He steered the soap through its 30th anniversary which included an entire week of live episodes
Turns out the soap extra favourite has previous in one of the biggest franchises of all time
Ms Blake and her sons Zachary, eight, and four-year-old Amon vanished on December 13
She says: 'If Ian Beale can come out of his homeless stage and have three successful businesses, I know I can get through anything'
Arthur Simpson-Kent gives himself up after hiding between rocks on a beach when police called out his name
The hairdresser was arrested in the southern town of Takoradi after being found carrying 'a knife and a spoon'
Viewers began tweeting that the script was dire and Derek Martin's acting bad
'There is greater pressure than ever not to waste money,' says ex-murder detective following discovery of bodies 20 days after disappearance
Police are appealing for anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ms Blake's partner to come forward
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The classic soap really knows how to welcome 2016 in, doesn't it?
'They'll be on Strictly next'
Hammond has played market stall owner Donna Yates since 2014
The big news this week (in our house at least) is that EastEnders is to have a new transgender character, called Kyle, played by 21-year-old Riley Carter Millington. Great news for trans visibility – y’know, as long as they don’t do a Springer and make him a heroin-addled armed robber/serial killer/paedophile/scum-of-the-earth-general-bad-person. Past experience tells us not to be too optimistic, but there’s something different about this bold new step in trans TV.
The Labour peer, who as an actor took part in the first gay kiss on a UK soap, supports casting of Riley-Carter Millington
Millington is set to become the first transgender actor to play a transgender character in a recurring role in the UK