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Rita Simons To Leave 'Eastenders' With Soap Sister Samantha Womack

Rita Simons has announced she’s also departing ‘Eastenders’, alongside on-screen sister Samantha Womack. Simons has played Roxy Mitchell on Albert Square since she was introduced with sister Ronnie 2007 and the pair are set to...

Samantha Womack Thanks Her Fans After Announcing 'Eastenders' Exit

Samantha Womack has sent her heartfelt thanks to her fans after she revealed at the weekend that she’s to step down from her role in ‘EastEnders’ after nearly a decade.The 43 year old British actress...

Samantha Womack Quits 'Eastenders' After Nearly 10 Years

Samantha Womack is leaving ‘Eastenders’ after nearly a decade on the BBC soap playing Ronnie Mitchell. According to The Sun, bosses have offered the actress the chance to go out with a bang in a...

Actor Jody Latham Slapped With Restraining Order For Harassing Ex-fiancee

The 34-year-old, who is also known for hit British comedy drama Shameless, was accused of leaving foul-mouthed, threatening voicemail messages for his former partner, fellow Shameless actress Sarah Byrne in March (16)....

Bbc Defends Violent Bobby Beale Scenes After Viewer Complaints

The BBC has defended Friday night’s (May 20th) episode of ‘Eastenders’ in which viewers saw young Bobby Beale violently assault his mum Jane with a hockey stick. Some viewers took to Twitter to complain to...

'Eastenders' Confirms Plans To Build A Mosque On Set

The BBC is overhauling the set of its showcase soap opera ‘EastEnders’ in a bid to make it more representative of the real East End of London, adding a mosque, among other features, at its...

Danny Dyer Leaves 'Good Morning Britain' Viewers In Stitches With Wedding Question Responses

Cockney cheeky chap Danny Dyer was on great form during a daytime TV appearance today, as he left viewers in stitches with his hilarious responses to Susanna Reid’s questions during an interview on ‘Good Morning...

Danny Dyer Reveals He Was Almost Broke Before 'Eastenders' Role

He was one of the most ubiquitous faces of British film and television during the mid-noughties, but Danny Dyer has revealed the “desperate” financial situation he was in before the BBC offered him a part...

'Eastenders' Becomes First British Soap Opera To Cast A Transgender Actor

The BBC has made a piece of television history by becoming the first British station to cast a transgender actor in a transgender role in a soap opera. The long-running ‘EastEnders’ has cast 21 year...

Fire Breaks Out On Eastenders Set

Rescue teams were summoned to the set of U.K. soap opera Eastenders after a blaze broke out on Tuesday night (17Feb15).Bbc bosses are airing sections of the programme, which stars Human Traffic actor Danny Dyer,...

Danny Dyer Auditioned For 'Game Of Thrones'. Three Times.

It may be a vehicle for a great deal of British acting talent, but ‘Game of Thrones’ is apparently unwilling to accommodate Danny Dyer. The ‘Eastenders’ star has apparently auditioned for the HBO smash series...

Danny Dyer Soiled Himself After Emotional Eastenders Scenes

Hardman actor Danny Dyer soiled himself in his dressing room after filming a series of exhausting scenes for soap opera Eastenders.The British actor, who plays pub landlord Mick in the hit show, became so drained...

Downton Abbey And Eastenders Take Top Prizes At National Television Awards

Downton Abbey and U.K. soap Eastenders were named the best of the best at Britain's National Television Awards (Ntas) on Wednesday (21Jan15).The acclaimed period programme was named Best Drama at the prizegiving, while the long-running...

Eastenders Actor John Bardon - Jim Branning - Dies Aged 75

Eastenders actor John Bardon, who played Dot Branning's husband Jim, has died aged 75. Bardon suffered a stroke seven years ago and was forced to reduce his appearances on the BBC One soap opera.John Bardon...

