Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.

It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life.
It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc.Continue reading

Phil Mitchell: Unfinished Business, Unanswered Questions

Why is Michelle (Jenna Russell) living in their house like their adopted another child? Last week EastEnders Phil Mitchell* (Steve McFadden) returned to Albert Square to look after his daughter Louise (Tilley Keeper). Right now her care is his main focus. However, he’s been away for seven months, and there’s a …

Linda, Mick, & The Great Unknown

via GIPHY It’s been almost 1.5 weeks, and we still don’t know what Linda’s (Kellie Bright) is keeping from Mick (Danny Dyer). The last time we saw Linda, she was hugging her mom and crying. Ms. Elaine (Maria Friedman), looks totally rejuvenated after her “stroke.” Who walks on heels like …

EastEnders: My Escape

EastEnders: Taylors of Albert Square 

…I found [the Taylors] entertaining. They were actually a breath of new air. @BovarysComplnt The Taylors arrived on EastEnders (EE) last month, and as promised, they’ve raised hell (and many eyes) in Albert Square. The above quote was my first response after their premiere. When I say “new air” I …

Eastenders: Phil’s Home

Phil is back in Walford, and he is ready to fight for his son.

I kept seeing these Eastenders stories from Soap Factory on my Twitter feed, so I had to create one of my own: Eastenders–Phil’s Home.Continue reading