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Sam Strike quits EastEnders’ Johnny Carter role

Only a year after making his debut as EastEnders‘ Johnny Carter, actor Sam Strike has opted to leave the BBC One soap. The 20 year old has already filmed his final scenes as Johnny who is to depart Walford in an upcoming storyline, the details and timing of which have not been disclosed by show chiefs. “We can confirm that Sam will be leaving EastEnders. We wish him all the best for

EastEnders’ Carter clan pose for family photo

EastEnders‘ Carter clan have posed for a new cast photo outside of a newly redecorated Queen Vic. The exterior of the landmark boozer was recently given a freshening up – returning to the red and gold colour scheme that it originally boasted for 18 years between 1992 and 2010. Tonight’s episode at 8pm on BBC One sees Linda full of pride as she prepares to unveil her new pub sign.

Danny Dyer praises EastEnders coming out scenes

EastEnders’ Danny Dyer has said he is “proud” of the scenes dealing with his on-screen son’s sexuality as they have helped people come out. Dyer, 36, made his debut as new Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter on Christmas Day. The scenes in question saw Mick’s son Johnny (Sam Strike) break down in his father’s arms as he admitted he is gay. Speaking on The Jonathan Ross Show, which airs tomorrow

EastEnders Spoilers: Johnny tells his dad he’s gay

This is the moment EastEnders‘ Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) comforts his son Johnny (Sam Strike) after he admits that he’s gay. In last night’s episode, viewers saw Johnny’s sister Nancy (Maddy Hill) blurt out her brother’s sexuality in front of their parents during a heated row. Tonight’s episode picks up where the drama left off and sees Johnny deny Nancy’s claims before putting on a public display of affection with

Pictures: EastEnders newcomers visit a real pub for work experience

EastEnders bosses have released some behind the scenes pictures of Danny Dyer, Kellie Bright, Maddy Hill and Sam Strike. Danny Dyer makes his hotly anticipated debut in the BBC One soap as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter on Christmas Day, while viewers were introduced to Mick’s bubbly wife Linda played by Kellie Bright on Thursday (19 December). The pair will be accompanied by their son Johnny (Sam Strike) when they

BBC One boss praises Danny Dyer

BBC One Controller Charlotte Moore has described Danny Dyer as an “extraordinary presence” on the set of EastEnders. Dyer has joined the BBC One soap alongside Kellie Bright to play Mick and Linda Carter, the new owners of The Queen Vic. Speaking at a BAFTA session earlier today, Moore teased that Dyer’s arrival changes the dynamics of the show We’ve got Danny Dyer arriving at Christmas. I went to the set the