Eastenders

The latest news and photos from the cast who bring some of the nation's most dramatic storylines in the Albert Square soap opera.

Patsy Palmer quits EastEnders for 'once in a lifetime' Hollywood move

Patsy Palmer has confirmed that she is leaving EastEnders. The 41-year-old star, who has played Bianca Butcher for more than 20 years, announced her decision to leave the BBC soap this week, amid reports...

EastEnders star Gary Lucy leaving the soap - but hints he may return

Gary Lucy has confirmed that he is leaving EastEnders. The actor, who has starred as Danny Pennant since September 2012, has already filmed his final scenes for the BBC soap. Following the news, Gary...

EastEnders: Viewers complain over 'racist' Shabnam Masood

The BBC has defended EastEnders after a comment made by returning character Shabnam Masood was branded 'racist' by viewers. On Tuesday night's episode, Shabnam was seen telling her father...

'Thrilled' Busted star Matt Willis joins EastEnders

Matt Willis is heading to Albert Square. The former Busted star has been cast in EastEnders in the role of Stacey Branning's new boyfriend. The actor and singer will join the BBC soap for a short...

Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent reveals new love interest

Love is in the air for Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent. Her character Sophie Webster is soon set to fall for newcomer Maddie Heath, played by Amy Kelly, and Brooke has spoken for the first time about...

EastEnders producer teases fans as he reveals plans for 2014

EastEnders' longest-serving cast member Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale) will be taking centre stage with an exciting new storyline next year. Speaking at an EastEnders' press event, the soap's new...

EastEnders character to reveal surprise pregnancy in Christmas storyline

Kat and Alfie Moon will discover that they are expecting a baby in an upcoming episode of EastEnders, it has been revealed. Viewers of the BBC soap will see Kat share the happy news with her former husband...

'Excited' Lacey Turner confirms she is returning to EastEnders as Stacey Branning

One of EastEnders' most popular characters is heading back to Albert Square. Lacey Turner is reprising her role as Stacey Branning in January, after nearly three years away from the BBC soap. Stacey...

Charlie Brooks discusses leaving EastEnders for motherhood

EastEnders star Charlie Brooks has revealed how her eight-year-old daughter burst into tears when she first revealed she was quitting the BBC soap. In her first interview since filming her final scenes...

EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing suffered 'miscarriage on set'

EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing has said that she suffered a miscarriage while on the set of the BBC soap. The 37-year-old, who is leaving the show after a year playing Kirsty Branning, was four months...

'It wasn't my decision to leave': EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing

EastEnders actress Kierston Wareing has discussed her departure from the BBC soap, confirming that it wasn’t her decision to leave Albert Square. It was announced in September that Kierston –...

Meet the Carters: Danny Dyer introduces his EastEnders family

 Walford Square residents had better watch out – it looks like trouble is coming to the Queen Vic. Danny Dyer and his fictional family the Carters are making their EastEnders debut at Christmas,...

Charlie Brooks to leave EastEnders role as Janine Butcher

Charlie Brooks is quitting her role on EastEnders for the third time since she started. The 32-year-old actress, who plays catty Janine Butcher on the show, hinted that the soap's poor ratings may...

Samantha Womack stunning in black as she attends star-studded Inside Soap Awards

Stars of the silver screen glittered for the Inside Soap Awards on Monday night. EastEnders favourite Samantha Womack headed out with the rest of the Enders cast to see the BBC1 soap win four gongs. Dazzling...

Sonia's back! 'Excited' Natalie Cassidy is returning to EastEnders

Natalie Cassidy is heading back to EastEnders, seven years after she left the BBC soap. The 30-year-old actress will be reprising her role as Sonia Fowler when she returns to Albert Square in January,...

Danny Dyer joins EastEnders as the new landlord of Queen Vic

TV tough guy Danny Dyer is to become the new landlord of the Queen Vic when he joins the cast of EastEnders this Christmas. The 36-year-old actor, a real-life East end boy, has been cast as Mick Carter,...

Kym Lomas and Jamie Lomas confirm their reunion with romantic Twitter snap

Kym Lomas and Jamie Lomas seem to be resolving their marital difficulties, and confirmed their reconciliation with a romantic snap on Twitter. Jamie posted a photo of the couple looking very cosy and...



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