The longlist for the Inside Soap Awards 2016 have been revealed.

Voting opens at 10am today (June 21) via the form in the magazine or on Inside Soap’s website. Voting closes at 5pm on August 15 for all categories except for Best Soap.

On September 27, there will be a final four nominations announced per category, but there will be no second round of voting. Voting for Best Soap ends at 12pm on October 3, the day of the Inside Soap Awards 2016.

The full list of nominations is below:

David Neilson (Roy Cropper, Coronation Street)
Ben Price (Nick Tilsley, Coronation Street)
Jack P Shepherd (David Platt, Coronation Street)
James Bye (Martin Fowler, EastEnders)
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell, EastEnders)
John Middleton (Ashley Thomas, Emmerdale)
Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale)
Matthew Wolfenden (David Metcalfe, Emmerdale)
Kai Owen (Pete Buchanan, Hollyoaks)
Kieron Richardson (Ste Hay, Hollyoaks)
Greg Wood (Trevor Royle, Hollyoaks)

Jane Danson (Leanne Battersby, Coronation Street)
Paula Lane (Kylie Platt, Coronation Street)
Tina O’Brien (Sarah Platt, Coronation Street)
Kellie Bright (Linda Carter, EastEnders)
Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell, EastEnders)
Lacey Turner (Stacey Fowler, EastEnders)
Charlotte Bellamy (Laurel Thomas, Emmerdale)
Zoe Henry (Rhona Goskirk, Emmerdale)
Lucy Pargeter (Chas Dingle, Emmerdale)
Jennifer Metcalfe (Mercedes McQueen, Hollyoaks)
Anna Passey (Sienna Bradley, Hollyoaks)
Tamara Wall (Grace Black, Hollyoaks)

Kate Ford (Tracy Barlow, Coronation Street)
Sally Ann Matthews (Jenny Bradley, Coronation Street)
Annette Badland (‘Aunt’ Babe Smith, EastEnders)
Ellen Thomas (Claudette Hubbard, EastEnders)
Emma Atkins (Charity Dingle, Emmerdale)
Gillian Kearney (Emma Barton, Emmerdale)
Lysette Anthony (Marnie Nightingale, Hollyoaks)
Persephone Swales-Dawson (Nico Bradley, Hollyoaks)

Bruno Langley (Todd Grimshaw, Coronation Street)
Connor McIntyre (Pat Phelan, Coronation Street)
Eliot Carrington (Bobby Beale, EastEnders)
Jack Derges (Andy Flynn, EastEnders)
Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle, Emmerdale)
Michael Parr (Ross Barton, Emmerdale)
Gregory Finnegan (James Nightingale, Hollyoaks)
Greg Wood (Trevor Royle, Hollyoaks)

Patti Clare (Mary Taylor, Coronation Street)
Sally Dynevor (Sally Metcalfe, Coronation Street)
Tameka Empson (Kim Fox-Hubbard, EastEnders)
Carli Norris (Belinda Peacock, EastEnders)
Samantha Giles (Bernice White, Emmerdale)
Laura Norton (Kerry Wyatt, Emmerdale)
Nicole Barber-Lane (Myra McQueen, Hollyoaks)
Tamara Wall (Grace Black, Hollyoaks)

Joe Duttine (Tim Metcalfe, Coronation Street)
Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald, Coronation Street)
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
Nitin Ganatra (Masood Ahmed, EastEnders)
Mark Charnock (Marlon Dingle, Emmerdale)
Matthew Wolfenden (David Metcalfe, Emmerdale)
Ross Adams (Scott Drinkwater, Hollyoaks)
Ashley Taylor Dawson (Darren Osborne, Hollyoaks)

BEST NEWCOMER (First appearance on or after July 14 2015)
Liam Bairstow (Alex Warner, Coronation Street)
Shayne Ward (Aidan Connor, Coronation Street)
Shaheen Jafargholi (Shakil Kazemi, EastEnders)
Tilly Keeper (Louise Mitchell, EastEnders)
Isobel Steele (Liv Flaherty, Emmerdale)
Jonathan Wrather (Pierce Harris, Emmerdale)
Rachel Adedeji (Lisa Loveday, Hollyoaks)
Richard Linnell (Alfie Nightingale, Hollyoaks)

