soapland


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soapland

(ˈsəʊpˌlænd)
n
a Japanese bathhouse and brothel
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The course of true love never runs smooth in soapland In standard soap wedding day farce, Lydia is instructed to delay Brenda, but fails miserably, while several others dart about looking for the groom.
ALBERT Square's residents are in more danger than anyone else in soapland, according to security experts.
Of course, everyone knows there's nothing new in soapland any more.
It's a rough week in Soapland - even more so than usual!
Over in Soapland, there's bare-knuckle fighting in Emmerdale and a spectacular explosion in Coronation Street that will turn Steve and Michelle's wedding day into one big nightmare.
1 Coronation Street SURANNE found fame in soapland playing Karen McDonald.
Elsewhere, there's extra time in Soapland with a bumper five pages - including Fiona Wade talking about her character Priya coming home with her baby.
Talking to beat reporters on Wednesday, a KTO public relations officer explained that Lee did visit a soapland venue in the Yoshiwara district, but didn't receive sexual services and paid for the conventional massage he did receive.
Summary: EastEnders star Scott Maslen is officially the sexiest man in soapland for another year.
FORMER EastEnder Michelle Collins is taking on one of the biggest jobs in soapland - as the new landlady at the Rovers Return in Coronation Street.
Life in soapland is never simple and this week Emmerdale's crooked cop Shane Doyle meets a grisly end.
But this being soapland nothing is going to run smoothly for the poor man.