June Whitfield to join Jessie Wallace in EastEnders

The 89 year old actress June Whitfield will join the cast of EastEnders this year. June will star opposite Kat Moon (Jessie Wallace) in an episode.


“We are extremely privileged to have two British television legends joining us for guest roles as Albert Square heads into the spring,” said the show’s executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins.


“It was an absolute delight to work with Jessie Wallace and I am very excited to be part of the show.”


“EastEnders is really like one big family,” she added.


EastEnders is a Britishsoap opera; the first episode was broadcast in the United Kingdom onBBC One on 19 February 1985. EastEnders storylines examine the domestic and professional lives of the people who live and work in the fictionalLondon Borough of Walford in theEast End of London.