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EastEnders' Most Iconic Storylines Ever: From Sharongate To Little Mo's Revenge (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
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EastEnders Cast (Past & Present)
EastEnders: Memorable Departures
EastEnders: Spoiler! Ross Kemp Returns
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EastEnders: Where Are They Now? Celebrate The Soap's 30th Anniversary With A Look Back
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EastEnders' Most Iconic Storylines Ever: From Sharongate To Little Mo's Revenge (huffingtonpost.co.uk)

Janine pushes Barry off a cliff-We have nothing to say except, “If only he’d worn slip on shoes.”

Janine Pushes Barry Off a Cliff! | EastEnders

Janine confesses her true feelings for Barry on the side of a cliff, before pushing him off! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Moments: htt...

Ronnie’s baby swap-One of the most controversial storylines EastEnders has ever aired saw Ronnie Mitchell swap her son James with Kat Moon’s baby Tommy after he died of cot death.

That's Not My Baby | EastEnders

Kat and Alfie go to the hospital to say their last goodbyes to Tommy, but Kat is determined that the baby in the cot isn't hers. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NK...

Who killed Lucy?-EastEnders really does love a whodunnit, but when they do them this well (especially with the killer being revealed in a fully-live episode), who are we to argue?

Eastenders||Jane reveals that Bobby killed Lucy//20th February 2015(part 1)

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Pat and Frank’s affair-There were many moments we will never forget during former couple Frank and Pat’s affair behind the backs of their spouses Peggy and Roy, but the image of a naked Frank wearing nothing but a spinning bow-tie has stayed with us years on.

Frank Butcher gets naked! - EastEnders - BBC drama

Pat is faced with a big surprise when Frank turns up at her door wearing nothing but a bow tie! Very funny scene available to view in high quality on the You...

Arthur Fowler’s breakdown-After stealing money from Walford residents’ Christmas Club savings scheme, Arthur suffered a breakdown as he tried to cover his tracks, before eventually being sent to prison.

Arthur has a breakdown on Christmas Day - EastEnders - BBC

Emotional scenes as Arthur breaks down at home on Christmas Day, whilst Angie and Sharon make a dramatic exit from the Queen Vic. Classic clip from BBC soap ...

Dirty Den dies: The sequel-After his return from his watery grave, Den was bumped off once again (for good this time) when his wife Chrissy whacked him over the head with Pauline Fowler’s doggy door stop in the Vic before burying his body in the cellar. Camp does not cover it.

EastEnders Chrissie murders Dirty Den

All copyrights © to BBC aired 18/2/05 Julia's theme edit coming I remember watching this way back then I wish that Chrissie would return one day beacuse I wo...

Dirty Den’s death #1-There’s not many soap characters who can say they had two on screen deaths, but Dirty Den is one of them. For his exit in 1989, “the Firm” killed him off by shooting him through a bunch of daffs, causing his body to fall into a canal.

Dirty Den's 'last' episode: shot at the canal - EastEnders - BBC

Michelle Fowler, played by Susan Tully, tries to convince a young Dirty Den, played by Leslie Grantham, to hand himself in, but with assasins hot on his heel...

Sharongate-When Grant discovered Sharon’s affair with Phil his reaction was, well.. see for yourself.

Grant Discovers Phil and Sharon's Affair! | EastEnders

Sharon is secretly recorded as she admits her affair with Phil and Grant is sent the tape as evidence. Gripping scenes from BBC smash hit soap opera, EastEnd...

Little Mo’s revenge-After months of torture and abuse at the hands of her husband Trevor, Little Mo fought back and attacked her husband with an iron in Pauline Fowler’s kitchen.

Little Mo beats Trevor with Iron | EastEnders

Trevor continues to abuse Little Mo but this time she takes matters into her own hands. EastEnders 2001. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey ...

Dot helps Ethel to die-Once again, the show kicked up a huge debate on a topical issue with this storyline, as Ethel begged best friend and devout Christian Dot to help her die.

