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Tanya Franks wants more scenes with Lorraine Stanley

Tanya Franks wants more scenes with Lorraine Stanley

Tanya Franks has called for ‘EastEnders’ bosses to pair her up with Lorraine Stanley for some "feisty" scenes. The 51-year-old actress would love to see her character Rainie Branning join forces with the 43-year-old star (Karen Taylor) for some explosive episodes, because the pair have been pals "for years and years". She said: "I’d love a scene with Lorr... »

Scott Maslen ‘grateful’ for EastEnders work

Scott Maslen ‘grateful’ for EastEnders work

Scott Maslen feels "grateful" to be working on ‘EastEnders’ after racking up 1,000 episodes. The 48-year-old star – who plays Jack Branning on the BBC One soap – was presented with flowers on set yesterday (02.07.19) to mark the occasion as the cast and crew came together to congratulate him on the milestone, and the actor "can’t believe" he has ap... »

Eric Richard to return to EastEnders as soap revisits Kat Moon’s past

Eric Richard to return to EastEnders as soap revisits Kat Moon’s past

Eric Richard will return to ‘EastEnders’ later this month as the soap revisits Kat Moon’s horrific past. The former ‘The Bill’ actor made his debut as former cabbie Maurice last week when the character told Kat – played by Jessie Wallace – that her late father Charlie Slater (Derek Martin) may have known about the sexual abuse she suffered from her evil Un... »

Eric Richard joins EastEnders

Eric Richard joins EastEnders

Eric Richard has joined ‘EastEnders’. The 78-year-old actor is best known for portraying Bob Cryer in axed police drama ‘The Bill’ for 20 years, but he will rock up in Walford as former cab driver Maurice, an old pal of Kat Moon’s (Jessie Wallace) late father Charlie Slater (Derek Martin). A TV source said: "After a trip down memory lane, Kat is introduced to Mau... »

Jake Wood to take ‘short’ break from EastEnders

Jake Wood to take ‘short’ break from EastEnders

Jake Wood is to take a "short" break from ‘EastEnders’. The 46-year-old actor – who plays Max Branning in the BBC One soap – will depart Albert Square early next year when he heads off for a live tour with his boxing podcast ‘Pound for Pound’, which he hosts alongside former pro boxer Spencer Oliver. An ‘EastEnders’ spokesperson told BANG S... »

EastEnders’ Jack Branning’s son Ricky re-cast

EastEnders’ Jack Branning’s son Ricky re-cast

Frankie Day has joined ‘EastEnders’. The youngster made his debut in the BBC One soap on Monday night (13.08.18) as Jack Branning’s (Scott Maslen) son Ricky after show bosses recast the character, who was played by Henri Charles from 2016. Frankie was spotted on screen on Monday when his alter-ego injured himself while playing football, leaving him with a sprained ankle. But his ... »

EastEnders’ Max Branning to murder?

EastEnders’ Max Branning to murder?

EastEnders’ Max Branning will attempt to murder his arch-enemies Ian Beale and Phil Mitchell. Viewers are looking forward to an action-packed festive season on the Square this year as the sneaky businessman – played by Jake Wood – is on a mission to wipe out the restaurant owner (Adam Woodyatt) and the recovering alcoholic (Steve McFadden) for revenge because he believes theyR... »

EastEnders’ Janet Mitchell fights for life after car accident

EastEnders’ Janet Mitchell fights for life after car accident

EastEnders’ Janet Mitchell will be left fighting for her life next week after she’s accidentally mowed down by Tina Carter on the spookiest night of the year. Honey Mitchell – played by Emma Barton – will be left in a frantic panic on the night of Halloween (31.10.17) when she finds out her down syndrome daughter escaped from Jack Branning’s (Scott Maslen) eerie kids&... »

Lacey Turner is married

Lacey Turner is married

Lacey Turner has got married. The ‘EastEnders’ star – who is known for portraying Stacey Fowler in the soap – tied the knot with her childhood sweetheart Matt Kay in front of 120 guests – including some of her cast mates – on September 2 in a secret hideaway in the north of Ibiza, Spain. Speaking to OK! magazine, the 29-year-old actress said: "I always knew... »

EastEnders’ Linda Carter diagnosed with cancer

EastEnders’ Linda Carter diagnosed with cancer

EastEnders’ Linda Carter has been battling cancer. The blonde matriarch – portrayed by Kellie Bright – has spent the past few months away from Walford looking after her poorly mother Elaine Peacock (Maria Friedman) while her husband Mick (Danny Dyer) has been trying to keep the family business afloat. Fans were convinced that Linda – who returned to Albert Square full-time ... »

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