EastEnders’ Robbie Jackson returning to Square
26 June 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Dean Gaffney was last seen in the role of Robbie Jackson in 2010
EastEnders’ Robbie Jackson is returning to Albert Square.
Actor Dean Gaffney is reprising his role in the BBC One soap for six episodes later this year.
“All they’ve told me is that Robbie, as always, is hapless in love and business, so I think this trend is continuing,” said Gaffney.
“And I believe he comes back with a son,” he added. The actor, who was last seen on the show in 2010, returns as part of his mum, Carol Jackson’s, exit.
Actress Lindsey Coulson will leave the show later this year, five years after making a comeback – although she has appeared on the soap, on and off, since 1993.
“I would actually surrender me coming back for Lindsey to stay,” said Gaffney who could not reveal any details about her departure from the show.
“I think it’s a shame for the show she’s leaving, but I think she’ll go on to bigger and better things.”
Gaffney will form part of Lindsey Coulson – his screen mother’s – exit storyline
Executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins said: “EastEnders has always been so lucky to have an actress of Lindsey’s calibre in the company – but …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment