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Albert Square-Bashing

by | 19th, April 2004

‘I SLEPT With David Beckham could be just the ratings winner the BBC needs, especially at a time when its flagship soap EastEnders is in trouble.

‘And then what did the aliens do, Arthur?’

Indeed, the Star reports that the show’s bosses are to hold crisis talks in a bid to reverse the recent ratings slump.

And top of their agenda is a plan to revive the ailing soap by bringing back some Albert Square favourites.

Tamzin Outhwaite, Gillian Taylforth and Craig Fairbrass are all to be offered massive pay deals to return to the show, which did not even merit a nomination in last night’s Baftas.

Lesley Grantham (Dirty Den) has already been brought back and Dean Gaffney (Robbie) is set to make a reappearance, albeit only briefly, when he jets back from India to see his sister.

But why stop there? If Bobby Ewing can come back from the dead in Dallas, so can Arthur Fowler (although the image of Pauline in the shower is one we could do without).

If Fallon can be abducted by aliens in Dynasty, the same aliens could surely transport her from Colorado and drop her off in Walford.

And if it appears that every second woman has slept with David Beckham, surely it is time for Sonia Jackson to whip out her mobile phone and get texting…’

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