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2000 Cast ©BBC


2000 is EastEnders' fifteenth year of production.



Main characters

Ranking Character Played by Duration Number of Episodes Running total Previous year's ranking
1 Mel Beale Tamzin Outhwaite Full year 136 284 1
2 Robbie Jackson Dean Gaffney 129 579 8
3 Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt 120 1374 9
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden 1122 3
4 Beppe di Marco Michael Greco 118 287 16
5 Jim Branning John Bardon 113 132 48
Sonia Jackson Natalie Cassidy 399 23
6 Lisa Shaw Lucy Benjamin 111 227 7
7 Peggy Butcher Barbara Windsor 109 694 2
8 Pat Evans Pam St. Clement 108 1269 12
Jamie Mitchell Jack Ryder 225 14
Terry Raymond Gavin Richards 334 6
9 Roy Evans Tony Caunter 107 459 26
10 Barry Evans Shaun Williamson 106 415 10
11 Steve Owen Martin Kemp 105 209 11
12 Janine Butcher Charlie Brooks 104 292 36
13 Pauline Fowler Wendy Richard 103 1264 27
14 Dot Cotton June Brown 98 890 15
15 Mark Fowler Todd Carty 95 990 19
16 Natalie Evans Lucy Speed 94 300 17
17 Laura Dunn Hannah Waterman From February 93 93 -
18 Sandra di Marco Clare Wilkie From January 82 82 -
19 Frank Butcher Mike Reid Until November 79 772 5
20 Rosa di Marco Louise Jameson Until August 75 229 21
21 Dan Sullivan Craig Fairbrass Until July 72 125 29
Irene Raymond Roberta Taylor Until August 295 4
22 Gianni di Marco Marc Bannerman 71 267 5
23 Martin Fowler James Alexandrou Full year 70 462 34
24 Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick 68 82 51
25 Joe di Marco Jake Kyprianou 58 89 47
26 Nicky di Marco Carly Hillman Until August 47 126 30
Jackie Owen Race Davies Until June 90 35
27 Jeff Healy Leslie Schofield Until August 44 180 20
Zoe Slater Michelle Ryan From September 44 -
28 Lynne Slater Elaine Lordan 43 43 -
29 Teresa di Marco Leila Birch Until August 42 204 17
30 Kat Slater Jessie Wallace From September 38 38 -
31 Charlie Slater Derek Martin 37 37 -
32 Mo Harris Laila Morse 36 36 -
33 Mick McFarlane Sylvester Williams Full year 35 195 39
34 Ricky Butcher Sid Owen Until April 34 983 5
Asif Malik Ashvin Luximon Full year 46 53
Little Mo Morgan Kacey Ainsworth From September 34 -
35 Steven Beale Edward Savage Full year 33 215 45
36 Lucy Beale Casey Anne Rothery 32 179 46
37 Garry Hobbs Ricky Groves From September 29 29 -
38 Peter Beale Joseph Shade Full year 28 142 48
39 Nina Harris Troy Titus-Adams Until June 24 122 13
Ashley Cotton Frankie Fitzgerald From July 31 -
40 Kim McFarlane Krystle Williams Full year 23 63 42
41 Eddie Skinner Richard Vanstone From September 22 22 -
42 Nick Cotton John Altman From November 21 181 50
Rod Morris Forbes Masson From May to July 21 -
43 Kerry Skinner Gemma McCluskie From October 20 20 -
44 Ethel Skinner Gretchen Franklin Until September 19 365 -
45 Chloe Jackson Alex & Vicki Gonzalez From October 14 14 -
46 Maureen Carter Diana Coupland May to June 13 13 -
Jack Robbins Chook Sibtain From August -
47 Sam Mitchell Danniella Westbrook Until January 9 264 32
48 Fred Fonseca Jimi Mistry Until February 7 47 37
49 Josie McFarlane Joan Hooley 6 55 40
Harold Legg Leonard Fenton September 256 -
50 Audrey Trueman Corinne Skinner-Carter From November 4 4 -
Matthew Rose Joe Absolom Until February 176 22
51 Kathy Mitchell Gillian Taylforth Until January 3 1204 45
52 Trevor Morgan Alex Ferns From December 2 2 -
Anthony Trueman Nicholas R. Bailey 2 -
Liam Butcher Jack & Tom Godolphin April 52 33
53 Marcus Christie Stephen Churchett June 1 20 56
Nellie Ellis Elizabeth Kelly September 137 -
Ben Mitchell Morgan Whittle January 135 50


