He’s moving on after almost two years.

The actor has already secured further work with a production of Dean McBride by Sonya Hale and will bow out of Walford next year, Metro.co.uk reports.

“We can confirm Ted has finished filming with EastEnders and wish him all the best for the future.” – EastEnders spokesperson

Reilly, who has also had roles in Casualty and Call The Midwife, joined the EastEnders cast last year as the second actor to play Johnny.

Sam Strike originated the role when Shirley’s family were introduced in 2013, but opted to leave a year later.

Storylines involving Johnny since his return have included supporting Ben Mitchell following the murder of his boyfriend Paul and being shot by PTSD-sufferer Ted Murray.

The beeb have released no details on how Johnny will depart Walford.

“Thank you for all your lovely messages regarding EE! It was a really tough decision to leave, but at this stage in my career it’s very important to keep being challenged & experience new things! I’ll miss the amazing people on the square especially my Carter clan! – Ted Reilly via Twitter

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