29 years of Eastenders…


Everybody’s favourite cockney soap-opera, Eastenders, has graced our screens for a grand total of 29 years from today.

Having started with just two half-hour episodes a week, jumping up to four half-hour episodes over the years.

It has created some of British TV’s most iconic characters (as well as some not-so-iconic ones), such as: the Mitchell Brothers, Alfie & Kat Moon (nee Slater), Dot Cotton, Pat Butcher and Ian Beale.

Eastenders has picked up the Best British Soap award 10 times at the British Soap Awards since their inception in 1999.



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