Doof Doof Count

Character Solo Group Total Julia's Theme
Phil Mitchell 11 2 13 No
Ian Beale 10 2 12 Yes; Ian's Theme
Dot Cotton 7 4 11 No
Steve Owen 9 1 10 No
Mel Beale 5 5 10 No
Roy Evans 9 0 9 No
Pat Evans 6 3 9 No
Rosa di Marco 5 3 8 No
Frank Butcher 4 4 8 No
Beppe di Marco 6 2 8 No
Sandra di Marco 6 1 7 No
Peggy Butcher 6 1 7 No
Sonia Jackson 4 3 7 Yes
Lisa Shaw 4 2 6 No
Terry Raymond 4 1 5 No
Gianni di Marco 3 1 4 No
Ethel Skinner 1 3 4 No
Pauline Fowler 2 2 4 No
Jamie Mitchell 2 2 4 No
Robbie Jackson 0 4 4 No
Laura Dunn 2 2 4 No
Dan Sullivan 3 0 3 No
Nicky di Marco 2 1 3 No
Nick Cotton 2 1 3 No
Mark Fowler 3 0 3 No
Non character 3 N/A 3 Yes
Matthew Rose 1 1 2 No
Ricky Butcher 2 0 2 No
Janine Butcher 1 1 2 No
Asif Malik 1 1 2 No
Mo Harris 2 0 2 No
Joe di Marco 0 2 2 No
Irene Raymond 0 1 1 No
Teresa di Marco 0 1 1 No
Natalie Price 0 1 1 No
Martin Fowler 0 1 1 No
Jeff Healy 1 0 1 No
Ashley Cotton 0 1 1 No
Kat Slater 1 0 1 No
Steven Beale 0 1 1 No
Lucy Beale 0 1 1 No
Peter Beale 0 1 1 No
Little Mo Morgan 1 0 1 No


