Brookside was considered to be ahead of its time when it first aired in 1982 and lasted for a whopping 21 years!
But the cast since moved on and some have been way more successful than others!
Do you remember star, Ray Quinn? The bullied teenager has turned his life around and now works in musical theatre and is super buff!
Ray Quinn – Anthony Murray
He was known as ‘babyface’ and was picked on by everyone.
He was on X Factor but he didn’t look anything like he does on the Twitter picture he posted.
Anna Friel – Beth Jordache
Anna started her acting career as Beth Jordache in Brookside and has since done very well for herself. She was well known for her infamous lesbian kiss with Margaret -played by Emmerdale actress Nicola Stephenson – before the 9pm watershed.
Ricky Tomlinson – Bobby Grant
Since the show Ricky has been in films like England Manager, Raining Stones and Hillsborough.
In 2010, he opened his own cabaret club called the Green Room in Liverpool. He has also suffered two heart attacks and is fighting to help men get free check ups to prevent the rise in heart disease.