• 'EastEnders' Milkman Who Died This Week Was The 'Clumsy Stormtrooper'
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    'EastEnders' Milkman Who Died This Week Was The 'Clumsy Stormtrooper'

    Michael Leader, the veteran milkman of Albert Square who died this week, was also the infamous ‘clumsy stormtrooper’, it’s emerged. Leader played the show’s milkman for 31 years, one of the longest-serving members of the cast. But he was also the stormtrooper who bangs his head on a door in George Lucas’s first ‘Star Wars’ movie from 1977. The scene has long gone down in infamy, after it was spotted by eagle-eyed fans, Leader cracking his head as he enters the control room where C-3PO and R2-D2 are trying to free Luke, Han and Leia from the ‘garbage masher’ on the detention level. ...

  • What Happened To The Original EastEnders Cast?
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    What Happened To The Original EastEnders Cast?

    The soap set in salt-of-the-earth east London started all the way back in 1985, and has become an indelible part of British TV culture. So where are those original cast-members today?Image credits: Rex Features

  • Movie Stars With Amazingly Weird British TV Obsessions
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    Movie Stars With Amazingly Weird British TV Obsessions

    The charms of British TV are not merely the preserve of us normal folk. Oh no. There is a legion of unlikely movie stars who, rather than watching endless edgy art house movies all day to hone their craft, would much rather be watching Homes Under The Hammer.