A New Soap Opera
Crime Drug dealing Blackmail
This conflict will be between higher middle class people and working class families.
We picked to set our Soap in an area just outside of London.
We wanted to have an area where there is a clear divide between higher middle class and working class people.
Our Target Audience
We are going after the 16-30 year olds competing with Hollyoakes
Larger percentage of male viewers
We have two rich families and three working class families.Family 1Family 2Family 3Family 4Family 5Extending characters
Mum: Is unknown of her family's activities. Dad: Having an affairGirl: Ordinary teenage girl trying to arrange her partyBoy 1: Was best friends with Dad’s Younger Brother from Family 5Boy 2: Struggling to make friends at school.
Mum: Puts a lot of the attention in her life to her daughter, expects her to make it as a model. Delusional.
Dad: Gambling debts, colleague of Dad from Family 1Girl: Aspiring model, she is does not know of her dads debt
Mum: Wishes her family could get on, however understands her sons behaviour Step dad: Conflict with Boy 1 and original DadBoy 1 (from Mum’s first husband): Missis his DadBoy 2 (from current family): Does not get along with Boy 1, this is shown through school, rival friends.
Mum: Drug addictBoy:Grandma: Girl: Depression
Dad: Does not want to create friction in his family yet wants his brother to stop dealing.Mum: Wants her brother in-law to stop dealingDad’s Younger Brother: Drug dealer
Gambling dad has a best friend who is a bad influence.
Wife from family 1 has a best friend trying to convince her to leave cheating husband.
Children’s friends; teenagers, rebels, geeks.
Possible Main Storylines
Dad in Family 2 blackmails Dad in Family 1 about the affair in order to pay off his gambling debts
Younger Brother in Family 5 striking out at Boy 1 from Family 1 talking to police about his drug dealing
There will be a undertone of the conflict between the two socio economic groups
Possible Sub-Story Lines
Clash between Step dad and Boy 1 in Family 3
Mum in Family 4 trying to give up cocaine
Girl in Family 4 trying to end her life
Girl in Family 2 organizing her birthday party
Boy 2 in Family 3 being bullied at school
Possible story lines to gain female interest
Drug addicted mum fighting for her children against social services.
Mum from family 1 finding out about cheating husband and leaves to start new life.
Detailed episodes about suicidal daughter in family 4.
We will put it in the as it is more suited for soaps
We will have a main picture of a divide between the two groups
On one side Boy 1 from Family 1 on the other Younger Brother from Family 5
Feel free to ask any questions