Episodes

# Ep.
No.
Date Director Writer Doof Doof Viewers (millions)
1889 1 3 January 2000 Angie De Chastelai Smith Marc Peirson Sandra di Marco 20.78
1890 2 4 January 2000 Angie De Chastelai Smith Julian Perkins Ian Beale 19.64
1891 3 6 January 2000 Angie De Chastelai Smith Julian Perkins Steve Owen 19.62
1892 4 10 January 2000 James Kent Glen McCoy Irene Raymond
Terry Raymond
17.07
1893 5 11 January 2000 James Kent Chris Murray Ian Beale 18.22
1894 6 13 January 2000 James Kent Chris Murray Mark Fowler 19.38
1895 7 17 January 2000 Chris Jury Tanika Gupta Mark Fowler 14.92
1896 8 18 January 2000 Chris Jury Annie Wood Rosa di Marco 15.93
1897 9 20 January 2000 Chris Jury Annie Wood Phil Mitchell 18.26
1898 10 24 January 2000 Clive Arnold Andrew Collins Terry Raymond 16.56
1899 11 25 January 2000 Clive Arnold Jenny Lecoat Steve Owen 17.5
1900 12 27 January 2000 Clive Arnold Jenny Lecoat Steve Owen 17.99
1901 13 31 January 2000 Tom Hooper Paula Webb Beppe di Marco
Joe di Marco
16.4
1902 14 1 February 2000 Tom Hooper Paula Webb Matthew Rose 17.85
1903 15 3 February 2000 Tom Hooper Nicholas Hicks-Beach Matthew Rose
Teresa di Marco
19.73
1904 16 7 February 2000 Graeme Harper Chris Webb Sandra di Marco 17.25
1905 17 8 February 2000 Graeme Harper Lisselle Kayla Roy Evans 17.84
1906 18 10 February 2000 Graeme Harper Jo O'Keefe Lisa Shaw
Mel Beale
18.12
1907 19 14 February 2000 Francesca Joseph Barrie Shore Beppe di Marco 16.49
1908 20 15 February 2000 Francesca Joseph Tony Basgallop Lisa Shaw 16.95
1909 21 17 February 2000 Francesca Joseph Tony Basgallop Peggy Butcher 16.99
1910/1911 22 20 February 2000 Paul Annett Julian Perkins Non character, The Queen Victoria(Julia's Theme) 12.9
1912 23 21 February 2000 Robert Gabriel Keith Temple Roy Evans 18.56
1913 24 22 February 2000 Robert Gabriel Keith Temple Peggy Butcher 18.33
1914 25 24 February 2000 Robert Gabriel Rachel Pole Steve Owen 18.2
1915 26 28 February 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Kate Wright Rosa di Marco 16.73
1916 27 29 February 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Taft Roy Evans 17.54
1917 28 2 March 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Taft Sonia Jackson 17.52
1918 29 6 March 2000 Justin Chadwick Oliver Dennis Roy Evans 15.68
1919 30 7 March 2000 Justin Chadwick Joanne Maguire Frank Butcher
Mel Beale
16.07
1920 31 9 March 2000 Justin Chadwick Joanne Maguire Phil Mitchell 16.16
1921 32 13 March 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Carey Andrews Steve Owen 15.87
1922 33 14 March 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Anji Loman Field Lisa Shaw 16.03
1923 34 16 March 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Anji Loman Field Janine Butcher 15.86
1924 35 20 March 2000 Jon East Si Spencer Rosa di Marco 15.66
1925 36 21 March 2000 Jon East Simon J Ashford Sandra di Marco
Rosa di Marco
15.89
1926 37 23 March 2000 Jon East Simon J Ashford Phil Mitchell 15.97
1927 38 27 March 2000 Philip Casson Julia Honour Sonia Jackson
Natalie Evans
12.88
1928 39 28 March 2000 Philip Casson Annie Wood Peggy Butcher 15.9
1929 40 30 March 2000 Philip Casson Annie Wood Roy Evans 12.33
1930 41 3 April 2000 Menhaj Huda Alison Watt Roy Evans 11.83
1931 42 4 April 2000 Menhaj Huda Jenny Lecoat Rosa di Marco 15.54
1932 43 6 April 2000 Menhaj Huda Jenny Lecoat Peggy Butcher 14.45
1933 44 10 April 2000 Tim Mercier Al Hunter Ashton Roy Evans 14.36
1934 45 11 April 2000 Tim Mercier Al Hunter Ashton Ricky Butcher 15.71
1935 46 13 April 2000 Tim Mercier Al Hunter Ashton Beppe di Marco 15.47
1936 47 17 April 2000 Richard Dale Lisa Evans Dan Sullivan 13.92
1937 48 18 April 2000 Richard Dale Simon Ashdown Phil Mitchell 14.74
1938 49 20 April 2000 Richard Dale Simon Ashdown Ricky Butcher 14.52
1939 50 24 April 2000 Chris Miller Rob Gittins Mel Beale 14.01
1940 51 25 April 2000 Chris Miller Rob Gittins Lisa Shaw
Mel Beale
15.5
1941 52 27 April 2000 Chris Miller Simon Ashdown Phil Mitchell 14.78
1942 53 1 May 2000 Jamie Annett Chris Webb Gianni di Marco 12.79
1943 54 2 May 2000 Jamie Annett Mark Clompus Sandra di Marco 13.92
1944 55 4 May 2000 Jamie Annett Andrew Collins Janine Butcher