Dot agrees to helps Ethel die - EastEnders - BBC

An emotional classic from the Square. Ethel's '85th' birthday celebrations become too much for her. Dot takes her home, Ethel wants to end her life and Dot a...

Who killed Archie?-This plot not only saw off one of the best baddies the show has ever seen, but it also was the catalyst for some other huge moments, including Bradley Branning’s death in the 25th anniversary live episode.

Archie's Killer is Revealed! - EastEnders - Live Episode Highlight - BBC One

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Mark tells his parents he’s HIV positive-The Fowlers were left stunned when their son Mark revealed his diagnosis, in what was a landmark storyline for the soap aiming to tackle the stigma around the condition.

Mark Tells His Parents He Is HIV Positive | EastEnders

Emotional scenes as Mark tells Pauline and Arthur he is HIV positive. Classic clip from BBC soap opera EastEnders.Click beneath the video to view in high qua...

Mel leaves Ian-Mel walked out on her Ian Beale just hours after getting hitched on Millennium eve, when she found out that he’d lied about daughter Lucy having cancer.

Mel Leaves Ian | EastEnders

When Mel discovers that Ian has lied about Lucy's illness, Albert Square's shortest marriage is over as the bells ring in the noughties in this clip taken fr...

Linda Carter’s rape-In harrowing scenes, Linda Carter was raped by her nephew Dean Wicks. The long-running storyline took a twist when it was revealed that Shirley wasn’t Mick’s sister but his mother, making Dean his brother.

EastEnders - Linda Carter Tells Mick Carter That Dean Wicks Raped Her (25th December 2014)

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Christian & Syed’s affair-Nearly two decades on from Colin and Barry, EastEnders broke new ground once again with a storyline that saw Syed embark on an affair with Christian. It marked the first same-sex relationship involving a Muslim character in soap.

Christian & Syed The Truth is Out P1

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Colin and Barry’s relationship-Their romance was not only a major event in soap, but a milestone moment for LGBTQ visibility on screen. The moment Colin shared a forehead kiss with Barry was the first gay kiss to be screened on prime time British TV in 1987.

Dot Discovers the truth about Colin and Barry's relationship - EastEnders - BBC

Dot discovers the truth about the sexual relationship between Colin and Barry and has an extreme reaction to the news! Hilarious clip from long-standing BBC ...

Who shot Phil?-This storyline is still arguably the biggest “whodunnit?” in soap history with the nation on absolute tenterhooks to discover the identity of Phil’s shooter back in 2001.

Phil Is Shot! | EastEnders | BBC

. Phil Mitchell is shot by a mystery assassin in the bushes. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Moments: http://bit.ly/2uuizSb The Mitchells...

Matthew’s guilty verdict-Matthew Rose was wrongly convicted of manslaughter, after helping Steve Owen cover up his own crime when he hit lover Saskia over the head with an ashtray in the e20.

Matthew's guilty verdict - EastEnders - BBC

The jury delivers their verdict in the Saskia Duncan murder trial. Steve Owen accidentally killed her, but it's Matthew Rose, who helped him bury her body, w...

The Queen Vic goes up in flames-Peggy Mitchell was left distraught when her beloved pub went up in flames after Phil set it alight whilst in the grips of alcoholism, leading to her first exit from the soap. Her wailing “Let it burn!” is up there with some of her most iconic lines.

Fire at the Queen Vic | EastEnders

Phil is in a vengeful mood after accusing Peggy of loving the Queen Vic more than him. He takes a lit match to alcohol in the hall, which results in fire and...

Tiffany Mitchell’s death: This New Year’s Eve death scene stunned fans as Frank Butcher mowed down Tiff in one of his dodgy motors, just as she was finally ready to escape her abusive relationship with Grant Mitchell.

The Death of Tiffany Mitchell | EastEnders

At New Year's, Tiffany Mitchell is surprised to see Grant in The Queen Vic. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Moments: http://bit.ly/2uuizS...

