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EastEnders on Britbox US

I'm aware that since the new episodes ended due to COVID that the BBC has been showing behind-the-scenes episodes with some of the show's actors.

Britbox US does not have the license to show them. For those of you in the UK, how are the current episodes ?

Can't wait for "Season Two" to start up in the fall. What are your predictions?

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by Anonymousreply 237Last Monday at 12:16 PM

Just watch them on Google "dailymotion Eastenders 22nd June 2020" and you will see last week's episode.

by Anonymousreply 106/28/2020

Thanks, R1!

by Anonymousreply 206/28/2020

Anyone else watching?

by Anonymousreply 309/26/2020

Yes. Poor Chantelle.

by Anonymousreply 409/26/2020

Why has Ian turned on Sharon? He killed her son!

by Anonymousreply 509/27/2020

Where did Bailey spend lockdown?

by Anonymousreply 610/02/2020

Danny's always been my favorite.

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by Anonymousreply 710/02/2020

Ian is now a cartoon villain. He and Sharon go back to the first years. The writing is terrible. At one point they are talking and Ian says "My nan used to say..." and Sharon says nothing. How much effort and smarts would it take for the writers to insert a normal human response from Sharon, "I remember your nan." THAT would humanize them both which might make it a more difficult storyline to write.

by Anonymousreply 810/02/2020

R8 I agree. Why do actors not object to something that doesn't sit with the history of their character?

And Sharon did nothing to lead him on so I don't even understand how the writers can create such a stupid situation where Sharon has to go to war with him. And has been said, it would make much more sense for Ian to buy The Vic to salve his guilt rather than try to get into Sharon's bloomers.

by Anonymousreply 910/02/2020

I assumed that’s why he DID buy the Vic.

by Anonymousreply 1010/02/2020

Lou Beale was such a cow, LOL. Though she was always nice to Ian.

by Anonymousreply 1110/02/2020

She was ugly as sin but she was a great Granny.

by Anonymousreply 1210/02/2020

I hoped Letitia would have lost some weight during those months of lockdown and got a decent haircut, she's an attractive woman. And ditched those baggy black outfits too.

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by Anonymousreply 1310/02/2020

Better haircut, her hair is too stringy now.

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by Anonymousreply 1410/02/2020

EastEnders is one of my all-time favorite shows. I started watching here in the U.S. on the local PBS station in the mid 80s. It used to come on weeknights. Years later they switched it from weeknights to just two episodes per week. Unfortunately, because of that we are now about 11 years behind what’s being shown in the U.K. I do have BritBox and I’m loving it because I’m watching the old episodes on PBS and the new episodes on BritBox.

The Chantell story is very powerful and there’s more to come I’m sure. I love my original characters Ian, Sharon, and Ian‘s mom Kathy. I don’t like the story line between Ian and Sharon. I’ve always loved their friendship and I don’t appreciate her writers doing that to them. Plus, I’m bracing myself for when Sharon finds out what Ian did to her son. Phil and Max are still trash. Love my beloved Denise. My favorite new characters, for me, are Linda, Karen, and that hot ass Kheerat. His mother Suki is a real bitch and she needs a good EastEnders ass whipping.

Is it just me or is every East Indian matriarch that has appeared on this show is portrayed as a controlling bitch?

by Anonymousreply 1510/02/2020

R15 don't even mention that awful Gita!

by Anonymousreply 1610/02/2020

R11, soft spot for Lou Beal as she reminds me of my nan. Yeah, I'm from that generation and there were lots of working class women like Lou.

by Anonymousreply 1710/02/2020

R7 Danny is gorgeous there. He has one of those cocks that are darker than the rest of him. I always found that fascinating and sexy.

by Anonymousreply 1810/02/2020

Sharon's titties must be lactating

by Anonymousreply 1910/02/2020

r17 That's the beauty of Lou Beale and the writing at that time - the people were real. We all knew someone like her (and you did personally!).

by Anonymousreply 2010/02/2020

Lou was kind to Arthur when he had his breakdown

by Anonymousreply 2110/02/2020

They exaggerated back in the 80s, it was a soup opera, but yeah, the characters were recognizable as real types. I realize times have changed but these are not like people you know even today. Danny's character remains more human.

by Anonymousreply 2210/02/2020

R21, I have been rewatching the original episodes on Dailymotion since lockdown and am precisely at the point of Authur's breakdown.

by Anonymousreply 2310/02/2020

r22 They write "types" as much then as they do now, but few characters seem real as they did before. There are many women like Karen - supremely trashy, happy-go-lucky, family-oriented but not really caring that she's a shit mother - but no one acts and talks like her. When she described her dream date with Billy as a rom-com at the multiplex and fried chicken and a drink at the Prince Albert, I sat there thinking they're indicating who she is through the dialogue but in a way that no one speaks.

That Danny Dyer is a very good actor, much better than his filmography suggests, helps Mick a lot.

