2002 was Brookside's twenty-first year of production. Major storylines included [to be added].
- 6th March - Kitty Hilton dies from a stroke.
- 20th March - During Imelda Clough and Anthony Murray's fight, Anthony shoves Imelda, who hits her head on a rock. Anthony holds her down to try keep her away, but ends up drowning her.
- 9th May - Mrs Tucker dies from natural causes.
- 10th July - Rob Dexter commits suicide by jumping in front of a train.
- 14th November - Emily O'Leary falls from a window when trying to flee from her captors. Terry Gibson takes Adele Murray into the woods, shooting down a police helicopter which heads straight for the parade.
- 20th November - The police helicopter crashes onto the parade and explodes. Diane Murray is crushed underneath it. Emily O'Leary is taken to hospital unconscious.
Real life eventsEdit
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