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EastEnders 

The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.
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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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Jean Slater was voted online as "Eastender's maddest character". See more »

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

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Frank Butcher: You're a wave short of an ocean, aint ya?
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From 1985-1993, the series titles was a black and white city with a bright blue river. See more »

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Love, action, drama and a half pint of ale
28 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

This engaging British series has been a favorite of mine since I was a girl. The families of this fictitious End London borough become familiar faces and names as the show follows generations of the characters thorough their lives. "EE" is more than a working-class soap opera---it's a genuine episodic drama, which is painfully rare here in the US. The storylines arc over months and years instead of days and weeks like American dramas are scheduled. Unlike many American "soap opera-type" series, the majority of episodes are penned by male scriptwriters. The action can be slow-building, but it is engaging. It takes a few viewings to understand who's who and what's what, but with all the websites devoted to this show, the details and characters can be sorted soon enough. Thanks to the advent of cable TV and the BBC America satellite channel, Americans can watch this cozy drama with only a slight lag behind their British counterparts. Grab your favorite ale and some fish and chips and try this show out.


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