Phil Mitchell Quitting EastEnders?

January 22, 2010 by  
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SteveMcFWalford’s favourite walking pork pie Steve McFadden is reportedly considering leaving EastEnders when his contract expires at the end of the summer.

He told The Sun, “I’m not leaving yet. My contract’s up in August. Then we’ll see.”

Barbara Windsor, who plays his mum Peggy in the soap will be leaving in two months’ time – an announcement which has left him “absolutely gutted? – his departure would be a second huge blow to the programme.

“Her leaving will be a massive hole for the show and for me personally as well,”

“I’m sure they will leave the door open for her – they’d be mad not to.”

McFadden’s been a regular cast member for 20 years, what are we going to do without him wheezing at everyone? And what’s he going to do when he leaves? “Steve McFadden On Gangs? doesn’t really have the same ring to it.