Alice Branning (Jasmyn Banks) is of course currently playing piggy-in-the-middle between her former employer – and major crush – Michael Moon and his estranged wife Janine…
And as we’ll see next week’s episodes, Alice becomes increasingly fed up of having to choose where her loyalties lie, because of course also stuck between the warring couple is little baby Scarlett, who Alice is looking after for Janine.
But making things worse for Alice is the fact that Janine (Charlie Brooks) is constantly putting pressure on her to work overtime, and combined with pressure from Michael (Steve John Shepherd) to get Alice to sneak Scarlett to him for a visit, poor Alice is one stressed out nanny! Read more & comment »
There’s a case of some good news and some bad news for fans of EastEnders today in that it’s been revealed that the show’s bosses plan on reuniting Walford faves Kat and Alfie Moon, however, it’s also been announced that Charlie Brooks is leaving the show for good this time.
Starting with the news about Kat (Jessie Wallace) and Alfie (Shane Richie) getting back together in upcoming storylines, the show’s executive producer Lorraine Newman “let slip” the spoiler while at the TV BAFTAs, where ‘Enders scooped the award for Best Soap.
The Daily Mirror reports that she said, “Hopefully they’ll be getting back together… Read more & comment »
In the lead up to leaving EastEnders, Steve John Shepherd has promised fans a “gruesome and gothic” Albert Square exit.
Fans of the hit BBC soap will know how Shepherd’s character, Michael Moon, is currently at loggerheads with his estranged wife, Janine Butcher (Charlie Brooks), in a custody battle over there young daughter, Scarlet.
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EastEnders have cast a familiar face in Daniel Coonan to play Kirsty Branning’s violent ex, Carl White, the Sun newspaper reports.
According to the publication Carl, who is being played by a former EastEnders small-part actor, is set to be the biggest tough guy the long-running BBC soap has ever seen, and will throw a real spanner in the works for Kirsty (Kierston Wareing) and her husband Max (Jake Wood).
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Fans of EastEnders will of course know that super bitch Janine Moon is back on the Square, and as ever, she’s enjoying wielding the power that her money can buy her, and especially so when it comes to her estranged husband Michael…
And as we’ll see as the drama between the couple continues next week, Janine (Charlie Brooks) has plenty of cash and ire to back up her demand that Michael (Steve John Shepherd) give her custody of their daughter Scarlett.
However, she does love a good mind game or three, and to that end, in the episode that airs on Monday, May 6, we’ll see Michael installing a stairgate given that Janine has promised that he can have Scarlett for a few hours… Read more & comment »
Fans of EastEnders will surely know that Walford villain Janine Moon is headed back to the Square, and her return prompts the final storylines for Steve John Shepherd, who plays Janine’s husband Michael…
Steve announced that he was leaving the show earlier this year, but as yet, it hasn’t been revealed exactly how he’ll be written out.
However, when asked for how she’d like to see him leave, Charlie Brooks, who of course plays Janine, said, “I would like Janine to destroy Michael! That’s what I want!”
Charlie returns to EastEnders on Thursday 18 April, and as we reported earlier this week, she’s intent on getting back custody of her baby daughter Scarlett, but Michael is equally as determined that she won’t… Read more & comment »
The mystery of who is Kat Moon’s lover has of course been going on for a few weeks now, though of late, the storyline has taken something of a back seat amid the drama of Sharon’s return and the big Ben Mitchell murdered Heather reveal…
However, it’s set to feature fairly prominently again in upcoming episodes, and in tonight’s trip to Walford we’ll see that Janine (Charlie Brooks) begins to suspect that her husband Michael (Steve John Shepherd) is playing away.
But is it Kat (Jessie Wallace) that he’s playing with? Or is Janine’s paranoia just that and he is in fact not seeing anybody? Well, we won’t know for sure until the mystery lover is unmasked on September 14th…
However, tonight, when Tanya (Jo Joyner) sees that Janine looks harassed and tired, she takes her aside for a chat, and the ice queen façade that Janie normally wears melts as she confides some of her worries, including how difficult she’s finding it to be a mum… Read more & comment »
The path of true love never runs smooth, especially not for new Hollyoaks couple, Mitzeee Minniver and Riley Costello, anyway!
Having finally declared their love for each other last week, the pair turn to the future looking forward to their new relationship, but there are a few people waiting in the wings for it to all go wrong, and since previous attempts to stop the budding romance have failed, Mitzeee’s stalker, Mercedes, turns up the gas a bit next week.
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As fans of EastEnders will know, Janine Malloy – who may in fact be Janine Moon soon – is about to give birth to a baby girl, but as the bubby will be born prematurely, her life will hang in the balance as medics battle to save her life.
Charlie Brooks, who of course plays Janine, has revealed to Soaplife that the birth will finally expose a large mum-shaped hole in Janine’s armour, and that she will be “terrified” that her baby won’t make it.
Of Janine’s reaction to learning that her daughter may not pull through, Charlie said, “[She’s] confused, scared and all over the place really. She’s struggling.”
Charlie added, “With babies as premature as hers, it’s touch and go. Janine just wants to take her home and be her mum.
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As fans of EastEnders will know, Janine Malloy is not only about to get married, she’s also due to give birth, but as we reported yesterday, tragedy may await when she does…
However, Charlie Brooks, who of course plays toxic Janine, has revealed that she doesn’t think motherhood is going to change her character’s hard-nosed ways.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror about her current storylines on the show, Charlie – who’s taking a six month break from the soap in August – said, of Janine, “She is definitely a reluctant expectant mother.
“Janine knows she doesn’t have a maternal bone in her body. It will be interesting as she has never experienced unconditional love before…” Read more & comment »
As fans of EastEnders will know, Janine Malloy and Michael Moon are due to get married during Thursday night’s trip to Walford, however, as he’s going to confess that he did indeed take Jean Slater (Gillian Wright) to the financial cleaners, will Janine ditch him at the altar?
Well, if that doesn’t make her change her mind about marrying Michael, when he tells her he’ll only go through with the wedding if she rips up their pre-nuptial agreement, that might do it…
However, all of Michael (Steve John Shepherd) and Janine’s problems are about to become something of an irrelevance when they’re beset by what could be a horrible tragedy.
As we’ll see, Janine (Charlie Brooks) will go into labour on her wedding day, which is of course way too early, but despite being rushed to hospital, nothing can stop her baby girl being born prematurely… Read more & comment »
Pregnant millionaire, Janine Butcher, is left fearing the worst when she goes into labour on her EastEnders wedding day, three months early!
Butcher’s Joint owner, Janine (Charlie Brooks) will be left terrified that she is losing her baby when she feels the pangs of labour during her extravagant and expensive wedding to Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd).
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