BEST YOUNG ACTOR (Aged 17 or under on 20 June 2016)
Alex Bain (Simon Barlow, Coronation Street)
Elle Mulvaney (Amy Barlow, Coronation Street)
Abbie Knowles (Amy Mitchell, EastEnders)
Bleu Landau (Dennis Rickman, EastEnders)
Amelia Flanagan (April Windsor, Emmerdale)
Isobel Steele (Liv Flaherty, Emmerdale)
Ellis Hollins (Tom Cunningham, Hollyoaks)
Ruby O’Donnell (Peri Lomax, Hollyoaks)

Dean Fagan (Luke Britton, Coronation Street)
Shayne Ward (Aidan Connor, Coronation Street)
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
Davood Ghadami (Kush Kazemi, EastEnders)
Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle, Emmerdale)
Michael Parr (Ross Barton, Emmerdale)
Charlie Clapham (Freddie Roscoe, Hollyoaks)
Ashley Taylor Dawson (Darren Osborne, Hollyoaks)

Faye Brookes (Kate Connor, Coronation Street)
Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor, Coronation Street)
Jacqueline Jossa (Lauren Branning, EastEnders)
Shona McGarty (Whitney Dean, EastEnders)
Gemma Atkinson (Carly Hope, Emmerdale)
Amy Walsh (Tracy Shankley, Emmerdale)
Amanda Clapham (Holly Roscoe, Hollyoaks)
Jennifer Metcalfe (Mercedes McQueen, Hollyoaks)

BEST PARTNERSHIP (Can be awarded to either a romantic pairing or an on-screen double act)
Sally Dynevor & Joe Duttine (Sally & Tim Metcalfe, Coronation Street)
David Neilson & Melanie Hill (Roy Cropper & Cathy Matthews, Coronation Street)
James Bye & Lacey Turner (Martin & Stacey Fowler, EastEnders)
Harry Reid & Jonny Labey (Ben Mitchell & Paul Coker, EastEnders)
Ryan Hawley & Danny Miller (Robert Sugden & Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale)
Nicola Wheeler & Nick Miles (Nicola & Jimmy King, Emmerdale)
Richard Linnell & Kassius Nelson (Alfie Nightingale & Jade Albright, Hollyoaks)
Tamara Wall and Greg Wood (Grace Black & Trevor Royle, Hollyoaks)

BEST SHOW-STOPPER (Awarded to a specific scene or episode that had the audience gripped)
Carla’s exit/Callum’s body dug up (Coronation Street)
The live episode (Coronation Street)
Peggy’s death (EastEnders)
Stacey being sectioned (EastEnders)
Flashback episode to Robert’s shooting (Emmerdale)
Wedding day helicopter crash (Emmerdale)
Lindsey’s final showdown with Silas (Hollyoaks)
Roscoes in the river (Hollyoaks)

BEST SHOCK TWIST (Awarded to a plot reveal or revelation that had the audience gasping)
Carla mows down Cathy! (Coronation Street)
Kylie kills Callum! (Coronation Street)
Bobby attacks Jane & confesses all! (EastEnders)
Pam meets Christine! (EastEnders)
Ross is alive! (Emmerdale)
Val dies in the hall of mirrors! (Emmerdale)
Silas returns! (Hollyoaks)
Trevor is murdered by Nico! (Hollyoaks)

Alison King (Carla Connor, Coronation Street)
Sean Ward (Callum Logan, Coronation Street)
Maddy Hill & Himesh Patel (Nancy Carter & Tamwar Masood, EastEnders)
Barbara Windsor (Peggy Mitchell, EastEnders)
Charlie Hardwick (Val Pollard, Emmerdale)
Shirley Stelfox (Edna Birch, Emmerdale
Sophie Austin (Lindsey Roscoe, Hollyoaks)
Greg Wood (Trevor Royle, Hollyoaks)

Amanda Mealing (Connie Beauchamp, Casualty)
Sunetra Sarker (Zoe Hanna, Casualty)
Derek Thompson (Charlie Fairhead, Casualty)
Richard Winsor (Caleb Knight, Casualty)
David Ames (Dominic Copeland, Holby City)
Camilla Arfwedson (Zosia March, Holby City)
Rosie Marcel (Jac Naylor, Holby City)
Rob Ostlere (Arthur Digby, Holby City)