Sonia’s surprise baby-With Big Mo’s guidance, Sonia Jackson gave birth in her living room, just minutes after the Slaters worked out that she had been pregnant for the last nine months but knew nothing about it.

Sonia Has a Surprise Baby | EastEnders

Remember the day Sonia went into labour without knowing she was pregnant? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Moments: http://bit.ly/2uuizSb ...

Steve Owen goes out with a bang-Martin Kemp’s character certainly made an exit, blowing up in a car fire after a high-speed chase with Phil Mitchell.

Steve Owen Goes Out with a Car Chase and a Bang | EastEnders

Steve Owen (played by Martin Kemp) has an explosive last scene in classic BBC soap opera EastEnders. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Mome...

Dirty Den’s divorce papers-Angie was dealt a blow when Den handed her divorce papers for Christmas. While it certainly wasn’t the gift she had been hoping for, the moment is still the UK’s most watched TV episode ever.

Dirty Den Divorces Angie At Christmas | EastEnders | BBC

Your chance to watch one of the most infamous EastEnders couples, Angie and Den Watts divorce at Christmas. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stac...

“You ain’t my muvva!”-From the classic Slater family row to Zoe’ priceless reaction, everything about this clip screams “legendary TV moment”.

Kat and Zoe Slater | "You ain't my mother!" | EastEnders

Famous and shocking scenes as Kat Slater, played by Jesse Wallace, reveals she is really the mother of 'sister' Zoe, played by Michelle Ryan. Classic moment ...

Stacey and Max’s affair is revealed-There’s nothing quite like a Christmas Day revelation to shake things up is there? This classic clip is still tough to watch as Stacey Slater and Max Branning’s affair is revealed to the whole family.

DVD Affair Horror at the Brannings: Max and Stacey Revealed! | EastEnders

Horrifying scenes as Stacey and Max's affair is revealed after Christmas dinner. Dramatic and memorable moments in this video from smash hit BBC soap opera, ...

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Bosses terminated his contract following claims Gaffney, 41, asked a stranger, online, for sexy photographs. The actor – Robbie Jackson in Albert Square – had only a few weeks left on his contract when he was written out early. A source said: "Bosses have left the door open for his character, so there's always the chance that one day he might be able to return."

EastEnders star Dean Gaffney axed from Walford

EastEnders star Dean Gaffney has been axed from the BBC One soap. Bosses terminated his contract following claims Gaffney, 41, asked a stranger, online, for sexy photographs. The actor –

Tamzin Outhwaite said it was "the end of an era" as she said goodbye to her EastEnders alter ego Mel after 21 years. The actress, 48, said on Twitter that she had filmed her final scenes as the character.

Tamzin Outhwaite has big news about her EastEnders role

Tamzin Outhwaite said it was "the end of an era" as she said goodbye to her EastEnders alter ego Mel after 21 years. The actress, 48, said on Twitter that she had filmed her final

The 48-year-old actress returned to Albert Square as Mel Owen in 2018 but has decided to leave to "pursue other challenges". Outhwaite told Metro: "When [then executive producer] John [Yorke] asked me to return to EastEnders back in 2017, I jumped at the chance to play Mel once more but it was only supposed to be for a year. "I will of course miss so many people here at EastEnders, and I will forever have good memories of my time at the show...

Tamzin Outhwaite quits 'EastEnders'

The 48-year-old actress will exit imminently as part of an explosive storyline.

