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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 / ... 3,876 episodes, 1985-2019
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,037 episodes, 1990-2019
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,591 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,184 episodes, 1985-2019
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,135 episodes, 1985-2016
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 1,995 episodes, 1985-2019
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,829 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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Mono (1985-1991)| Stereo (1991-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The drinks in The Queen Vic aren't as real as they look. Water is used to look like vodka, water with burnt sugar is used for whiskey and watered down apple juice makes a convincing white wine. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[repeated line]
Dot: Ooh, I say!
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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

Featured in This Morning: Episode dated 12 April 2017 (2017) See more »

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The best and most realistic soap you're not watching
7 January 2003 | by Shazzer30See all my reviews

BBC America runs an omnibus once a week of this popular British soap opera. If you don't get BBC America, call your cable company and ask about digital cable- it's generally only about 10 bucks more a month than regular cable, and you get more channels. That said, I was hooked from the first time I watched "EastEnders" a little over a year ago. It took a few episodes and a book ("EastEnders Who's Who", available from amazon.com)for me to catch on, but it was worth it. These characters, although sometimes predictable (cheating exes, guy gets fatal brain tumor, etc,)are more realistic than any lame-o American soap- maybe because they don't sport red sequinned dresses and 5 pounds of make-up at 10:30 a.m. on a Tuesday. There's a chock full of good stuff happening in Albert Square- call you cable operator and get the Beeb if, for nothing else, this fabulous show!


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