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2001 Cast ©BBC


2001 was EastEnders' sixteenth year of production.









Main characters

Ranking Character Played by Duration Number of Episodes Running total Previous year's ranking
1 Lynne Hobbs Elaine Lordan Full year 150 193 28
2 Mark Fowler Todd Carty 146 1124 15
3 Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden 139 1261 3
4 Barry Evans Shaun Williamson 126 541 10
5 Garry Hobbs Ricky Groves 118 147 37
Lisa Shaw Lucy Benjamin 345 6
6 Peggy Mitchell Barbara Windsor 117 811 7
7 Little Mo Morgan Kacey Ainsworth 116 150 34
8 Kat Slater Jessie Wallace 114 152 30
9 Jim Branning John Bardon 113 245 5
10 Charlie Slater Derek Martin 107 144 31
11 Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick 106 188 24
12 Sonia Jackson Natalie Cassidy 102 501 5
13 Steve Owen Martin Kemp 101 310 11
14 Janine Butcher Charlie Brooks 100 392 12
Pauline Fowler Wendy Richard 1364 13
15 Jamie Mitchell Jack Ryder 98 323 8
Mel Owen Tamzin Outhwaite 382 1
Zoe Slater Michelle Ryan 142 27
Sharon Watts Letitia Dean From May 920 -
16 Anthony Trueman Nicholas R. Bailey Full year 96 98 52
17 Mo Harris Laila Morse 94 130 32
18 Dot Cotton June Brown 93 983 14
19 Robbie Jackson Dean Gaffney 92 671 2
20 Terry Raymond Gavin Richards 91 425 8
21 Beppe di Marco Michael Greco 90 377 4
22 Natalie Evans Lucy Speed 89 389 16
23 Laura Beale Hannah Waterman 82 175 17
24 Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt 80 1454 3
25 Roy Evans Tony Caunter 74 533 9
26 Trevor Morgan Alex Ferns 73 75 52
Paul Trueman Gary Beadle From April 73 -
27 Pat Evans Pam St. Clement Full year 67 1336 8
28 Audrey Trueman Corinne Skinner-Carter Until September 50 54 50
29 Martin Fowler James Alexandrou Full year 40 502 23
30 Steven Beale Edward Savage 38 253 35
31 Asif Malik Ashvin Luximon 37 83 34
32 Harry Slater Michael Elphick May to October 35 35 -
33 Peter Beale Joseph Shade Full year 32 174 38
34 Nick Cotton John Altman Until February then from May to June 29 210 42
35 Lucy Beale Casey Anne Rothery Full year 28 207 36
36 Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker From September 26 26 -
Margaret Walker Susan George June to August 26 -
37 Dan Sullivan Craig Fairbrass Until August 24 149 21
38 Louise Fowler Rachel Cox From November 21 21 -
Kerry Skinner Gemma McCluskie Until March 41 43
Mick McFarlane Sylvester Williams Full year 216 33
39 Joe di Marco Jake Kyprianou 19 108 25
Nita Mistry Bindya Solanki From November 19 -
40 Eddie Skinner Richard Vanstone Until February 15 37 41
41 Ashley Cotton Frankie Fitzgerald Until June 14 45 39
Nathan Williams Doug Allen From November 14 -
42 Ross Fletcher Che Walker From May to June 10 10 -
43 Jane Williams Ann Mitchell From November 9 9 -
44 Sandra di Marco Clare Wilkie Until March 8 90 18
Jill Marsden Sophie Stanton From March 8 -
Kelly Taylor Brooke Kinsella From December 8 -
Derek Harkinson Ian Lavender From November 8 -
45 Marcus Christie Stephen Churchett July, August & October 7 27 53
46 Tom Stuart Shaun Dooley From December 5 5 -
