The soap star has taken time off from playing Ian Beal to grow a beard and live in a field.
There’s also heartbreak ahead for Mick and Linda Carter and a blast from the past for Denise Fox.
The soap star admitted the social distancing measures were a "pain" and he feels frustrated waiting around between takes.
The Thames river features in the aerial shot of London that has made up the soap’s opening credits since the show began in 1985.
From 'EastEnders' veteran Adam Woodyatt and 'TOWIE' star Joey Essex to Olympic athlete Greg Rutherford, 'Celebrity MasterChef' boasts an eclectic mix of contestants this year.
Dame Barbara Windsor was given a standing ovation by fans during a special trip out at the theatre last night.
Rumour has it that Adam Woodyatt, better known as fish and chip mogul Ian Beale, is so fed up of working Saturdays that he has threatened to go on strike. The Sun reports that Adam is encouraging his co-stars to boycott next month’s British Soap Awards in protest. A source told the paper: “Adam is leading the campaign to stop working Saturdays.
Poor Gillian Taylforth has admitted it’s been harder than she expected being back on EastEnders again. The Kathy Beale actress says she keeps getting lost on set because the show’s massive production has changed so much since she was last a Walford resident between 1985 and 2000. Kathy has settled comfortably into Walford life again since her comeback last year and Gillian is particularly relishing scenes between her and on-screen son Ian Beale.
In the left corner we have Lord Alan Sugar, that bloke that likes to say: “YOU’RE FIRED!” a lot. In the right corner we have Adam Woodyatt, that geezer who is arguably better known as the formerly floppy-haired Ian Beale. Sugar undeniably started the war of the words when he took the first hit by tweeting Woodyatt: “I have been watching you.