It made sense that Callum is gay but they've stopped developing him. And King Fug Stuart? Have they dropped the whole Committing A Hate Crime On The Night Of Pride when he gay bashed Ben? There is a mix of occasional excellent writing and a lot of stuff that almost works but doesn't.

by Anonymousreply 2410/02/2020

How did Sharon lose all of the money she inherited from Den (money, The Vic) and Dennis (The Bookies, houses)?

by Anonymousreply 2510/02/2020

She lost one business by being blackmailed by Tamzin Outhwaite

by Anonymousreply 2610/02/2020

Surprisingly, Ian lost weight over lockdown, I guess he was getting in shape for Sharon?

by Anonymousreply 2710/08/2020

Is Frankie a lesbian and is she really Mick's daughter? OMG, Linda and Max are going to have an affair!!! Kathy hasn't had a good storyline in like two years.

by Anonymousreply 2810/08/2020

Did Dean do any jail time for raping Linda?

by Anonymousreply 2910/08/2020

Nearly gagged when old lady Tina when in for a smooch on Frankie.

by Anonymousreply 3010/08/2020

I don't know why but I love that some Americans are fascinated with EastEnders. It's such a British thing to me - there must be loads of references you guys don't understand at all.

The new 'season' has been ok so far, there have been a few cringey moments where they have shown couples 'kissing' but because they are doing social distancing they are not actually kissing. They are handling it fairly well I think.

by Anonymousreply 3110/09/2020

There's a post in the other EE thread which is paywalled that Ian will be killed off. I can't imagine that. He's one of the legacy characters left, not only from the first episode but from the first years. That would be a big deal.

by Anonymousreply 3210/09/2020

Such a cull. Chantelle - aww. Max - finally! Jags - good luck with the music career. Kush - if he doesn’t go shirtless again, I riot.

There have been so many casting fuckups in the Oates/Sen era. Peter Beale is very bland. Dottie looks and acts like a smelly pig. The 3 Sikh guys can’t really act.

At least Habiba and Iqra and Bobby Beale all improved quickly.

Also - has Ben being the victim of gay bashing on Pride just been dropped?

by Anonymousreply 3310/09/2020

R32 Ian isn't being killed off but he is going to be taking an extended break apparently. He just split up with his wife in real life.

R33 Kush is leaving soon as well. Shame as he's the hottest guy in the cast.

by Anonymousreply 3410/09/2020

We can at least hope Kush can now be free for some nudity in a made for TV movie or indie pic

by Anonymousreply 3510/09/2020

Any idea why Letitia can't shed the weight? She had that exercise DVD she could follow. It's like she's given up and it's a shame as she's got a pretty face and good legs.

Anyone remember Sonia's exercise DVD? LOL

by Anonymousreply 3610/09/2020

Maybe Kush can go away and then inexplicable come back in a year or two as bisexual. Lots of potential drama, and hawt scenes, there!

by Anonymousreply 3710/09/2020

Is it just me or does it seem like every East Indian matriarch they have o this show is a stuck up nasty bitch? Remember Zainab Masood? Interesting watching Zainab on the 10+ year old episodes on my local PBS station and Suki on BritBox. Both are such bitches.

by Anonymousreply 3810/09/2020

I want Shabnam #2 to return. Kathy needs more to do! I can't remember her last semi-major storyline (sleeping with Mick's father, Buster, about which Shirley never found out?). Yes, Dean is returning.

by Anonymousreply 3910/09/2020

Here's Dean on the bog, same place recent EE storylines have been found.

He used to be called Deano

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by Anonymousreply 4010/09/2020

Remember that whole big plot where Max was going to make the sq homeless because none of them supported him when he was banged up for killing teenage Lucy?

Who thought that was a convincing storyline?

by Anonymousreply 4110/10/2020

Max and Linda are going to have a huge affair.

by Anonymousreply 4210/10/2020

I cannot watch this shit atm, dire the writers!

by Anonymousreply 4310/11/2020

[quote]Nearly gagged when old lady Tina when in for a smooch on Frankie.

Her face! She looked like an evil leprechaun.

by Anonymousreply 4410/11/2020

Where's Shirley? She has disappeared. And when the f*** is Jane returning? Surely she knows by now that Max is no longer a threat. Doesn't she want to see her son, Bobby?

by Anonymousreply 4510/11/2020

It is barely watchable now. And with Kush leaving...

by Anonymousreply 4610/12/2020

The Jane thing was a weird one as the actress left for a break and must have quit. She must have woken up from her trance and got the hell away from The Beatles once and for all!

by Anonymousreply 4710/12/2020

Is Jane the one from the crazy angry lady meme?

by Anonymousreply 4810/12/2020

WTF? No new episodes since Friday.

by Anonymousreply 4910/20/2020

I don’t watch this show or have BritBox, but it seems like a real failing that BritBox doesn’t have the license. LAME.

by Anonymousreply 5010/20/2020

[quote]Lou Beale was such a cow, LOL. Though she was always nice to Ian.

fun fact - the actress lived on my street. I also saw Sharon a few times. She used to visit her.

by Anonymousreply 5110/20/2020

Was Sharon slim then R51?

by Anonymousreply 5210/20/2020

Yes, R52.

by Anonymousreply 5310/20/2020

It would really help her if she lost a couple of stone and cut her hair

by Anonymousreply 5410/20/2020

Years ago - early 90s I guess, I was very into Eastenders for a while. I even motored out to the studios occasionally, where other fans would gather on the streets around the studio.

