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.
Did You Know?
was fourth choice for Peggy Mitchell. The first choice was booked but never filmed any material. The second choice taped eight episodes that were never broadcast. See more
When Nick Cotton returned to the square in October 2008, the tattoo on his neck had disappeared. See more
Luke, Chapter 4, Verse 23. Physician heal thyself.
Zoe, Chapter 1, shut your cakehole
From 2000-2009, a satellite picture of East London was used with the Millennium Dome [now known as The O2] added to the picture. See more
Referenced in Finding Fatimah