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The resolution is the end

Published April 8, 2009

The resolution is the end

I just want to write a quick note about all this fuss over the Eastenders Danielle death thing. I read what happened before I saw it because I am always miles behind, but I am now caught up. In fact, I even watched the extra programme on BBC3 that was behind the scenes of the whole story. I am that sad. The problem seems to be that it’s not fair to kill off a popular character minutes away from a happy ending when we have all invested so much time in the storyline.

Complaints - Eastenders "all-black" episode

Published March 2, 2009

Complaints - Eastenders "all-black" episode

The complaints over this episode range right across the spectrum. Some believe that the BBC should have made more of the fact it was the first soap episode in TV history to not feature a white person. Others think that drawing attention to it at all was simply making it an issue, when all that matters is the acting. Then there are those that thinking bringing up the Notting Hill Riots was an unnecessary part of the storyline - it didn’t fit in with the week’s events, and was simply there to cause a stir.

Eastenders to welcome new Masood

Published February 20, 2009

Eastenders to welcome new Masood

It’s been on the cards for a while now, with subtle hints being left every now and then, but the long-lost son of the Masood family is about to show up in Albert Square. Syed Masood will appear in May, and looks set to be a sophisticated chap who will find it hard fitting back in with his family. From the BBC Press Office: A natural charmer, a smooth talker and the apple of his mother’s eye, he’s learned how to get ahead in business using his persuasive charm.