One day one of the residents of the street took me up to his flat and lo and behold he had a full view of Albert Square from his living room.

This was the era of Sanje & Mina and Adam Woodyatt and that Collins gurl were married. I'm too bad with names to remember who else. The actress who played his mother was having a lot of problems in real life. I even read her book. I don't recognise the person I was then.

by Anonymousreply 5510/20/2020

[quote]It would really help her if she lost a couple of stone and cut her hair

Does she have those ridiculously long extensions, so many gurls like her have now?

by Anonymousreply 5610/20/2020

Yes R56 and often curled and worn over the chest. Plus she's never been so heavy.

by Anonymousreply 5710/20/2020

[quote]Yes [R56] and often curled and worn over the chest.

LOL. Thought so.

by Anonymousreply 5810/20/2020

No, for assaulting Roxy.

by Anonymousreply 5910/20/2020

Sorry, that was for the earlier poster who asked if Dean served time for raping Linda.

EE doesn’t have a license with Britbox US? That makes no sense. Britbox US is run by BBC and ITV.

by Anonymousreply 6010/20/2020

Any nudes of the new Peter?

by Anonymousreply 6110/20/2020

I want to thank the person who invented "Closed Caption." Have trouble understanding their accents.

by Anonymousreply 6210/20/2020

Shirley and Gray are going to hook up. Wow!

by Anonymousreply 6310/20/2020

Peter and Ash are going to hook up! By the way, how could ANYONE think Kathy is 45 years old?! WTF?

by Anonymousreply 6410/20/2020

Kathy doesn’t look 45 but she doesn’t look 70 either. Leave my Kath alone.

Did Bobby accidentally kill his sister Lucy or did he have a momentary psychotic moment? From the look of things, he’s about to kill again.

by Anonymousreply 6510/21/2020

He accidentally killed Lucy. It looks like lockdown has had a bad effect on his mental health. I’m glad at least one of the soaps is tackling this issue.

by Anonymousreply 6610/21/2020

Bobby is obviously OCD. New Lily is such a brat. Hate her. Where's her bio dad?

by Anonymousreply 6710/21/2020

R67, Lily’s bio dad is Whitney’s brother. He’s been MIA for the past few years. He was hot looking.

by Anonymousreply 6810/21/2020

Stacey has three children from three different men? How slutty. Why no birth control or condoms?

by Anonymousreply 6910/21/2020

No child from her first love Bradley. I miss that character so much.

by Anonymousreply 7010/21/2020

R69 I resent that!

by Anonymousreply 7110/21/2020

Kathy is soooo annoying. I cringe every time I hear her gruff and butchy voice tutting at Ian at the caf.

by Anonymousreply 7210/21/2020

Bye bye Habiba.

Bitch couldn’t act and had a stupid character name.

by Anonymousreply 7310/22/2020

Kush should open an onlyfans to raise funds, he's gorgeous!

by Anonymousreply 7410/22/2020

Eastenders have become a burden to watch. Even the early 2000s or late 1990s were better. The characters are so small and cartoon like. No one really cares about them. I force myself to watch it hoping it will turn around. Here's an opinion: Eastenders is roughly an accurate depiction of characters in the real world. And people are just shitty cartoon-like humanoids now!

by Anonymousreply 7510/23/2020

R75, I think Bobby is an exception nowadays. He’s very sympathetic and two dimensional.

by Anonymousreply 7610/23/2020

R68 his name was Ryan, played by Neil McDermott - I agree, he was hot.

I think the guy who played Andy - Jack Derges - was one of the hottest guys Eastenders has ever had though.

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by Anonymousreply 7710/23/2020

I think Neil McDermott, Jack Derges, Paul Nicholls, David Witts and Davood Ghadami are the hottest guys ever on EE. Nicholls was particularly stunning. He hasn’t aged well, though.

by Anonymousreply 7810/23/2020

Paul showed his willy in a gay themed movie.

Ben Hardy was also a stunner

by Anonymousreply 7910/23/2020

Paul Nicholls was GORGEOUS!

by Anonymousreply 8010/23/2020

Years ago I enjoyed EastEnders on BBC In America, before that channel turned into one big shitfest of crap completely not related to British broadcasting.

by Anonymousreply 8110/23/2020

Tiffany has a fat ass. She's well suited to Keegan.

by Anonymousreply 8210/23/2020

Ben Hardy needs to do nudity before he hits the proverbial wall, as pretty blonds are wont to do.

by Anonymousreply 8310/23/2020

Talk about EastEnders hotties, Zack Morris as Keegan has to be one of the most gorgeous men that has ever appeared on this show.

by Anonymousreply 8410/23/2020

I wish BritBox with make all the episodes available. I am in the States and we’re about 12 years behind what they’re currently showing in the UK.

by Anonymousreply 8510/23/2020

R80, I agree that Zack Morris is one of the best looking guys ever on EE. But his character and his acting are bottom of the barrel in my book.

