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Janine Carter (née Butcher, previously Evans and Malloy) is the daughter of Frank and June Butcher, sister of Clare, Ricky, Diane and Danny Butcher, She is the wife of Mick Carter, the widow of Barry Evans, David and Michael Moon and the ex-wife of Ryan Malloy. She is the mother of Scarlett Butcher. She made her first appearance on 22 June 1989 and her final appearance on 26 December 2022.

Backstory[]

Janine Butcher was born on the 28 October 1983, to Frank and June Butcher. Her parents were in their early forties when she was born. She has three older siblings: Clare, Ricky and Diane Butcher.

In 1987, when Janine was just four years old, her mother died of cancer. Due to this, Janine moved in with her older sister Clare and her father and other siblings moved to Walford. In 1989, Frank and Pat Butcher got married. Janine attended the wedding, but Clare moved to Manchester, leaving Janine to live with her father and stepmother.

Storylines[]

1989-1994: Arrival[]

A troublesome child, Janine throws tantrums, runs away, is a bed-wetter, a sleepwalker, a thief, a compulsive liar, self-harmer and hates Pat. Unable to discipline her, Pat forces Frank to take Janine to family therapy, which helps somewhat. When Frank has a breakdown and disappears in 1994, Janine stays with Pat but finds her father's absence upsetting.

1995-2000: Leaving for Manchester and return[]

Janine is overjoyed when Frank returns and they move to Manchester in 1996. However, Frank returns to Walford in 1998, leaving Janine with Clare. Janine returns in 1999 to live with Frank and his new wife, Peggy Butcher. She sets about coming between them, constantly trying to antagonise Frank with rebellious behaviour. She sleeps with Jamie Mitchell to infuriate her father then humiliates Jamie by spreading rumours about his inadequate prowess in bed. Frank abandons Janine in 2000 after the breakdown of his marriage to Peggy.

Homeless, Janine is taken in by Terry Raymond; they start a business together as estate agents. Terry sees Janine as a surrogate daughter but her constant manipulation tests his patience. Janine uses him for money, deliberately dresses like his late daughter Tiffany Mitchell, ruins his relationships with women and tries to seduce him.

2001-2005: Relationships, marrying and killing Barry Evans and departure[]

Janine also has a relationship with Billy Mitchell until he runs out of money. This behaviour infuriates Terry but Janine starts using cocaine, pestering Terry for money to feed her habit. When he refuses, she resorts to sleeping with her drug dealer, Lee Vickers, in exchange for cocaine; Vickers beats Terry when he tries to warn him off. When he sees Janine's lack of remorse, Terry throws her out and leaves Walford, ignoring her pleas for him to stay. Owing Vickers money for drugs, Janine turns to prostitution under the pseudonym "Blonde Bombshell". One of her clients, Matt Lindsay, falls in love with her and proposes but attempts suicide when he learns she is still a prostitute. Ian Beale begins using her services but she blackmails him, threatening to tell his wife Laura unless he pays her. Depressed, Janine begins drinking heavily and nearly dies of alcohol poisoning. She gives up prostitution, but when Laura discovers that she has been sleeping with Ian, she throws a pan of boiling milk in Janine's face. Janine becomes agoraphobic as a result — she eats dog food because she is too afraid to go out and buy groceries. She eventually gets over this with Billy's help. Janine hopes to rekindle their relationship but is devastated when he tells her that he is in love with 'Little' Mo Morgan. Her attempts to ruin their blossoming romance fail.

Janine gets a job working at Barry Evans' car lot. She and Paul Trueman concoct a plan to fleece Barry of his money. She seduces Barry and moves in with him but continues to sleep with Paul too. Barry eventually proposes to Janine and she accepts, thinking that Barry has a life-threatening heart murmur. They marry on New Year's Eve 2003 in Scotland, but Janine is furious to discover that Barry's illness is a false alarm. Barry forces Janine to take a stroll along the hills and cliffs, but Janine cracks and admits everything. Barry refuses to believe that she does not love him and tries to embrace her. Repulsed, Janine pushes him away and he falls down a hill, fatally hitting his head on a rock; Janine watches him die.

