An unwelcome letter causes Dot to panic, but who can she turn to for help? A shadowy figure, the flash of knife - and Eddie Royal is murdered, in the middle of Albert Square.


Main cast

  • Michael Melia as Eddie
  • Letitia Dean as Sharon
  • Ross Kemp as Grant
  • June Brown as Dot Cotton
  • John Altman as Nick Cotton
  • Steven Woodcock as Clyde
  • Steve McFadden as Phil
  • Wendy Richard as Pauline
  • Todd Carty as Mark
  • Jacquetta May as Rachel
  • Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence as Etta
  • Leroy Golding as Celestine
  • Michelle Gayle as Hattie
  • Adam Woodyatt as Ian
  • Gillian Taylforth as Kathy
  • Peter Dean as Pete

Guest cast

  • Paddy Joyce as John
  • Mary Conlon as Eibhlin
  • Jason Rush as Joe
  • Ann Lynn as Jackie
  • Tim Hardy as D.S. Manning


  • Eddie Royle is killed off in the episode and makes a cameo as a corpse on 12 September 1991.

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