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
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, who played Charlie Slater, had got down to the last five for Den Watts when the series started but Julia Smith
told him he wasn't "a ladies man". He was also in the running to play Frank Butcher but was committed to another series, King & Castle
(1986), instead. See more
When Nick Cotton returned to the square in October 2008, the tattoo on his neck had disappeared. See more
Aw, Pat, what have you done to me?
From 2012, the Olympic Park is visible on the opening credits. See more