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Red Rock: Much more than a daytime soap

Red Rock: Much more than a daytime soap

Contributed by Colin Mc Mahon The world of soap can be a fickle place. While the Big Three may still rule the ratings on their respective channels, it is also a genre littered with the ghosts of the infamous and the unwatched. For every EastEnders there's an Echo...

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Behind the scenes of the Corrie fire

Behind the scenes of the Corrie fire

Kal Nazir (Jimi Mistry) sensationally departed Coronation Street on Thursday night after being caught in the explosion at Victoria Court. Kal, Leanne (Jane Danson) and Amy Barlow (Elle Mulvaney) became trapped on the balcony of Carla’s flat and whilst Leanne and Amy...

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EastEnders Max to take break.

EastEnders Max to take break.

EastEnders have announced that Jake Wood will be taking a year-long break from the soap later this year. Over the summer viewers will see his character Max Branning pushed to his limits when he finds himself in a situation that even he can’t squirm out of. In typical...

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EastEnders teases summer storylines

EastEnders teases summer storylines

The BBC have released the trailer teasing what EastEnders has in store for us over the summer. The trailer features the departure of Kat & Alfie who will be seen next year in their own spin-off drama series. It also shows the arrival of Paul Coker, Masood...

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Bonnie Langford joins Eastenders

Bonnie Langford joins Eastenders

BBC One have revealed that legendary stage and screen actress Bonnie Langford is to join Eastenders in the guest role of Carmle Kazemi; the mother of market-stall holder Kush. Of the casting Langford says, "I'm so thrilled and delighted to be part of EastEnders. I'm a...

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EastEnders couple land BBC drama

EastEnders couple land BBC drama

EastEnders’ favourites, Kat and Alfie, will be taking a break from Walford later this year but even though they are leaving Albert Square they will not be leaving BBC One as they will star in their very own drama series. Life has been a rollercoaster for the on/off...

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Is EastEnders suffering a slump??

Is EastEnders suffering a slump??

I love EastEnders. Everyone who knows me or reads my Mirror Online or Beamly columns knows that I love EastEnders. I sometimes even think that I might love the EastEnders characters more than my own actual real family and friends, (apart from Rapey, Pyro Dean, obvs....

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EastEnders: Farewell Peter & Lauren

EastEnders: Farewell Peter & Lauren

Last night's Eastenders saw Peter Beale (Ben Hardy) and Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa) walk off into the sunset as their characters departed Albert Square for the last time. In a rare happy ending the childhood sweethearts made up their differences and decided to...

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EastEnders boss explains Lucy choice.

EastEnders boss explains Lucy choice.

EastEnders boss Dominic Treadwell-Collins has spoken about how the team decided Bobby Beale would be the one to kill Lucy Beale. The team may have known for a while but Treadwell-Collins revealed on a Facebook live stream following the shocking revelations of the...

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EastEnders: Were you satisfied?

EastEnders: Were you satisfied?

So now that my blood pressure and heart rate have returned to healthy levels, I feel better equipped to fully asses the big 'Who killed Lucy' reveal. The hour long 30th anniversary episode was exhilarating. A true landmark piece of television the likes of which we're...

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EastEnders: Kathy Returns!

EastEnders: Kathy Returns!

30 years to the day EastEnders was first broadcast, one of EastEnders true icons, Kathy Beale returned to the show in a LIVE scene in tonight’s (19/02/2015) episode. Last seen in 2000 before returning to South Africa, viewers believed that Kathy was killed in a car...

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Our Favourite Eastenders Moments

Our Favourite Eastenders Moments

With BBC One celebrating the 30th anniversary of Eastenders; we at The Custard TV thought we'd take time to discuss our memories of the show. As this article focuses on our recollections of the soap, there are no mention of the early days as we started watching the...

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