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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In January 2008, Dot Cotton became the first soap opera character to be featured in a monologue episode, known as a "single-hander". Written by Tony Jordan
, the episode features Dot recording a message for her husband, Jim, who is in hospital recovering from a stroke. June Brown
was nominated in the Best Actress category at the 2009 British Academy Television Awards for her performance in the episode, becoming the first soap actress nominated in the category since 1988, when Jean Alexander
was shortlisted for her role as Hilda Ogden in Coronation Street
(1960). See more
When Phil and Grant are in the woods with Danny, the camera's shadow is visible several times. See more
You know what they say, darlin', the course of true love never runs smooth.
I don't want smooth, just something that's less like roller-blading down the Himalayas with a rocket up me backside.
From 2012, the Olympic Park is visible on the opening credits. See more
Referenced in The Office: Downsize