Starring: Danny Dyer, Linda Henry, Luisa Bradshaw-White, Annette Badland
Production Company: BBC
Kent Locations Used: Broadstairs – Morellis Gelato, Victoria Gardens and Stone Bay, Ramsgate Harbour
Popular BBC One soap Eastenders is set in East London and chronicles the lives of the residents of Albert Square. In the upcoming episodes, the Carter family takes a trip to the Kent coast to scatter Stan Carter’s ashes.
In April this year, helm of the Carter family, Stan, died after a battle with terminal prostate cancer. When the family realise Stan’s ashes have gone missing, Tina (Luisa Bradshaw-White), Shirley (Linda Henry) and Mick (Danny Dyer) head to Ramsgate, where they suspect Aunt Babe (Annette Badland) has taken them.
The show has been running since 1985 and now airs four times a week with an average of more than 8 million viewers per episode.
In June 2015, the Eastenders production filmed for 3 days in Broadstairs –Morellis Gelato, Victoria Gardens, and Stone Bay as well as Ramsgate Harbour.
The Thanet area has some great locations including its beautiful and varied coastline, historic towns of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramgate with its Royal Marina. It and has welcomed a variety of productions including Edge of Heaven (2013), True Love (2012) and The Calling (2009).
The Kent episodes of Eastenders will be shown on BBC One at 19:30 on Thursday 3rd and 20:00 on Friday 4th September 2015.
For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map.