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  1. Does Eddie Moon get killed?!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No... it's Eddie Moon! It's the moment we've all been waiting for with baited breath... David Essex walks into Walford! Charasmatic Eddie is drawn to the Square to see his nephew, Alfie, and his faaaaaamily. BUT, is his time on the Square over before it's begun?...

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  2. Lauren's diary: Fatboy reveals feelings for Mercy

    Lauren 'Spielberg' Branning is on the verge of going all deep on us after Tommy's Christening. BUT, it's okay, as this "pretty lady" is pulled back from the edge of darkness and is saved by the bell... in the form of Fatboy! The soon-to-be-married Fatster is at a loose end and sneaky Lol wa...

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  3. On set with... Shane Richie

    Oh. My. Days. Time spent on set with the lovely (and very busy) Shane Richie was one not to be missed! The sun was shining, the mood was joyful and we were blessed to hear a little sing song from the good man himself. We joined the Best Actor nominee, who plays loveable Alfie Moon, outside the Vic where he talked about heading up to Manchester "mob-handed" for the British Soap Awards and gave us a demo of his "winning face," "loser's look" and "the one-where-you-don't-even-get-a-mention" expression. He also breaks an ALMIGHTY EXCLUSIVE! Boy George will soon be running the Minute Mart... You what!? Okay, it's time to come clean. Shane heard the news of the Karma Chameleon star joining through his fingers. *Winks*. Has super duper Shane left you wanting more on-set adventure? Relive the delight in these blinders, or you can view them for the first time if you haven't clapped eyes on them before: On set with... Himesh Patel (Tamwar) On set with... Jo Joyner (Tanya) On set with... Meryl Fernandes (Afia) On set with... John Partridge (Christian) On set with... Tameka Empson (British Soap Award nominee, who plays Kim) On set with... Nina Wadia (Zainab) On set with... Marc Elliott (Syed) On set with... Ricky Norwood (Fatboy) Which 'look' would you rather see from Shane at the British Soap Awards? You can still pick your faves until 5pm on Friday, 13 May through their official website. Recap on our nominees too.

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  4. Quiz: Which East Ender said that?

    You may know your Bridge Street from your Market Street, but how clued up are you on the residents of the Square? If you know your onions and have a memory as sharp as Shirley's comebacks, then see if you can guess which East Ender said these one-liners over the last year. And can you go as fa...

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  5. Lauren's diary: "Kate Middleton marries her prince"

    Today is the royal wedding day of Prince William and Kate Middleton - a " truly momentous occassion" and one we'll all remember for the rest of our lives! It's that HUGE that even Lauren Branning has turned all girly on us. The video queen has even been discussing future wedding plans with BFF Whitney Dean. And just as Whit is mentally picking out her wedding dress, the girls receive an incoming call from a friendly face with some BREAKING NEWS! I'm telling you, it's all going daaaooooowwwwwn today. Check out Lol's second video... it's a trio of treats. You can watch Lol's video diary ahead of her mum's wedding day here. Missed out on the previous series? I'll take the stress out of your head, as here's a recap on the previous series. *Curtseys with a smile*.

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  6. Is Ben being a bad boy?

    We now know that Ben Mitchell's been secretly emailing ol' romantic Heather Trott under the guise of 'Kevin68' through an online dating website. If only poor Hev knew! In some of his past emails, Ben's used Hev's fave lust-lyric lothario George Michael's song titles hidden in his conversations...

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  7. Should Hev have faith in Kev?

    Dating is never easy, especially if your name's Heather Trott and you live in Albert Square. Bad luck runs in her water (whatever happened to that rabbit's foot she had?! It's brought her about as much luck as it did the floppy-eared creature). Just as love was blossoming online with Kevin68, ...

