EastEnders is a popular and award-winning television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985. It currently ranks within the top of the most watched shows in the United Kingdom. EastEnders storylines examine the domestic and professional lives of the people who live and work in the London Borough of Walford in the East End of London.
The series primarily centres around the residents of Albert Square, a Victorian square of terraced houses, and its neighbouring streets.
The average audience share for an episode is currently between 35-45%. Created by producer Julia Smith and script editor Tony Holland, EastEnders has remained significant in terms of the BBC's success and audience share, and also the history of British television drama, tackling many controversial and taboo issues previously unseen on mainstream television in the UK.
It's Ladies' Night at the Vic, but the night comes to a sudden end for Linda. The Murrays make an upsetting discovery and are quick to point the finger. Michelle causes a scene in front of her friends.
It is an emotional day in the square as the residents prepare to say a final goodbye to one of their own. Linda struggles with the burden of everything that has happened. A shocking truth turns someone's world upside down.
Phil gets a surprise when an old friend arrives on his doorstep. Max panics when he learns what Lauren has discovered. Woody has some surprising news for the Carters, leaving Whitney unsure about their future.
It's deadline day for the Carters but can they save their beloved Queen Victoria? Thinking her dreams are about to come true, Carmel excitedly makes plans. Ben finds himself in a dangerous situation when he tries to stand up for himself.