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Out-of-control BBC admits it has ‘no idea’ how to finish EastEnders

After a tense meeting between scriptwriters and chief executives, the BBC today conceded it still had ‘no workable plan’ for concluding Eastenders. The programme was commissioned in 1985 as a twelve-episode crime drama focusing on the murder of Reg Cox. That was doubled after the first six episodes had been broadcast, when it became apparent [...]

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2011
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Hundreds commit suicide after watching uplifting episode of Eastenders

‘The programme featured disturbing scenes of family unity and gratuitous and offensive contentment.’

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Posted: Jul 1st, 2011
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EastEnders ‘bestiality’ storyline criticised

EastEnders bosses defended their new ‘bestiality’ storyline yesterday in the face of renewed criticism from animal rights campaigners, church groups and rival TV companies who wish that they had thought of it first.

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Posted: May 14th, 2011
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New family in Coronation Street to ‘keep themselves to themselves’

new residents living in fear of Bet Lynch mobThe Glazebrooks, a family of three who last week moved into a semi-detached house in Coronation Street, say they have little interest in getting involved with the community in their new home in Weatherfield.

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Posted: Feb 11th, 2011
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God to appear on Mumsnet webchat to defend King Solomon baby-slicing storyline

the almighty proved to be no match for the mumsnet crowdMumsnet has written to God complaining that its members had been ‘outraged and distressed’ by an Old Testament storyline in which a mother accidentally smothers her baby in bed, steals a friend’s baby, and then shouts to King Solomon that ‘It shall be neither mine nor hers — divide it with your sword!’’

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2011
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