Robbie Jackson
13.73
1945 56 8 May 2000 Jon East Joanne Maguire Peggy Butcher 13.36
1946 57 9 May 2000 Jon East Anji Loman Field Roy Evans 12.97
1947 58 11 May 2000 Jon East Christopher Reason Dan Sullivan 14.23
1948 59 15 May 2000 Julie Edwards Keith Temple Dan Sullivan 13.94
1949 60 16 May 2000 Julie Edwards Deborah Cook Pat Evans 15.37
1950 61 18 May 2000 Julie Edwards Deborah Cook Roy Evans 15.13
1951 62 22 May 2000 Philip Casson John Brennan Beppe di Marco 14.38
1952 63 23 May 2000 Philip Casson Julian Perkins Beppe di Marco 16.11
1953 64 25 May 2000 Philip Casson Julian Perkins Frank Butcher 14.69
1954 65 29 May 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Tim O'Mara Gianni di Marco 13.54
1955 66 30 May 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Paula Webb Pat Evans 14.15
1956 67 1 June 2000 Angela de Chastelai Smith Paula Webb Steve Owen 14.62
1957 68 5 June 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Jeff Povey Mel Beale 15
1958 69 6 June 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Simon Ashford Pat Evans 15.02
1959 70 8 June 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Simon Ashford Lisa Shaw 14.64
1960 71 12 June 2000 Chris Jury Mark Davies Markham Mel Beale 9.78
1961 72 15 June 2000 Chris Jury Joanne Maguire Pauline Fowler 12.68
1962 73 16 June 2000 Chris Jury Si Spencer Phil Mitchell 11.16
1963 74 17 June 2000 Chris Miller Tony Basgallop Phil Mitchell 10.34
1964 75 19 June 2000 Chris Miller Tony Basgallop Mel Beale 12.93
1965 76 22 June 2000 Chris Miller Tony Basgallop Phil Mitchell 15.29
1966 77 26 June 2000 Clive Arnold Andrew Taft Steve Owen 14.65
1967 78 27 June 2000 Clive Arnold Andrew Taft Robbie Jackson
Jamie Mitchell
Martin Fowler
Asif Malik
14.98
1968 79 29 June 2000 Clive Arnold Annie Wood Nicky di Marco 14
1969 80 3 July 2000 Jon East Oliver Dennis Nicky di Marco
Rosa di Marco
12.55
1970 81 4 July 2000 Jon East Tanika Gupta Laura Dunn 14.71
1971 82 6 July 2000 Jon East Christopher Reason Gianni di Marco 14.81
1972 83 10 July 2000 Geoff Feld Rob Gittins Steve Owen
Mel Beale
15.25
1973 84 11 July 2000 Geoff Feld Jenny Lecoat Gianni di Marco
Rosa di Marco
13.66
1974 85 13 July 2000 Geoff Feld Jenny Lecoat Jamie Mitchell 14.57
1975 86 17 July 2000 Jamie Annett Alison Watt Nicky di Marco 13.67
1976 87 18 July 2000 Jamie Annett Julie Wassmer Mel Beale 14.54
1977 88 20 July 2000 Jamie Annett Simon Ashdown Ian Beale 13.92
1978 89 24 July 2000 Julian Holmes Wendy Lee Ethel Skinner 14.13
1979 90 25 July 2000 Julian Holmes Gillian Richmond Asif Malik 13.97
1980 91 27 July 2000 Julian Holmes Gillian Richmond Rosa di Marco 14.94
1981 92 31 July 2000 Tim Mercier Glen McCoy Jeff Healy 13.35
1982 93 1 August 2000 Tim Mercier Annie Wood Steve Owen 13.81
1983 94 3 August 2000 Tim Mercier Nicholas Hicks-Beach Pauline Fowler
Robbie Jackson
14.98
1984 95 7 August 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Chris Webb Sonia Jackson
Jamie Mitchell
13.96
1985 96 8 August 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Mark Clompus Ethel Skinner
Dot Cotton
15
1986 97 10 August 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams John Brennan Dot Cotton 15.05
1987 98 14 August 2000 Andy Hay Andrew Collins Ian Beale 13.08
1988 99 15 August 2000 Andy Hay Keith Temple Sandra di Marco 14.78
1989 100 17 August 2000 Andy Hay Keith Temple Dot Cotton
Ethel Skinner
13.83
1990 101 21 August 2000 Jon East Alison Fisher Dot Cotton 13.13
1991 102 22 August 2000 Jon East Lisselle Kayla Sandra di Marco 14.22
1992 103 24 August 2000 Jon East Anji Loman Field Terry Raymond 13.83
1993/1994 104 28 August 2000 Paul Annett Tony Jordan Frank Butcher 13.74
1995 105 29 August 2000 Paul Annett Tony Jordan Pat Evans
Frank Butcher
14.65
1996 106 31 August 2000 Paul Annett Tony Jordan Terry Raymond 15.8
1997 107 4 September 2000 Francesca Joseph Jeff Povey Ian Beale 12.68
1998 108 5 September 2000 Francesca Joseph Jeff Povey Dot Cotton 15.45
1999 109 7 September 2000 Francesca Joseph Simon Ashdown Ethel Skinner
Dot Cotton
16.15
2000 110 11 September 2000 Philip Casson Simon Ashford Terry Raymond 13.56
2001 111 12 September 2000 Philip Casson Simon Ashford Dot Cotton 14.23
