Eastenders Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th November 2014

Fact: One Direction will debut their upcoming single Night Changes live from the set of British soap opera Eastenders during U.K. charity telethon Children In Need on Friday (16Nov14). The boyband will perform inside the show's landmark The Queen Vic pub.

22nd August 2014

Fact: British Tv actress Patsy Palmer has landed her first role since moving to Hollywood. Palmer, best known for playing Bianca Jackson in U.K. soap Eastenders, will star in a spoof documentary about English actors trying to find work in America. Former EastEnders actor Michael Greco will also take part.

23rd July 2013

Fact: The cast of U.K. soap opera Eastenders are marking the birth of Britain's new prince by rushing to film a special last-minute scene for Tuesday night's installment (23Jul13). The scene will feature a reference to the royal birth and will air a day after Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William welcomed their son.

6th May 2010

Quote: "It's my mum's favourite show and I love being in things my mum likes." The Wire star Idris Elba is eyeing a cameo on long-running British soap opera Eastenders - to please his mum.

8th January 2007

Fact: Former Wet Wet Wet singer Marti Pellow won BBC reality show JUST THE TWO OF US at the weekend (6/7JAN07), after wowing judges with a duet of HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY, with former Eastenders actress HANNAH WATERMAN.

1st September 2005

Quote: <p>"What I would really like is to be in Eastenders. I've got the character all worked out. I'm a mini-cab driver and I just got back from taking someone to Leicester." Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan appeals to star in a cult British soap. </p>


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