Janine inherits Barry's estate and has Barry cremated in Scotland, denying his friends and family a chance to pay their respects, making Barry's ex-wife, Natalie Evans, suspicious. Natalie becomes close to Paul, who feels guilty about his role in Barry's death. Spurred on by Natalie, Paul eventually makes a statement to the police, implicating Janine in Barry's death. She is arrested but released without charge, due to lack of evidence, and spitefully tells Natalie that she has got away with murder but telling Pat is her downfall. Pat is also good friends with Laura Beale, who has a feud with Janine. Janine further angers the locals by reporting Laura for benefit fraud and announces it in the Vic. Janine and Laura are seen fighting just before Laura dies accidentally. It is noted in the post mortem that Laura had recently been in a fight, due to bruising and Janine's skin is found under her nails. Although Janine was with Pat when Laura died, Pat avenges Barry by refusing to give Janine an alibi despite her begging for help and blaming her actions on her hard childhood but Pat brands her pure evil. In desperation, Janine goes to Paul and offers to sleep with him in return for an alibi, but Paul throws her out, and she is arrested by the police as she tries to leave the square with a bag of money. Janine is then charged with Laura's murder and remanded in custody in May 2004.

Janine stands trial off-screen in 2005 and Frank tries to persuade Pat to tell the truth in court, giving Janine an alibi. Pat refuses but a conversation with Laura's mother, Edwina Dunn, forces Pat to tell the court what really happened. Janine is released but leaves Frank outside the courtroom.

2008-2013: Marriage to David, Ryan Malloy and Michael Moon, becoming a millionaire and killing Danielle Jones and Michael[]

Janine returns for Frank's funeral and is angry that he has not left money in his will; she scatters his ashes before departing. Pat and Ricky later discover that Janine is masquerading as a Jewish orphan named "Judith Bernstein" so she can marry an elderly Jewish man named David for his money. They trace Janine to a synagogue, where, just after Janine and David are married, Pat declares that Janine is "as Jewish as a bacon sandwich". David has a heart attack and dies, and a now homeless Janine has no choice but to return to Walford.

She makes various enemies, among them Jack Branning, whom Janine drugs and then restrains so she can gain a taped confession of his past misdemeanours, which she uses as blackmail to gain control of Walford's car lot. Pat and Jack usurp her, reclaiming the business. In need of money, Janine teams up with Archie Mitchell; they make plans to ruin the Mitchell family by taking The Queen Victoria public house from them. When they manipulate Sam Mitchell into breaking her bail terms, the Mitchells lose bail surety and face financial ruin. Ian Beale provides the Mitchells with a loan on condition they use their pub as collateral. Janine has sex with Ian recording the tryst, then blackmails him, threatening to show his wife Jane unless he sells the Mitchell loan to Archie. Archie subsequently takes control of the Vic when the Mitchells are unable to meet the terms of the loan.

Meanwhile, Janine and her flat mate Ryan Malloy – whom Janine is sleeping with – plan to fleece Archie. Archie and Janine announce their engagement, but on Christmas Day, Archie - who has realised Janine is intending to con him — throws her onto the street, leaving her distraught. That same day, Archie is murdered by an unknown assailant. Janine becomes a suspect for his murder, though she denies it and feigns distress over Archie's death. While she attempts to frame Ian and the Mitchells for the murder, Peggy attempts to frame her, planting evidence in her flat, which leads to an arrest but no charge. In the end, Janine is cleared and Bradley Branning falsely responsible for the murder, although, unknown to everyone, Bradley's wife Stacey Branning is Archie's actual killer.

