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Heather Trott 1967-2012: Pay your respects

Nickie | 20:25 UK time, Monday, 19 March 2012

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Heather Trott. Mum, friend, karaoke fiend, cheese addict, George Michael obsessive. We will miss her. Pay your respects in the comments section below.

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  • Comment number 1.

    Heather we love you I can't stop crying!!!!!

  • Comment number 2.

    Goodbye Heather! 2nd

  • Comment number 3.

    Don't leave heather! You are such a good character

  • Comment number 4.

    poor heather she did't deserve that.

  • Comment number 5.

    Rest in Peace Heather =(
    Really wished you had your happy ending, because you deserved it
    after all you've gone through. Hope you have found your happiness,
    because Walford wasn't for you.

  • Comment number 6.

    Bye Bye Hev xx just after you found the guy of your dreams aswell, hope you know that we all think ben is well and truly sick and twisted

  • Comment number 7.

    Farewell Heather! You'll be missed, you've been a great inspiration and addition to Albert Square from the start you were on the show xxx R.I.P

  • Comment number 8.

    Bye Hev really going to miss you xx

  • Comment number 9.

    Oh no my life without Ronnie and Heather is nothing.
    A little verse 2 her.
    Oh Heather Trott.
    You really tie the not.
    Trying and succeding
    Better than deciving.
    RIP Love a fellow george michael fan Sammy!

  • Comment number 10.

    bye hev but thier was one major mistake while filming in this episode baby george was born into soapland october 2009 which make's him 3 years old this year 2012 what is the mistake?

  • Comment number 11.

    RIP Heather you will be missed ,Hope Ben gets his commupance killing over so a loved character Xx

  • Comment number 12.

    so sad

  • Comment number 13.

    why do they have to get rid of the best characters? Bradley, Stacey, Peggy, Pat, Ronnie and now poor heather.. whos next?

  • Comment number 14.

    R.I.P Hev you didn't deserve to go, that git ben needs to go, someone should kill ben off wot a nasty boy he is, a jealous spoilt brat hope phil gives him wot for

  • Comment number 15.

    Poor Hev, Shirley is going to be devastated especially as she so cruel the last time they spoke.

  • Comment number 16.

    @spike371 what is it??????
    bye hev really going to miss you all the laughs on enders were from you R.I.P HEATHER TROTT

  • Comment number 17.

    I loved Hev she brought some much needed comedy at times to a gloomy EE, hopefully the new EP will bring someone with comedy value to replace her!!

  • Comment number 18.

    We're listening to Careless Whisper on repeat today in memorium

  • Comment number 19.

    oh hev why couldn't you have a happy ending

  • Comment number 20.

    sad to see hev go, what is shirl going to do? cheryl fergison has been outstanding in the role of heather trott. i thought linda henrys tribute to her was excellent. i personally think it was a mistake to kill the character of heather as their was a lot more to explore and it would have been nice to see heather marry, but this is ee afterall. but saying that a superb ep on monday, the acting was superb and i know we shouldnt mention other soaps on aunty, but i thought ee ep was far more compelling than the rival northern salford soap's reveal eps. i'm looking forward to the rest of the weeks ep's in walford. and finally jean in the charity shop, i just wanted to give her a big hug.

  • Comment number 21.

    Sorry to see Heather (and Cheryl) go. I felt she brought something a bit different to Walford and was one of the few genuinely nice people.

    I hope Phil is really proud of the damage he's done to Ben. Indirectly, Heather is just another of Phil's long list of victims.

  • Comment number 22.

    I can't belive heather has gone :( :( she was a lovely and jolly person with a heart full of gold!! I wish she had a better ending :( she really deserved a happy ending. One of my favourite characters without a doubt, always bringing such warmth to the square. R.I.P heather and I hope that twisted and sick ben gets what he deserves, lifetime imprisionment!

  • Comment number 23.

    Killing her off was in very poor taste. After everything shes been through they could have at least given her a happy ending.

  • Comment number 24.

