Eagle-eyed viewers of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads noticed a brand new EastEnders set getting used for the monologue collection – in one of the crucial twisted tales aired thus far.
Playing Sandwiches noticed Lucian Msamati play the function of Wilfred – a nice-seeming gardener and caretaker of a neighborhood park – who befriends a lady and her younger daughter.
It seems that the park he’s in control of is none aside from the native park of Walford – the place many heart-to-hearts go down when characters are in want of a stroll.
And sadly, similar to in EastEnders, even the nicest characters aren’t what they appear, and by the top of the 30 minute monologue, it’s revealed that Wilfred is a pedophile, who goes on to assault the younger youngster.
The horror flip shocked viewers who weren’t acquainted with the present, and so they praised Lucian for luring them right into a false sense of safety.
But Talking Heads, which is understood for is darkish and generally comical tales of recent life within the 80s and 90s, has been given a brand new life after filming on the EastEnders set.
Making a lot of the area with a purpose to create new content material whereas working underneath social distancing tips, the Elstree studio was supplied up for the group throughout their filming days, which solely required one actor on set at a time.
Previous spots have included Sarah Lancashire performing her monologue, An Ordinary Woman, within the flat above the Queen Vic.
As a outcome, viewers are all the time eager to spot units which have been utilized by the Albert Square residents – and the garden was the latest so as to add to their checklist.
Playing Sandwiches was one in every of two episodes from the gathering to air on BBC One tonight, with Jodie Comer’s rendition of Her Big Chance being proven alongside it.
In the monologue that includes the Killing Eve star, Jodie performed the function of younger ingenue Lesley, who’s determined for a break within the performing trade.
Unfortunately, after touchdown a task in West Germany on board a yacht, it turns into apparently that she has been coerced into starring right into a gentle porn movie, with the seedy filmmakers benefiting from her.
Jodie’s function was initially performed by Julie Walters within the first model of the collection, which aired in 1988.
Lucian’s function was initially performed by Killing Eve actor, David Haig, the identical 12 months.
Talking Heads is out there now on BBC iPlayer.
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