Phil Redmond's classic, ground-breaking soap set in a housing estate on the outskirts of Liverpool. Brookside first aired on Channel 4 in 1982 and ran for 21 years.
In the first ever episode of the groundbreaking soap, Paul Collins and his family move into the Close and immediately have a confrontation with the Grant family. Welcome to Brookside...
The Collins family move to the Close and immediately have a confrontation with the Grants
1982 - The First Ever Episode
Sheila is pursued by both Alun Jones and Matty, resulting in a serious assault
1986 - Classic Episode
Sheila lies by the roadside after being raped, while Bobby and Karen go looking for her
1986 - Second Classic Episode
Sheila is tortured by the fact she doesn't know who raped her
1986 - Third Classic Episode
What has happened to Sue and Daniel Sullivan? A full police investigation is underway...
1991 - Classic Episode
The first pre-watershed lesbian kiss between Beth Jordache and Margaret Clemence
1994 - Classic Episode
The police step up their investigation. Should Mandy and Beth tell Rachel the truth?
1995 - Classic Episode
Barry Grant and Lindsey Corkhill return, Barry asking Jimmy for Lindsey's hand in marriage
2003 - The Last Ever Episode