47 Kim McFarlane Krystle Williams Full year 4 67 40
Belinda Peacock Leanne Lakey From October 4 -
48 Donna Andrews Alison Senior From April 3 3 -
Chloe Jackson Alex & Vicki Gonzalez Full year 17 45
Zoe Newton Tara Ellis June -
49 Jack Robbins Chook Sibtain Until March 2 15 46
50 Sal Martin Anna Karen September 1 15 -

Doof-Doof Count

Character Solo Group Total Julia's Theme
Phil Mitchell 15 4 19 No
Steve Owen 13 3 16 No
Lisa Shaw 10 1 11 No
Little Mo Morgan 7 3 10 No
Mark Fowler 7 2 9 Yes
Mel Beale/Owen 7 2 9 No
Jamie Mitchell 5 3 8 No
Peggy Butcher/Mitchell 7 1 8 No
Sharon Watts 4 4 8 No
Terry Raymond 6 1 7 No
Dot Cotton 5 2 7 Yes
Barry Evans 4 2 6 No
Anthony Trueman 5 1 6 No
Charlie Slater 4 2 6 No
Non-character 6 N/A 6 No
Laura Dunn/Beale 2 3 5 Yes
Roy Evans 3 2 5 Yes
Lynne Slater/Hobbs 3 2 5 No
Zoe Slater 3 2 5 No
Kat Slater 3 2 5 No
Nick Cotton 4 0 4 No
Dan Sullivan 4 0 4 No
Janine Butcher 4 0 4 No
Ian Beale 1 2 3 Yes
Martin Fowler 2 1 3 No
Pat Evans 0 3 3 Yes
Paul Trueman 2 1 3 No
Garry Hobbs 3 0 3 No
Pauline Fowler 2 1 3 Yes
Jim Branning 1 2 3 Yes
Trevor Morgan 2 1 3 No
Ashley Cotton 2 0 2 No
Sonia Jackson 2 0 2 No
Natalie Evans 1 1 2 No
Mo Harris 0 2 2 No
Beppe di Marco 1 1 2 No
Joe di Marco 1 0 1 No
Sandra di Marco 1 0 1 No
Edwina Dunn 0 1 1 Yes
Steven Beale 0 1 1 Yes
Peter Beale 0 1 1 Yes
Lucy Beale 0 1 1 Yes
Robbie Jackson 1 0 1 No
Margaret Walker 0 1 1 No
Patrick Trueman 1 0 1 No

Episodes

# Ep.
No.
Date Director Writer Doof Doof Viewers (millions)
2051 1 1 January 2001 Geoff Feld Deborah Cook Mark Fowler 16.91
2052 2 2 January 2001 Geoff Feld Jeff Povey Dot Cotton 20.39
2053 3 4 January 2001 Geoff Feld Jeff Povey Nick Cotton 20.33
2054 4 8 January 2001 Sue Dunderdale Danny Miller Sonia Jackson 17.19
2055 5 9 January 2001 Sue Dunderdale Nicholas Hicks-Beach Ian Beale
Laura Dunn
18.24
2056 6 11 January 2001 Sue Dunderdale Nicholas Hicks-Beach Mel Beale 18.15
2057 7 15 January 2001 Stephen Butcher Paula Webb Phil Mitchell 16.17
2058 8 16 January 2001 Stephen Butcher Rob Gittins Nick Cotton 17.9
2059 9 18 January 2001 Stephen Butcher Rob Gittins Ashley Cotton 19.26
2060 10 22 January 2001 Jamie Annett Jeff Povey Ashley Cotton 16.22
2061 11 23 January 2001 Jamie Annett Julia Honour Martin Fowler 17.4
2062 12 25 January 2001 Jamie Annett Julia Honour Terry Raymond 17.23
2063 13 29 January 2001 Clive Arnold Richard Stockwell Martin Fowler 17.23
2064 14 30 January 2001 Clive Arnold Gillian Richmond Pauline Fowler 18.65
2065 15 1 February 2001 Clive Arnold Gillian Richmond Kat Slater 19.77
2066 16 5 February 2001 Sue Butterworth Si Spencer Mark Fowler 17.77
2067 17 6 February 2001 Sue Butterworth Annie Wood Beppe di Marco 18.59
2068 18 8 February 2001 Sue Butterworth Annie Wood Lisa Shaw 18.22
2069 19 12 February 2001 Graeme Hattrick Gary Brown Lisa Shaw 16.3
2070 20 13 February 2001 Graeme Hattrick Jenny Lecoat Peggy Butcher 17.13
2071 21 15 February 2001 Graeme Hattrick Jenny Lecoat Mel Beale 16.59
2072 22 19 February 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Julie Wassmer Lisa Shaw 17.34