    I'm really upset to see Heather (Cheryl) go! I think it was a mistake to kill her of. All the best characters are going!
    I think a better ending would have been if she was almost like a hero. Like... George was in danger(E.g. Ben was about to hurt him when he got mad) so Heather protected him and stood up for him.
    I know it isn't like her character at all, but I think her end came too quickly. It all happened so fast! Heather deserved a more dramatic ending. That storyline had so much potential...

  • Comment number 25.

    I have decided I should never 'like' any characters again. It seems that whenever I like a character, those pesky scriptwriters kill them off. Heather did not deserve an ending like that. She deserved a happy ending....
    If I had been in charge of her exit, I would have let her marry Andrew and get on that train into the sunset..... perhaps even with a Cameo appearance from George Michael at the end, sitting on the same train as Hev and Andy. Maybe with Faith playing over the end titles for an extra special exit.

    As for Ben.... Is it too much to ask that Ben actually gets put away for his crime? I would hate for yet another story that implies that people can get away with murder. Or better still.... lock Ben in a room with Andrew.

  • Comment number 26.

    we all love u hev xx
    very much missed by evry1

  • Comment number 27.

    R.I.P Hev! You were so lovely! We'll miss ya! xx

  • Comment number 28.

    Eastenders won't be the same without you Hev. Don't want to watch it any more.

  • Comment number 29.

    should of killed off ben,heather was an amazing character :(

  • Comment number 30.

    Poor heather! Why is she leaving?? Not gonna be the same! Whats gonna happen to george?? Poor shirly - ending on a low! Poor jay! Heather was bens friend aswell!

  • Comment number 31.

    Why has she left?? She was an amazing character!!! Why didnt some boring character leave (if I can think of any)!

  • Comment number 32.

    RIP heather.
    we all love you heather, you absolute leg

  • Comment number 33.

    going to miss poor heather,was one of the best characters,why kill her off,they always kill of the best stars! well miss you,you were great (sob) xxxx

  • Comment number 34.

    I agree mochachoc76 I will miss you too Heather, Phil should of disowned his son hes a bad egg !

  • Comment number 35.

    I hope that Ben finally gets exactly what he needs as a result of last night's episode. He is one sick "psycho" and needs a size small straight jacket. If he is not removed from Walford soon there might be less and less cast members left in the square! Kat will come home from caring for Charlie and find a lonely little green gecko dancin' on the bar in the Vic!

  • Comment number 36.

    Heather you were treated like a joke in the square and it should be Ben in your place and he should ROT in HELL!!!!!!

  • Comment number 37.

    R.I.P, Heather. You will be so missed!

    Ben used to be such a cute little boy who loved to dance, a little annoying, maybe, but tolerable. Now he is a complete monster, and that makes me so irritated at the writers. The baby swap, getting rid of Ronnie and killing off Pat was bad enough, and now this. I hope Ben gets either life in prison or is killed off, because that's what he deserves.

    Heather didn't deserve to die, and if Ben had heard her out, he would know that she DIDN'T grass him up.

    I think I need to stop getting emotionally attached to characters because everytime I do, they get axed.

  • Comment number 38.

    First, they all are fantastic actors/actresses.
    Hev, was always catching hell for sommat. She would give you the shirt off her back.
    All she wanted to do was help Ben, but, you know what them Mitchell's are like.
    All a bunch of nutters. I was hoping she would wake up after a bit and Shirl would
    find her alive... Guess, for whatever reason, her time on the show was up..
    Now. what about cute George. Will he be out too???Or will Darren come back to take care of him since he's the daddy..
    She will be missed. I watch here in the USA....

  • Comment number 39.

    In The Words of George Michael, "You Smiled At Me Like Jesus To A Child." R.I.P. Heather

  • Comment number 40.

    Really feel terrible about Heather's death. Seeing those moments with little George really --- how cruel can the EE writers be, killing off such a sweet person! Now we can look forward to a long business of people trying to pin it on Andrew, the outsider. And how long will we have to wait before the PoS Ben will finally be recognized as the villain. It will be hard to continue watching this show! I have been watching in the U.S. from the beginning.

