It''s been a great year of television, and what better way to get to know all of your favourite stars and shows than with the launch of our annual TV Times Awards?
The Favourite Soap Star is the most impressive category in the awards. There isn''t a dull moment in soapland, but which characters have you ever seen?
Here are a list of the nominees for the 2022 TV Times Awards Favourite Soap category...
Favourite Soap Star TV Times Awards 2022
- Sally Carman (Abi Webster,)
- Mark Charnock (Marlon Dingle, )
- Sally Dexter (Faith Dingle, )
- Millie Gibson (Kelly Neelan, )
- Paige Sandhu (Meena Jutla, )
- Lacey Turner (Stacey Slater, )
- Harvey Virdi (Misbah Maalik, )
- Gillian Wright (Jean Slater, )
TV Times Awards 2022 how to vote
Voting for your favourite soap star is simple! Head to the online voting page, where you can select all of your favourite TV shows and stars.
Choosing your favourite will not be difficult, but here''s a reminder of what everyone has been up to in soapland this year...
Sally Carman Abi Webster, Coronation Street
As Abi Webster, actress Sally Carman has been a fan of countless huge stories recently, from losing her son Seb last year in a tragic hate crime to falling pregnant with Imran''s baby and ending up in a bitter custody battle. Which soap plot has been your favorite?
Mark Charnock Marlon Dingle, Emmerdale
Mark Charnock has played Marlon for 26 years, but took on his most challenging storyline this year when Marlon suffered a terrible stroke. Mark has since shown Marlon''s brave courage to restore his life back on track, and most recently fans saw Marlon marry Rhona''s love of his life.
Sally Dexter Faith Dingle, Emmerdale
Due to her portrayal as cheeky Faith Dingle over the years, Sally has cemented herself as soap royalty. Most recently, fans have witnessed Faith facing the tragic fact her cancer is terminal and her time with her family is running out. The Dingle matriarch is now living to the fullest potential in her final days.
Coronation Street, Millie Gibson Kelly Neelan
Millie has only returned from the year 2019 but she knows what she has done. Going from being a member of Corey''s gang that attacked Seb and Nina in a tragic hate crime to rehabilitating herself by turning her life around and becoming a member of the family with Gary and Maria, there is never a quiet moment for a teenager. Kelly may have left, but she certainly won''t be forgotten.
Paige Sandhu Meena Jutla, Emmerdale
Meena''s terror reign will be erased once the village villain killed four unlucky victims, as well as terrorizing, kidnapping, and attempting to scare them off. Paige Sandhu played the role of the twisted killer to perfection... with her alter ego Meena now serving jail for her crimes.
Lacey Turner Stacey Slater, EastEnders
Lacey Turner has played Stacey at Walford since 2004 and is never far from a history of drama in Albert Square. Most recently she has assisted her mother Jean through a bipolar episode, while also managing to juggle being married to a woman she met in prison, raising her children, and maintaining a somewhat majesty fond relationship!
Harvey Virdi Misbah Maalik, Hollyoaks
Misbah has been through hell since discovering the courage to submit a historical rape case, giving Harvey Virdi a chance to really paint important stories on the map. However, Misbah has finally had something to smile about earlier after marrying Zain in an impromptu wedding.
Gillian Wright Jean Slater, EastEnders
Gillian Wright has always brought Jean Slater to fame, but the actor''s most recent breakdown was one of the most memorable scenes for the star. The episode that saw Jean head to Southend in her wedding dress was loved by viewers and saw Gillian at her absolute best.