first hit our screens in 1964 and became Britain's first daily soap. It
became renowned for wooden acting, wobbly sets and sensational
For most of it's
life, Crossroads was dominated by Meg Richardson (Noele Gordon) who wed
businessman Hugh Mortimer in 1975.
In 1981, the
hotel burned down, but was resurrected and then taken over by Gabrielle
Drake in 1985 which was followed by a facelift and a new name - Crossroads
household names were made famous overnight in the history of Crossroads
with Paul Henry (Benny) being a firm favourite. Many famous names
appeared in what was the cult soap of it's time.