  • Comment number 41.

    cant believe u have left i thought u would have been ok and cried loads last night! love u heather xxxx

  • Comment number 42.

    omg, can't believe you're gone Heather :'( we're all going to miss you so much xxx

  • Comment number 43.

    She will be missed, they should have made it that she ran away with Andrew x

  • Comment number 44.

    Poor Heather. She didn't deserve that. I would like to have seen her married and happy. I think lots of people can identify with Heather. I loved her and I'm sorry that she won't be part of the square any more. I will miss her.

  • Comment number 45.

    Bye Bye Heather... u were always so fun to watch.. eastenders fans will miss you. Ben u murderer!!!!

  • Comment number 46.

    Heather was a fantastic character. We have all been watching and we hope that there will be justice... Ben is finding lying too easy he is so smug. Please may Heather have justice - Ben must be found guilty! We are hoping that Jay will be honest and Phil will come to his senses... Heather was Shirley's best friend.

  • Comment number 47.

    Why do the nicest people leave the show? We will miss you Heather. Good luck for the future. Get rid of Ben,the little twerp.

  • Comment number 48.

    Eastenders Writers... This is one big huge mistake. There was really no reason to lose her, Cheryl is a great actress.

    Heather is one of the characters that form the long term glue of soaps. A background character that adds reaction and resonance to more up front storylines and action. Soaps aren't soaps without them.

    We've lost Pat, Peggy, Pauline, Ethel, Minty, Arthur and sadly probably Jim. I just hope we won't lose Dot. Eastenders shouldn't just be the playground of pantomine baddies (who mentioned Michael, Zainab and Derek) and their storylines, there's more to life and drama than that.

  • Comment number 49.

    you will be soo missed rip heather ....

  • Comment number 50.

    Heather you are great actoer it was sad they way end you eastenders all best for futer hope you and one pay best mate still friends in life outside eastends

  • Comment number 51.

    omg i cant believe heather has gone!! she was and always will be my fav....i always thought she would be around for a long time the person i feel the most for is george, lost his mummy and hes only about 3. R.I.P heather trott!! and ben is acting like nothing has happend i find that creepy and jay needs a hug :p goodbye heather

  • Comment number 52.

    So sorry to see Hev go out of the show this way. Why couldn't she have a happy ever ending? She will be missed greatly as she was one of the best characters on the show. Sometimes I wonder what possess the scriptwriter!!!!

  • Comment number 53.

    It is a great shame that all of the characters are being eliminated from this programme. It feels like it is losing its way somehow and gradually getting less interesting. Its starting to get more like a second rate Coronation Street. Let's hope we keep Dot!! Careful - who ever the writers/casters are - you really are not so good. We really don't need sex interest - we can get that anywhere/everywhere- this show programe was about believable characters and human relationships. Use/get some better really creative writers. Getting a bit second rate gangsterfied. Shame.

  • Comment number 54.

    why do all the good characters get written out of the series? There have been more changes than I have hot dinners! I was waiting for the transformation of Heather, and that she finds love at last.

  • Comment number 55.

    Cant believe Heather didnt get a happy ending BOOO!!!! I really hope that this storyline isnt dragged out past it's 'sell by' date for months on end (Yusef/Masood thing that went on for months, some good stuff but honestly guys week in/week out of: Zainab looking misrable/Yusef looking shifty/Masood looking sad did my head in!). If Eastenders reflects the gritty 'real' world then the police will cart Ben off soon, and not before time!

  • Comment number 56.

    So sad to see Hev go. I have loved the relationship with Heather and Shirley, so many funny moments and glad we had one more in the dance at the hen do! priceless. Can anyone tell me what episode it is that she is in in the picture frame at the top of this thread? the one where she looks dressed up as a blues brother? thanks

  • Comment number 57.

    Awww. bless Heather such i lovely character!!
    What is going to happen to George?? and i hate it the way they just left him there with his dead mum, that would haunt me!

  • Comment number 58.

    Ohhh! never expected that ! - Great actress - deserved a happy ending - a farewell in a taxi would have done...?
    Heather was great fun ..now she is away..boo hoo ! Will be missed!

