The Wicked Witch of the EastEnd, Janine Malloy, who is of course played by Charlie Brooks, is to discover she’s expecting a baby – as is Lola Pearce by the way – at Christmas.
And though she’s initially terrified at the prospect of becoming a mother, her boyfriend, and of course, the baby’s dad, Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd) convinces her to keep the baby.
He tells her that they can be a proper family, and reassures Janine that he loves her and will always stand by her. He adds that he can’t wait to be a real dad…
He is of course, as far as we know, little Tommy Moon’s dad, and he’s frequently said that he wants nothing to do with the child, but it seems he’s determined to be a father to Janine’s baby.
But is it all scam on his part? Is he really just using Janine to get at her money? Read more & comment »
OMG news from Walford today is that Heather Trott – who is of course played by Cheryl Fergison – is to be murdered at the start of 2012.
And it seems her exit is going to be a “brutal” one, which will leave viewers wondering for weeks which Walford resident could do something so horrendous.
As fans of the show will know, EastEnders bosses announced that they were writing the character out earlier this year, but the news that she will be killed is one that will shock the show’s fans.
And of course, the news comes hot on the heels of reports of other deaths in the Square over Christmas, including that of Pat Evans (Pam St Clement) and Yusef Khan (Ace Bhatti).
Plus, as we reported yesterday, Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel) is to be left horribly disfigured after he’s trapped in a yuletide blaze at the B&B. Read more & comment »
As fans of EastEnders will most likely know, several Albert Square residents are soon to be heading to Southend on a jolly, however, for Shona McGarty’s character Whitney Dean, things are far from jolly…
And Whitney’s so attracted to the ‘bad boy’ type, that she can’t see how much Fatboy Chubb (Ricky Norwood) is starting to care for her, even when he stands up to evil pimp Rob Grayson (Jodi Latham) on her behalf.
Read what Shona had to say to Soaplife after the jump… Read more & comment »
In forthcoming episodes of EastEnders, Lauren Branning is about to find out that her mum and dad, Max and Tanya, are having an affair, and she’s soon threatening to tell their respective partners, Vanessa and Greg, exactly what they’re up to.
The Daily Mirror states that Lauren will be “horrified” when she catches Max and Tanya out by finding that they each have keys to one another’s houses, and she rapidly puts two and two together.
And Max should be afraid, very afraid, since Lauren’s tried to kill him in the past, who’s to say she won’t try again?! Read more & comment »
Janine Malloy (Charlie Brooks) is about to become über rich thanks to her recently deceased granny Lydia leaving her a fortune in her will!
The storyline begins when Janine – who’s hit rock bottom following the death of her beloved grandmother Lydia Simmonds (Heather Chasen) – has to beg her brother Ricky Butcher (Sid Owen) to lend her some money.
Things get worse when she’s hired then fired by Ian (Adam Woodyatt) at the chippy.
An ‘EastEnders’ insider revealed to Inside Soap, “Janine has been feeling more alone than ever since her gran died.
“She’s homeless and broke, and no-one really believes her that her grief is for real… Read more & comment »
In forthcoming episodes of the hit soap, Ronnie Branning (Sam Womack) will be accused of trying to kidnap Tommy Moon for the second time after Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd) frames her.
As viewers will know, Ronnie is to face trial after swapping her dead son James with Kat and Alfie Moon’s infant Tommy, and allowing everyone to think Tommy had died, but police will suspect she’s up to her old tricks again when Michael claims he saw her trying to break into the Queen Vic after she rejects his advances.
Samantha Womack said of the new twist, “Ronnie’s stunned when the police arrive. She hasn’t been anywhere near the pub but no one believes her. Read more & comment »
Unlucky in love – and pretty much everything else – Heather Trott (Cheryl Fergison) is about to find true love in the arms of EastEnders newcomer Andrew, who she’ll meet while on her hols in Southend-on-Sea.
An ‘Enders insider said of the new love interest, “Heather’s had a pretty rough time with blokes and she’s almost given up on falling in love.
“But in Andrew she finds someone she really connects with.
“It’ll be interesting to see if their flirtation turns into a full-on romance.”
Heather will meets Andrew (Ricky Grover) while holidaying in the seaside resort with her BFF Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) and although the reason for the outing has been kept under wraps, it’s rumoured to in connection to Heather’s love of George Michael… Read more & comment »
Various newspapers today are reporting that Neil McDermott’s EastEnders character, Ryan Malloy, will exit the show after a violent showdown with pimp Rob Grayson, who’s played by Shameless actor, Jodi Latham.
Ryan reportedly beats Rob to a pulp for having put his sister Whitney (Shona McGarty) through hell after forcing her into prostitution… Read more & comment »
In episodes that will air next week, we’ll see Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd) doing his best to reunite Kat and Alfie Moon…
The couple – who are of course played by Jessie Wallace and Shane Richie – have been struggling to unite amid their grief over baby Tommy, and Michael feels guilty that he was the cause of their rift, because he of course is Tommy’s father.
So, along with girlfriend Roxy (Rita Simons), Michael will plan an intimate dinner party at the boxing club, but he also invites Ronnie (Sam Womack) and Jack (Scott Maslen)… Read more & comment »