Ben Hardy never did anything for me although I realize he ‘s good looking. Zero sex appeal. His replacement is hotter.

by Anonymousreply 8610/23/2020

Here in the U.S., I watch 2008 episodes on PBS (Saturday mornings at 9 and 9:30 am) and current (2020) episodes on I must say that I find the 2008 episodes more interesting than the current ones. Why the HELL did the show kill off Ronnie Mitchell? Roxie was a tedious mess but Ronnie was a complex, interesting character!

by Anonymousreply 8710/23/2020

I'm watching from the beginning on Dailymotion. Up to 1988. God, it was great at the beginning.

by Anonymousreply 8810/23/2020

I loved the first years when it was on PBS.

The reveal of the father of Michelle's baby was so fabulously done.

by Anonymousreply 8910/23/2020

I tried to watch some episodes on Dailymotion and like YouTube, it just seems like an unorganized mess. The episodes are not organized in order of airdates. I would love to at least be able to watch the Den Watts return episodes in order.

by Anonymousreply 9010/23/2020

Is Dot Cotton still with us?

by Anonymousreply 9110/23/2020

She had what would have been a great "farewell" episode when Dr Legg died, but they brought her back to reintroduce smelly Dotty.

by Anonymousreply 9210/23/2020

Dot was ugly but lovable. Imagine waking up next to that in the morning though!

by Anonymousreply 9310/24/2020

R90, you have to do a search on Dailymotion that's like (play around) Classic Eastenders January 1987 or Jan 1987, etc. I get them by month. Save them in an file (Dailymotion does this automatically) then go into file and watch by date.

by Anonymousreply 9410/24/2020

Pretty sure Den's return episodes are available on YouTube or daily motion, I watched them in order last year. Sharon looked really good back then and bagged a hottie in Dennis!

by Anonymousreply 9510/24/2020

Even Ian was cute at the beginning!

by Anonymousreply 9610/24/2020

The guy who played Joey

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by Anonymousreply 9710/24/2020

Like Sharon and Michelle before me, I had a big crush on Calvin.

by Anonymousreply 9810/24/2020

I'd suck Joey off in the square with Dot Cotton watching

by Anonymousreply 9910/24/2020

Surely you mean Kelvin, R98. The actor’s gay, does a lot of musicals.

by Anonymousreply 10010/24/2020

Did anyone catch that beautiful scene between Stacey and that hot Kheerat. Superb acting by Lacy Turner. I love me some Bradley so her mentioning his death was very emotional for me. Oh and hell yeah. I would fuck that hot Kheerat right there in the office too.

by Anonymousreply 10110/24/2020

Lacy Turner really proved in those scenes what an invaluable asset she is to that show. Hopefully once she has that second kid she’ll return and stay for many years to come.

by Anonymousreply 10210/24/2020

Who was Joey? Why/how did he leave Walford?

by Anonymousreply 10310/24/2020

How long before Gray is found out?

by Anonymousreply 10410/24/2020

Gray didn't really kill her, or did he leave her to die?

Joey was Max and Jack's nephew. His dad was an irredeemably ugly, fat bully called Derek who bangs Kat right in her pussy!

by Anonymousreply 10510/25/2020

Gray pushed her and she got impaled by a knife in the dishwasher. Shit happens. Although he’s a tad more guilty of manslaughter than Janine, who really just pushed Barry while not intending to kill him.

by Anonymousreply 10610/25/2020

Janine left Barry to die, the fall didn't kill him. Both failed to get emergency help and are therefore culpable. Who leaves a dishwasher door open anyway?

I'd like to see Gray naked, chased around the square by the fraus of Walford, wielding torches and pitchforks

by Anonymousreply 10710/25/2020

Why hasn’t Sharon and Karen have any scenes together since Chantelle’s death. Sharon is the mother of Karen’s grandchild. They’ve both recently loss children. I hate when writers miss obvious character beats like that.

by Anonymousreply 10810/25/2020

R108 I saw that too. They really give Letitia very little, even the episodes with her son's death and funeral they didn't close the episode with her scenes or make her to main focus.

by Anonymousreply 10910/25/2020

Letitia’s arrogance is keeping her from ever losing weight. She need a slap down for her “I could give a monkeys” attitude.

by Anonymousreply 11010/25/2020

She isn't arrogant, she has big bones

by Anonymousreply 11110/25/2020

I love Sharon. Ruby, not so much. Martin is already on his THIRD marriage? Why hasn't Jane returned? I bet Gray will get what's coming to him on Christmas Day. Is Dot gone for good?

by Anonymousreply 11210/25/2020

R112 that was concise!

by Anonymousreply 11310/25/2020

We need a story line where a straight guy goes Gay For Pay. Really shake up the Square! Perhaps Gray, looses his job, etc.

by Anonymousreply 11410/26/2020

I like Ruby. She's so superior with her money and her nice wardrobe.

by Anonymousreply 11510/26/2020

Last year I really enjoyed EastEnders and thought it was improving, now it's awful and getting worse. Sad how far and quickly it's fallen. They need to fire Jon Sen. Mick's story is the only one I'm finding remotely interesting.

by Anonymousreply 11610/26/2020

So Kush, who was ALWAYS the "good guy" is suddenly a villain?