EastEnders viewers bemused as Kathy Beale works two jobs at 69 - AOL

EastEnders viewers bemused as Kathy Beale works two jobs at 69

EastEnders viewers have been left somewhat bemused after character Kathy Beale opened up her second business and began working two jobs at the age of 69. The character, played by Gillian

EastEnders viewers bemused as Kathy Beale works two jobs at 69 - AOL

EastEnders viewers bemused as Kathy Beale works two jobs at 69

EastEnders viewers have been left somewhat bemused after character Kathy Beale opened up her second business and began working two jobs at the age of 69. The character, played by Gillian

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At long last, Gillian Taylforth’s ‘EastEnders’ character Kathy Beale is finally back in Albert Square. READ MORE:Who Is Kathy Beale? Here's Everything You Need To KnowSoap In The Clear After Pre-Water...

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At long last, Gillian Taylforth’s ‘EastEnders’ character Kathy Beale is finally back in Albert Square. READ MORE:Who Is Kathy Beale? Here's Everything You Need To KnowSoap In The Clear After Pre-Water...

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At long last, Gillian Taylforth’s ‘EastEnders’ character Kathy Beale is finally back in Albert Square. READ MORE:Who Is Kathy Beale? Here's Everything You Need To KnowSoap In The Clear After Pre-Water...

(PHOTO: BBC) 'EastEnders' Fans Were In Bits At This Devastating Peggy Revelation  Barbara Windsor’s performance won praise from ‘EastEnders’ fans

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We can only imagine how emotional her actual death will be.

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Will Lorna be a help or a hindrance?

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

Lynn, Kat, Little Mo and Zoe Slater

The Slater Girls

Lynn, Kat, Little Mo and Zoe Slater

Nigel Bates and Peggy Mitchell

Paul Bradley and Barbara Windsor.

Nigel Bates and Peggy Mitchell

Things are hotting up in Albert Square. The explosion will rock the Walford in Bloom community event, with a whole host of key characters present.

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Things are hotting up in Albert Square.

EastEnders Cast (Past & Present)

Lacey Turner in the press room with the Best Serial Drama Performance Award for her role as Stacey Slater in Eastenders at the National Television Awards 2017, held at The O2 Arena, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: 25th January, 2017. See PA Story SHOWBIZ NTAs. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire via @AOL_Lifestyle

EastEnders star Lacey Turner gives birth to baby girl

Lacey Turner has given birth to her first child. The EastEnders star and her husband Matt Kay have welcomed a baby girl on Friday July 12th. According to OK! magazine the couple are: "Over

EastEnders star Lacey Turner gives birth to baby girl

Lacey Turner has given birth to her first child. The EastEnders star and her husband Matt Kay have welcomed a baby girl on Friday July 12th. According to OK! magazine the couple are: "Over

Danny Dyer with Lacey Turner in the press room who won the Best Serial Drama Performance Award for her role as Stacey Slater in Eastenders at the National Television Awards 2017, held at The O2 Arena, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: 25th January, 2017. See PA Story SHOWBIZ NTAs. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire via @AOL_Lifestyle

EastEnders star Lacey Turner gives birth to baby girl

Lacey Turner has given birth to her first child. The EastEnders star and her husband Matt Kay have welcomed a baby girl on Friday July 12th. According to OK! magazine the couple are: "Over

‘EastEnders: Dot Cotton Actress June Brown Reveals She Is Losing Her Sight And Still Has To Work As She Cant Afford Not To

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‘EastEnders’ star June Brown has revealed she is losing her sight.The 88-year-old actress, who plays Dot Cotton in the BBC soap, has also admitted she has to continue working after her pensions were h...

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Barbara Windsor and Jessie Wallace

Barbara Windsor and Jessie Wallace

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‘EastEnders’ actress June Brown has revealed she has lost her hearing, just months after admitting she is going blind.READ MORE:June Brown 'Turns Down 'Reduced Hours' Offer' From BBC ProducersJune Bro...

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Dean Gaffney has hit out at his estranged brother, after he sold a story about the ‘EastEnders’ star, making a series of claims about his sex life. READ MORE: Benedict Cumberbatch Could Be About To Po...

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EastEnders Star Dean Gaffney  recently reprised his role as Robbie Jackson

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Dean Gaffney has hit out at his estranged brother, after he sold a story about the ‘EastEnders’ star, making a series of claims about his sex life. READ MORE: Benedict Cumberbatch Could Be About To Po...

