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Jason Costello: His Impact and Legacy - My personal viewpoint

Posted by Jason on November 29, 2012 at 9:30 AM

By Jase, 29th November 2012


On 1st December 2012 it's a whole year since Jason Costello left Hollyoaks. However, the impact that the character has had on my own life continues


To begin with, I'm not going to beat around the bush, Jason Costello has saved my life and I don't mean this lightly.....


It's July 2010, I'm on the internet trawling...

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'Hollyoaks' Jason and Sinead break down over Bart, says Victoria Atkin

Posted by Jason on March 9, 2012 at 7:25 AM

Digital Spy 11th August 2011

Hollyoaks star Victoria Atkin has promised that there is a "really powerful" scene in store as her character Jason Costello's love triangle storyline with Bart and Sinead comes to a head.

Viewers have recently seen Bart run away with Sinead in a forbidden love plot, but next week's episodes explore how he still has unresolved feelings for Jason. Bart (Jonny Clarke) previously dated the transgender student when Jason first arrived in th...

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'Hollyoaks' Victoria Atkin promises "exciting" Jason future

Posted by Jason on March 9, 2012 at 7:20 AM

Digital Spy 11th August 2011

Hollyoaks star Victoria Atkin has revealed that there are new developments ahead for Jason Costello's transgender storyline, which returns to the forefront of the soap later this year.

The student arrived in the village as Jasmine last summer, but began living life as Jason at the end of 2010 after opening up to his family about how he was a boy trapped in a girl's body.

Jason's recent storylines have revolved around his unresolv...

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Should trans screen roles be played by trans actors?

Posted by Jason on January 24, 2012 at 2:25 PM

By Juliet Jacques, Saturday 14 January 2012

Transsexual characters promote positive discussion, regardless of who plays them. But trans actors need more opportunities.


Victoria Atkin, right, on the set of Hollyoaks with transgender Benson Bell, who has acted as a consultant on the storyline. Photograph: Colin McPherson

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Jason Costello - One Year On

Posted by Jason on December 31, 2011 at 5:00 PM

By Jason Adams 6th August 2011

This week marked a whole year since Jas Costello first appeared on our screens. It may have been an uneventful week for Victoria Atkin's alter ego, but it has been far from an uneventful year for Jason Costello.

The storyline had already been well publicised before the character of 15 year old Jasmine Costello arrived in Hollyoaks village. The first ever transgendered teena...

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Team Jason Vs Team Sinead - The Analysis

Posted by Jason on December 31, 2011 at 4:45 PM

20th August 2011 by Jason Adams

Does anyone else feel completely exhausted after this week's Team Jason Vs Team Sinead bout? Well, I certainly am!

Things were all cosy between Bart and Sinead at the start of the week, cosy - but broke. So, Bart being the 'man' as he put it, took the initiative and called in some help, the only person that he knew that he could trust, he called Jason. Now was that purely...

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Looks Like It's Over.....and 'Out' for Jason

Posted by Jason on December 31, 2011 at 4:35 PM

By Jason Adams, 25th August 2011

After the fallout from last week, it looks as though Jason is set for another testing time.

It had appeared that Jason and Bart were managing to get along, albeit just as mates, but even that may become impossible for Jason after he discovers that Bart has been chasing after Sinead again - will that lad ever learn? Meanwhile, Jason decides it's time to come clean - and come out - to his ...

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'All About Soap' Interview - August 2011

Posted by Jason on October 4, 2011 at 12:10 AM

Will Jason and Bart survive being held captive at gunpoint? Victoria Atkin fills us in.....

Has Jason been missing Bart since he's been on the run?

Yes, he has - he's been really pining for Bart. Jason just wants Bart to be happy, but he can't help how he feels and does still hold a torch for the McQueen boy.

How does Jason feel when B...

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'Digital Spy' Interview, Part 1 - 11th August 2011

Posted by Jason on October 3, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Jason Costello's feelings for Bart McQueen are revisited in Hollyoaks next week when he heads off to help his friend after learning that the rebel has run out of money while on the run with girlfriend Sinead O'Connor. With Sinead unhappy over their visitor, tension rises until the feisty schoolgirl eventually storms off - leaving Jason and Bart alone to explore an abandoned farmhouse together. Things then go horribly wrong when the pair find themselves confronted by an angry farmer, who furio...

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'Digital Spy' Interview - Part 2

Posted by Jason on October 3, 2011 at 12:00 PM

'Hollyoaks': Victoria Atkin on Jason's future and more

'Digital Spy' Thursday, August 11 2011

Hollyoaks actress Victoria Atkin recently had a chat with Digital Spy about her character Jason Costello's involvement in Bart and Sinead's runaway storyline next week.

Here, Soap Scoop chats further with Victoria about Jason's future, the transgender storyline and more…

Are there any more developments ahead for the transgender aspect of Jason's storyline?

"Yes. La...

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