Jacqueline Jossa And Dan Osbourne Expecting Baby

The pitter patter of tiny feet is heading to Albert Square as Jacqueline Jossa, better known as Laura Branning, has announced she is expecting a baby with her on/off boyfriend Dan Osbourne.Osbourne and Jossa pictured...

Bbc’S Bame Representation Called Into Question Again; 'Eastenders' Compared To E. London

In a bid to convey the lack of Black, Asian and minority ethnic representation in Eastenders, The BBC's audience council in England compared the population of Walthamstow in east London with Walford, the fictional home...

Eastenders Soap Star Khali Best Suspended From Show

British soap star Khali Best has been suspended from top soap Eastenders for three months due to bad behaviour.The actor, who plays Dexter Hartman on the long-running Bbc show, was handed the disciplinary action by...

Patsy Palmer To Trade Eastenders For Hollywood

British Tv actress Patsy Palmer has announced plans to quit Bbc soap Eastenders after 30 years and start life in Los Angeles.The 41 year old, who has played Bianca in the show on and off...

Ricky Norwood Suspended From Eastenders Over Drugs Scandal

British actor Ricky Norwood has been suspended from hit U.K. soap opera Eastenders after he was caught up in a drug scandal.Norwood, who plays Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb on the long-running show, was hauled before Bbc...

Eastenders Actor Ricky Norwood Suspended Over Cannabis Skype Video

Eastenders actor Ricky Norwood - who plays Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb on the long-running BBC soap -has been suspended after reportedly being videoed smoking cannabis. Show bosses made the decision on Monday (April 1) after...

Danny Dyer Hopes Tv Stint Will Revive London Slang

British actor Danny Dyer is hoping his stint in hit U.K. soap opera Eastenders will help revive the dying London dialect of rhyming slang.The London-born star is proud of his roots and the traditional local...

Matt Willis Lands Soap Role

British musician Matt Willis has landed a role in beloved U.K. soap opera Eastenders.The former Busted star has been handed a short contract by bosses of the Bbc show and will play the love interest...

Actress Suffered Miscarriage On Soap Set

British actress Kierston Wareing suffered a miscarriage on the set of popular soap opera Eastenders.The 37 year old, who has appeared in critically-acclaimed films such as Fish Tank and It's a Free World..., joined the...

One Direction To Perform At Eastenders Pub For Charity Telethon

One Direction will present part of the Bbc's annual Children in Need Tv telethon from the pub in popular British soap Eastenders.The boy band will host a 35-minute segment of the charity event from the...

Danny Dyer And The Carter Family Set To Rock Albert Sq This Christmas

Why can’t Christmases just be nice, kind of like they are in real life, for the most part? You’ll never get a hassle free one on Eastenders – the festive period has become a time...

Danny Dyer Hopes Tv Role Will Transform Career After String Of Flops

Actor Danny Dyer decided to accept a role in longrunning British soap opera Eastenders over fears his career had become a joke following a string of film flops.The Business star will join the beloved show...

Danny Dyer Signs Up For Soap Role After Original Snub

British actor Danny Dyer has landed a role in longrunning U.K. soap opera Eastenders, four years after snubbing the show.The Business star will play Mick Carter, the new landlord of the programme's iconic Queen Victoria...

Eastenders' Cast Pays Tribute To Anna Wing

Anna Wing, most famous for her role as Lou Beale in EastEnders, died on Sunday 7th July at the age of 98. The EastEnders' cast have paid tribute to the actress who starred alongside them...

Soap Legend Anna Wing – You Know Her As Lou Beale – Dies Aged 98

Anna Wing – whose turn as Lou Beale in Eastenders lasted for 232 episodes – has sadly passed away aged 98. She died on Sunday, The BBC report. Possibly the last of her kind, with...

Christmas Tv Viewing Figures Down From 2011, While Eastenders Wins The Day, Again

The focal point of any Christmas day emits from the box of which all our furniture is pointed at: the television. Christmas telly, in the U.K at least, is famous for being paradoxically depressing, but...

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