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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Adam Woodyatt Adam Woodyatt ...  Ian / ... 3,859 episodes, 1985-2019
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,119 episodes, 1990-2019
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,551 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,333 episodes, 1985-2019
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 2,183 episodes, 1985-2019
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,060 episodes, 1985-2016
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,879 episodes, 1998-2019
Barbara Windsor ...  Peggy / ... 1,563 episodes, 1994-2016
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Storyline

Set in the East End of London, the show focuses on the tensions between love and family with stories ranging from hard-hitting social issues, to personal, human tragedies. And there's plenty of funny moments too. Classic characters old and new across thousands of episodes have shared a drink in The Queen Vic, shed tears of despair or joy, sat on Arthur's bench in the Square - and at some point or other they probably crossed paths with Ian Beale. Written by ahmetkozan

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

East 8 See more »

Filming Locations:

Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (1985-1991)| Stereo (1991-)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The costume department have to prepare on average 150 costumes every week. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[When big Mo was 'Miss Whiplash', Little Mo answers the phone]
Little Mo: You've been a naughty boy?... What did you do?... Oh I'm sure you didn't mean to, you sound ever so sorry.
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Crazy Credits

From 1985-1993, the series titles was a black and white city with a bright blue river. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Clatterford: Easter (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme
by Simon May and Leslie Osborne
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User Reviews

Best Soap Ever
24 December 2003 | by rossrobinsonSee all my reviews

I love Eastenders to bits, the cast are fantastic actors/actresses. I think that now eastenders have got the awards back on after been beaten with Coronation St last year because of the Tricky Dicky Richard Hillman, Eastenders i think will do alot better now that they have Dirty Den Watts back in the show. It's going to be tough years for the other soaps because Eastenders have always won best soap of the year i think since 1999 or i maybe wrong. It's going to be tough now that dirty Den is back beacause i think a lot of peopel will watch it with him in it because years ago there was alot of viewers watching the scene in 1986 when Dirty Den Divorced Angie Watts. I think there was at least more than 20 Million viewers watching that episode. I give EASTENDERS 10 out of 10.


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