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The new star heaped praise upon the touching EastEnders storyline his character Mick Carter has been part of

Albert Square's Jean Slater: Actress Gillian Wright has revealed she is quitting the show

See you Slater: EastEnders actress Gillian Wright quits soap, but says Jean might return one day

EastEnders star Gillian Wright is quitting the soap after eight years as Jean Slater but has refused to rule out a comeback some day.

Phil Mitchell (centre) played by actor Steve McFadden, in a car crash scene taken on location for a storyline to be transmitted in September for BBC soap EastEnders.

EastEnders stars film explosive high-speed lorry crash

There were fast and furious scenes in the fictional London Borough of Walford yesterday as EastEnders stars put the pedal to the metal while shooting the soap's most explosive stunt ever.

Dot Branning (June Brown) will be among the characters to pay tribute to the Royal baby in the next episode of EastEnders

Prince of Walford: EastEnders shoots new scenes to celebrate Royal baby's birth

The arrival of the royal baby will be marked in tonight's episode of EastEnders after show bosses ordered some last-minute filming to reflect the birth.

Idris Elba and Rinko Kikuchi arriving for the European premiere of Pacific Rim at BFI IMAX, Southbank.

Idris Elba at 'hometown' premier of Pacific Rim

Idris Elba spoke tonight of his pride at premiering Hollywood blockbuster Pacific Rim in his "hometown" of London.

Fans pack Murray Mound to cheer on the British number one

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Millions watched Andy Murray’s tense blockbuster of a quarter final against Fernando Verdasco last night.

Ann Mitchell as Cora Cross, Rudolph Walker as Patrick Trueman and Tessa Wyatt as Betty during filming of the BBC programme EastEnders

EastEnders warms up for clash of the dancers as Tessa Wyatt waltzes into the square

Cora will have to be on her toes after a new dance partner for Patrick waltzes into EastEnders.

Samantha Womack arriving for the 2013 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Samantha Womack to reprise role of Ronnie Mitchell in EastEnders following baby swap plot drama

Samantha Womack is to return to EastEnders two years after featuring in a controversial storyline that left her so stressed she needed to take a break.

Kat and Alfie on their wedding day at The Queen Vic in 2003

Love is in the Albert Square: Kat and Alfie set to reunite as another enduring EastEnders couple

Love is in the Albert Square as EastEnders' favourites Kat and Alfie Moon are set to get back together.

Robert Jackson (Peter) and Harry Waller rehearsing for Parkway Dreams: The Peterborough musical

Parkway Dreams: Peterborough get the musical treatment

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Ofcom has launched an investigation into I’m A Celebrity... into a stunt involving Charlie Brooks, left, and her daughter, Kiki, right

ITV rapped by Ofcom over I'm A Celebrity... trial involving Charlie Brooks' daughter

TV watchdog Ofcom has rapped ITV a trial on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! which involved a seven-year-old child.

How We Met: Henning Wehn & Jake Wood

'The difference between Jake and his character, Max? Fewer people want to do him in'

Gareth Thomas recovers from illness to appear in Dancing On Ice final - but he won't compete in show

Rugby star Gareth Thomas says he has recovered enough to return for the Dancing On Ice final - but he will not be competing on the show.

A Blagger's Guide To: War and Peace

Squeezing Tolstoy's enormous tome on to the small screen

Rylan Clark 'sneaks out of Celebrity Big Brother' for X Factor rehearsals

Celebrity Big Brother contestant Rylan Clark has been sneaking out of the house to take part in rehearsals for the upcoming X Factor tour, according to one of his fellow contestants.

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British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

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