EastEnders began in 1985 as a rival for ITV's Coronation Street. It focuses on the lives of the inhabitants of Albert Square in the rough EastEnd of London. For the past 20 years, EastEnders has entertained audiences with dramatic storylines focusing on real life situations.
Last Episode32x100 17/06/2016 Aired: Jun. 17, 2016
The Beale family come to terms with the outcome of Bobby's hearing. Sonia makes a life-changing decision. Linda finds herself in an uncomfortable …
Series Fun Facts
- Penned scripts for the exit of Sid Owen as Ricky Butcher in April 2000 had to be rewritten to account for the absence of Mike Reid who played Ricky's father Frank. The storyline initially…
[show]Penned scripts for the exit of Sid Owen as Ricky Butcher in April 2000 had to be rewritten to account for the absence of Mike Reid who played Ricky's father Frank. The storyline initially planned to have Frank and Ricky involved in one of EastEnders renowned two-hander episodes, but due to Reid's off-screen ill-health, Steve McFadden, who plays Phil Mitchell, had to stand in for the episode, which saw Ricky flee Walford.
- Den, Angie and Sharon were originally going to be called Jack, Pearl and Tracy.
- Kim Fox was voted "One of Eastender's most annoying characters".