by Anonymousreply 11710/31/2020

Damn Kush! That was horrible. Something will come through for the Slaters. I can’t imagine EastEnders without them but we know Kush is leaving. I predict Martin will find out how Ruby and Suki cheated. Suki needs to get checked and soon.

by Anonymousreply 11810/31/2020

Kush needs to be chased round the square naked by an enraged fat Kat

by Anonymousreply 11910/31/2020

If Ian would just lose 20 pounds and not dress like an unmade bed he'd look halfway decent.

by Anonymousreply 12010/31/2020

R114 Just the other day I was thinking Peter should be lured into the rentmen-gay escort scene. He was talking to Ash in the Prince Albert telling her how hard it was finding work right now. There's the perfect opportunity for some well-heeled guy to come in to the place and offer him some cash for sex. Plus, he's already a wannabe personal trainer. His clientele would simply change a bit.

by Anonymousreply 12110/31/2020

So what's Shirley "big upcoming storyline"? Dean is returning!

by Anonymousreply 12210/31/2020

Shirley takes Gray down to the basement of No. 1 for some BDSM, as he begs to be punished.

by Anonymousreply 12310/31/2020

Rumor that Frankie is actually Stuart’s biological daughter-her mother Katy had been sexually abusing Mick and Stuart.

by Anonymousreply 12411/01/2020

It's time to dispense with Stuart and Rainie. And who gets Abi Jr. when Max exits?

On another note, watching Bobby as an OCD germaphobe is about as interesting as hearing about Sean O'Connor's overfilled trash bins and marauding foxes.

by Anonymousreply 12511/01/2020

What does Kush see in Kat? She's 50 if she's a day, frightening looking under all that slap, looks the type to do loud farts and, after 4 kids, her titz must reach her saggy belly.

by Anonymousreply 12611/01/2020

R6 At some point we heard that Bailey was staying with some other family member (of Mitch's, I believe). They repeated this after Chantelle died, and Mitch mentioned that he was going there to tell Bailey about what had happened to Chantelle in person.

by Anonymousreply 12711/01/2020

R126, it’s a fucking ridiculous random pairing. They’re incompatible in every single way and he would never have been attracted to her-he was far more discerning in his taste when it came to pussy.

by Anonymousreply 12811/01/2020

Wait, is Max leaving the show???

by Anonymousreply 12911/02/2020

Apparently they're shutting EE down one character at a time.

by Anonymousreply 13011/02/2020

R129 Yes, that was announced back in September.

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by Anonymousreply 13111/02/2020

Ugh, Ian and Stacey are also leaving! WTF?

by Anonymousreply 13211/02/2020

Does Kheerat remove his turban when he has sex?

by Anonymousreply 13311/02/2020

Ian only out for an "extended break", ten weeks.

by Anonymousreply 13411/02/2020

Why hasn't Sharon's dodgy real dad shown up to give her some money?

by Anonymousreply 13511/02/2020

I just watch EE on PBS (currently 2008 episodes) and Wellard died!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 13611/02/2020

r136, that was a sad episode. It’s been wonderful watching the old PBS episodes and the current ones on BritBox.

A bit of sad news about Dame Barbara Windsor who played the legendary Peggy Mitchell. Her dementia has progressed to the point where she had to be put in a home.

by Anonymousreply 13711/02/2020

Danielle (spoiler: Ronnie's long-lost daughter) just arrived in Walford (on PBS, episodes from 2008 on now). Also, a new guy named Callum (NOT Ben's bf) arrived and he likes Stacey (who seems to be back with Bradley). Peggy is about to marry Archie and the Masoods are trying to start a take-away food business named Masala Masood.

by Anonymousreply 13811/02/2020

Oh I know all about this Archie. He’s going to be a lot of fun.

by Anonymousreply 13911/02/2020

Tina's the next to be written out.

She's kinda goofy, but sweet. I think I'll miss her.

by Anonymousreply 14011/12/2020

I’ll miss her, too. She was at her best when her mum Sylvie’s health was failing.

by Anonymousreply 14111/12/2020

I like Tina. She just about pulls off being close to fifty but dressing and behaving like a 14-year-old lesbian circa 2003.

by Anonymousreply 14211/12/2020

Has the actor who plays Peter done any nudity like the previous actor?

by Anonymousreply 14311/12/2020

They are getting rid of characters,like Tina and Kush, who viewers have warm feelings about and retaining caricatures of humans. Stupid shitty decisions.

by Anonymousreply 14411/12/2020

Maybe they enjoyed the family time during lockdown and want to stay away.

by Anonymousreply 14511/12/2020

What actor in their right mind would ask to be let go during a pandemic when soaps are about the only medium right now providing some kind steady work?

by Anonymousreply 14611/13/2020

Shane Richie and Jessica Plummer - Alfie and Chantelle - are on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 2020. I wonder how Chantelle’s fabulous mop of hair will go. Apart from them, I’ve heard only of Mo Farrah and Victoria Derbyshire.

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by Anonymousreply 14711/16/2020

You've never heard of sexy AJ from Strictly Come Dancing?

by Anonymousreply 14811/16/2020

^ I’m Australian. I know Craig Revell Horwood ...

by Anonymousreply 14911/17/2020

Too bad they don't want to do something different and provocative, cuz I can think of one way for Peter to make some cash pretty quickly to send to homeless Lauren and Louie.

