TEST YOURSELF: Can You Correctly Name These 18 Eastenders Characters From The Original Cast?

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Can you believe Eastenders has now been running since 1985!

Before you get onto the Eastenders character quiz, we wanted to share a few interesting Easties facts with you.

1. The series got its name when co-creator Julia Smith rang agents, asking: “Do you have any real East Enders on your books?”

2. The bulk of Dot Cotton’s wardrobe comes from charity shops.

3. Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) is the last remaining original cast member, having joined in 1985.

4. Since 2010, CGI has been used to animate the trains in the show.

5. The Queen and Prince Philip visited the Queen Vic in 2001.

6. The Christmas Day 1986 episode remains the highest rated episode of a soap in UK television history (30.15 million viewers).

In the quiz below all you need to do is to correctly match the names given to the images in the grid below.

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