'EastEnders' is to film an additional topical scene paying tribute to the success of Team GB in the Olympics.
The scene will be filmed today (Tuesday) and will feature special references to the sporting achievements of the national team. It will then be edited into tonight's show, broadcast on BBC2 at 7.30pm.
It will involve Jean Slater, played by Gillian Wright, Ray Dixon, played by Chucky Venn, and Tyler Moon, played by Tony Discipline, discussing their pride at the event, and its taking place near the fictional east end suburb of Walford.
The scene comes after a special live episode last month during which Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) carried the Olympic torch through Albert Square.
“Following 'EastEnders' involvement with the Olympic torch relay, we are delighted to have the opportunity to reflect the current sentiment of the entire country,” said executive producer Lorraine Newman.
“Team GB have made so many people truly proud to be British and we wish them continued success.” [Metro]
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