In 1982, the arrival of Channel 4 saw a new Liverpool based soap that brought sex and a lot of new things into the world of soap operas, including over 10 million viewers in 1994. By the turn of the century, the year 2000, the ratings for the show become to slide and due to the continuing success of Big Brother, the show moved schedules quite a number of times and the show was eventually axed in 2003.

Episode Info

Final: 70x42 -- Close (Nov/03/2003)

When Michaelson is found dead nobody seems to know anything about it. The Murrays, Dixons and Gordons prepare to leave the Close as Christy and Anthony are released from hospital. Tim takes Nikki to the airport before he moves into his new place. Jimmy prepares for a new life.
Dean SullivanDean Sullivan
As Jimmy Corkhill (1985-2003)
Claire SweeneyClaire Sweeney
As Lindsey Corkhill Stanlow Phelan (1991-1992, 1995-2001, 2002, 2003)
Steven PinderSteven Pinder
As Max Farnham (1990-1998, 1999-2003)
Alexandra FletcherAlexandra Fletcher
As Jacqui Dixon Farnham (1990-2003)
Vince EarlVince Earl
As Ron Dixon (1990-2003)
Sarah WhiteSarah White
As Bev McLoughlin Dixon (1993-1996, 1998-1999, 2000-2001, 2002-2003)
Tiffany ChapmanTiffany Chapman
As Rachel Jordache Wright Dixon (1993-2003)
Diane BurkeDiane Burke
As Katie Rogers (1989-2003)
Rachael LindsayRachael Lindsay
As Sammy Rogers Daniels (1987-1994, 1996-1997, 2001-2003)
Philip OlivierPhilip Olivier
As Tinhead O'Leary (1996-2003)

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Creator: Phil Redmond
Executive Producer: Phil Redmond
Producer: Lizzie Taylor, Nicholas Prosser, Mal Young, Paul Marquess
Co-Producer: Nicky Higgens
Associate Producer: Phil Redmond
Line Producer: Will Scarnell
Music: Steve Wright (1)
Camera Operator: Peter Boisseau

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Recurring Guests

Alexandra Wescourt as Shelley Bowers (92 eps)
Ann Marie Davies as Katrina Evans (80 eps)
Andrea Marshall as Sarah Banks (71 eps)
Lisa Faulkner as Louise Hope (64 eps)
Tina Malone as Mo McGee (62 eps)
Kirk Smith (2) as Keith Rooney (58 eps)
Cheryl Maiker as Marcia Barrett (53 eps)
Tony Scoggo as Matty Nolan (49 eps)
Lee Hartney as Simon Howe (48 eps)
Eileen O'Brien as Gladys Charlton (45 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Soaps
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Channel 4 ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Saturday
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: November 02, 1982
Ended: November 04, 2003
1983 Theme Lyrics
• Brookie (Used In United Kingdom)
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