Posts From Lynn Swift

Hari Dhillon to return to Holby City

Hari Dhillon is to reprise his role of Michael Spence in Holby City. Michael was last seen in the episode broadcast on 17 December 2013 in which the rule-breaking surgeon departed Holby following a showdown with CEO Guy Self. The actor will film six episodes of the BBC medical drama later this year that see Michael return to the hospital following a scandalous trip to the States where his wandering eye

Coronation Street named best soap at Freesat TV Awards 2014

Coronation Street saw off competition from EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Doctors, River City and Pobol Y Cym to take home the award for ‘Best Soap’ at last night’s Freesat TV Awards. It continues a successful year for the long-running ITV serial which picked up nine gongs at last month’s British Soap Awards and triumphed at this year’s RTS and TRIC awards in March, Broadcast awards in February and at the National Television Awards in

EastEnders’ Patrick Trueman to suffer major stroke

EastEnders’ Patrick Trueman is to suffer a major stroke in an upcoming storyline. The storyline will follow Patrick’s journey from the early signs that something is wrong to the stroke itself and its severe consequences.  The effect the stroke has on Patrick and those around him will be examined throughout the rest of the year. “This is a truly important storyline as strokes affect so many different people, in so many different

EastEnders Spoilers – Phil’s out for revenge over Sharon’s attack

EastEnders’ hardman Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) goes after the men responsible for his girlfriend Sharon Rickman’s (Letitia Dean) attack in tonight’s episode. Sharon is currently in hospital with extensive injuries after intervening when two masked intruders targeted her bar The Albert earlier this week. The concluding moments of last night’s (17 June) episode saw Phil confide in Shirley (Linda Henry) that he arranged the break-in but had not intended for Sharon to come

EastEnders Pictures: Rainie blackmails Ian

EastEnders have released new pictures that show Rainie Cross blackmailing Ian Beale. Rainie, played by Tanya Franks, made a surprise return to the soap during last night’s episode when the character was revealed as Ian’s (Adam Woodyatt) mystery phone contact. In tonight’s episode, Rainie realises that she is the only person that knows Ian’s whereabouts on the night his daughter Lucy was killed. Rainie quickly gathers how valuable this information is and

Sheree Murphy joins Neighbours

Former Emmerdale star Sheree Murphy is to appear in Neighbours. The 38 year old actress, who is married to Australian footballer Harry Kewell, will portray the role of British businesswoman Dakota Davies in the soap. The character is an old flame of one of the show’s male residents and hasn’t quite recovered from their break-up. “I just feel like I’m coming home again. To be able to work in Melbourne for such an iconic

EastEnders releases Sharon attack trailer

Sharon Rickman’s (Letitia Dean) upcoming attack at The Albert is teased in a new EastEnders trailer. In scenes to be aired next Monday, Sharon is targeted by two masked intruders as she closes up for the night, leaving her with extensive injuries. In the wake of the attack, barman Johnny Carter (Sam Strike) calls for an ambulance and Sharon is rushed into hospital, where her boyfriend Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) maintains

Hollyoaks post-watershed spinoff won’t return this year

Hollyoaks bosses have announced that there won’t be a series of Hollyoaks Later this year. The teen saga’s post-watershed spinoff runs annually across five consecutive nights on E4 and has featured a number of grisly plots – including the parachute death of Sarah Barnes and Rae Wilson’s murder at the hands of Silas Blissett – since its launch in 2008. The decision to rest the series has been made by Hollyoaks’ production

EastEnders Spoilers: Abi resorts to desperate measures to help Max

EastEnders’ Abi Branning (Lorna Fitzgerald) resorts to desperate measures to protect her father Max (Jake Wood) during tonight’s episode. Following Max’s sudden revelation that he saw Lucy Beale with Jake Stone (Jamie Lomas) on the night of her murder, Abi wonders what else he could be hiding. Put on the spot by his daughter, Max recalls to Abi the incident where, during a row, Lucy tripped and cut her head at the