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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 / ... 3,929 episodes, 1985-2020
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,173 episodes, 1990-2020
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,551 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,349 episodes, 1985-2020
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 2,265 episodes, 1985-2020
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,060 episodes, 1985-2016
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,935 episodes, 1998-2020
Gillian Taylforth Gillian Taylforth ...  Kathy / ... 1,594 episodes, 1985-2020
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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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

EastEnders 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

Walford East is a fictional tube station for Walford, and with the aid of a map that was first seen on air in 1996, it has been established that Walford East is located between Bow Road and West Ham, which realistically would replace Bromley-by-Bow on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Zoe: This ain't the Sound of Music, he's not going to marry you.
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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 »


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Theme
by Simon May and Leslie Osborne
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Used to be a classic but like most it's best characters it's died a slow death
3 June 2019 | by kimrogersthoctSee all my reviews

It's a shame to see Phil Mitchell as the one last true great. Ian Beale is past it and we are missing true greats such as Pat and Grant


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