The trials and tribulations of the residents of Walford have gripped audiences ever since the first episode of EastEnders in 1985. Here’s everything you need to know about one of the nation’s favourite shows…
What days of the week is EastEnders on TV?
EastEnders is usually on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday each week with four episodes in total.
What time is EastEnders on TV?
Usually episodes air on BBC1 on Monday at 8pm,Tuesday at 7.30pm and Thursday at 7.30pm and Friday at 8pm. Changes are sometimes made to this schedule in order to accommodate special event programming and sport.
Can I live stream EastEnders online?
Yes, if you’re in the UK you can live stream episodes of EastEnders on BBC iPlayer.
Can I catch up on EastEnders episodes if I miss them live?
You can get all the latest spoilers, gossip and news and plot information for EastEnders on our hub.
Who is the EastEnders showrunner?
Kate Oates is the current EastEnders producer. She took over the role in 2018 following the departure of John Yorke. Oates was previously the producer of ITV soaps Emmerdale and Coronation Street. She is also the senior executive producer for BBC shows Casualty and Holby City.
Where is EastEnders filmed? Is it filmed on the real streets of London?
EastEnders has been filmed at BBC Elstree Centre since it premiered in 1985. Shooting also takes place in Hertfordshire, about 13 miles northwest of London. Find out more about the set here.
Can I visit the set of EastEnders?
Sadly not. There are no tours of the EastEnders sets or of the studio due to the show’s packed production schedule (four 30-minute episodes are produced every week) and what the BBC states as being “additional security concerns”.
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