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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 / ... 3,874 episodes, 1985-2019
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,054 episodes, 1990-2019
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,588 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,218 episodes, 1985-2019
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,125 episodes, 1985-2016
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 2,036 episodes, 1985-2019
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,842 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The railings surrounding Albert Square might look real, but they are actually made of plastic. In fact, they are so weak they won't even hold the weight of a grown man. 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 to Dot Cotton]
Fat Boy: I've got your back, Mrs B.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in Lorraine: Episode dated 3 October 2016 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme
by Simon May and Leslie Osborne
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User Reviews

I cant believe i have to pay for this drivel!

Well, unfortunately this is on our TV's almost every day I think.. As you sit down to your dinner, or relax for a minute, you turn on your TV... and what are u confronted with??? DOT COTTONS decayed face! Its depressing to know that I am FORCED by LAW because i own a TV, to pay the BBC to keep creating this drivel. The actors and actresses, as untalented as they are, must be laughing at their 'tax collector' status. No matter how poor, or how insulting the show is... I (Like everyone else in Britain) will continue to pay the BBC and the producers of the show, simply to avoid a huge fine. Has there ever been an episode when someone hasn't cried? Do these people ever leave this bloody street? After all this time, and not leaving this street, are they all inbred? Is there anywhere else to work other than a bar, and a chip shop? I bet even the cast cant bear to watch it TV.

Anyway, i can go on all day about how much i hate it, and others like it. Bottom line is, this is not entertaining, its pure concentrated vermin excrement. The only reason it is still around is because its funded by extortion money.


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