Emma Barton on her first day on Eastenders

Albert Square icon Emma Barton chats to Kate about her first day on set as Honey Mitchell, and sharing the screen with Eastenders royalty right from the off.

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Video transcript

EMMA BARTON: My first day on set here at EastEnders at that time back in 2005, we had Wendy Richard, Barbara Windsor, Pam St. Clement, all those wonderful iconic legends in that scene on that day.

KATE THORTON: That's an epic thing to be walking into. Are you kidding me? You must've been terrified.

EMMA BARTON: Talk about poo your pants. Poo your pants.


I was walking through the pub, Queen Vic pub doors and seeing going straight up to Steve McFadden and asking for an orange juice and thinking, oh my god, I hope he's nice because he's really scary on the television.



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