Did you know William Roache has played the role of Ken Barlow for over 60 years?

June 24, 2020
The British actor has played the role on the legendary soap opera Coronation Street since it began airing in 1960.

That is just one fascinating piece of trivia when it comes to the much maligned, but even more so, beloved television genre of Soap Opera.

We may be living in the Golden Age of Television, but Soap Operas have been attracting devoted fans for many decades, which have allowed them to air for decades on end and to launch the careers or many actors and filmmakers. Just take a look closer to home, where Neighbours and Home & Away are two of the most successful programs that Australia has ever produced, with the latter’s Ray Meagher (Alf Garnett) notching up 32 years on the show in 2020.

So, what are the Greatest Soap Operas of all time, you may ask? Check out the infographic below to find out!

greatest soap operas of all time
(source slots.info)

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