EastEnders' Ian Beale has been revealed as the soap character people fancy the most 1 month ago

EastEnders' Ian Beale has been revealed as the soap character people fancy the most

EastEnders' Ian Beale has been revealed as the soap character people fancy the most.

Every week, millions of people tune in to catch up with the lives of their favourite soap characters - whether it's those in Corrie's Weatherfield or EastEnders' Albert Square. So,  it's no surprise that some people develop a crush on their favourite character.

And for the week that's in it, UKTV Play looked at Reddit and Mumsnet threads - as well as other social media channels - to find out the unlikely soap characters that people have crushes on.

It turns out that EastEnders' Ian Beale is the most-fancied male soap character - while EastEnders' Pat Butcher tops the list of female soap characters that viewers fancy the most.

They were both mentioned in almost all of the threads regarding soap character crushes, proving that there’s lasting love for these characters. Other characters taking the top spots on the list include David Platt from Coronation Street and Zak Dingle from Emmerdale.

As for who else made the cut? You can check out the full lists of soap crushes below.

The Top Ten Soap Crushes- Men: 

  1. EastEnders' Ian Beale
  2. EastEnders' Max Branning
  3. EastEnders' Phil mitchell
  4. EastEnders' Ricky Butcher
  5. EastEnders' Alfie Moon
  6. Emmerdale's Butch Dingle
  7. Emmerdale's Zak Dingle
  8. Coronation Street's David Platt
  9. Coronation Street's Peter Barlow
  10. Coronation Street's Ken Barlow

The Top Ten Soap Crushes- Women:

  1. EastEnders' Pat Butcher
  2. EastEnders' Kat Slater
  3. EastEnders' Little Mo Mitchelle
  4. EastEnders' Denise Fox
  5. Coronation Street's Gail Platt
  6. Coronation Street's Sunita Alahan
  7. Coronation Street's Fiz Brown
  8. Coronation Street's Sally Webster
  9. Emmerdale's Charity Dingle
  10. Emmerdale's Mandy Dingle