There has been loads of hypothesis relating to EastEnders’ 35th anniversary after it was revealed earlier this week that a character will die throughout the boat occasion on the Thames, and actor Danny Dyer has opened up about the unknown character’s demise.
Speaking to The Mirror, Danny teased what’s to come for the BBC One cleaning soap’s large milestone episodes, saying: ‘We’re in the middle of filming that at the moment and you’re going to be shocked. There is talk of someone getting killed off. It is a massive shock to all of us, the whole cast.’
However, it will seem that Danny — and thus his character Mick — received’t be the unfortunate Walford common who’s meet their demise on the boat, as he stated: ‘I think I’m alright.’
He additionally revealed that he’d love to stay on EastEnders till round 2030.
Speaking about his future on the serial drama, Danny stated: ‘Another 10 stretch and then I’ll simply take a backseat.’
‘I love EastEnders. I’m very grateful it’s a beautiful, beautiful job. I’m on the finest cleaning soap ever invented.’
Danny is nominated for Serial Drama Performance at the National Televison Awards this month, and EastEnders is up for Best Serial Drama.
Speaking about the present customary of the cleaning soap, Danny continued: ‘I feel that we’ve been a sleeping giant to be honest. We have been in the doldrums for a little while and now we’re back and we’re very strong and I feel we deserve to win best soap.’
EastEnders has thrived beneath the management of Kate Oates and Jon Sen — each of whom have been instrumental in returning the serial drama to its former glory.
With compelling storylines and new narrative strategies aplenty — not to point out ground-breaking episodes such as the alcoholism-centric instalment informed completely from Linda’s (Kellie Bright) perspective — the BBC One cleaning soap has been met with acclaim as of late.
EastEnders continues Friday 17 January at 8pm on BBC One.