The cast of Hollyoaks make their bid to win a coveted Soap Award

From family feuds to fisticuffs, sham marriages to secret liaisons, there's never a dull moment in Soapland. And with the Soap Awards fast approaching, this week, we're celebrating a fabulous year in Soap.

This week we'll be catching up with the residents of the Street, the Square, the Dales and the Doctors' Surgery - but kicking it all off, Sharon's taken a trip to Chester to hang out with the cast of Hollyoaks.

Vote for your favourite soap in the Soap Awards here

We had a great time at This Morning Live!

Thank you to everyone who came to see us at This Morning Live in Birmingham!

We enjoyed every minute, and today we're looking back at our highlights of the four-day event, including a few items we came away with - papier mâché unicorn, anyone?

Take a look at the view from the stage - what a crowd! Can you spot yourself?

A couple of things we brought back with us!

Toilet brush from novauk.com

Unicorn from mindfulcrafts.co.uk

We meet Doctor Who's new companion - Pearl Mackie

The way it's handled on the show is quite subtle. Bill's very comfortable with her sexuality - it's not something she needs to announce all the time. That representation is important

– Pearl on being the Doctor's first gay companion

She made headlines when she was announced as Dr Who's first openly gay companion, Bill Potts.

TV star Pearl Mackie joins us in the studio as she explains her latest adventures alongside current doctor, Peter Capaldi, and what it was like to step into the Tardis for the first time.

Fred Sirieix introduces the first First Dates baby!

We've all heard of love at first sight, or a whirlwind romance, but just seven weeks after meeting on Channel 4's First Dates, Aarron Stewart and Ibiba Mudada found out they were expecting the pitter-patter of tiny feet!

Fast forward seven months and baby Aziza was born, all thanks to First Dates host Fred Sirieix who introduced the couple.

Fred joins us alongside Aarron, Ibiba and baby Aziza to spill the beans about the new series of the dating programme, how more First Dates babies might be on the way and the real secret to finding love.

Has Emmerdale's Marlon found his perfect woman?

In his 20 years in the village, Emmerdale’s Marlon Dingle has been married no less than three times, widowed once, slept with his cousin, and had a baby with his best friend’s partner.

All seemed lost until Marlon hired Carly to be a childminder for his daughter April. Love quickly blossomed, but with the arrival of Carly’s ex, will this hopeless romantic ever get his happily ever after?

Mark Charnock, who plays Marlon, takes a trip out of the village to join us on the sofa.

Alan Carr teases Holly at the BAFTA TV Awards

Alan Carr teased Holly at the BAFTA TV Awards last night - by jokingly saying that she would once again be merry when presenting today's show. Who, our Holly? Never!

The pair took to the stage to present the award for Virgin’s Must-See Moments winner, with Planet Earth II's amazing Snakes vs Iguana Chase picking up the honours.

And this morning? Holly said she felt 'bright eyed and bushy tailed' - and she looks it too!

Caitlyn Jenner: 'I did everything in life I needed to do to get to this point'

For my entire life, Caitlyn has been inside, but she lived inside. She never had a chance to live

– Caitlyn Jenner

She’s been called the most famous open transgender woman in the world, and is the former patriarch of America’s number one reality family, The Kardashians.

The cool part about having grandchilden is that they only know Caitlyn

– Caitlyn on having grandkids

Now Caitlyn Jenner has released her memoirs detailing her transition from Bruce, the gold-medal-winning Olympic hero, to Caitlyn, the global cover star.

They still call me 'dad', and I'm fine with that!

– Caitlyn on her kids

From her marriage to momager Kris to her relationship with her famous children, we welcome Caitlyn Jenner herself - live in the studio.

I'm a better person today because of all this

– Caitlyn