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  8. Kat and Alfie reunited with baby Tommy

    WOW. WHAT. AN. EPISODE. Ronnie handing over baby Tommy to a stunned Kat was more shocking than the pink shirt Greg had to endure on his wedding day. It's been a gruelling four-month journey for both Kat and Ronnie since the eventful night of New Years Eve. Ronnie may have done the unthinkable ...

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  9. On set with... Jo Joyner

    This week's delightful cast member is the glowingly gorgeous Jo Joyner. With skin as smooth as silk and tresses as shiny as satin, you can't help but wonder how the hell she does it! With 16-month-old twins, filming scenes as Tanya, AND starring in BBC One's Candy Cabs it must take it's toll.....

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  10. Heather Chasen takes on EastEnders' role

    In February, we announced that Margaret Tyzack would be joining the cast to take on the role of Lydia Simmonds, but due to a personal matter she's finished filming earlier than planned. EastEnders' Executive Producer, Bryan Kirkwood adds: "In order to continue the current storyline we've take...

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  11. Lauren's diary: "... a big white dress"

    It's the much-anticipated day of the year. We're all getting excited as the big day approaches, as we can watch the momentous day from our living room... it's Tanya and Greg's wedding! Oh... you weren't thinking of another bride and groom called Kate and Wills, were you? Hold your horses, 'cos...

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  12. E20 is nominated for 2011 Webby Award!

    The nominees for the 15th Annual Webby Awards have been announced, celebrating the best the web has to offer, and guess what? E20 is one of them! The EastEnders spin-off is one of five to be nominated in the Drama section of the Online Film & Video category. It celebrates original, narrative f...

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  13. Email alert: Hev gets to know Kev

    Can you Adam n' Eve it? Heather's got another message from Kevin68 and he sounds interested. OK, so he may not be called George and he doesn't own a palace, but hey ho... you can't win them all. It sounds like Hev's been glued to the laptop and sent Kev a few messages already... she is a keen ...

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  14. Heather's after a bit of love

    WARNING: There's a serious drought of eligible men in Walford. The lack of talent is driving the likes of soppy romantic, Heather Trott, to find her perfect match online... and why the devil not!? Her BFF, Shirley Carter, may be apprehensive about the lack of online trusty fellas; "they're lo...

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  15. Behind the scenes to Tanya and Greg's wedding

    Oooooh there's an EastEnders' wedding approaching. This can only mean that there'll no doubt be tears, tension and tantrums, as well as a possible tiara. Ahead of Tanya and Greg's wedding next week, we have some behind-the-scenes photos of Greg's stag night, Tanya's hen do, as well as the wond...

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  16. On set with... Tameka Empson

    Have you ever laughed so hard that your face screwed up, your cheeks ached and tears smeared down your face? Well, it happened to me this week (nice) in the great company of Tameka Empson! You will know Tameka best as Denise's sister, Kim Fox. And, of course, as the co-owner of Kimberley's Pal...

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  17. On set with... Nina Wadia

    This week we have been mostly dealing with NINA WADIA! And what a delight she's been. Her character, Zainab Masood, may be a controlled, tough-talking businesswoman with a tongue so sharp it could restyle a barnet, but that matriarch is left on set quicker than you can say: "Cut!" Of cours...

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  18. EastEnders triumphs at RTS Awards!

    After a fantastic year of drama in Walford, EastEnders has bagged another precious and prestigious gong at last night's Royal Television Society Awards. Hooray!

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  19. On set with... Marc Elliott

    This week, we caught up with the magnificent Marc Elliott before he stepped, or, in this case, limped on to set as Syed Masood. The British Soap Award nominee shares his embarrassment for being shortlisted for Sexiest Male (Embarrassed?! WHY?!) and even shows us how fast he can race on crutche...

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  20. On set with... Ricky Norwood

    If you had a camera pointing at your face and were asked to fill around a minute of time... how would you do it? Well, in the start of a fabulous series of short videos, we grabbed Ricky Norwood this week fresh(ish) from his NTA win for Best Newcomer for his role of Fatboy (hurrah). We press...

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