eastenders news

The Ahmeds to Arrive in Walford in 2018

Masood returns to Albert Square later this year, and in the new year his feisty relatives, Auntie Mariam and Uncle Arshad arrive in Walford after deciding to rent Masood’s house.

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Melanie Owen Returning to EastEnders

With speculation rife about a big EastEnders character returning to the soap, I can confirm that Kat and Alfie won’t be returning, neither will Janine or Tanya and Ronnie and Roxy are definitely still dead. However, there is another familiar face from Walford’s past returning.

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James Willmott-Brown Returns to EastEnders

Tonight saw one of EastEnders most despised men, James Willmott-Brown make a shock return to Walford.

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Dean Gaffney Returning to EastEnders

He was last seen on EastEnders in 2015 but it was just a fleeting visit. In the coming weeks, Dean Gaffney will return to Albert Square for good to reprise his role as the loveable Robbie Jackson.

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Maggie Steed & Christopher Timothy to Join EastEnders

Maggie Christopher

Later this spring, EastEnders will welcome two icons of British stage and screen when Maggie Steed and Christopher Timothy join the cast to play Joyce and Ted Murray.

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peggy mitchell to be given a proper send off in a night of bbc specials

Peggy One Show

Since making her EastEnders debut in 1994, Barbara Windsor has made a huge impact as Peggy Mitchell, so it’s only right that the BBC give her a proper send off.

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denise welch to guest star in eastenders

Denise Welch EastEnders

Denise Welch is set to make a guest appearance in EastEnders later this Spring playing Alison Slater, Kyle’s mum.

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ted reilly joins eastenders as johnny carter

Johnny Carter

Earlier this month EastEnders revealed that the Carter family are set to get their son Johnny back in Walford and today have confirmed he is to be re-cast and played by Ted Reilly.

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grant mitchell returning to eastenders

Grant Mitchell

Following Peggy Mitchell’s surprise appearance in EastEnders on Friday night (15th January), one of EastEnders’ most iconic characters is set to return to Walford, as Ross Kemp will reprise his role as Grant Mitchell later this year.

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dame barbara windsor to leave eastenders

Peggy Mitchell

EastEnders legend, Dame Barbara Windsor is to return to EastEnders but this time, it will be the last as Peggy Mitchell bows out from Walford forever.

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joivan wade joins eastenders

Joivan Wade

Joivan Wade joins EastEnders as Jordan Johnson who is set to make an astonishing return to the soap in the coming weeks.

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phil mitchell to be diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver

Phil Mitchell

Phil Mitchell is set to face one of the toughest times of his life in the coming months when he is diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the liver.

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louise mitchell returning to eastenders

Louise Mitchell

Things are set to heat up in Albert Square when the feisty Louise Mitchell, returns to Walford.

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first look at christmas 2015 on eastenders

EastEnders Christmas

As Christmas approaches in Walford, it’s certainly not the season of good will to all men. And for one Albert Square resident, this Christmas will be their last…

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charlie slater to return to eastenders

Charlie Slater

Yesterday I revealed that Kat and Alfie will be making a brief return to Walford this Christmas, but there will be another resident of Walford past closely following them, Charlie Slater.

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kat & alfie return to eastenders this christmas

Kat Alfie

It’ll be a full Moon this Christmas as Kat and Alfie return to Walford.

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eastenders to introduce their first transgender character

EastEnders Transgender

Transgender actor Riley Carter Millington, 21, will be joining the cast of EastEnders as Kyle, a transgender character.

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honey mitchell returning to eastenders

Honey Mitchell

Later this year a very familiar face will be returning to EastEnders as Emma Barton returns to the Square as Honey Mitchell.

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libby making a brief return to eastenders


This Summer, a familiar face will be returning to Walford. Libby Fox, played by Belinda Owusu, returns to Albert Square for just two episodes.

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robbie jackson returning to eastenders


Following the news that Lindsey Coulson who plays Carol Jackson in EastEnders will be leaving the soap, it has today been revealed that and old Square favourite, Robbie Jackson, played by Dean Gaffney, will be returning.

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