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Mo Down

by | 9th, December 2003

‘IN this new-found surge of patriotism and love for all things English, let us raise a glass or two to the nation’s most popular soap opera.

Marks out of 10?

No, not The Royal Family, but EastEnders, that everyday story of miserable folk living miserable lives in miserable surroundings.

A toast first of all to Laila Morse, the 67-year-old actress who plays Mo Slater in the BBC programme.

Oh dear! It appears that Laila has crashed off her seat and is now lying prostrate on the floor after a five-hour boozing session.

The Sun watches her hit the canvas at 1.30am at the annual British Dyslexic Association fundraising night and refuse all help to get up.

In fact, the paper says, she spent five minutes on the carpet at the Millennium Mayfair Hotel before a middle-aged female pal helped her to her feet and a waiting taxi.

So, let’s forget about Big Mo and raise a glass instead to Big Jessie, Albert Square’s Kat Slater and the sexiest woman in soap

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