It’s been revealed today that Ian Beale’s son Peter is headed back to Walford, however, the role is to be played by newcomer Ben Hardy rather than by Thomas Law, who left the show in 2010.
On the show’s official website, Ben remarked, “I’m really excited to be joining the fantastic cast of EastEnders – a show which my family have watched for years.
“I can’t wait to step into the shoes of a character with so much history and am looking forward to getting stuck in.” Read more & comment »
News from Walford way today begins with Hetti Bywater – who of course took over the role of Lucy Beale from Melissa Suffield – who’s revealed that she’d love to work with Thomas Law, who has formerly played the role of Lucy’s twin, Peter.
Speaking to Inside Soap, Hetti said, “I’d like Thomas Law to come back to EastEnders. I haven’t met him, but I’ve heard he’s very nice.
“I thought his portrayal of Peter was really good when I used to watch the show with him in it.”
Thomas played the role of Peter from 2006 until late 2010 when the character left home, furious with his dad Ian (Adam Woodyatt) for having had an affair with Glenda Mitchell (Glynis Barber)… Read more & comment »