Charlie’s near-death experience (Casualty)
Connie & Jacob’s romance (Casualty)
Ethan & Cal meet their mum (Casualty)
Arthur’s death (Holby City)
Fletch saves the day! (Holby City)
Zosia & Ollie’s romance (Holby City)

Home and Away

Adam Astill (Anthony Harker, Doctors)
Lorna Laidlaw (Mrs Tembe, Doctors)
Sarah Moyle (Valerie Pitman, Doctors)
Chris Walker (Rob Hollins, Doctors)
George Mason (Martin ‘Ash’ Ashford, Home and Away)
Lynne McGranger (Irene Roberts, Home and Away)
Alec Snow (Matt Page, Home and Away)
Bonnie Sveen (Ricky Sharpe, Home and Away)
Rebekah Elmaloglou (Terese Willis, Neighbours)
Alan Fletcher (Karl Kennedy, Neighbours)
Scott McGregor (Mark Brennan, Neighbours)
Olympia Valance (Paige Smith, Neighbours)

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The final 40 acts going through to next week’s Britain’s Got Talent semi finals have been revealed.

The Golden Buzzers
Marc Spelmann:
Ant & Dec’s golden buzzer. 46-year-old magician from London, performed a mind reading routine involving the judges and his daughter.

Donchez Dacres
David Walliams’ golden buzzer. Donchez Dacres is a 60-year-old AA man who got everyone on their feet with his original song ‘Wiggle Wine.

Gruffydd Wyn Roberts
Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer. Gruffydd Wyn Roberts is a 22-Year-old singer from Amlwch on the Isle-of-Anglesey in North Wales.

Lifford Shillingford
Alesha Dixon’s golden buzzer. He is a 42-year-old singer from South London, who previously performed with Artful Dodger on their hit Please Don’t Turn Me On.
Tim and Jack Goodacre. Simon Cowell’s golden buzzer. 43-year-old Dad, Tim and 12-year-old Jack are from Norwich.


DVJ aka Diversity Juniors.
A dance group of 10 school children, aged 10-18 years old.

B-Positive Choir
Official choir of the NHS Blood and Transplant, made up of 48 members from all over the UK. They sang Andra Day’s Rise Up

Robert White
41-year-old music teacher and comedian from West Sussex. Robert performed a comedy song about the judges.

Calum Courtney
10-year-old singer from Essex. Callum performed Michael Jackson’s “Who’s Lovin’ You”.

Andrew Lancaster
Impressed with celebrities including Donald Trump, Brian Cox, Nigel Farage and Russel Brand.

RISE Unbroken
A group of 11 dancers aged between 10 -24 years old. The group performed a dance with wheelchairs to help one of the members, Hollie Booth, get back into dancing following injuries she sustained during the Manchester terror attack in 2017.

Amy Marie Borg
Amy Marie Borg is a 16-year-old student and singer from Malta. Amy performed Nella Fantasia.

The Ratpackers
Dennis DeMille (51) and Marvin Muoneke (22) are modern day Rat Pack singers from Weston Supermare. ​

Baba Yega
Baba Yega are a dance group made up of five mysterious dancers.

Mandy Muden
Mandy Muden is a full-time comedy magician from London.

Jenny Darren
68-year-old singing retiree from Birmingham, living in the Cotswolds.

Father Ray Kelly
64-year-old Parish Priest, from Oldcastle, Co. Meath in Ireland. He sang ‘Everybody Hurts’ by R.E.M.

Cali Swing
A group of 10 dancers aged 9-14 years old, living in London. All of the children are from a Latin American background and danced to a salsa song.

Lost Voice Guy
Lee Ridley, a 37-year-old comedian from Newcastle, Lee has cerebral palsy which has left him unable to speak, so used his iPad to deliver a unique comedy routine.

The D-Day Darlings
The D-Day Darlings are a wartime themed choir made up of nine girls aged 27-39.

Micky P Kerr
Micky P Kerr is a 36-year-old part-time Primary School Teacher who performs original comedy songs.

Maddox Dixon
Magician who performed a number of magic tricks with a Rubik’s Cube

Olena UUTAi
31-year-old musician Olena UUTAi from Russia.

