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Louisa Lytton open to EastEnders return

Former EastEnders actress Louisa Lytton has said she would willingly return to the BBC One soap. The actress played Ruby Allen, daughter of gangster Johnny Allen (Billy Murray), between March 2005 and November 2006. Ruby was firm friends with Stacey (Lacey Turner) and had a brief relationship with her brother Sean (Rob Kazinsky). The character left in the back of a cab in late 2006 after falling out with her

Leven Rambin not returning to All My Children

Actress Leven Rambin will not be returning to ABC soap All My Children, ahead of its television finale in September, because of scheduling conflicts. The actress appeared on the ABC daytime soap as Ava Benton and Lily Montogomery, look-a-like half sisters. Rambin was one of a string of former stars signed up to return to the soap following its cancellation – to ensure AMC goes out in style. However, her

Hollyoaks Sixth Form Arrivals Revealed

Sixth Form College starts in Hollyoaks on Monday 5th September but it’s clear this isn’t going to be an easy ride for the show’s favourite teens and their new gang of friends. Sixth Form College starts in Hollyoaks on Monday 5th September but it’s clear this isn’t going to be an easy ride for the show’s favourite teens and their new gang of friends. After their runaway summer ended in

Jamie Foreman to join EastEnders

Actor Jamie Foreman is to join EastEnders as Derek Branning; the elder brother of Max (Jake Wood), Carol (Lindsay Coulson) and Jack (Scott Maslen). This winter the Brannings are in for a shock when their eldest brother, Derek, played by Jamie Foreman, comes back into their lives. Arriving in Walford, Derek seizes the opportunity to be king of the family once again but he also has his sights set on

Revelations coming to DVD

{jcomments on}The little remembered 1990s late-night soap Revelations is set to be released on DVD. The late-night soap ran for two seasons in the 1990s and amongst the writers on the series was Russell T. Davies who would later write the critically acclaimed Queer as Folk and re-launch Doctor Who in 2005. In the 1990s Davies had mostly worked on children’s dramas such as Dark Season, Century Falls and Children’s

Soapnet to mark All My Children finale

Cable channel Soapnet will mark the television finale of ABC soap All My Children with a special two-day marathon of memorable episodes. The end is nigh for All My Children – at least in its current form on television. On September 23rd the Pine Valley based soap will broadcast its final episode of ABC and on television. At some point it will be reborn as an online based soap along

London Bridge coming to DVD

{jcomments on}The short-lived 1990s Carlton soap London Bridge is coming to DVD. The short-lived soap was shown by Carlton in the London area and was its first attempt at producing a soap opera – in the early 2000s Carlton revived the midlands soap Crossroads. London Bridge originally launched in 1996 as a late-night drama but was re-launched after its first season a twice weekly soap opera. Despite not being broadcast

Backlash against Waterloo Road’s move to Scotland

The BBC’s announcement yesterday that school drama Waterloo Road is to move from its current home in Rochdale, Greater Manchester to Scotland has prompted a backlash from some of the cast and local political leaders. The BBC revealed yesterday that from April 2012 Waterloo Road would re-locate to Scotland with 50 one-hour episodes being ordered for the move which will air over the course of two years. The BBC One

Tamara Tunie to appear in Days of our Lives

Actress Tamara Tunie is to have a short stint in NBC’s daytime soap Days of our Lives. TVLine reports that Tunie will play ‘tough-as-nails’ judge Weston. Details are being kept under wraps about the nature of her appearance on Days of our Lives but TVLine reports her presence will have a major impact on the returning John Black (Drake Hogestyn). Tunie will make her debut on Days of our Lives

Susan Lucci not joining Desperate Housewives

{jcomments on}ABC has denied once more that actress Susan Lucci is to join the cast of Desperate Housewives. Its a rumour that just won’t go away; for the past few months various media reports have claimed that All My Children actress Susan Lucci will join the cast of prime-time drama Desperate Housewives. The reports first emerged when ABC announced the cancellation of All My Children with rumours the actress would