2002 112 14 September 2000 Philip Casson Si Spencer Frank Butcher 14.44
2003 113 18 September 2000 Chris Miller Christopher Reason Dot Cotton 16.41
2004 114 19 September 2000 Chris Miller Deborah Cook Pat Evans
Frank Butcher
14.38
2005 115 21 September 2000 Chris Miller Deborah Cook Dot Cotton 13.79
2006 116 24 September 2000 Clive Arnold Doug Briggs Pauline Fowler
Dot Cotton
9.64
2007 117 25 September 2000 Clive Arnold Julia Honour Laura Dunn 16.68
2008 118 26 September 2000 Clive Arnold Julia Honour Ian Beale 14.64
2009 119 2 October 2000 Tim Mercier Gary Brown Mo Harris 12.31
2010 120 3 October 2000 Tim Mercier Rob Gittins Pat Evans 15.25
2011 121 5 October 2000 Tim Mercier Rob Gittins Frank Butcher
Pat Evans
15.44
2012 122 9 October 2000 Richard Platt Paula Webb Sandra di Marco 14.63
2013 123 10 October 2000 Richard Platt Al Hunter Ashton Mo Harris 14.91
2014 124 12 October 2000 Richard Platt Al Hunter Ashton Beppe di Marco 15.62
2015 125 16 October 2000 Geoff Feld Carey Andrews Beppe di Marco 15.4
2016 126 17 October 2000 Geoff Feld Tanika Gupta Pauline Fowler 16.12
2017 127 19 October 2000 Geoff Feld Wendy Lee Pat Evans 17.07
2018 128 23 October 2000 Clive Arnold Oliver Dennis Steve Owen 15.33
2019 129 24 October 2000 Clive Arnold Jeff Povey Sonia Jackson 17.14
2020 130 26 October 2000 Clive Arnold Matthew Graham Sonia Jackson 19.33
2021 131 30 October 2000 Stewart Edwards Richard Stockwell Jamie Mitchell 17.59
2022 132 31 October 2000 - Part 1 Stewart Edwards Si Spencer Frank Butcher 17.14
2023 133 31 October 2000 - Part 2 Stewart Edwards Simon Ashdown Frank Butcher 15.67
2024 134 2 November 2000 Paul Annett Christopher Reason Non character, 20.18
2025 135 6 November 2000 Brett Fallis Annie Wood Peggy Butcher 17.41
2026 136 7 November 2000 Brett Fallis Julian Perkins Phil Mitchell 17.23
2027 137 9 November 2000 Brett Fallis Julian Perkins Pat Evans 17.95
2028 138 13 November 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Matthew Graham Nick Cotton
Ashley Cotton
16.05
2029 139 14 November 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Peggy Butcher
Phil Mitchell
17.11
2030 140 16 November 2000 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Beppe di Marco
Joe di Marco
17.83
2031 141 20 November 2000 Clive Arnold Paul Dodgson Kat Slater 15.82
2032 142 21 November 2000 Clive Arnold Andrew Collins Ian Beale 17.48
2033 143 23 November 2000 Clive Arnold Simon Ashdown Ian Beale, Ian's Theme 16.66
2034 144 27 November 2000 Geoff Feld Andrew Taft Laura Dunn
Ian Beale
14.51
2035 145 28 November 2000 Geoff Feld Andrew Taft Sonia Jackson, Julia's Theme 17.26
2036 146 30 November 2000 Geoff Feld Andrew Taft Sonia Jackson
Robbie Jackson
17.19
2037 147 4 December 2000 Chris Jury Christopher Reason Dot Cotton 15.81
2038 148 5 December 2000 Chris Jury Lisselle Kayla Ian Beale 17.15
2039 149 7 December 2000 Chris Jury Simon J Ashford Dot Cotton 17.62
2040 150 11 December 2000 Mark Sendell Lynne Dallow Laura Dunn
Ian Beale
Steven Beale
Lucy Beale
Peter Beale
15.56
2041 151 12 December 2000 Mark Sendell Helen Blizard Little Mo Morgan 15.85
2042 152 14 December 2000 Mark Sendell Susan Boyd Ian Beale 17.03
2043 153 18 December 2000 Daniel Wilson Edel Brosnan Nick Cotton 16.29
2044 154 19 December 2000 Daniel Wilson Carey Andrews Lisa Shaw 17.34
2045 155 21 December 2000 Daniel Wilson Carey Andrews Phil Mitchell 17.47
2046 156 25 December 2000 - Part 1 Philip Casson Simon Ashdown Mel Beale
Phil Mitchell
14.56
2047 157 25 December 2000 - Part 2 Philip Casson Simon Ashdown Phil Mitchell 18.31
2048 158 26 December 2000 Philip Casson Tony Simon Non character, 17.74
2049 159 28 December 2000 Philip Casson Si Spencer Nick Cotton 20.89
2050 160 31 December 2000 Geoff Feld Deborah Cook Mark Fowler 9.92

Key Events

December 2000

22 Little Mo Slater turns up at the Slaters with a black eye

25 Phil Mitchell and Mel Owen sleep together

25 Peggy Mitchell smashes up the Vic after having a breakdown

26 Trevor Morgan arrives on the square

30 Nick Cotton starts supplying Martin Fowler with drugs

31 Mark Fowler pushes Nick Cotton off the top of a bridge

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