EastEnders is a popular and award-winning television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 19 February 1985. It currently ranks as one of the most watched shows in the United Kingdom.
EastEnders storylines examine the domestic and professional lives of the people who live and work in the fictional London Borough of Walford in the East End of London.
The series primarily centres around the residents of Albert Square, a Victorian square of terraced houses, and its neighbouring streets, namely Bridge Street, Turpin Road and George Street, and which encompasses a pub, street market, night club, community centre and various small businesses, in addition to a park and allotments.
The series was originally screened as two half-hour episodes per week
Genre - Soap opera
Created by - Julia SmithTony Holland
Starring - Present cast
Theme music composer - Simon MayLeslie Osborne
Opening theme - EastEnders theme tune
Country of origin - United Kingdom
Language(s) - English