards are Take the High Road, Springhill, Sunset Beach[1] The Bill, Bad Girls, Brookside, Crossroads, Family Affairs, Night and Day, Where the Heart Is and Waterloo Road.

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2001 winnersEdit

2002 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap EastEnders n/a n/a
Best Actor Alex Ferns Trevor Morgan EastEnders
Best Actress Kacey Ainsworth Little Mo Mitchell EastEnders
Best Young Actor Ray Quinn Anthony Murray Brookside
Best Bad Boy Brian Capron Richard Hillman Coronation Street
Best Bitch Suranne Jones Karen McDonald Coronation Street
Best Couple John Bardon and June Brown Jim Branning and Dot Cotton EastEnders
Funniest Character Malcolm Hebden Norris Cole Coronation Street
Best Newcomer Seamus Gubbins Ray Mullan Emmerdale
Sexiest Female Jessie Wallace Kat Slater EastEnders
Sexiest Male Jack Ryder Jamie Mitchell EastEnders
Best Storyline Zoe Slater discovers Kat is her mother Kat Slater and Zoe Slater EastEnders
Best Drama The Bill n/a n/a
Outstanding Achievement Bill Tarmey and Liz Dawn Jack and Vera Duckworth Coronation Street

2003 winnersEdit

2004 winnersEdit

2005 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap EastEnders n/a n/a
Best Actor Nigel Harman Dennis Rickman EastEnders
Best Actress Sally Lindsay Shelley Unwin Coronation Street
Best Young Actor Ellis Hollins Tom Cunningham Hollyoaks
Best Bad Boy Bill Ward Charlie Stubbs Coronation Street
Best Bitch Patsy Kensit Sadie King Emmerdale
Best Couple John Bardon and June Brown Jim and Dot Branning EastEnders
Funniest Character Antony Cotton Sean Tully Coronation Street
Best Newcomer Antony Cotton Sean Tully Coronation Street
Sexiest Female Samia Smith Maria Sutherland Coronation Street
Sexiest Male Nigel Harman Dennis Rickman EastEnders
Best Storyline Dirty Den's Murder Den and Chrissie Watts EastEnders
Best Dressed Soap Star Tracy-Ann Oberman Chrissie Watts EastEnders
Best Drama Bad Girls n/a n/a
Outstanding Achievement Letitia Dean Sharon Watts EastEnders
Best Family The Dingles Emmerdale

2006 winnersEdit

2007 winnersEdit

2008 winnersEdit

2009 winnersEdit

2010 winnersEdit

2011 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap EastEnders n/a n/a
Best Actor Danny Miller Aaron Livesy Emmerdale
Best Actress Jessie Wallace Kat Moon EastEnders
Best Young Actor Maisie Smith Tiffany Butcher EastEnders
Best Dramatic Performance Danny Miller Aaron Livesy Emmerdale
Funniest Character Tameka Empson Kim Fox EastEnders
Best Newcomer Emmett J. Scanlan Brendan Brady Hollyoaks
Best Exit Bill Tarmey Jack Duckworth Coronation Street
Best Wedding Himesh Patel and Meryl Fernandes Tamwar Masood and Afia Khan EastEnders
Sexiest Female Michelle Keegan Tina McIntyre Coronation Street
Sexiest Male Danny Mac Dodger Savage Hollyoaks
Best Drama Waterloo Road n/a n/a
Best Daytime Soap Home and Away n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Ryan Moloney Toadie Rebecchi Neighbours
Outstanding Achievement Coronation Street n/a n/a

2012 winnersEdit

2013 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap Emmerdale n/a n/a
Best Actor David Neilson Roy Cropper Coronation Street
Best Actress Jacqueline Jossa Lauren Branning EastEnders
Best Young Actor Maisie Smith Tiffany Butcher EastEnders
Funniest Male Simon Gregson Steve McDonald Coronation Street
Funniest Female Tameka Empson Kim Fox EastEnders
Best Newcomer Khali Best Dexter Hartman EastEnders
Best Bad Boy Dominic Power Cameron Murray Emmerdale
Best Bitch Natalie Gumede Kirsty Soames Coronation Street
Sexiest Female Michelle Keegan Tina McIntyre Coronation Street
Sexiest Male Danny Mac Dodger Savage Hollyoaks
Best Storyline Cameron's Killer Cover-Up Cameron Murray, Debbie Dingle, Chas Dingle Emmerdale
Best Drama Waterloo Road n/a n/a
Best Daytime Soap Home and Away n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Steve Peacocke Darryl Braxton Home and Away

2014 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap EastEnders n/a n/a
Best Actor Danny Dyer Mick Carter EastEnders
Best Actress Nikki Sanderson Maxine Minniver Hollyoaks
Best Young Actor Amelia Flanagan April Windsor Emmerdale
Best Family The Carters EastEnders
Funniest Male Simon Gregson Steve McDonald Coronation Street
Funniest Female Laura Norton Kerry Wyatt Emmerdale
Best Newcomer Michael Parr Ross Barton Emmerdale
Best Bad Boy Marc Baylis Rob Donovan Coronation Street
Best Bitch Kate Ford Tracy Barlow Coronation Street
Sexiest Female Jacqueline Jossa Lauren Branning EastEnders
Sexiest Male Danny Mac Dodger Savage Hollyoaks
Best Storyline Maxine and Patrick's Domestic Abuse Maxine Minniver, Patrick Blake Hollyoaks
Best Drama Waterloo Road n/a n/a
Best Daytime Soap Neighbours n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Lincoln Younes Casey Braxton Home and Away