Hollyoaks did it with gay Harry, but this would be a G4P rentboy story with Peter. Has any soap done that yet? And it would fit right in with him being a fledgling personal trainer.

by Anonymousreply 15011/30/2020

That’s a great idea, R150. The least he could would be to present his hole on an OnlyFans page.

by Anonymousreply 15112/01/2020

R150 but he won't show cock or ass so would be a disappointment. Have we seen NuPeter shirtless yet?

by Anonymousreply 15212/01/2020

R151 Right! That would be another idea. .. And if broke Peter didn't even have the resources to set up his own cam equipment, then he could go to something like a flirt4free studio operator and do chats and performances in one of their "hotels" til he made enough to venture out on his own. .. He's so tall, that it would be believable to learn that Peter's proportionate peter has become very popular very quickly. .. I could also see a future story where some wealthy guy becomes slightly obsessed with him and wants him to be exclusive.

by Anonymousreply 15312/01/2020

R150/R150, those are excellent ideas.

by Anonymousreply 15412/02/2020

When Pete was a kid, he was a sweet kid. Now he’s an ass. I hate how he treats Bobby. Lucy wasn’t a big lost. She was such a bratty annoying bitch.

by Anonymousreply 15512/02/2020

You’d think he’d have worked through his anger at Bobby during the years he was in New Zealand. But this show, time and time again, “freezes” its characters so when they return to Walford after extended time away we not only don’t learn of what they were up to during that time we see no character development whatsoever. I’m looking especially at you, Kathy.

by Anonymousreply 15612/02/2020

Lol yea Kathy is pretty much the same person she always was in spite of all those years on the run.

At least when Sharon came back in 2001 she was written as more confident, sure of herself and stronger.

When she came back in 2012 she was a darker character with a drug problem, less cheerful because of all she'd gone through and mature because she had a kid.

Peter is still a good guy, they just need to twist him into someone more brooding to fit the story lines.

by Anonymousreply 15712/02/2020

R157, there was a tiny hint of a darker, even ruthless Kathy when she first reappeared but that vanished soon enough and she was back to being that reassuring shoulder to cry on buttering sandwiches in the cafe. The woman was most likely a serious grifter all those years she was on the run with Gavin. I’d like to see one of their victims turn up in Walford.

by Anonymousreply 15812/02/2020

I love Kathy just the way she is. I personally think she’s a stronger person as well. I’ve never seen her on Ian’s ass like she is now and she should be. She’s pissed and don’t care what anyone thinks.

by Anonymousreply 15912/02/2020

Since I only started watching EE ca. 2008, I only know the "Kathy"character from this run. . And honestly, I preferred Taylforth as "Sandy Roscoe" over on Hollyoaks. .. On EE, I get the idea that they really don't know what to do with her now beyond having her fill the vacuum left after Jane walked out of Ian's pathetic life.

by Anonymousreply 16012/02/2020

Kathy was pretty much the same character since 1985, just aged. She's not a leading lady type although she did justice to her rape storyline yonks ago

by Anonymousreply 16112/03/2020

Good god, that montage at the end of last night’s episode was atrocious.

by Anonymousreply 16212/05/2020

What was the montage?

by Anonymousreply 16312/05/2020

All the different suspects in Ian’s attack. Tina licking off blood from her hand-uggh.

by Anonymousreply 16412/05/2020

I thought the montage was well done. I love a good whodunnit. What Ian said to his mom Kathy was true in that there are no angels in that square. I hope we get a scene where Kathy reads everyone for filth and calls them out on their hypocrisy.

When for the love of God will Suki Panesar get her comeuppance? I can’t stand that bitch!

by Anonymousreply 16512/05/2020

Tina did it!

by Anonymousreply 16612/05/2020

There was one shot in the montage of Suki sitting in the nightclub looking up at where the CCTV camera is, showing us she was setting up her alibi. I’d like it to turn out she served time for GBH, perhaps towards someone who’d raped her, giving us some idea why she is the way she is.

by Anonymousreply 16712/05/2020

Sharon Beale, everybody.

by Anonymousreply 16812/10/2020

Sharon isn't divorced yet, surely?

by Anonymousreply 16912/10/2020


by Anonymousreply 17012/10/2020

If Leticia lost some weight she would still be a stunner

by Anonymousreply 17112/10/2020

RIP Barbara Windsor

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by Anonymousreply 17212/10/2020

Good grief! Another suicide story among The Carter Family. The show just did the one with Lee a few years ago.

Oh, and since Steven was stupidly killed off, they have to turn Peter into a bad Beale in order to create some "drama".

Still pissed about losing Kush, and not looking forward to Lucas Johnson returning. How does a serial killer of five get out in 10 years?

by Anonymousreply 17312/20/2020

Still waiting for Suki to get her ass kicked.

by Anonymousreply 17412/20/2020

R174, same reason Ian Beale was released from the hospital just a few days after a 50/50 chance he’d survive from bleeding on the brain.

