EastEnders: classic episodes airing again this summer

Classic episodes of EastEnders will return to TV this summer, fans of the long-running soap opera will be happy to hear. UKTV’s Drama channel has nabbed the rights to show repeats of EastEnders from the very beginning. The reruns, which will take fans back to the very first televised events from Albert Square, will air on Drama all throughout … >

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Classic EastEnders Christmas specials heading to iPlayer!

Nothing warms the cockles like a festive episode of EastEnders, the soap that seems to find misery in every corner of life and amplify it accordingly. As such, the EastEnders Christmas special is a treat for those who like to see the shit hitting the fan in someone else’s house. The BBC hears you, too, … >

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Turns out Paul Kaye is a big Dot Cotton fan

Paul Kaye sprung to fame as Dennis Pennis back in the 1990s, but in recent years, his acting work has seen him take on roles in the likes of Game Of Thrones, Doctor Who, Matilda the Musical, and the returning to Dave comedy, Zapped. In a terrific interview with Den Of Geek, he’s been chatting … >

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‘Kat & Alfie: Redwater’ Episode 1 Review (Spoiler Free)

Kat & Alfie: Redwater continues the story of these Eastenders stalwarts in a place far away from Albert Square, both literally and metaphorically.  As the opening helicopter shot of Redwater pans across the Atlantic ocean to settle on a beautiful, rural coastal village, it’s immediately obvious we’re not in soap-land anymore. Aesthetically, the show – with its large outdoor … >

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What’s going to happen in ‘Kat & Alfie: Redwater’?

A new six-part drama kicks off soon on BBC One, set on the beautiful, wild Irish southern coast it promises a real change of scene for two former Eastenders.  First pitched by Dominic Treadwell-Collins and Alex Lamb when they were staffers on the Albert Square soap back in 2015, the story of Kat (now Kathleen) Moon’s search for a son … >

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Cast announced for BBC One’s Barbara Windsor life story drama ‘Babs’

BBC One has revealed the cast for EastEnders writer Tony Jordan’s new one-off film about the life of Barbara Windsor. The 90-minute drama “will tell the heart-warming story of Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match.” Jaime Winstone and Samantha Spiro will play Barbara Windsor alongside two child actors. Dame Barbara Windsor will also be … >

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‘Doctor Who’ actor is keen for Rigsy to return

Joivan Wade has revealed he’s up for returning to Doctor Who as Rigsy. Rigsy first appeared in 2014’s ‘Flatline’ and was last seen in 2015’s ‘Face the Raven’. Wade told DS recently: “I have no idea if Rigsy will return – I didn’t know I’d come back when I did the first one in series eight. But … >

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BBC One orders ‘Babs’ drama telling story of Barbara Windsor

EastEnders writer Tony Jordan has written a new BBC One film about the life of Barbara Windsor. The one-off 90-minute drama “will tell the heart-warming story of Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match.” The official synopsis reads: “Preparing to perform in the theatre that evening, Babs takes us on a journey … >

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