  • Comment number 59.

    Heather was unique, looks vulnerable but has principles and love for all people! even Ben! she is the vicim of her goodness in a way. I think Eastenders needed to continue having such a character around, for it is very very much true to life, more than others! she was able to reflect in very tiny expressions the many conflicts in and around her. She wanted Shirley for love, while Shirley needed he for some control. Great actress, from Holland, I watched he with admiration, and wish her success in further career.

  • Comment number 60.

    Such a lovely character is was!:( So kind and fun loving, big good child. 0 out of 10 to the EE writes for what they did to this character. First that disgusting story line when she had a baby with a teenager, now killing her off. Booooooooo, hissssss! Hope Cheryl has something exciting lined up for her career wise and in her personal life!

  • Comment number 61.

    WOW! my eyes hurt from crying that much, Heather you were the most loved character on Eastenders and it is very sad to see you be killed off! We all hope Ben gets everything that is coming to him... Poor Andrew he must be in so much shock and to get put in the frame for the murder, i feel so sorry for Jay for being dragged into one of Bens traps, and Linda Henry played Shirley so well on these episodes, overall i am truly heartbroken, there has not been an episode that I haven't cryed at even Eastenders Revealed... 10\10 R.I.P. Heather Trott, Good Luck to Cheryl Ferguson too x x x x

  • Comment number 62.

    Why???????? I don't usually comment on these sort of things, but I really thought Heather was the sort of person that made Eastenders more real! I hope they get George Michael to appear for her funeral!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment number 63.

    .... sad...Ben should rot in prison! love Heather...

  • Comment number 64.

    Never been compelled before to write! OMG what a shame East Enders just won't be the same without Heather! So who is now going to brighten up the square? Nobody could have seen this coming! I'm shocked! Ben has got to go! He is now more than irritating! Enjoyed the "In Memory Of' .... great episodes ... Good luck Heather wherever your ventures may now take you ...

  • Comment number 65.

    Wow, am I the only person who isn't sorry to see Heather go? Sorry that she/the character was killed off but I never liked Heather, big heart and all. She wasn't the brightest bear in the park and that is putting it mildly. If anything I found her irritating, hopeless, naive and sometimes downright stupid. Mind you, kudos to the actress - that is a helluva job to portray such a character so convincingly.

  • Comment number 66.

    We are reallysorry to see heather go. I would liked her to have had a happy ever after! Here in South Africa we are about a month behind the UK screenings and we dont get the 'red button' extras unfortunately, nor can we watch any of the video material on the blog. But we love Eastenders non the less. Keep up the good work

  • Comment number 67.

    bye hev i will miss you loads, in eastenders, you was great babes. !!!!

  • Comment number 68.

    I finally got caught up on my EE shows and watched as Hev was taken away,a tear to my eyes knowing that Hev won't be on there anymore.Her character was done so well and really portrayed real life hardships of a single Mom and such. Your a real LV and we will miss you ,but never forget you.

  • Comment number 69.

    awwww going to really miss heather as a character in this soap, a very well played character by this fantastic actress whom played the part so well, you bought this soap to life you gonna be missed so much on this screen. r i p heather, love you loads

  • Comment number 70.

    I think it's bloody stupid, that Heather was killed by a Photo frame. Can one actually die from such a thing

  • Comment number 71.

    The BBC is MAD to axe Heather! She is one of the few positive role models amongst a fairly amoral bunch. EE won't be the same without her.

  • Comment number 72.

    How stupid having her die from a photo frame the character deserved more of a better exit than that and she shouldn't of been killed off in the first place shes the sort of character that could of been in the show for years that's the trouble with Eastenders they kill of all are favorite characters they want to start leaving popular ones in the show for years and years like they did in the older days

  • Comment number 73.

    I cannot believe they killed hev off, she was great and funny I really enjoyed her, I dont want to watch the show any more , unless they change it like Dallas have ben wake up and realise what a horrible nightmare he had and forgive his dad and get him out of jail, and hev elopes and marry ,,,, happy ending for HEV,,,,


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