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EastEnders 

The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.
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Series cast summary:
Adam Woodyatt Adam Woodyatt ...  Ian / ... 3,936 episodes, 1985-2020
Steve McFadden Steve McFadden ...  Phil / ... 3,189 episodes, 1990-2020
Pam St. Clement ...  Pat / ... 2,551 episodes, 1986-2016
June Brown June Brown ...  Dot / ... 2,349 episodes, 1985-2020
Letitia Dean Letitia Dean ...  Sharon / ... 2,273 episodes, 1985-2020
Wendy Richard ...  Pauline / ... 2,060 episodes, 1985-2016
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ...  Billy / ... 1,937 episodes, 1998-2020
Gillian Taylforth Gillian Taylforth ...  Kathy / ... 1,600 episodes, 1985-2020
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Set in the East End of London, the show focuses on the tensions between love and family with stories ranging from hard-hitting social issues, to personal, human tragedies. And there's plenty of funny moments too. Classic characters old and new across thousands of episodes have shared a drink in The Queen Vic, shed tears of despair or joy, sat on Arthur's bench in the Square - and at some point or other they probably crossed paths with Ian Beale. Written by ahmetkozan

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Trivia

At the 2016 British Soap Awards, Steve McFadden won the Outstanding Achievement Award for his performances over the year as Phil Mitchell, which he has played since 1990 for a record breaking 26 years. See more »

Goofs

When Phil and Grant are in the woods with Danny, the camera's shadow is visible several times. See more »

Quotes

Den Watts: [on seeing a miserable-looking Pauline] They cancelled public hangings or something?
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Crazy Credits

As of 2009, an updated satellite picture of East London is being used. And the title faded onto the picture rather than scroll up onto the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sex, Lies & Soaps: Bad Behaviour (2006) See more »

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Theme
by Simon May and Leslie Osborne
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I cant believe i have to pay for this drivel!

Well, unfortunately this is on our TV's almost every day I think.. As you sit down to your dinner, or relax for a minute, you turn on your TV... and what are u confronted with??? DOT COTTONS decayed face! Its depressing to know that I am FORCED by LAW because i own a TV, to pay the BBC to keep creating this drivel. The actors and actresses, as untalented as they are, must be laughing at their 'tax collector' status. No matter how poor, or how insulting the show is... I (Like everyone else in Britain) will continue to pay the BBC and the producers of the show, simply to avoid a huge fine. Has there ever been an episode when someone hasn't cried? Do these people ever leave this bloody street? After all this time, and not leaving this street, are they all inbred? Is there anywhere else to work other than a bar, and a chip shop? I bet even the cast cant bear to watch it TV.

Anyway, i can go on all day about how much i hate it, and others like it. Bottom line is, this is not entertaining, its pure concentrated vermin excrement. The only reason it is still around is because its funded by extortion money.


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Language:

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Release Date:

19 February 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK See more »

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