06/07/2016 11:02 BST

‘EastEnders’ Spoilers: Sid Owen Teases Potential Return


If Sid Owen has his way, ‘EastEnders’ fans could be seeing him back on the Square sometime soon.

His character Ricky Butcher departed Walford back in 2012, but Sid has now revealed that he’d love to go back, and thanks to a new BBC deal, it might be possible.

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Sid Owen

He told The Sun: I’ve got a contract with the BBC.

“I can’t really say too much about what I’ve got on but I’d 100% go back to ‘EastEnders’ – it’s part of my life.

I’ve done 28 years on and off and 15,000 episodes. Ricky is not dead yet – I should go back one day and finish the storyline or go back for a length of time.

“I’m always in touch with people from the show.”

Sid began playing Ricky back in 1998, and after leaving in 2000, made two subsequent returns.

It’s been a big year for ‘EastEnders’ returnees, thanks to the Mitchell clan’s drama.

Barbara Windsor reprised her role as Peggy for one last time, and her storyline also prompted temporary comebacks for Danniella Westbrook and Ross Kemp.

While Danniella’s episodes are almost over, Ross has agreed to reprise his role again, and will appear in the soap once more this summer.

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