EastEnders: Thirty Minutes to Make Magic

I was thinking about the effort it takes to blend storylines in soaps as I was catching up on a week’s worth of Corrie and Emmerdale. The producers and writers only have about 30 minutes to tell characters’ stories and to keep us entertained. Coronation Street, Emmerdale, and Hollyoaks have managed to do that consistently. However, my favorite, EastEnders, is still trying to find that “30-Minute Magic”.

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Why Stuart Highway Should Stay Redeemable: EastEnders

I’m enjoying #StuartHighway even w/his dark behavior & emotional outbursts. I would hate to find out that he sexually assaulted/raped #TinaCarter when she was younger. Redemption won’t be an option. #EastEnders https://t.co/0dGvuZyw0F — BovaryCee ♋️??? (@BovarysComplnt) July 8, 2018 Before we get too deep into the summer, we need to …

3 Faces of a #PhilMitchell Story: Denise Fox ( #EastEnders )

EastEnders Phil Mitchell (Steven McFadden) did his best to convince Kim Fox-Hubbard (Tameka Empson) not to trust DI Ainsworth. He even told Kim that “He was trying to be nice,” when warning her about Ainsworth. That made me giggle. (I actually laughed out loud and interrupted my cat’s nap.) The look on the Fox Sisters’ faces was priceless.

Nice isn’t a word I would associate with Phil. It’s rare that we see a full smile on his face. Phil Mitchell being nice? Never! But he continued with his story hoping it would charm the Fox Sisters… It didn’t work…Continue reading