Walford Gazette

Thinking About EE's Anniversary a Month Later

Larry Jaffee | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

Treadwell-Collins described the live week as being "a fantastic opportunity for EastEnders to create a massive national event, and one that will enable us to celebrate 30 years of [the show] in spectacular style." He didn't disappoint.

Labor Day Poll: Best Job in Walford?

Larry Jaffee | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

With exception of Sonia who earned a nursing degree, there's a dearth of higher education, which is odd considering all the universities in real London, including the East End. Sure, in the early years, Michelle went to college, as did her well-schooled roommate Rachel.

State of EastEnders 2014 From A Yank's Point of View

Larry Jaffee | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

The BBC has been unbelievably apathetic about making EastEnders a success in the US. For a few years, BBC America ran episodes nearly current with what was airing in Britain, and then cancelled the show in 2003 due to a supposed lack of ratings.

Queen Vic Publican Serves Alfie: Expat Publican in Greenwich Village's 'Queen Vic' Meets Richie

Larry Jaffee | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

NEW YORK - At a recent meet and greet held at midtown Britpub Churchill's here for Shane Richie, the actor schmoozed a few dozen stateside fans, some who traveled several hundred miles to speak with EastEnders' Alfie Moon, arguably the Queen Vic's favourite manager of all time.

How About a Georgy Girl Remake Starring Natalie Cassidy?

Larry Jaffee | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

Recently watching Georgy Girl for the first time since I was a wee lad in the late 1960s, it occurred to me that the time has come for a remake of this Swingin' London drama, on the heels of Alfie and The Italian Job getting made over for the big screen in recent years.

A World Without EastEnders' Pat: The End of an Earring

Larry Jaffee | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

A week later, I am still coming to grips with Pam St Clement permanently hanging up her earrings, or more accurately, the infamous, diverse collection of jewellry that hung from the ear lobes of her character Pat for 25 years on EastEnders.