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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 / ... 3,877 episodes, 1985-2019
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,043 episodes, 1990-2019
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,590 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,192 episodes, 1985-2019
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,133 episodes, 1985-2016
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 2,005 episodes, 1985-2019
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,832 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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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

Until 2011, the postal district E20 for Walford was fictitious: the highest "E" code that had been allocated was E18, South Woodford. However in March 2011 it was announced that the Olympic Stadium and surrounding area would be given E20 postcodes by the Royal Mail. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Dot: So they killed him then, because he didn't fit in?
Wake Guest: Dot, I'm not saying that.
Dot: Yes you are, you've said it very well. He was always a help to me. If you had no respect for him while he was alive, the least you can do is have respect for him now he's dead!
[breaks down]
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Crazy Credits

From 2012, the Olympic Park is visible on the opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Family Chase: The French Family (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme
by Simon May and Leslie Osborne
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addictive
24 March 1999 | by YalcrabSee all my reviews

This programme is like cigarettes. You're OK if you only have it once a week, but if you watch a whole week you'll want to watch the next week. And if you watch a whole fortnight you'll be addicted...


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