Pauline McLynn has joined the cast of EastEnders. The Irish actress is to appear in the soap on a recurring basis as Yvonne Cotton the mother of Charlie played by Declan Bennett. The character will be seen for the first time next month when she visits Dot (June Brown) who is seeking answers about her grandson after making a surprising discovery. Will Yvonne provide Dot with the answers she is
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Coronation Street star Barbara Knox has pleaded not guilty to a drink drive charge. The actress – who has starred as Rita Tanner in the ITV Granada saga since 1972 (following a short stint in 1964) – entered the plea at Macclesfield Magistrates’ Court in Cheshire earlier today. Knox has been charged following an incident in Knutsford on 10th March. At the time it was reported the 80-year-old was arrested for drink driving after
Terry Alderton has announced that he is to leave EastEnders.
Former Hollyoaks star Jorgie Porter is returning to the soap.
EastEnders‘ Lee Carter (Danny-Boy Hatchard) is asked to provide a DNA sample as the police continue their investigation into the death of Lucy Beale. New pictures have been released from tomorrow’s (25 April) episode that show D.S Bryant (Glen Wallace) taking a swab of DNA from the Walford newcomer, after his recent involvement with Lucy comes to light. Lee is also asked for the clothes he was wearing on the
EastEnders boss Dominic Treadwell-Collins has explained his decision to kill off the character of Lucy Beale. In a video feature on the soap’s official website the producer stated that he wanted a big story that would put the Beale family at the centre of the show ahead of its 30th anniversary next February. “The Beales are the first EastEnders family so, for me, in this year, building up to the 30th
One of the biggest whodunits in EastEnders‘ history kicked off tonight, focusing on the death of Lucy Beale, and a new trailer has been released to mark the occasion. In tonight’s episode, Lucy (Hetti Bywater) was shown heading out of the Square alone after receiving an email, with her lifeless body later seen on Walford Common. The circumstances of Lucy’s death are to be shrouded in mystery with the police initially believing that she
EastEnders star Laurie Brett is making a permanent return to the show.
EastEnders hardman Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) proves to be an unlikely source of comfort for his long time adversary Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) in the aftermath of his daughter’s death. In scenes airing on Friday 25th April, Phil and Sharon (Letitia Dean) arrive at the Beales to offer their condolences to a distraught Ian following the discovery of Lucy’s body on Walford Common. However, Sharon is lost for words when she
It’s the EastEnders‘ class of 2014.