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Dirty Old Man

by | 17th, July 2004

‘EASTENDERS has had some unbelievable storylines recently: Sharon and Dennis, the great inflatable dragon disaster, the entire Ferreira family… But nothing comes close to the horror that is ‘Dirty’ Den and his harem.

Fags for the memories

Somehow, we’re expected to accept an aging pervert who resembles a sun-dried raisin as some sort of sex god who young, attractive women can’t live without. “You love it,” he told Kate, fondling the loose change in his pocket in that slightly disturbing way he has.

Kate has been having second thoughts about their affair (only second?) and was thinking of ending it. Den promised Kate that as soon as the money was through for the sale of their flat in Spain, he’d leave Chrissie. As a sweetener he bought Kate a necklace – of the market, naturally. But would you believe it? Chrissie ended up finding it.

Den, as usual, managed to slime his way out of trouble by pretending that Ian had asked him to buy the necklace for Kate as the wheelchair-bound chip shop owner couldn’t get to the shops.

Chrissie, being as woolly-headed as her hideous perm would suggest (is that Roly on her head), believed every word. “Oh Den,” she simpered, “you’re the best husband in the world.” Compared to Henry VIII, possibly.

Ian was delighted when Den presented him with a necklace to give to Kate, as he’s been trying to woo her for ages. Ian’s

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