When Ryan confesses his love for Janine, she recoils, but when he attempts to leave Walford, she admits she loves him too. Despite Janine nearly straying on her hen night, she and Ryan marry, but marital happiness is short-lived when Ryan discovers he is the father of Stacey's daughter Lily Slater. A feud erupts between Janine and Stacey when Janine reports her to social services for neglecting Lily. Later Janine kidnaps Lily, suggesting to Ryan they leave Walford with the child to separate Ryan from Stacey. Her games push Ryan and Stacey closer together and they begin an affair. When Janine finds out, she vows to kill them both. She buys sedatives and poisons Ryan. He is left bedridden but manages to escape and ends their marriage publicly after being released from hospital. Hurt and angry, Janine discovers Stacey is Archie's murderer and goes public with this, but is largely ignored with no concrete evidence. Desperate, Janine visits Stacey; she stabs herself to try to frame Stacey for her own attempted murder, but Stacey escapes the country before arrest. Blaming Janine for Stacey's departure, Ryan refuses to reunite with Janine and attempts to kill her by removing her oxygen tubing when she is hospitalised. She is saved by Ricky's chance arrival, but both Ricky and Pat denounce Janine's actions when she admits her injuries are self-inflicted.

Ricky and Janine receive news that their maternal, rich, grandmother, Lydia Simmonds, is ill and in need of care. Janine takes her grandmother in, with the ulterior motive of inheriting her fortune. Janine learns that Lydia is very similar to herself and they both put on an act of hating each other. Janine eventually admits she loves her gran, but Lydia's health quickly deteriorates. Janine discovers Lydia has left all her money to charity, but admits to Lydia she no longer cares during a heartfelt conversation. Before she dies, Lydia explains that she wanted to look after Janine after her mother died but Pat and Frank wouldn't allow it. Janine is devastated by Lydia's death but her family (including Pat) blame her for killing her. On Ryan's behest, Janine is questioned by police, but released without charge and Janine is stunned when she inherits Lydia's estate, making her a millionaire.

Janine buys various properties and businesses; she starts a property management company and a women's fitness centre with her boyfriend Michael Moon. She also buys a share in the nightclub R&R, making Phil Mitchell her reluctant partner, both clash over the running of the club. When Pat needs money to pay debts, Janine gives her a loan, insisting Pat use her house as collateral. She later brings the loan payment deadline forward, refusing to believe Pat is dying. Despite a period of animosity, Janine makes peace with Pat before her death, with Pat convincing a pregnant Janine to keep Michael's child. Janine accepts Michael's marriage proposal after he reluctantly agrees to sign a prenuptial agreement. When Jean Slater tells everyone, including Janine, that Michael stole her money and lied to her, Janine refuses to believe Jean's claims and dismisses them because Jean is bipolar. However, Janine's enemy Kat Moon returns and demands Janine repay the funds or she goes to the police. Michael eventually confesses the truth to Janine on her wedding day and offers her ultimatum: that she rip up the prenuptial agreement or the wedding is off. Janine is torn between the two but eventually agrees to cancel the pre-nup, Janine and Michael marry but she goes into labour eleven weeks early at the wedding reception. At the hospital, Janine undergoes a cesarean and her daughter is put into an incubator, which distresses Janine who wants to see her. The baby is named Scarlett but after a breakdown with Ricky, she decides to change Scarlett's name to Patricia in memory of Pat and has her christened.

Janine hopes to make peace with Jean so writes her a cheque for double what she is owed, however, Michael tears it up and pays her the correct amount, plus £1000 from Janine. Janine later begins to doubt Michael's intent when he asks to be a signatory on the business accounts and buys a sports car, so orders Billy to change the combination on the office safe. Michael's strange behaviour continues, leaving Janine convinced he is having an affair. She confronts him, offering him a suitcase of money and saying that if he really loves her, he will refuse to take it. Michael is furious and tells Janine that she cannot hope to be a good mother to their baby. Believing him to be right, Janine packs her bags and hands Scarlett to Michael, taking the money and leaving. Michael is informed that Janine has transferred all the money from her bank accounts and has ordered that her business Butcher's Joints be closed down, transferring all her proprieties over to another estate agent, leaving Michael with nothing.