Horrendous writing.

by Anonymousreply 17512/20/2020

And DI Thompson was so badly beaten that mortician Stuart thought he was dead ... yet he was able to crawl out of the coffin in the mortuary fridges where he'd been stashed with no clothes on ... and show up for work.

by Anonymousreply 17612/20/2020

Gray kills Tina.

Sharon's killing Ian.

Denise is contmplating on how Lucas didn't kill her.

Too much of same.

by Anonymousreply 17712/28/2020

I wonder if Sharon will do the unthinkable and shag Squeal Beale so he doesn't annul their marriage?

by Anonymousreply 17812/29/2020

I don’t think Tina’a actually dead.

by Anonymousreply 17912/29/2020

She is dead, the actress confirmed this is how she leaves in an interview.

by Anonymousreply 18012/29/2020

R180, you really think she’d divulge a twist? She ain’t dead.

by Anonymousreply 18112/29/2020

r181, I agree. I’ve seen situations before when the actor say they and there character are gone and BAM, they show up as a big surprise. Whether she’s dead or not, let’s wrap this up and watch Gray get held accountable.

by Anonymousreply 18212/29/2020

Let's get him strip searched.

Why isn't Denny buried with his gorgeous dad?

by Anonymousreply 18312/29/2020

I think Tina's actually dead, and I'm thinking Gray probably sticks around long enough to stick it to lovestruck, Whitney?

by Anonymousreply 18412/29/2020

I think there’s a reason in last night’s episode they included a shot of the not quite shut trunk of Gray’s car. Tina didn’t suffocate. She survived.

by Anonymousreply 18512/29/2020

We'll see. .. But I thought that shot of the bit of shower curtain hanging out of the trunk of Gray's car was simply there to provide some added tension that Jack or DCI Arthurs might see it and ask the already-nervous and suspicious-acting Gray, "What's in the boot?"

by Anonymousreply 18612/29/2020

That’s true, R186.

I think the actress is totally bluffing when she said Tina died. They wouldn’t have given her a send-off of a brief confrontation scene followed by one single shot where it looks like he strangled her.

by Anonymousreply 18712/29/2020

I wonder what Gray did with Tina's body.

by Anonymousreply 18812/29/2020

I noticed that Friday's EE episode that included Mick finally confronting pedophile Katy and confessing to Linda what's going on with him was written by the amazing Kevin Rundle from Hollyoaks. As Senior Story Consultant and writer, Rundle shepherded that soap's recent award-winning storyline about sexual abuse inflicted upon teenage boys, Ollie and Brody, by football coach, Buster.

by Anonymousreply 18901/01/2021

Danny Dyer was dire yet again in that episode but man, Simine Lahbib was fucking great and so was Kellie Bright. It was well written, Rundle did a good job. Maybe things will improve in 2021.

by Anonymousreply 19001/04/2021

Lahbib was great as the lessie prison governor is Bad Girls

by Anonymousreply 19101/04/2021

Danny Hatchard looked semi-hot with that hairstyle and scruff.

by Anonymousreply 19201/04/2021

This is my first time seeing Lee Carter. Is he the gay son?

by Anonymousreply 19301/04/2021

R193 No. The gay son is "Jonathan (Johnny) Carter."

Two actors have played the role: Sam Strike (l) and Ted Reilly (r).

They need to recast.

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by Anonymousreply 19401/04/2021

Danny-Boy (such a stupid name) should have been replaced by the guy who plays Ben. That guy looks a lot like D-B.

by Anonymousreply 19501/04/2021

R195 Yeah, he saw the light and finally dropped the "Boy" some time ago, going by "Danny Hatchard" now.

by Anonymousreply 19601/04/2021

Ah, R196, that’s good. Is he out?

by Anonymousreply 19701/04/2021

R197 Not to my knowledge, but then I don't really follow him.

by Anonymousreply 19801/04/2021

None of the UK soaps did that well for the Christmas episode, but EE was at the bottom.

In another news. dull Sonia is exiting, while Dotty is returning, ugh.

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by Anonymousreply 19901/07/2021

Sharon will no doubt be reduced to a catatonic blob when her scheme is finally exposed. Of course this will happen on or around the anniversary of Denny’s death next month. Playing catatonic is the only thing Leticia Dean is good at. Remember how Sharon responded to Dennis’ murder? Although apparently Dean was reeling from the collapse of her marriage, was in an extreme depression and the script supposedly had to he rewritten to give her as little dialogue as possible because poor Tish had to be spoon fed her lines.

by Anonymousreply 20001/08/2021

R200 she either goes catatonic or flies off somewhere. Saying that, I'm glad they've been putting her front and centre for the last 2 years. Before then she barely got an interesting storyline.

I think Letitia is an excellent actress and has kept Sharon very distinct. Saying that, I wish she'd watch her only fitness DVD and lose some weight. She's got a very pretty face but I'm sick of seeing her in baggy black tops.

by Anonymousreply 20101/08/2021

R201, I respectfully disagree. I think Dean’s an awful actress and had only been good as camp value now and then (like her bit in the kitchen last night).

