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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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Series cast summary:
Adam Woodyatt Adam Woodyatt ...  Ian / ... 3,864 episodes, 1985-2019
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,021 episodes, 1990-2019
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,572 episodes, 1986-2016
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,130 episodes, 1985-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,116 episodes, 1985-2019
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 1,938 episodes, 1985-2019
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,820 episodes, 1998-2019
Barbara Windsor ...  Peggy / ... 1,563 episodes, 1994-2016
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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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UK

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English

Release Date:

19 February 1985 (UK) See more »

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East 8 See more »

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Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK See more »

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

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ray Lonnen has been seen for a number of roles. See more »

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When Phil and Grant are in the woods with Danny, the camera's shadow is visible several times. See more »

Quotes

Den Watts: [to Sharon] 'Ello princess.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Theme
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Pure evil
21 December 2008 | by gannindoonSee all my reviews

The other lowest-rating reviewers have summed up this sewage so perfectly there seems little to add. I must stress that I've only had the Cockney Filth imposed on me during visits from my children, who insist on watching the Sunday omnibus. My god, it's depressing! Like all soaps, it consists entirely of totally unlikeable characters being unpleasant to each other, but it's ten times as bad as the next worst one could be. The reviewer who mocked the 'true to life' bilge spouted by its defenders was spot-on. If anyone lived in a social environment like this, they'd slash their wrists within days. And I can assure anyone not familiar with the real East End that it's rather more 'ethnically enriched' than you'll ever see here. Take my advice - avoid this nadir of the British TV industry. It is EVIL.


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