The BBC has ordered a new one-off drama from the award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern. Common, which is a working title for the drama, will star Nico Mirallegro, Daniel Mays and Jodhi May.
Actress and presenter Denise Van Outen has held not-so-secret talks to join EastEnders a tabloid reports this morning.
Television presenter and performer Rolf Harris has returned to the stage for the first time since two allegations he sexual assaulted women were reported by the press. He denies both claims.
Coronation Street boss Stuart Blackburn has suggested the BAFTA judges were ‘out of touch’ with popular opinion and the state of rival EastEnders following Corrie trouncing the BBC saga at The British Soap Awards.
The BBC have confirmed the science fiction drama will return for an eighth series in 2014 as ratings for the series seven finale prove the show is still a big draw for BBC One.
We take a look back at the week’s soap news which included the announcement that Samantha Womack would reprise her role as Ronnie Mitchell in EastEnders.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2013 is currently taking place in Malmo, Sweden.
BBC One is to air the third series of Luther this summer.
Samantha Womack is to reprise her role as Ronnie Mitchell in BBC One soap EastEnders for six months.
Actor Paul Shane has died aged 72. He’ll be best remembered for his BBC sitcom roles in shows such as 1950s-set holiday camp Hi-De-Hi and Upstairs Downstairs spoof You Rang M’Lord.