EastEnders viewers will know that troubled teen Liam Butcher (James Ford) went to stay with his dad Ricky earlier this year after members of the gang he was involved with were arrested and left facing jail if Liam gave evidence against them…
One of the gang members of course stabbed Liam, and when subsequently other gang members began threatening Liam and his family, his mum Bianca (Patsy Palmer) reluctantly decided that her son was right and it was for the best if he left Walford for a while.
But next week, Liam’s back on the Square in order to give his evidence at the upcoming trial of some of the gang members, however, what he doesn’t know is that Bianca fears she may be facing prison time herself if the police learn that she was involved with the fire at Ian Beale’s restaurant… Read more & comment »
As we saw in last night’s EastEnders, there was a classic duff-duff moment as terrified teen Liam Butcher (James Forde) was confronted in his own home by evil gang member, Kane (Harry Rafferty).
And in tonight’s visit to Walford, we’ll see the menacing Kane telling Liam, “You know what you need to do to make all this stop…”
Kane makes his remark as a frantic Liam is struggling with the locks on the door in order to escape the thug, however, realising that the terror needs to stop, he goes back into the kitchen and as he sits down opposite Kane, he says, “I don’t know what you mean.” Read more & comment »
Fans of EastEnders will know that Liam Butcher (James Ford) became embroiled in an evil gang, however, after the gang turned on him and he was stabbed, Liam gave evidence to the police that he hoped would ensure the violent thugs were behind bars for a long time…
However, when the police released several members of the gang on bail, having failed to make any charges stick, Liam was terrified that they would come after him, and especially that gang leader Kane would have him firmly in his sights.
And in this week’s episodes, we’ll see that Liam was right to be so afraid because Kane and his gang friends begin a campaign of intimidation that begins when Liam receives a text message that reads, “Liam RIP.” Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on April 1, Liam Butcher (James Ford) is still in hospital recovering from being stabbed, and his frantic mum Bianca (Patsy Palmer) is juggling visits to him, working on the stall and taking care of her other kids…
However, there’s good news when DS Bain arrives at the hospital to tell Liam and Bianca that gang members Chris and Kane – among others – have been arrested in connection with the stabbing.
But while Bianca heaves a sigh of relief, Liam’s afraid of the consequences of the arrests, fearing that the gang members will want retribution. Read more & comment »
Coming up in next week’s episodes of EastEnders, the gang storyline reaches a dramatic climax as Liam Butcher (James Ford) is stabbed by one of the hooligans…
And after the gang learn that Ava (Claire Perkins) helped Liam’s mum Bianca in making the decision to call in the police – to tell them that the gang were responsible for the attack on Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel) – it looks like her life could be in danger too!
The drama begins on Monday 25th March, when we see that Liam is staying with Kane and his gang on a rough estate as Bianca (Patsy Palmer) frantically searches for her son… Read more & comment »
In next week’s episodes of EastEnders, struggling single mum Bianca Butcher (Patsy Palmer) has to take extreme measures to keep her wayward teenage son Liam (James Ford) away from the gang he’s involved in, and she enlists the help of Ray Dixon (Chucky Venn) to do so.
The drama begins on Monday, 18 March when we’ll see Bianca frantic after Liam’s been out all night. However, though she’s of course relieved when he arrives home, it’s short lived as the stroppy teen refuses to go to school or tell her where he’s been.
He storms off to his room, and, already late for work, Bianca asks Ray to sit in the house to ensure that Liam doesn’t leave again… Read more & comment »
As fans of EastEnders may know, the show’s bosses have been highlighting the issue of youth gangs as part of not only the soap’s main storylines, but also for a special edition of the show for Comic Relief…
Airing on Friday, March 15, we’ll see frantic mum Bianca (Patsy Palmer) searching for her son Liam (James Ford) after she suspects he’s either being bullied by the gang – or that he may even be a part of the gang – who robbed Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel).
And it doesn’t take her long to locate Liam, but she’s mortified when she sees the gang pushing and shoving her son around as she approaches… Read more & comment »
In the episode of EastEnders that airs on Monday, 11 March, Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel) has a meeting with his boss, Mr Garner, and though the market supervisor is happy with most of Tamwar’s work, he’s not pleased that he hasn’t collected rent from several of the stallholders…
So, realizing that he needs to toughen up in his approach on the market, Tamwar goes around the stallholders collecting payments, but as he does so, a gang of youths begin causing trouble… Read more & comment »
Poor Bianca Butcher is set for more heartache in EastEnders when she finds out her eldest son, Liam, is connected to the thugs responsible for mugging new market assistant, Tamwar Masood!
Fans of the award-winning BBC soap will know how recently Liam (James Forde) has been going spectacularly off the rails, bunking off school and shoplifting, but his behaviour is set to spiral even further out of control when the gang he has taken up with mug Walford regular, Tamwar Masood (Himesh Patel), Digital Spy reports.
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In next week’s episodes of EastEnders, struggling single mum Bianca Butcher (Patsy Palmer) will be pushed to the end of her tether by her son Liam’s behavior after he begins truanting from school and on one occasion, is brought home by the police!
And of course, although Bianca was released from prison at the end of last year, she’s on probation, so any trouble with the law could see her going back inside to finish her full sentence.
Then, when a batch of dresses that she and Kat Moon (Jessie Wallace) are selling on the stall turn out to be stolen – they were nicked from a warehouse in a raid that went wrong, leaving a security guard badly injured – Bianca’s truly terrified that she is indeed headed back behind bars… Read more & comment »
It’s been revealed today that EastEnders bosses had to cancel an outdoor shoot this week after a knife wielding gang of thugs forced their way on-set and threatened to stab the show’s stars and production crew.
The Mirror reports that Patsy Palmer, who plays Bianca Butcher, and 16-year-old James Ford – who plays her on-screen son Liam – were filming scenes in a park when the youths were heard yelling, “We’ll cut you.”
The paper adds, “The teenagers, some in hoodies and one with his face partly covered, hurled snowballs at onlookers before turning on the crew of the BBC1 soap.”
Security staff were hastily rushed to the scene in Graham Park in Colindale, north London to protect the BBC staff from the seven-strong gang who allegedly also threw fireworks. Read more & comment »