Educational series for pre-school children with Jen and Jim.
Runtime: 15 minutes
Jen a Jim - List of Hollyoaks characters (2012) - Netflix
The following is a list of characters that first appeared or will appear in the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks in 2012, by order of first appearance. All characters are introduced by the series' producer, Emma Smithwick. The first character to be announced was Ally Gorman; soon followed by Phoebe Jackson. While interviewed by Inside Soap, Smithwick announced that she planned to introduce more characters to expand the Kane family. The first to arrive was Martha Kane; soon followed by Lacey Kane - while Amy Downham joined the serial playing the role of Jen Gilmore. Later introductions include “bad boy” character Walker and deaf teenager Dylan Shaw; while Maddie Morrison's father Ed and mother Elizabeth arrived. June saw the arrival of Walt played by former EastEnders actor Cliff Parisi. Liam Gilmore (James Farrar) began appearing from August, while Oscar Osborne was born prematurely to Darren and Nancy Osborne in October. Maxine Minniver, played by Nikki Sanderson, began appearing in November, as did Patrick and Sienna Blake, played by Jeremy Sheffield and Anna Passey respectively as well as Jim McGinn played by Dan Tetsell and Brendan and Cheryl Brady's father, Seamus shortly followed. Matthew McQueen was the last to arrive; the son of John Paul McQueen & Craig Dean.
Jen a Jim - Ryan - Netflix
Ryan, played by George Evans, debuted on-screen during the episode airing on 9 July 2012. Evans' casting was announced in May 2012. Ryan is a semi-regular character who was introduced during a storyline in conjunction with Company magazine. Ryan is an intern at the magazine headquarters working alongside the established character of George Smith (Steven Roberts) and Esther Bloom (Jazmine Franks). A writer from the publication revealed that Ryan would be “entwined in an office romance” with the character of George who is also on a placement. Ryan and George bond while attending their internship. Franks told Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy that Esther “meddles” and tells Ryan and George what she thinks should happen. But she warned that Esther “tries to give advice, but it usually backfires”. While Roberts told the reporter that he thought it was nice for George to explore romance. But because of his past he is cautious of letting new people into his life. He explained that “Ryan is a lot more confident” and “outgoing” than George. These traits that Ryan possesses are good for George, Roberts felt that his character needed someone like Ryan. He added that “I wouldn't say they're chalk and cheese, but they are different.” Ryan later arrives to visit George while he is on holiday in Abersoch. This creates a problem for George because he sees it as “his two worlds colliding”. Roberts continued by noting that George feels awkward about introducing Ryan to his friends because is unsure of how to deal with him. He was also unsure of how their relationship would develop. But it is “blossoming and there is an attraction between them”. Esther and George meet Ryan when they intern at Company magazine. Ryan shows them around and helps them with their assignments. During a night out, Ryan tries to kiss George, but he rejects him. George and Ryan promise to stay in touch and they start texting each other. Esther later invites Ryan to join her friends and George at Abersoch. Ryan and George spend some time together and begin dating. George begins to avoid Ryan when they talk about sex. He tries to seduce Ryan after a few drinks of alcohol. Ryan nearly leaves George, but he tells him that he is a virgin and Ryan decides to take things slow. Ryan later visits George in the village but they do not spend time together because Phoebe Jackson (Mandip Gill) becomes jealous. George presumes that Ryan wants sex and snubs a date. Pheobe tells George that Ryan will say that he loves George just for sex. Ryan confronts George and confesses his love, he informs Ryan of Phoebe's prediction, causing Ryan to leave.
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