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British Soap Awards 2015 – Long list nominations announced

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The British Soap Awards are back! The long list set of nominations have been revealed, and you can start voting today! 

Viewers are only able to vote in 3 categories this year; Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best British Soap as they’ve decided to axe the awards for Sexiest Male and Female. In another shake up, the awards for Best Actor and Best Actress are now only 50% decided by viewer votes and 50% by a judging panel.

EastEnders has been nominated for the following categories:

Best Actor
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
Rudolph Walker (Patrick Trueman, EastEnders)
Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale, EastEnders)
Best Actress
Laurie Brett (Jane Beale, EastEnders)
Kellie Bright (Linda Carter, EastEnders)
Jessie Wallace (Kat Moon, EastEnders)
Best British Soap
EastEnders

You can vote in these categories now at the British Soap Awards website until 12pm on 21st April 2015.

The top choices from each category will then be announced and voting will reopen on 27th April 2015 until 15th May 2015 at 3pm. Get Voting!

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Best Actor
David Neilson (Roy Cropper, Coronation Street)
Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald, Coronation Street)
Jack P Shepherd (David Platt, Coronation Street)
Owen Brenman (Heston Carter, Doctors)
Adrian Lewis Morgan (Jimmi Clay, Doctors)
Ian Midlane (Al Haskey, Doctors)
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
Rudolph Walker (Patrick Trueman, EastEnders)
Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale, EastEnders)
Michael Parr (Ross Barton, Emmerdale)
Kelvin Fletcher (Andy Sugden, Emmerdale)
Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy, Emmerdale)
Charlie Clapham (Freddie Roscoe, Hollyoaks)
Ashley Taylor Dawson (Darren Osborne, Hollyoaks)
Kieron Richardson (Ste Hay, Hollyoaks)

Best Actress
Alison King (Carla Connor, Coronation Street)
Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor, Coronation Street)
Debbie Rush (Anna Windass, Coronation Street)
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh (Zara Carmichael, Doctors)
Jessica Regan (Niamh Donoghue, Doctors)
Lorna Laidlaw (Mrs Tembe, Doctors)
Laurie Brett (Jane Beale, EastEnders)
Kellie Bright (Linda Carter, EastEnders)
Jessie Wallace (Kat Moon, EastEnders)
Verity Rushworth (Donna Windsor, Emmerdale)
Natalie Anderson (Alicia Metcalfe, Emmerdale)
Charlotte Bellamy (Laurel Dingle, Emmerdale)
Alex Fletcher (Diane O’Connor, Hollyoaks)
Jennifer Metcalfe (Mercedes McQueen, Hollyoaks)
Nikki Sanderson (Maxine Minniver, Hollyoaks)

Best British Soap
Coronation Street
Doctors
EastEnders
Emmerdale
Hollyoaks

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