2073 23 20 February 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Anthony Trueman 18.35
2074 24 22 February 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Pat Evans
Roy Evans, Julia's Theme
18.5
2075 25 26 February 2001 Paul Annett Tony Basgallop Dan Sullivan 17.83
2076 26 27 February 2001 Paul Annett Christopher Reason Steve Owen 20.11
2077 27 1 March 2001 Paul Annett Christopher Reason Phil Mitchell 22.61
2078 28 5 March 2001 Colin Wratten Al Hunter-Ashton Phil Mitchell 19.34
2079 29 6 March 2001 Colin Wratten Andrew Collins Barry Evans
Pat Evans
19.56
2080 30 8 March 2001 Colin Wratten Andrew Collins Jamie Mitchell 18.99
2081 31 12 March 2001 Jon East Si Spencer Dot Cotton 17.71
2082 32 13 March 2001 Jon East Simon J. Ashford Jamie Mitchell 18.33
2083 33 15 March 2001 Jon East Simon J. Ashford Joe di Marco 18.21
2084 34 19 March 2001 Clive Arnold Keith Temple Sandra di Marco 17.13
2085 35 20 March 2001 Clive Arnold Carey Andrews Jamie Mitchell 17.99
2086 36 22 March 2001 Clive Arnold Carey Andrews Steve Owen 17.13
2087 37 26 March 2001 Chris Jury Matthew Graham Mel Owen 16.66
2088 38 27 March 2001 Chris Jury Julian Perkins Peggy Butcher 16.69
2089 39 29 March 2001 Chris Jury Julian Perkins Mel Owen
Steve Owen
16.76
2090 40 2 April 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Taft Mark Fowler 16.62
2091 41 3 April 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Taft Phil Mitchell 16.8
2092 42 5 April 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Simon Ashdown Phil Mitchell
Jamie Mitchell
23.18
2093 43 9 April 2001 Paul Annett Rob Gittins Phil Mitchell
Jamie Mitchell
16.78
2094 44 10 April 2001 Paul Annett Jeff Povey Phil Mitchell 16.86
2095 45 12 April 2001 Paul Annett Jeff Povey Steve Owen
Mel Owen
Jamie Mitchell
Laura Dunn
16.71
2096 46 16 April 2001 Richard Platt Christopher Reason Dan Sullivan 16.92
2097 47 17 April 2001 Richard Platt Annie Wood Trevor Morgan 17.76
2098 48 19 April 2001 Richard Platt Annie Wood Jamie Mitchell 18.12
2099 49 23 April 2001 Andy Hay Rob Gittins Little Mo Morgan 15.88
2100 50 24 April 2001 Andy Hay Anji Loman Field Janine Butcher 16.38
2101 51 26 April 2001 Andy Hay Anji Loman Field Little Mo Morgan 16.45
2102 52 30 April 2001 Tim Mercier Gary Brown Peggy Butcher 14.89
2103 53 1 May 2001 Tim Mercier Gary Brown Barry Evans 16.01
2104 54 3 May 2001 Tim Mercier Si Spencer Charlie Slater 17.09
2105 55 7 May 2001 Jamie Annett Christopher Reason Laura Dunn 11.27
2106 56 8 May 2001 Jamie Annett Gillian Richmond Ian Beale 14.38
2107 57 10 May 2001 Jamie Annett Gillian Richmond Ian Beale
Laura Beale
Mark Fowler
Edwina Dunn
Pat Evans
Roy Evans
Pauline Fowler
Jim Branning
Dot Cotton
Peter Beale
Steven Beale
Lucy Beale, no Doof Doof (Julia's Theme)
15.14
2108 58 14 May 2001 Clive Arnold Christopher Reason Lynne Slater 15.27
2109 59 15 May 2001 Clive Arnold Christopher Reason Non character, 15.33
2110 60 17 May 2001 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Non character, 16.04
