EastEnders is anything but quiet at the moment. Everyone is still talking about it. It’s just that now, they’re talking about how awful it is. They’re talking about how, after 20 years of plots more or less based in the real world, the storylines have become increasingly more ludicrous — gangsters, rapes and Dirty Den back from the dead, impregnating stroppy teenagers again in some kind of weird BBC Groundshag Day.
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
With the BBC's flagship soap suffering from poor ratings and critical hostility, Caitlin Moran in The Times twists the knife.