I doubt Sharon will just fly off somewhere. She’ll have to face some consequences for what she’s doing to Ian.

by Anonymousreply 20201/08/2021

I mean in the face of huge loss they either send her catatonic or send her off screen. Why do you think she's a horrible actress? She plays Sharon very believably as a certain type of woman.

by Anonymousreply 20301/08/2021

Her acting has always been either stiff or over the top. There’s a reason she’s never been nominated for any awards. I admit I thought she did a good job in the scenes when Sharon was face to face with Den again but that’s probably because her own real life emotions fuelled her work. She’s widely regarded as a crappy actress but loved as an “icon.”

by Anonymousreply 20401/08/2021

I wouldn't say she has been considered a crappy actress.

by Anonymousreply 20501/08/2021

I thought Letitia Dean did excellent work when Sharon was mourning over her son Denny.

by Anonymousreply 20601/08/2021

R206 I agree, she is very underrated and can be terrific

by Anonymousreply 20701/08/2021

Loved Linda’s assault on Katy. I wish it was shot in close-up, though.

by Anonymousreply 20801/12/2021

R208 That was Shirl who assaulted Katy. ;-)

And Sharon can't possibly believe she'll get away with poisoning Ian. Anyone with half a brain cell can see what's going on.

Another cancer arc for Jean? .. Enough already.

Suki hitting on Peter. ... ewwww. .. Is she going to pay him? .. This would only be interesting if it were Peter's first step to becoming a full-fledged, heteroflexible rent boy.

On another note, I see Ben is still wearing grandpa's zipper polo from the 50s.

by Anonymousreply 20901/13/2021

How did Sharon lose her money from inheriting from Den and Dennis?

by Anonymousreply 21001/13/2021

R209, sorry, I meant Linda, the actress who plays Shirley! Heh heh.

by Anonymousreply 21101/13/2021

Shirley is still dressing like a tart?

by Anonymousreply 21201/14/2021

Sharon won't really go through with shagging Squeal Beale?!

by Anonymousreply 21301/14/2021

So Suki really get to chomp on Peter’s meat. I wonder if she swallowed his load. I know I would.

by Anonymousreply 21401/14/2021

Sharon? You in danger girl.

by Anonymousreply 21501/16/2021

I bet Lauren gave rubbish blow jobs.

by Anonymousreply 21601/17/2021

R216 Put a big glob of peanut butter on it, and she'd lick it clean.

by Anonymousreply 21701/17/2021

Jesus Christ, how bad was last night’s episode?

by Anonymousreply 218Last Saturday at 9:44 AM

R218 I kept watching just to see how bad it was going to get.

by Anonymousreply 219Last Saturday at 10:04 AM

Ian didn't even have his oyster card

by Anonymousreply 220Last Saturday at 11:18 AM

I think he still had his wallet on him. I think this is a fake-out and it isn’t his ten week departure. The Jake Wood/Max departure must be tied into this, for some reason.

by Anonymousreply 221Last Saturday at 12:34 PM

I was obsessed back when my PBS showed the main seasons with Bianca and Rickaaaay, Ian Beale, Carol Jackson, Grant and Phil, etc. Even bought commemorative booklets in London on the show.

But then the character David Wicks (Bianca's secret sire!) departed, and my PBS station dropped the franchise, and so for me it was Goodnight, Vienna.

by Anonymousreply 222Last Saturday at 12:47 PM

I wonder if Ian tried a fondle Sharon's tits?

by Anonymousreply 223Last Saturday at 1:15 PM

I'd take Peter into the bogs of The Queen Vic, pull his pants down and deep throat his 8-incher!

by Anonymousreply 224Last Sunday at 7:59 AM

[quote]I'd take Peter into the bogs of The Queen Vic, pull his pants down and deep throat his 8-incher!

So proud!

by Anonymousreply 225Last Sunday at 9:09 AM

Kate Oates on Davood ....

"Davood is a fantastic actor and a HUGELY popular company member, so we will miss him HUGELY."

So why did his HUGELY get axed?

by Anonymousreply 226Last Sunday at 9:21 AM

Would you swallow his load, R224?

Asking for a friend.

by Anonymousreply 227Last Sunday at 11:22 AM

Yes I certainly would R227 then rim his ass

by Anonymousreply 228Last Sunday at 11:57 AM

What I wouldn’t give to lick Davood’s feets.

by Anonymousreply 229Last Sunday at 12:08 PM

Do you think Peter has blond pubes?

by Anonymousreply 230Last Sunday at 1:15 PM

I bet he does.

by Anonymousreply 231Last Sunday at 2:20 PM

I imagine it would be the same color as his chest hair (visible if you click the link).

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by Anonymousreply 232Last Sunday at 5:36 PM

Mmmm he's lovely. Pity no nipple shots

by Anonymousreply 233Last Sunday at 10:25 PM

I bet Peter has a really horny pink penis head

by Anonymousreply 234Last Monday at 12:08 AM

I'm thinking Hudson doesn't show his full chest, because he's still kinda dough-y and might need some more work in the gym. He used to shave it too.

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by Anonymousreply 235Last Monday at 10:49 AM

I also wonder where those cheek bones came from. A few years ago, his face looked different.

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by Anonymousreply 236Last Monday at 10:53 AM

He's a beauty, I'd buy his apples

by Anonymousreply 237Last Monday at 12:16 PM
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