2111 61 21 May 2001 Philip Casson Ming Ho Barry Evans 14.18
2112 62 22 May 2001 Philip Casson Nick Saltrese Peggy Mitchell 14.3
2113 63 24 May 2001 Philip Casson Al Hunter Ashton Sharon Watts 15.64
2114 64 28 May 2001 Richard Platt Paula Webb Peggy Mitchell 14.53
2115 65 29 May 2001 Richard Platt Rob Gittins Lisa Shaw 15.32
2116 66 31 May 2001 Richard Platt Simon J Ashford Phil Mitchell 15.66
2117 67 4 June 2001 Andy Hay Paul Dodgson Sonia Jackson 14.93
2118 68 5 June 2001 Andy Hay Mark Clompus Jamie Mitchell 15.16
2119 69 7 June 2001 Andy Hay Susan Boyd Barry Evans 15.37
2120 70 11 June 2001 Geoff Feld Richard Stockwell Mark Fowler
Lisa Shaw
15.12
2121 71 12 June 2001 Geoff Feld Andrew Collins Nick Cotton 15.38
2122 72 14 June 2001 Geoff Feld Andrew Collins Nick Cotton 16.67
2123 73 18 June 2001 Graeme Hattrick Lynne Dallow Mark Fowler 14.02
2124 74 19 June 2001 Graeme Hattrick Andrew Taft Dot Cotton 14.4
2125 75 21 June 2001 Graeme Hattrick Andrew Taft Dot Cotton 13.97
2126 76 25 June 2001 Brett Fallis Jeff Povey Dot Cotton 13.32
2127 77 26 June 2001 Brett Fallis Jeff Povey Anthony Trueman 14.05
2128 78 28 June 2001 Brett Fallis Jeff Povey Jim Branning 13.71
2129 79 2 July 2001 Stewart Edwards Nick Saltrese Steve Owen
Sharon Watts
12.52
2130 80 3 July 2001 Stewart Edwards Julie Wassmer Anthony Trueman 13.91
2131 81 5 July 2001 Stewart Edwards Julie Wassmer Anthony Trueman 14.24
2132 82 9 July 2001 Mark Sendell Ming Ho Janine Butcher 13.48
2133 83 10 July 2001 Mark Sendell Annie Wood Robbie Jackson 14.64
2134 84 12 July 2001 Mark Sendell Annie Wood Terry Raymond
Margaret Walker
14.51
2135 85 16 July 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Rob Gittins Natalie Evans 13.83
2136 86 17 July 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Jenny Lecoat Phil Mitchell 15.43
2137 87 19 July 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Jenny Lecoat Phil Mitchell 14.6
2138 88 23 July 2001 Clive Arnold Julian Perkins Barry Evans 12.75
2139 89 24 July 2001 Clive Arnold Christopher Reason Non character, 12.79
2140 90 26 July 2001 Clive Arnold Jeff Povey Barry Evans
Natalie Evans
12.02
2141 91 30 July 2001 Geoff Feld Deborah Cook Phil Mitchell 12.73
2142 92 31 July 2001 Geoff Feld Deborah Cook Sharon Watts 13.08
2143 93 2 August 2001 Geoff Feld Deborah Cook Dan Sullivan 14.65
2144 94 6 August 2001 Philip Casson Anji Loman Field Dan Sullivan 14.14
2145 95 7 August 2001 Philip Casson Anji Loman Field Steve Owen 14.59
2146 96 9 August 2001 Philip Casson Rob Gittins Steve Owen 15
2147 97 10 August 2001 Philip Casson Rob Gittins Mel Owen 13.98
2148 98 13 August 2001 Jon East Susan Boyd Mel Owen 13.88
2149 99 14 August 2001 Jon East Si Spencer Phil Mitchell 13.7
2150 100 16 August 2001 Jon East Christopher Reason Mel Owen 14.14
2151 101 17 August 2001 Jon East Simon Ashdown Steve Owen 13.37
2152 102 20 August 2001 Sue Butterworth Gurpreet Bhatti Steve Owen 13.72
2153 103 21 August 2001 Sue Butterworth Oliver Dennis Steve Owen 14.07
2154 104 23 August 2001 Sue Butterworth Gillian Richmond Janine Butcher 14.32
