Romances flourish behind the scenes of your favorite movies
Romances may bloom in the strangest of places, but these couples forge lasting romances behind the scenes of your favorite soap operas.
From Emmerdale to EastEnders, and Coronation Street to Hollyoaks, the stars of these hit shows have found love with many lulls and knots, with tiny footsteps following closely behind.
Emmerdale’s co-stars Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden, as well as Jeff Hordley and Zoe Henry, have begun their estranged relationship with the Yorkshire-based soap.
While some stars – including EastEnders’ Toby-Alexander Smith and Emmerdale’s Amy Walsh – have found love from everywhere.
Here, we take a look at the couples who have found love off-screen…
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Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden
Emmerdale’s former co-stars are perhaps one of the most famous couples and first met in 2006.
Charley, 32, best known for playing Debbie Dingle, and Matthew, 40, playing David Metcalfe, began dating in 2007 but kept their relationship private for months, before going public with their relationship. .
They are assigning parents to sons Buster, 12, Bowie, 6, and two-year-old Ace Gene, and surprised family and friends by tying the knot in a secret ceremony in 2018.
Toby-Alexander Smith and Amy Walsh
The couple first met during a serious audience turn to dance in 2019, and Emmerdale star Amy confessed she was lovingly rubbing the EastEnders man’s shoulder while sitting next to him on the show. BBC One.
They started dating just weeks before the Covid-19 pandemic and decided to take their relationship to the next level by moving in together during the lockdown.
Amy, who plays Tracy Metcalfe, and Toby, who plays Gray Atkins, announced last year that they were expecting their first child and that the 35-year-old gave birth to daughter Bonnie Mae on December 27. .
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Laura Norton and Mark Jordan
Laura and Mark, who played Kerry and Daz on Emmerdale, met on the set of ITV six years ago, and started dating soon after.
Former Heartbeat star Mark, 57, questioned his beloved girlfriend in 2018, but their wedding was delayed due to Covid-19.
Though unable to walk down the aisle, the loving couple welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Jesse, in January of last year.
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Jeff Hordley and Zoe Henry
Emmerdale icon Jeff, who plays Cain Dingle, met Zoe — who plays Rhona Goskirk on the show — at drama college, and they’ve been inseparable ever since.
The pair have been together for 28 years, and worked together for more than two decades, but rarely have any scenes together, something Zoe once joked that was a good thing for their relationship.
Jeff and Zoe have two children – Violet and Stan – and married in 2003, settling in their native Yorkshire, where they share a love of gardening.
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Chris Gascoyne and Caroline Harding
Chris, who plays the heartbroken Peter Barlow on Coronation Street, has been married to his wife Caroline since 2002, and the actress has appeared in both Emmerdale and Corrie over the years.
She played various roles in the Yorkshire soap – Belinda Connors in 2005, Doctor Judd in 2008, Doctor Garrett in 2013, prosecutor’s lawyer in 2016 and 2017 and Dr Todd in June 2018 – before Switch to cobblestone and play as the resident of Weatherfield Doctor.
The couple also have three children together.
Rory Douglas Speed and Nadine Mulkerrin
The Hollyoaks stars – who played on-screen lovers Cleo McQueen and Joel Dexter in the Channel 4 TV series – have been together since 2017.
Rory took the question in December 2018 and the couple announced they were expecting a baby moment before they walked the red carpet of the British Soap Awards just a year later.
Nadine and Rory are parents with son Reggie, 2, and on Christmas Day last year they excitedly shared the news they were expecting their second child together.
Lesley Dunlop and Chris Chittell
Lesley and Chris, who played Brenda Hope and Eric Pollard on Emmerdale, fell in love long before their characters began an on-screen romance.
They became a couple in 2008, after Chris split from his first wife, and six years after meeting on the set of ITV, the actor – who had played Emmerdale the longest – raised the question.
They were married in 2016, surrounded by his Emmerdale co-stars, family and friends, and Chris sweetly revealed meeting Lesley was the highlight of his three decades on the show.
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Jane Danson and Robert Beck
Coronation Street veteran Jane, who plays the iconic Leanne Battersby, has been happily married for 17 years, despite the character’s turbulent love life.
Jane met former Brookside star Robert Beck in 1999, when they ran into each other at the British Soap Awards, and began dating soon after.
She admitted she fell in love with Robert when he played Peter Harrison in the now defunct Channel 4 drama, and her dream came true when they married in 2005.
The couple also have two children – Harry, 15, and Sam, 13.
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