Martine McCutcheon as Tiffany in Eastenders.

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(DOUG PETERS/EMPICS ENTERTAINMENT) ‘EastEnders’: Michelle Ryan Calls For Zoe Slater Role To Be Recast She was a much-loved part of the Slater clan. Former ‘EastEnders’ star Michelle Ryan has urged soap bosses to recast her character, after revealing she has no desire to return as Zoe Slater.

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She was a much-loved part of the Slater clan.

Barbara Windsor Discusses ‘EastEnders’ Exit, Peggy Mitchell’s Funeral And Pam St. Clement Reunion

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The veteran actress speaks to The Huffington Post UK...

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@Regrann from @patsypalmerofficial - Styling it out .. Back in the day @theststyle mag.. Skinny minny!! Those were the days #Regrann

'EastEnders' Star Gillian Taylforth's Fiance David Fairbairn In Medical Emergency After Drink Spiked With Rohypnol

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David was taken ill at the British Soap Awards.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  ‘EastEnders’: The Mitchell Family Through The Years

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EastEnders: Memorable Departures

At the time of her death on New Year's Eve in 1998, Tiffany Mitchell (Martine McCutcheon) was experiencing marital difficulties with husband Grant (Ross Kemp). The couple argued over custody of baby daughter Courtney and as Tiffany tried to flee from Grant, she ran straight into the path of a car driven by neighbour Frank Butcher (the late Mike Reid).

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

In 1999, Grant left Walford with his daughter Courtney after an altercation with his sibling. Phil (Steve McFadden) pulled a gun on his younger brother after hearing about Grant's tryst with Phil's then-wife Kathy (Gillian Taylforth). The dramatic story culminated with the brothers' car plunging into the River Thames.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

In 1989, 'dirty' Den (played by Leslie Grantham) was famously shot by a hitman with a gun which was concealed in a bunch of daffodils. Years later, Den came back from the dead. Turns out he'd faked his death.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

In 1996, (Bill Treacher) was in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Arthur received a blow to his head during a prison fracas. On his release, he suffered a brain hemorrhage at his beloved allotment. He died later in hospital, leaving the Fowler family heartbroken.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

David Wicks (Michael French) was another of Walford's wide-boy womanisers. David had an affair with his half-brother Ian Beale's (Adam Woodyatt) wife Cindy (Michelle Collins) and then arranged to have Ian shot before then embarking on another affair with old flame Carol Jackson (Lindsey Coulson).

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

The death of veteran Albert Square resident Ethel in 2000 was one of the most moving ever depicted in the BBC soap. It raised issues about euthanasia and dying with dignity. Ethel knew she was terminally ill, and having kept a stash of morphine hidden away, she begged her best friend Dot  to help end her life. After wrestling with her conscience, Dot agreed.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

Evil Trevor made poor Little Mo's life hell. Even after they had split, he began a campaign of abuse against her, culminating in taking Mo and his son Sean hostage in 2002 and setting fire to the house. Tom, the fiance of Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean), saved Mo and Sean, but a powerful explosion killed both Trevor and Tom.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

Mark (Todd Carty) was one of the first soap characters to be diagnosed as HIV positive. Viewers saw him live with the condition for many years, but after being told by doctors that his body was rejecting his medication, Mark decided he would leave Walford and spare his family from watching his decline. He rode off on his motorbike in 2003.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

When Den returned to Albert Square alive, everyone was shocked. But he was soon back to his dirty ways and it was affair with Zoe Slater (Michelle Ryan) that ultimately led to his downfall, with both his wife Chrissie (Tracy-Ann Oberman) and lover Zoe helping to kill him and bury him under The Queen Vic pub in 2005.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

But that didn't stop the romance with his adopted sister Sharon.  Unfortunately, their happiness was short-lived when Dennis beat up local gangster Johnny Allen (Billy Murray), leading to a revenge attack. Dennis was stabbed in 2005 and died in Sharon's arms.

