2017 British Soap Awards nominees announced!

by Emily H

The nominees for the 2017 British Soap Awards has officially been revealed.

The all-important long nominations list was confirmed today for the three main categories, and it looks like a number of our favourite soap stars got a nod for the main awards.

Check out the full list of nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress and Best British Soap below;

Best Actor
William Roache (Ken Barlow, Coronation Street)
Jack P Shepherd (David Platt, Coronation Street)
Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald, Coronation Street)
Chris Walker (Rob Hollins, Doctors)
Owen Brenman (Dr Heston Carter, Doctors)
Ashley Rice (Dr Sid Vere, Doctors)
Davood Ghadami (Kush Kazemi, EastEnders)
Scott Maslen (Jack Branning, EastEnders)
Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders)
John Middleton (Ashley Thomas, Emmerdale)
Matthew Wolfenden (David Metcalfe, Emmerdale)
Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale)
Gregory Finnegan (James Nightingale, Hollyoaks)
Jamie Lomas (Warren Fox, Hollyoaks)
Ben Ryan Davies (Nick Savage, Hollyoaks)

Best Actress
Jane Danson (Leanne Battersby, Coronation Street)
Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor, Coronation Street)
Lucy Fallon (Bethany Platt, Coronation Street)
Lorna Laidlaw (Mrs Tembe, Doctors)
Bharti Patel (Ruhma Hanif, Doctors)
Laura Rollins ( Ayesha Lee, Doctors)
June Brown (Dot Branning, EastEnders)
Lacey Turner (Stacey Fowler, EastEnders)
Diane Parish (Denise Fox, EastEnders)
Rachel Adedeji (Lisa Loveday, Hollyoaks)
Anna Passey (Siena Blake, Hollyoaks)
Jessica Fox (Nancy Osborne, Hollyoaks)
Zoe Henry (Rhona Goskirk, Emmerdale)
Natalie J Robb (Moira Dingle, Emmerdale)
Charlotte Bellamy (Laurel Thomas, Emmerdale)

Best British Soap
Coronation Street
Doctors
EastEnders
Emmerdale
Hollyoaks

As for the rest of the categories and the shortlist of the award above, they’re set to be announced closer to the ceremony on June 3.

You can cast your votes for who you want to win right now via the British Soap Awards official website.

What do you think of the original round of nominees for the British Soap Awards? Any surprises or snubs? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below.