Anonymous: I'm so sorry to be asking you this but it has been driving me completely nuts: I've gone through almost all the episodes after the fire happened and I still can't find the episode where Ste finds Brendan's cross. Help please?

The Channel 4 date is 1st November 2013 but I’m afraid I don’t have a link to watch it. Hope that helps.

Site news: New Gallery

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I’m planning on revamping the site and making it more user-friendly in the coming weeks. In the meantime I’ve opened a brand new gallery

It’s a bit of a work in progress (I’m trying to transfer 300+ episodes worth of screencaps which is a bit of a task!) but there’s a lot there already. 

I hope this makes things easier to find. As ever screencaps can be used without credit for anything you like. 

The old photobuckets will still be available should you wish to use them. 

Anonymous: Wait, was Brendan ever even mentioned again after he got arrested?

In a reflective way, yes (realistically probably not as much as he should have been but hey-ho) but we don’t know how he’s getting on in prison etc.*

*yeah, I know he’s not real ;)

Stendan 101: The ultimate fanatic’s guide (Part 1)

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When a fandom spans a long period and you jump aboard a ship mid-way through or when it’s finished you can sometimes miss little nuggets of behind-the-scenes facts which make the story so much better. And if you’ve been on the ship from the start, clutching your OTP and whispering “my babies” into the night you will hold these snippets of information to your chest with adoration. 

So for the new Stendan fans, the veterans, the curious and the virgins I present The Ultimate Guide to Stendan offering as much information on the two and a half year phenomenon. I hope you enjoy.

I have tried to include a ‘source’ where possible, however sometimes you’ll just have to take my word for it. Information comes from my big ol’ memory, articles and interviews, old tweets or from conversations with Emmett. 

Part One: Early Beginnings & Secret Sexuality

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Anonymous: i was just wondering has anything been mentioned on Hollyoaks about Brendan's prison sentence?

No, apart from Ste’s line “I reckon Brendan’s looking at a 30 year stretch” there hasn’t been. Hope that helps! 

The closest episode I could get to a summer holiday one! Brendan even wears his blue summer shirt! Although like most of Brendan’s life, it’s not the happy summer day it could be. Brendan’s made a promise to join Ste and the kids, with estranged son Declan, to a trip to Disneyworld Florida. But he’s torn between his heart and his fears and can’t go through with it. The scene in the car is such a powerful moment - it always gets to me seeing Brendan’s struggle. 

Emmett J Scanlan | Video Masterpost

Emmett J Scanlan - video masterpost

✯ by emmettscanlan fansite 

(contains links to watch or buy all available filmography, backstage videos, interviews and misc videos)

I hope this is especially useful for newer followers and fans.

This collection is also found on the video page of the fansite. Please do not repost the whole list as it took me a long time to complete. Please feel free to let me know if there are any broken links. 

Hope you enjoy!

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Anonymous: I know both Brendan and Jacqui had left the show. But if Brendan wasn't gay, do you think that Brendan and Jacqui would have worked? (Mainly asking this bc I love Emmett and Claire together).

Ha I’m not sure Brendan could handle Jacqui - she wouldn’t put up with him, I don’t think ;)


scandalous_13 Just been asked in an interview whether I was worried about playing “two gay characters???” “Why???”…”Because you run the danger of those characters being the same….”…”Cause of their sexuality?”…..”Yes”…..”They’re both white, should I be worried about that too?”….”Of course not”….”Like somehow homosexuality makes all gay people identical.. Like somehow being gay IS the character” Let me tell ye, Sexuality doesn’t define you. What makes you get out of bed in the morning defines you. That’s character. What he’s talking about is homophobia… that’s says more about his character than it does the ones I portrayed. Needless to say the interview ended.. Popcorn journalism. Marks out of ten??? Just the 1…
- Emmett Scanlan
scandalous_13 Just been asked in an interview whether I was worried about playing “two gay characters???” “Why???”…”Because you run the danger of those characters being the same….”…”Cause of their sexuality?”…..”Yes”…..”They’re both white, should I be worried about that too?”….”Of course not”….”Like somehow homosexuality makes all gay people identical.. Like somehow being gay IS the character” Let me tell ye, Sexuality doesn’t define you. What makes you get out of bed in the morning defines you. That’s character. What he’s talking about is homophobia… that’s says more about his character than it does the ones I portrayed. Needless to say the interview ended.. Popcorn journalism. Marks out of ten??? Just the 1…
- Emmett Scanlan

Hello!

As I’ve gained a ton of new followers recently I wanted to say thank you and hi (even to those of you who’ve followed for ages! You’re ace). 

If you didn’t already know, as a heads up, if you’re new to Emmett and his work then there are two photobucket galleries of screencaps and promotional images from many of his roles which you can use for anything you like no credit necessary.

I try and keep on top of the organisation of posts through tags and there’s a huge list here.

There’s also a big video section where you can view Emmett in many different roles, from interviews to short films.

A FAQ too.

I have a Twitter page too which I mainly use for tweeting news and retweeting photos but I will happily answer questions too.  

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