"Neighbours" new look. (Grundy Television)

Extended coverage.

Americans aren’t the only ones with good soapy drama. Soaps.com has listened to our readers from across the pond who’ve written in to request we keep tabs on a few British and Australian soap operas. Take a look at what’s to come on dramas from other parts of the world.

Emmett Scanlan, “Hollyoaks'” Brendan Brady, has been nominated for the Rising Star prize at the 2012 Irish Film & Television Awards for his role in the movie “Charlie Casanova.” The film is about a ruling class sociopath who uses a deck of cards to determine his fate and kills a working class girl in a hit and run. The awards will be handed out on February 11.

Teaser alert: Daryl Fishwick will return to “Hollyoaks” as Nancy’s mother Margaret in February. The character hasn’t been seen since 2007, but will be back to possibly throw a kink in Darren’s surprise wedding for Nancy.


Danny Miller is exiting the British soap this spring after three years of playing Aaron Livesy. However, the details of his character’s departure are still unknown, even to the actor.

Fans of “Emmerdale’s” Danny Miller (Aaron) and Chelsea Halfpenny (Amy) can ask the stars questions after Monday night’s, January 23, episode on Twitter @emmerdale.

Teaser alert: Look for Charity and Jai’s wedding to kick off this week. However, Charity gets shocking news about her daughter forcing her to run to the rescue on her big day. Find out if she makes it to the church on time on January 26.

Toadie’s home of the past decade is getting a makeover on “Neighbours.” The new set, which will see brighter pastels replacing dark plaids, will be revealed in March.