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Event: BAFTA Masterclass: Class Representation in SoapsDate: Tuesday 26 March 2024Venue: BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, U.K. Host: Sharon Marshall-Area: Panel 2

Spotlight feature: Class Representation in Soaps

26 April 2024

Last month, BAFTA held a masterclass on class representation in soaps, whose panels featured HODs, actors, casting directors, executive producers and writers from EastEnders, Casualty, Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. Adrian Lobb, TV editor at The Big Issue, shares insights from the discussions, from the career pathways that soaps offer into the industry and what the TV industry can learn from soaps when it comes to authentic representations on screen to the positive impact that the genre's storylines can have on society.