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Lacey Turner, one of EastEnders most popular actresses, is set to reprise her role as Stacey Branning.
After just over three years away from Albert Square, Stacey will arrive back in Walford early next year. Last seen fleeing the country after Janine exposed her for killing Archie Mitchell, Stacey’s return is set to be one to remember.
Lacey Turner’s portrayal of Stacey created one of EastEnders most loved characters. Over the 6 years of playing Stacey, Lacey won over 30 awards, including Best Newcomer, Best Actress and Most Popular Actress at the National TV Awards and British Soap awards as well as numerous others. Lacey’s portrayal of Stacey’s bi-polar disorder also won praise from the Mental Health in the Media Awards. Read more & comment »
Former EastEnders actor, David Essex, has described his experience working on the hugely popular BBC soap as “Traumatic”!
David, who was one of the original pin ups for teenage girls in the 70′s, first appeared on our EastEnders screens back in 2011 along with his two sons Tyler Moon (Tony Discipline) and Anthony Moon (Matt Lapinskas) to join his eldest son from a previous marriage, Michael (Steve John Shepherd).
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Christmas is a time for family and friends to put aside any differences and share some happy warm moments celebrating the last year, exchanging gifts and merriment along the way.
Unless you happen to live in Albert Square, Coronation Street or villages Emmerdale or Hollyoaks.
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The final visit of the week to Walford on Friday 13th December sees Carol distracted, and her day goes from bad to worse as everyone puts pressure on her…
With Marie off sick, Carol’s forced to cover at the café, and she’s then made to feel worse when she has to let Joey down as she’s unable to visit Alice with him. Seeing Carol’s stressed, David offers to cook dinner for her…
But when Lucy later makes a sarcastic comment to Carol, it gets too much and she storms out of the café. Things are made worse yet when she gets home and realises that David has forgotten to sort out dinner! Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Thursday 12th December, Ronnie’s suspicious about where Roxy spent the night, so Roxy’s grateful when Tina covers for her…
As kindred spirits, Tina and Roxy head to The Vic and get drunk together. Meanwhile, Ronnie confronts Shirley over letting Roxy stay, but she soon realises Roxy actually stayed at Carl’s.
As Tina and Roxy get increasingly raucous, Ronnie and Shirley arrive and Ronnie drags Roxy home. Worried about her sister, Ronnie decides to secretly book three one-way tickets to Ibiza on New Year’s Day. Read more & comment »
When we return to Albert Square on Tuesday 10th December, we see that Roxy has received the annulment paperwork but she’s delaying completing it.
She later visits Alfie at The Vic and explains that she’s ashamed and embarrassed by having to admit what happened between them. Kat, seemingly sympathetic, offers her the money to pay for the application, but Roxy resents her for being nice. Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Monday 9th December, Alfie returns to The Vic after throwing the bust through Phil’s window.
Panicked, he tells Kat they have to pack immediately, but stubborn Kat refuses to leave and goes to speak to Phil. Meanwhile, Roxy warns Phil that if he hurts Alfie, they’re finished. So Phil hatches an alternate plan to get back at Alfie! Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Monday 16th December, at the end of his tether, and with his sister Alice Branning (Jasmyn Banks) facing a bleak Christmas in prison, Joey (David Witts) confronts Janine Butcher (Charlie Brooks) about what really happened the night Michael died…
However, David Wicks (Michael French) intervenes and drags Joey out of The Vic, but once the men are outside, Joey enlightens David to his theories about Janine’s involvement. Read more & comment »
EastEnders bosses have cast a new actress to play absent Masood daughter, Shabnam, The Sun on Sunday reports.
Shabnam was last seen on our screens back in 2008 heading off for a new life back in Pakistan after having a breakdown of her faith, when the actress who originally played her, Zahra Ahmadi quit the show after just 14 months claiming that she wasn’t getting enough meaty storylines.
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In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Tuesday 10th December, after signing her annulment papers, a heartbroken Roxy (Rita Simons) embarks on a dangerous game when, having ignored warnings from Ronnie (Samantha Womack) and Phil (Steve McFadden) she throws herself at Carl (Daniel Coonan).
But will she live to regret her actions? Read more & comment »
Following her wedding day heartbreak, fans are about to see the old Roxy Mitchell return, according to her EastEnders co-star Shane Richie!
Fans of the hit BBC soap will have seen Alfie (Shane Richie) decide that he really wanted to be with his ex-wife, Kat (Jessie Wallace) moments after singing on the dotted line to marry Roxy (Rita Simons) on Tuesday.
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It’s been reported today that EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing, who plays the role of Kirsty Branning – though I would suspect she’s now filmed her last scenes based on what she’s had to say of it – has slated the BBC soap in an extraordinary rant, during which she branded it “ridiculous!”
And apparently, she even claimed that aside from June Brown, who plays Dot Cotton, she won’t miss any of her cast mates and is glad that she was written out, adding, “I was always worried that I might be in EastEnders forever…” Read more & comment »
In the last visit of the week to Walford – there’s no episode on Friday – on Thursday 5th December, a ‘For Sale’ sign being put up at The Vic catches the attention of the locals as an oblivious Kat and Alfie sleep upstairs. But when Kat and Alfie wake, they’re shocked by what they see!
Alfie goes to see Phil to try and convince him not to sell The Vic, but he’s left annoyed when Phil confirms that he is throwing them out so that he can sell the pub… Read more & comment »
We have some exciting spoilers for you about what’s coming up for the residents of Albert Square in the run-up to Christmas, with one of the biggest storylines focusing on Charlie Brooks’ character Janine Butcher!
And Shane Richie – who of course plays confused newlywed Alfie Moon – has been talking about new cast member Danny Dyer, who as fans of the show will know is playing the role of Mick Carter, who we’ll meet for the first time in the episodes of EastEnders that air on Christmas Day.
So if you want to hear more about that and read the spoilers, then let’s go! Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Tuesday 3rd December, Alfie’s determined to make it the best Christmas ever with decorations covering The Vic…
And he’s also looking forward to spending time with Kat and Tommy, however, Kat wants to keep their festivities private after seeing the state Roxy was in. Read more & comment »