• Former EastEnders star Michelle Ryan confirms return to THIS popular show

    Michelle Ryan shot to fame at the age of 16 as Zoe Slater on EastEnders, leaving five years later in 2005 to pursue new acting projects. And while many fans are hopeful that the actress will make a return to Albert Square with her on-screen mum, Kat Slater actress Jessie Wallace, and Laila Morse, who plays her great-grandmother, Big Mo, Michelle has instead confirmed she is reprising a role on another big BBC show – Doctor Who. Michelle previously starred alongside David Tennant as mischievous thief Lady Christina de Souza in the show's Planet of the Dead episode back