EastEnders (1985– )

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The everyday lives of the inhabitants of Albert Square in the East-End of London.

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Series cast summary:
Steve McFadden ...
 Phil / ... (2,493 episodes, 1990-2014)
Adam Woodyatt ...
 Ian / ... (2,447 episodes, 1985-2014)
Pam St. Clement ...
 Pat / ... (1,818 episodes, 1986-2012)
June Brown ...
 Dot / ... (1,686 episodes, 1985-2014)
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 Peggy / ... (1,552 episodes, 1994-2014)
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 Pauline / ... (1,536 episodes, 1985-2010)
Perry Fenwick ...
 Billy / ... (1,332 episodes, 1998-2014)
Letitia Dean ...
 Sharon / ... (1,244 episodes, 1985-2014)
Sid Owen ...
 Ricky / ... (1,210 episodes, 1988-2012)
Patsy Palmer ...
 Bianca / ... (1,145 episodes, 1993-2014)
Todd Carty ...
 Mark (1,081 episodes, 1990-2003)
Jessie Wallace ...
 Kat / ... (1,050 episodes, 2000-2014)
Natalie Cassidy ...
 Sonia / ... (1,043 episodes, 1993-2014)
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A British soap that has been running since 1985, about the lives of people living on Albert Square in the fictitious Walford borough of East London. Written by James2001

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As of February 2010 only one original cast member remains in the series: Adam Woodyatt has played Ian Beale continuously since 1985. The second longest serving was Wendy Richard who played Pauline Fowler for nearly 22 years between 1985 and 2006. See more »

Goofs

When Nick Cotton returned to the square in October 2008, the tattoo on his neck had disappeared. See more »

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[repeated line]
Dot: Ooh, I say!
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From 2012, the Olympic Park is visible on the opening credits. See more »

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Featured in This Morning: Episode dated 16 July 2009 (2009) See more »

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Theme
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Brainwashed with soapy pap
11 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

Licence fees to watch this trash, And pay for it with hard-earned cash? Humourless, no hint of laughter, God knows how it won a BAFTA!

We've now been subjected to "Eastenders" for twenty years. When, oh when is the Great British public going to see this awful soap for what it is? Crass Pap! This programme no more depicts reality in the East End of London than everyday life in Beirut, and never has done.

The Eastenders I know (the real ones) are kind, courageous, hardworking and loyal. And one of their greatest attributes is humour. It was the Eastenders who went through the worst of the London blitz and still stuck two fingers up to Hitler. And what do we see on our screens for five days of the week (including an omnibus)? Nothing but a bunch of moaning, wailing, "dead from the neck up" wimps, who seem to do little else than sit in a pub all day sniping at each other. What a great advert for Britain that is!! Do the writers actually believe this garbage they're pumping out? Obviously the woolly-minded section of the public does, but then I've heard that apparently anyone can be brainwashed into believing anything.


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