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

Janine was at the centre of a number of dramatic story lines including pushing husband Barry Evans (Shaun Williamson) over a cliff and embarking on a relationship with evil Archie Mitchell (Larry Lamb). Her exit came shortly after she'd been imprisoned for her part in the murder of former lover Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd). But being Janine she once again managed to worm her way out of trouble

As Peggy Mitchell makes her tragic exit, here are 13 memorable EastEnders departures

There won't be a dry eye in the house as EastEnders bids a fond farewell to matriarch Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor. The EastEnders stalwart, 78, is leaving the show for good

EastEnders: Spoiler! Ross Kemp Returns

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  What's the storyline? For those of you who need a refresher, here's what's happening: Peggy made a brief appearance in January, revealing that her cancer is back. This month, viewers will see her decide to decline treatment, opting to enjoy the time

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  ‘EastEnders’ Spoilers: Grant Mitchell’s Back! Ross Kemp Returns For Peggy’s Farewell  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  When is Babs back on screen? She'll make her first appearance on Monday 9 May.

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: Alex Huckle via Getty Images)  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  Who else is back? Danniella Westbrook is also reprising her role as Sam Mitchell.

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  Is Ross Kemp also returning? YES! You didn't think Grant would miss the chance to say a final goodbye to his mum, surely?

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  Will it be emotional? Without a doubt. Tissues at the ready, everyone.

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

(PHOTO: BBC Pictures)  Everything We Know About Peggy Mitchell’s ‘EastEnders’ Return  Will there be any surprises? Bosses are obviously remaining tight-lipped on the exact details of how things will develop, but we reckon they're bound to have a few secrets up their sleeves.  Anyone in doubt need only cast their minds back to live week's Kathy Beale reveal.

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The Mitchell brothers are set for a testing reunion.

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EastEnders: Story Lines You’ve Probably Forgotten

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EastEnders: Where Are They Now? Celebrate The Soap's 30th Anniversary With A Look Back

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Janine pushes Barry off a cliff-We have nothing to say except, “If only he’d worn slip on shoes.”

Janine Pushes Barry Off a Cliff! | EastEnders

Janine confesses her true feelings for Barry on the side of a cliff, before pushing him off! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey Moments: htt...

Ronnie’s baby swap-One of the most controversial storylines EastEnders has ever aired saw Ronnie Mitchell swap her son James with Kat Moon’s baby Tommy after he died of cot death.

That's Not My Baby | EastEnders

Kat and Alfie go to the hospital to say their last goodbyes to Tommy, but Kat is determined that the baby in the cot isn't hers. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NK...

Who killed Lucy?-EastEnders really does love a whodunnit, but when they do them this well (especially with the killer being revealed in a fully-live episode), who are we to argue?

Eastenders||Jane reveals that Bobby killed Lucy//20th February 2015(part 1)

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Pat and Frank’s affair-There were many moments we will never forget during former couple Frank and Pat’s affair behind the backs of their spouses Peggy and Roy, but the image of a naked Frank wearing nothing but a spinning bow-tie has stayed with us years on.

Frank Butcher gets naked! - EastEnders - BBC drama

Pat is faced with a big surprise when Frank turns up at her door wearing nothing but a bow tie! Very funny scene available to view in high quality on the You...

Arthur Fowler’s breakdown-After stealing money from Walford residents’ Christmas Club savings scheme, Arthur suffered a breakdown as he tried to cover his tracks, before eventually being sent to prison.

Arthur has a breakdown on Christmas Day - EastEnders - BBC

Emotional scenes as Arthur breaks down at home on Christmas Day, whilst Angie and Sharon make a dramatic exit from the Queen Vic. Classic clip from BBC soap ...

