One of EastEnders’ stars is set to leave the popular soap next month. The show is lining up a huge storyline for September and today The Sun revealed that a leaving party has already taken place for the star and at least one of the seven actors attending will leave the show next month as part of the dramatic scenes.
Stars of the show posted pictures and videos from the send-off on social media. The source who confirmed the news: “There is a massive week of storylines coming up to launch the show into autumn and winter head first. One of the actors is leaving as part of a hugely dramatic week which will leave viewers not being able to wait for more. They will be missed but viewers will have to wait and see to watch all the action unfold on screens.”
Aaron Sidwell, who plays the unhinged Steven Beale, was at the party alongside his on-screen girlfriend Jaqueline Osborne (Lauren Branning). Shaheen Jafargholi (Shakil Kazemi) and his on-screen girlfriend Jasmine Armfield (Bex Fowler) were also present, as was Zack Morris (Keegan Baker), Harry Reid (Ben Mitchell) and on-screen sister Tilly Keeper (Louise Mitchell).