Here we look back at some of Brookside's most controversial and explosive storylines.

 

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1986 Sheila Grant's rape ......................

 

 

 

 

1991 Barry Grant pushes Sue and Danny off a scaffold to their deaths

 

 

 

 

1993 Jimmy, high on drugs kills Frank Rogers in a car accident

 

 

 

 

1994 Simon Howe forms a cult on the close then blows up No 5

 

 

 

 

1995 The Jordache storyline reaches it's conclusion

 

 

 

1995 Mick is stalked by Jenny Swift.......

 

 

 

 

1995 Rosie Banks becomes addicted to gambling

 

 

 

 

1996 The Nat and Georgia Simpson incest story

 

 

 

 

 

1997 Mathew and Emily Farnham are killed in a car crash

 

 

 

 

 

1997 Mick and Elaine help put Gladys out of her misery

 

 

 

 

 

1997 Rachel and Christian, Rachel realises to late she has married a violent possesive man

 

 

 

1998 The Jacqui Dixon surrogacy storyline

 

 

 

1998 A gas explosion rocks the Parade

 

 

 

 

1999 Nikki Shadwick rape storyline

 

 

 

1999 The Millennium Club explosion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000 Sinbad is accused of Child abuse

 

 

 

 

 

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2000 Jimmy suffers from manic depression

 

 

 

 

2000 As she argues with Max, Susannah falls down the stairs

 

 

 

 

 

2001 The Murray's IVF storyline

 

 

 

2001 Ron shoots Clint Moffat

 

 

 

 

2002 Anthony kills Imelda Clough