Dirty Den dies: The sequel-After his return from his watery grave, Den was bumped off once again (for good this time) when his wife Chrissy whacked him over the head with Pauline Fowler’s doggy door stop in the Vic before burying his body in the cellar. Camp does not cover it.

EastEnders Chrissie murders Dirty Den

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Dirty Den’s death #1-There’s not many soap characters who can say they had two on screen deaths, but Dirty Den is one of them. For his exit in 1989, “the Firm” killed him off by shooting him through a bunch of daffs, causing his body to fall into a canal.

Dirty Den's 'last' episode: shot at the canal - EastEnders - BBC

Michelle Fowler, played by Susan Tully, tries to convince a young Dirty Den, played by Leslie Grantham, to hand himself in, but with assasins hot on his heel...

Sharongate-When Grant discovered Sharon’s affair with Phil his reaction was, well.. see for yourself.

Grant Discovers Phil and Sharon's Affair! | EastEnders

Sharon is secretly recorded as she admits her affair with Phil and Grant is sent the tape as evidence. Gripping scenes from BBC smash hit soap opera, EastEnd...

Little Mo’s revenge-After months of torture and abuse at the hands of her husband Trevor, Little Mo fought back and attacked her husband with an iron in Pauline Fowler’s kitchen.

Little Mo beats Trevor with Iron | EastEnders

Trevor continues to abuse Little Mo but this time she takes matters into her own hands. EastEnders 2001. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2NKkb2U WATCH MORE: Stacey ...

Dot helps Ethel to die-Once again, the show kicked up a huge debate on a topical issue with this storyline, as Ethel begged best friend and devout Christian Dot to help her die.

Dot agrees to helps Ethel die - EastEnders - BBC

An emotional classic from the Square. Ethel's '85th' birthday celebrations become too much for her. Dot takes her home, Ethel wants to end her life and Dot a...

Who killed Archie?-This plot not only saw off one of the best baddies the show has ever seen, but it also was the catalyst for some other huge moments, including Bradley Branning’s death in the 25th anniversary live episode.

Archie's Killer is Revealed! - EastEnders - Live Episode Highlight - BBC One

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Mark tells his parents he’s HIV positive-The Fowlers were left stunned when their son Mark revealed his diagnosis, in what was a landmark storyline for the soap aiming to tackle the stigma around the condition.

Mark Tells His Parents He Is HIV Positive | EastEnders

Emotional scenes as Mark tells Pauline and Arthur he is HIV positive. Classic clip from BBC soap opera EastEnders.Click beneath the video to view in high qua...

Mel leaves Ian-Mel walked out on her Ian Beale just hours after getting hitched on Millennium eve, when she found out that he’d lied about daughter Lucy having cancer.

Mel Leaves Ian | EastEnders

When Mel discovers that Ian has lied about Lucy's illness, Albert Square's shortest marriage is over as the bells ring in the noughties in this clip taken fr...

Linda Carter’s rape-In harrowing scenes, Linda Carter was raped by her nephew Dean Wicks. The long-running storyline took a twist when it was revealed that Shirley wasn’t Mick’s sister but his mother, making Dean his brother.

EastEnders - Linda Carter Tells Mick Carter That Dean Wicks Raped Her (25th December 2014)

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Christian & Syed’s affair-Nearly two decades on from Colin and Barry, EastEnders broke new ground once again with a storyline that saw Syed embark on an affair with Christian. It marked the first same-sex relationship involving a Muslim character in soap.

Christian & Syed The Truth is Out P1

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Colin and Barry’s relationship-Their romance was not only a major event in soap, but a milestone moment for LGBTQ visibility on screen. The moment Colin shared a forehead kiss with Barry was the first gay kiss to be screened on prime time British TV in 1987.

Dot Discovers the truth about Colin and Barry's relationship - EastEnders - BBC

Dot discovers the truth about the sexual relationship between Colin and Barry and has an extreme reaction to the news! Hilarious clip from long-standing BBC ...