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EastEnders boss Kate Oates reveals the 35th anniversary death has been coming for some time

1 month ago   |   By Radio Times

As BBC Head of Continuing Drama and former Series Producer of Coronation Street and Emmerdale Kate Oates knows her soaps. But she says that doesn't mean she's afraid to rip up her own rule book - which is why she's glad the show decided to keep tonight's death a closely guarded secret to surprise fans at the end of EastEnders 35 th birthday week and provide more drama for many months to come.
“The reward that comes with a twist is brilliant,” says Oates. “The audience love it. They really love it. I've learned that over the years from the kind of jobs that I have been in. I used to come...
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