2155 105 24 August 2001 Sue Butterworth Gillian Richmond Terry Raymond 13
2156 106 27 August 2001 Chris Jury Christopher Reason Terry Raymond 12.34
2157 107 28 August 2001 Chris Jury Alison Fisher Little Mo Morgan 13.89
2158 108 30 August 2001 Chris Jury Mark Clompus Janine Butcher 14.53
2159 109 31 August 2001 Chris Jury Gary Brown Peggy Mitchell 13.74
2160 110 3 September 2001 Karl Neilson Lilie Ferrari Sharon Watts
Phil Mitchell
13.53
2161 111 4 September 2001 Karl Neilson Christopher Reason Phil Mitchell 14.52
2162 112 6 September 2001 Karl Neilson Al Hunter Ashton Paul Trueman 14.66
2163 113 7 September 2001 Karl Neilson Al Hunter Ashton Terry Raymond 14.65
2164 114 10 September 2001 Graeme Hattrick Carey Andrews Terry Raymond 13.54
2165 115 11 September 2001 Graeme Hattrick Carey Andrews Anthony Trueman 13.43
2166 116 13 September 2001 Graeme Hattrick Paula Webb Paul Trueman
Anthony Trueman
14.15
2167 117 14 September 2001 Graeme Hattrick Ming Ho Patrick Trueman 13.58
2168 118 17 September 2001 Jamie Annett Carey Andrews Steve Owen 14.14
2169 119 18 September 2001 Jamie Annett Rob Gittins Steve Owen 14.72
2170 120 20 September 2001 Jamie Annett Rob Gittins Steve Owen 13.27
2171 121 21 September 2001 Jamie Annett Rob Gittins Steve Owen 13.53
2172 122 24 September 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Nick Saltrese Roy Evans 13.86
2173 123 25 September 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Carey Andrews Paul Trueman 14.64
2174 124 27 September 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Collins Garry Hobbs 14.81
2175 125 28 September 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Andrew Collins Zoe Slater 14.93
2176 126 1 October 2001 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Kat Slater 16.94
2177 127 2 October 2001 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Zoe Slater 18.58
2178 128 4 October 2001 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Kat Slater
Zoe Slater
19.43
2179 129 5 October 2001 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Non character, 19.03
2180 130 8 October 2001 Michael Samuels Jenny Lecoat Charlie Slater 17.65
2181 131 9 October 2001 Michael Samuels Jenny Lecoat Peggy Mitchell
Sharon Watts
16.81
2182 132 11 October 2001 Michael Samuels Andrew Taft Peggy Mitchell 16.15
2183 133 12 October 2001 Michael Samuels Matthew Graham Charlie Slater 15.48
2184 134 15 October 2001 Stewart Edwards Robin Mukherjee Phil Mitchell
Sharon Watts
16.36
2185 135 16 October 2001 Stewart Edwards Dan Sefton Terry Raymond 16.32
2186 136 18 October 2001 Stewart Edwards Jeff Povey Laura Beale 16
2187 137 19 October 2001 Stewart Edwards Jeff Povey Peggy Mitchell 16
2188 138 22 October 2001 Sue Dunderdale Annie Wood Sharon Watts 15.56
2189 139 23 October 2001 Sue Dunderdale Annie Wood Little Mo Morgan 16.3
2190 140 25 October 2001 Sue Dunderdale Gillian Richmond Mo Harris
Little Mo Morgan
Charlie Slater
16.39
2191 141 26 October 2001 Sue Dunderdale Gillian Richmond Zoe Slater
Little Mo Morgan