2015 winnersEdit

2016 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap Emmerdale n/a n/a
Best Actor Steve McFadden Phil Mitchell EastEnders
Best Actress Lacey Turner Stacey Fowler EastEnders
Best Young Actor Amelia Flanagan April Windsor Emmerdale
Funniest Male Joe Duttine Tim Metcalfe Coronation Street
Funniest Female Tameka Empson Kim Fox-Hubbard EastEnders
Best Newcomer Shayne Ward Aidan Connor Coronation Street
Best Bad Boy Connor McIntyre Pat Phelan Coronation Street
Best Bad Girl Persephone Swales-Dawson Nico Blake Hollyoaks
Sexiest Female Jacqueline Jossa Lauren Branning EastEnders
Sexiest Male Charlie Clapham Freddie Roscoe Hollyoaks
Best Shock Twist Val dies in the Hall of Mirrors Val Pollard, Diane Sugden Emmerdale
Best Exit Barbara Windsor Peggy Mitchell EastEnders
Best Partnership Danny Miller and Ryan Hawley Aaron Livesy and Robert Sugden Emmerdale
Best Show-Stopper The Live Episode n/a Coronation Street
Best Drama Star Derek Thompson Charlie Fairhead Casualty
Best Drama Storyline Arthur's death Arthur Digby Holby City
Best Daytime Soap Neighbours n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Alan Fletcher Karl Kennedy Neighbours

2017 winnersEdit

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap Emmerdale n/a n/a
Best Actor Danny Miller Aaron Dingle Emmerdale
Best Actress Lucy Fallon Bethany Platt Coronation Street
Best Young Actor Alfie Clarke Arthur Thomas Emmerdale
Funniest Male Dominic Brunt Paddy Kirk Emmerdale
Funniest Female Dolly-Rose Campbell Gemma Winter Coronation Street
Best Newcomer Julia Goulding Shona Ramsey Coronation Street
Best Bad Boy Connor McIntyre Pat Phelan Coronation Street
Best Bad Girl Gillian Kearney Emma Barton Emmerdale
Sexiest Female Natalie J. Robb Moira Dingle Emmerdale
Sexiest Male Davood Ghadami Kush Kazemi EastEnders
Best Shock Twist Andy's alive Andy Carver, Pat Phelan Coronation Street
Best Exit John Middleton Ashley Thomas Emmerdale
Best Partnership Lysette Anthony and Nicole Barber-Lane Marnie Nightingale and Myra McQueen Hollyoaks
Best Show-Stopper Motorway crash/James' death n/a Emmerdale
Outstanding Achievement Gillian Taylforth Kathy Beale EastEnders
Best Drama Star George Rainsford Ethan Hardy Casualty
Best Drama Storyline The helicopter crash n/a Casualty
Best Daytime Soap Neighbours n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Lorna Laidlaw Mrs. Tembe Doctors

2018 winnersEdit

The winners were announced on 22 October 2018.[2]

Category Winner Character(s) Soap
Best Soap Coronation Street n/a n/a
Best Actor Jack P. Shepherd David Platt Coronation Street
Best Actress Emma Atkins Charity Dingle Emmerdale
Best Young Actor Isobel Steele Liv Flaherty Emmerdale
Funniest Male Simon Gregson Steve McDonald Coronation Street
Funniest Female Dolly-Rose Campbell Gemma Winter Coronation Street
Best Newcomer Ash Palmisciano Matty Barton Emmerdale
Best Bad Boy Connor McIntyre Pat Phelan Coronation Street
Best Bad Girl Mollie Winnard Kayla Clifton Coronation Street
Soap Superstar (Female) Jennifer Metcalfe Mercedes McQueen Hollyoaks
Soap Superstar (Male) Danny Miller Aaron Dingle Emmerdale
Best Shock Twist Anna returns to kill Phelan Anna Windass, Pat Phelan Coronation Street
Best Exit Shayne Ward Aidan Connor Coronation Street
Best Partnership Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright Mick and Linda Carter EastEnders
Best Show-Stopper Keegan and Shakil's knife attack n/a EastEnders
Best Drama Star Chelsea Halfpenny Alicia Munroe Casualty
Best Drama Storyline The hospital shooting n/a Holby City
Best Daytime Soap Doctors n/a n/a
Best Daytime Star Ray Meagher Alf Stewart Home and Away

Awards totalsEdit

Key

     – Best Soap award winner
Soap opera 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total awards
Bad Girls 0 0 0 0 1 0 N/A 1
Brookside 1 1 N/A 2
Casualty 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5
Coronation Street 4 4 4 6 6 6 5 3 5 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 5 8 80
Doctors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
EastEnders 8 7 8 7 7 6 5 9 7 6 5 7 4 4 3 5 2 2 102
Emmerdale 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 3 3 8 4 8 4 46
Family Affairs 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
Holby City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Hollyoaks 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 3 1 3 1 2 1 1 19
Home and Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 5
Neighbours 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 10
Night and Day 0 0 0 N/A 0
The Bill 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 N/A 7
Waterloo Road N/A 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 N/A 5
Where the Heart Is 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 1997 Inside Soap awards". Inside Soap (76): 48–49. 31 May – 13 June 1997.
  2. ^ "Coronation Street wins big at Inside Soap Awards". BBC News. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2018.