WHEN Mel Owen made her long-awaited return to Albert Square, she wasn't alone. Not too far behind was her teenage son Hunter, and he is said to be a lot like his father... Who is Hunter Owen? Tasmin Outhwaite was last seen escaping Walford for Portugal sixteen years ago, carrying Steve Owen's child. That child is the now teenaged Hunter, who soap bosses have described him as being charming and charismatic like his father. Having never known his father, fans will soon discover if he also shares his father's sinister tendencies as well. His relationship with his mother has been labelled as "fraught" after finding out that his mother concealed the true nature of his father's death from him. Who plays him? The character will debut newcomer Charlie Winter to viewers. This is Charlie's first acting role and upon receiving the role he said: "I'm so grateful for the opportunity to be on such an iconic show as EastEnders. It still feels really surreal that this has happened. "It's an … [Read more...] about Here’s everything you need to know about new EastEnders character Hunter Owen
MEL Owen has made her big comeback to EastEnders. But just who is she? And when did she return? Here is what we know... Who is Mel Owen in EastEnders? Mel first appeared on Albert Square in 1998 as Melanie Healy. She was involved in high-profile storylines, such as a wedding to Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) to mark the Millennium Eve celebrations on New Year's Eve 1999, and later a problematic marriage to Steve Owen (Martin Kemp). Mel was also kidnapped by her former fling, Dan Sullivan (Craig Fairbrass). She left the Square in 2002. The Sun exclusively revealed that Mel would make a shock return to EastEnders in October 2017. When did Mel return to EastEnders? On January 9, 2018 Mel Owen made her return to EastEnders and didn't seem happy. The character paid a visit to the Arches to visit Ben Mitchell after being missing on screen for fifteen years. Stepping into the Arches, Ben tried to turn her away as business was busy - not realising who she was or her connection to their … [Read more...] about The lowdown on Mel Owen’s big return to EastEnders
WITH a couple of albums behind him, Shane Richie loves singing so much he is in no rush to return to Walford. Here's all you need to know about Shane, his latest record his famous EastEnders character Alfie Moon? Who is Shane Richie? What's his background? Shane Richie is a 53-year-old actor best known for playing Alfie Moon in EastEnders. He was born in Harlesden, north-west London, as Shaun Patrick Roache, but took his stage name from famous crooner Lionel Richie. The star began his career as a bluecoat entertainer at Pontins before becoming a professional comedian and actor. Shane was married to Coleen Nolan in 1990 and they have two sons together, however, their marriage broke down after he cheated on her and their long-distance relationship became too difficult to maintain. After they divorced in 2002 he went on to marry Christie Goddard in 2007, who he has three children with. He has also starred in Benidorm, Moving On, Flushed Away and TV series Minder. Shane has … [Read more...] about Meet Shane Richie, EastEnders’ Alfie Moon
PATRICK Bergin has enjoyed an acting career spanning three decades and has starred alongside some of Hollywood's biggest names. But his latest role took him all the way to Walford and the East End, and he wreaked havoc on our EastEnders' favourites- here's what we know about him. Who is Patrick Bergin? Patrick Bergin, 66, is an acclaimed Irish actor whose most notable role to date has been playing Julia Roberts' menacing husband in 1991's Sleeping with the Enemy. The Hollywood star was born in Drimnagh, Dublin in 1951. He turned to acting after living and working in London as a teacher, builder, and as part of a theatre group which he himself founded. What films has Patrick Bergin been in? He's enjoyed an impressive 30-year career to date, on both sides of the Atlantic, and has starred in a number of Hollywood films. He made his name in Tinsel Town in the 90s, starring in the likes of Patriot games, Robin Hood, Highway to Hell, and Mountains Of The Moon. The actor has starred alongside … [Read more...] about Who is Aidan ‘JP’ Maguire actor Patrick Bergin in EastEnders, what movies has he starred in and who’s his wife?
EASTENDERS bosses like to keep fans on their toes and so it's no surprise that a mysterious new character recently popped up in Walford Road. But what do we know about the newest cast member known so far only as Hayley? Who is Hayley in EastEnders and when did she appear? The mysterious new character was first spotted during the episode on February 9. She was seen watching Martin and Stacey Fowler as they rowed about their children following a bitter break up. At the end of the episode, Hayley was looking at her phone while sitting in the cafe. She looked through the pictures she'd taken of the row before answering a call and saying she knew exactly what to do next. She said: "Took your time, didn't you? Yeah, I'm here. You never told me this place was so… friendly," as she pulled a face. "So you got the pictures I sent then? That's him, yeah? I knew it. I can sniff a wretch at 20 paces. "So far up himself, I'm surprised it ain't coming out the other end. "Me? Wouldn't touch … [Read more...] about Who is the new character Hayler in EastEnders and which actress plays her?