Kat Slater
Charlie Slater
Mo Harris
Lynne Slater
15.94
2192 142 29 October 2001 Andy Hay Katharine Way Little Mo Morgan 16.32
2193 143 30 October 2001 Andy Hay Helen Blizard Trevor Morgan 16.95
2194 144 1 November 2001 Andy Hay Lynne Dallow Lynne Slater
Beppe di Marco
16.98
2195 145 2 November 2001 Andy Hay Lynne Dallow Charlie Slater 16.18
2196 146 5 November 2001 Geoff Feld Tony Etchells Lisa Shaw 16.01
2197 147 6 November 2001 Geoff Feld Simon Ashdown Lisa Shaw 17.17
2198 148 8 November 2001 Geoff Feld Mark Clompus Mark Fowler 17.42
2199 149 9 November 2001 Geoff Feld Chris Webb Lynne Slater 16.19
2200 150 12 November 2001 Graeme Hattrick Lisselle Kayla Mel Owen 16.31
2201 151 13 November 2001 Graeme Hattrick Rob Gittins Steve Owen 17.71
2202 152 15 November 2001 Graeme Hattrick Susan Boyd Garry Hobbs 18.23
2203 153 19 November 2001 Graeme Hattrick Susan Boyd Mark Fowler 16.14
2204 154 20 November 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Rob Gittins Garry Hobbs 15.75
2205 155 21 November 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Matthew Graham Lisa Shaw 15.75
2206 156 22 November 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Lisa Shaw 15.45
2207 157 23 November 2001 Emma Bridgeman-Williams Anji Loman Field Roy Evans 16.24
2208 158 26 November 2001 Philip Casson Jeff Povey Roy Evans 16.73
2209 159 27 November 2001 Philip Casson Jeff Povey Non character, 16.74
2210 160 29 November 2001 Philip Casson Julie Wassmer Non character, 15.97
2211 161 30 November 2001 Philip Casson Julie Wassmer Steve Owen 15.44
2212 162 3 December 2001 Stewart Edwards Christopher Reason Garry Hobbs 15.03
2213 163 4 December 2001 Stewart Edwards Christopher Reason Little Mo Morgan 16.35
2214 164 6 December 2001 Stewart Edwards Christopher Reason Lynne Hobbs 16.39
2215 165 7 December 2001 Stewart Edwards Christopher Reason Zoe Slater 17.07
2216 166 10 December 2001 Richard Platt Barry McCarthy Phil Mitchell 16.2
2217 167 11 December 2001 Richard Platt Gurpreet Bhatti Sharon Watts 16.24
2218 168 13 December 2001 Richard Platt Si Spencer Mark Fowler 15.44
2219 169 14 December 2001 Richard Platt Simon Ashdown Lisa Shaw 15.15
2220 170 17 December 2001 Sue Butterworth Simon J Ashford Phil Mitchell 14.4
2221 171 18 December 2001 Sue Butterworth Simon J Ashford Pauline Fowler 15.9
2222 172 20 December 2001 Sue Butterworth Carey Andrews Sharon Watts 14.76
2223 173 21 December 2001 Sue Butterworth Carey Andrews Dot Cotton
Jim Branning, Julia's Theme
15.05
2224 174 24 December 2001 Mark Sendell Gillian Richmond Phil Mitchell 15.26
2225 175 25 December 2001 - Part 1 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Lisa Shaw 15.55
2226 176 25 December 2001 - Part 2 Clive Arnold Tony Jordan Phil Mitchell 18.98
2227 177 27 December 2001 Mark Sendell Rob Gittins Kat Slater 16.17
2228 178 28 December 2001 Mark Sendell Rob Gittins Little Mo Morgan
Trevor Morgan
17.8
2229 179 31 December 2001 Andy Hay Simon Ashdown Little Mo Morgan 11.59



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