Sarah Llewellyn
Opera singer who performs stripping, doing contortion and eating cake.

Bring It North (formerly Made Up North)
Made Up North are a group of singers made up of five schoolchildren aged 10-11 from the North of England.

Ronan Busfield
A 33-year-old singer and HR worker for Tesco.

Aleksandar Mileusnic
Aleksandar Mileusnic is a 23-year-old council worker and singer from Stevenage.

Matt Johnson
43-year-old from Rotherham, living in Canada. Matt performed an escapology trick, locked and chained inside a tank filled with water.

Acrocadabra (Spotlight Stage School)
Spotlight Stage School are a dance group aged between 9-17 from Birmingham. The group perform a dance and acrobatics routine together with some magic tricks.

Futunity are a dance group aged between from 8-24 years-old. who freak out the judges when they appear appear dressed as zombies.

Shameer Rayes
19 years old Shameer Rayes from Manchester follows his older brother Shaquille’s performance. Shameer performs a dance routine as a doll that comes alive.

DMU Gospel Choir
Gospel choir from Leicester. They sang a medley of “I Will Follow Him/ Oh Happy Day”.

Mr Uekusa
30-year-old comedian from Japan. Kazuhisa Uekusa performed table cloth tricks – whilst naked.

Nick Page
Nick is a Comedian from Gloucestershire who performs a stand-up routine after revealing hopes of starting a family with his wife.

Ellie and Jeki
Performers Ellie (34) and Jeki (29) are a married couple from South Korea who perform a quick-change act.

Giang Brothers
Quoc Co (33) and Quoc Nghiep (29) are brother from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. They performed an acrobatic balancing routine.

Marty Putz
55-year-old inventor and comedian from Canada, living in Los Angeles. He showcased his wacky inventions.

Noel James
Noel James is a 52-year-old exam invigilator and comedian from Wales.

Magus Utopia
Magus Utopia is a group of fantasy illusionists from the Netherlands who freak out everyone with their performance.

Lexie and Christopher.
School children Lexie (10) and Christopher (10) are a Latin ballroom duo from Manchester and Sheffield.

The Britain’s Got Talent 2018 live shows air from Monday, May 28 until Friday, June 1.

The semi-finals will air from 7:30PM on ITV with a group contestants performing each evening and two acts will make it through.

The ten finalists will then go head to head in the grand finale next Sunday night, June 3.


The Emmy® award-winning The Late Late Show with James Corden will return to London to broadcast four special episodes from the historic Central Hall Westminster, from Tuesday 19 June to Friday 22 June 2018, to air exclusively on Sky One and TV streaming service NOW TV in the UK.

Corden will host a star-studded lineup for the show’s second UK adventure, including Cher, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Niall Horan and Foo Fighters, with additional guests to be announced.

The episodes, produced by CBS Productions and Fulwell 73, will air in the US on the CBS Television Network and share highlights of James’s time in the UK. The Late Late Show’s signature musical and comedy segments, such as Crosswalk: The Musical and Take a Break, will be given a British twist.

Ben Winston, executive producer of The Late Late Show with James Corden, said: “Broadcasting The Late Late Show from James’s hometown of London last year was such a thrill. Thanks to CBS and our partners at Sky One, we are back for a second year. We are looking forward to a fun week in London, putting a UK spin on our nightly show.”

Philip Edgar-Jones, head of entertainment at Sky, said: “James Corden is one of Sky One’s brightest stars and we are delighted to welcome him home for his London recordings of The Late Late Show. And with such a stellar lineup of guests, it’s going to make British summer time even hotter.”

Sky One will broadcast the homegrown episodes from 19-22 June at 10.00pm, and they will also be available on TV streaming service NOW TV.

James has been a firm favourite on Sky One and NOW TV for a number of years, presenting A League of Their Own and appearing in two successful series of A League of Their Own: US Road Trip.

The Late Late Show with James Cordon is available daily via Sky’s on demand service and NOW TV. The show regularly features a mix of celebrity guests, musical acts, games and sketches. The show holds the YouTube record for the most-watched late-night clip with Adele Carpool Karaoke, which has more than 180 million views. The Late Late Show with James Corden airs weeknights on CBS. Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe are the executive producers.