Who has been nominated for a British Soap Award? Check out the shortlist


EastEnders star Danny Dyer will contest best actor at the British Soap Awards against Coronation Street's Jack P Shepherd.

The 38-year-old is yet to win a British Soap Award but has been honoured with a variety of other gongs for his role as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter.

Corrie's Jack has won plaudits for his portrayal of troubled resident David Platt.

Danny Dyer as Mick Carter in EastEnders  (BBC)

The two actors are up against Emmerdale's Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy) and Hollyoaks duo Charlie Clapham (Freddie Roscoe) and Kieron Richardson (Ste Hay).

Here is the full list of nominations

Viewer-voted categories

Best British soap

The cast of Coronation Street in 2015

Coronation Street





Best actor

Jack P Shepherd as David Platt (ITV)

Coronation Street: Jack P Shepherd (David Platt)

Hollyoaks: Charlie Clapham (Freddie Roscoe)

EastEnders: Danny Dyer (Mick Carter)

Emmerdale: Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy)

Hollyoaks: Kieron Richardson (Ste Hay)

Best actress

Alison King as Carla Connor (ITV)

Coronation Street: Alison King (Carla Connor)

EastEnders: Lacey Turner (Stacey Branning)

EastEnders: Rakhee Thakrar (Shabnam Masood)

Emmerdale: Lucy Pargeter (Chas Dingle)

Hollyoaks: Jennifer Metcalfe (Mercedes McQueen)

Panel-voted categories

Villain of the year

Connor McIntyre as Pat Phelan

Coronation Street: Connor McIntyre (Pat Phelan)

Doctors: Adam Astill (Anthony Harker)

EastEnders: Ellen Thomas (Claudette Hubbard)

Emmerdale: Ryan Hawley (Robert Sugden)

Hollyoaks: Sophie Austin (Lindsey Roscoe)

Best comedy performance

Tameka Empson as Kim Fox (BBC)

EastEnders: Tameka Empson (Kim Fox-Hubbard)

Coronation Street: Patti Clare (Mary Taylor)

Doctors: Sarah Moyle (Valerie Pitman)

Emmerdale: Matthew Wolfenden (David Metcalfe)

Hollyoaks: Ross Adams (Scott Drinkwell)

Best newcomer

Shayne Ward with Coronation Street co-stars Alison King and Kym Marsh (ITV)

Coronation Street: Shayne Ward (Aidan Connor)

Doctors: Bharti Patel (Ruhma Hanif)

EastEnders: Bonnie Langford (Carmel Kazemi)

Emmerdale: Isobel Steele (Liv Flaherty)

Hollyoaks: Duayne Boachie (Zack Loveday)

Best storyline

Sean Ward as Callum Logan (ITV)

Coronation Street: Callum Logan's reign of terror and Sarah's baby

Doctors: Treehouse

EastEnders: Stacey's postpartum psychosis

Emmerdale: Aaron's abuse

Hollyoaks: The McQueens' cycle of abuse

Best single episode

Tina O'Brien and Sean Ward in Corrie live (ITV)

Coronation Street: Live episode

Doctors: The Heart of England

EastEnders: Shabnam's stillbirth

Emmerdale: Aftermath of village hall explosion

Hollyoaks: Patrick Blake's right to die decision

Best male dramatic performance

Steve McFadden as Phil Mitchell  (Jack Barnes/BBC)

EastEnders: Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell)

Coronation Street: Jack P Shepherd (David Platt)

Doctors: Adrian Lewis Morgan (Dr Jimmi Clay)

Emmerdale: Danny Miller (Aaron Livesy)

Hollyoaks: Jeremy Sheffield (Patrick Blake)

Best female dramatic performance

Stacey Branning is played by Lacey Turner

EastEnders: Lacey Turner (Stacey Branning)

Coronation Street: Tina O'Brien (Sarah Platt)

Doctors: Sarah Moyle (Valerie Pitman)

Emmerdale: Charlotte Bellamy (Laurel Thomas)

Hollyoaks: Zoe Lucker (Reenie McQueen)

Best on-screen partnership

Kellie Bright and Danny Dyer in EastEnders (BBC)

EastEnders: Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright (Mick and Linda Carter)

Coronation Street: Sally Dynevor and Joe Duttine (Sally Webster and Tim Metcalfe)

Doctors: Dido Miles and Ian Kelsey (Dr Emma Reid and Dr Howard Bellamy)

Emmerdale: Danny Miller and Ryan Hawley (Aaron Livesy and Robert Sugden)

Hollyoaks: Ashley Taylor Dawson and Jessica Fox (Darren and Nancy Osborne)

Best young performance

The Mitchell clan, including Dame Barbara Windsor as Peggy and young Grace as Janet Mitchell, hugged by screen mother Honey Mitchell played by Emma Barton (BBC)

EastEnders: Grace (Janet Mitchell)

Coronation Street: Elle Mulvaney (Amy Barlow)

Emmerdale: Amelia Flanagan (April Windsor)

Hollyoaks: Ruby O'Donnell (Peri Lomax)

Scene of the year

Coronation Street Live episode in which Callum attacks Sarah and is killed off (Joseph Scanlon/ITV)

Coronation Street: Callum's death

Doctors: Valerie leaves Barry at the altar

EastEnders: Mick and Linda finally get married

Emmerdale: Val's death

Hollyoaks: Nico kills Patrick

Hosted by Phillip Schofield, the British Soap Awards will take place on Saturday and will air on ITV on Sunday.