Several months later, Janine returns to Walford and visits Michael, where Kat tells her how Michael has coped without her. Janine tells Michael that she is back for Scarlett, and says he will be hearing from her lawyer. Janine manipulates Michael into giving her custody of Scarlett and she denies Michael parental access. She then hires Michael's former nanny, Alice Branning to look after Scarlett, pleasing Michael as Alice is on his side. When Janine catches Alice stealing jewellery from her house, Alice explains she is stressed because Michael is putting demands on her to see Scarlett, and she has been letting him do so. Janine agrees that it is better for Scarlett in the long-run to have a relationship with both her parents. At Ian Beale's restaurant opening, Janine, as an investor, has the sign and name of the restaurant changed from "Ian Beale @ Le Square" to "Scarlett's" which pleases Michael. They apparently call a truce, but Janine then leaves in a car with Scarlett, telling Michael that she may never return.

Michael eventually tracks Janine down and she returns to Walford. She employs Danny Pennant, who Michael is jealous of, and buys a share in Michael's boxing club. Janine has sex with Danny but tells him that it is a one off. She rehires Alice as her nanny, unaware that she is still being manipulated by Michael, but fires her again when she tells Janine that she had sex with Michael. The increasing animosity between Janine and Michael leads to her taking out an injunction out against him. Michael then begins a plot to kill Janine, and involves Alice in his plans. Alice has second thoughts and tells Janine of Michael's plans. When Janine confronts Michael he tries to strangle her, leading to Alice stabbing Michael in the back to stop him. Alice then leaves to answer the door, but realising Michael is still alive, Janine stabs him again, killing him. Alice believes she killed him, and Janine tells the police that Alice stabbed Michael twice and also attacked her, and tells Alice that the real story is something her mind created. Alice's brother, Joey Branning, seduces a lonely Janine in a bid to extract the truth from her, but fails. Janine's former step-brother David Wicks suspects that Janine is guilty of the murder, so he manipulates her into allowing him to stay at her house, and then into admitting that she killed Michael. David promises to keep her secret, but has secretly recorded the confession on his phone. Meanwhile, Janine is planning to buy The Queen Victoria and sells her share of R&R and her car to do so. David then reveals the recording to Janine and blackmails her into giving him the £250,000 she has raised. Janine panics and tries to kill David by hitting him with a car. However, he suffers only minor injuries. After she hands over the cash, he threatens to call the police anyway. She convinces him to give her a day to get away, but Carol Jackson finds David's phone and plays the confession. She gives the phone to Joey, who calls the police and Janine is arrested for Michael's murder, and is dragged away by the police, sobbing hysterically.

2014: Visit from Kat Moon[]

In February 2014, Kat visits Janine in prison and tries to convince her to drop her statement against Stacey. Janine agrees on the condition that Kat provides her with a false witness testimony to Michael's murder, backing up Janine's story that Alice killed him. Kat agrees and does so. At the trial, when Janine hears that Alice has self-harmed, she tells the truth. The jury return a not guilty verdict for both Alice and Janine. She returns to Walford.

2021-2022: Return, marrying Mick Carter and final departure[]

In August 2021, Scarlett contacts Kat's son Tommy Moon and reveals that she has been in foster care due to Janine's neglect, and is about to be taken into care. On 6 September 2021, Janine returns and is seen impersonating as a doctor, under her former pseudonym "Judith Bernstein". She helped treat Albie Watts when his uncle, Zack Hudson took him and she instantly started flirting with Zack. It is hinted that Janine has been acting as a doctor to persuade Social Services that she is good enough to look after Scarlett. Janine later returns to Albert Square and confronts Kat, warning her about the lengths she will go to get Scarlett back. Janine attempts to reason with Kat, and reveals that she lost her fortune at some point after her departure from Walford, but this fails when Zack reveals Janine pseudonym, and her scam as a doctor is uncovered. Kat reveals the truth to social services, and soon Scarlett goes missing. Janine is accused of abducting Scarlett, however, she finds her hiding at the Mitchell’s with Tommy. Janine tries to get Scarlett to return with her but a scuffle unfolds with Tommy. Whilst trying to retrieve Scarlett, she pulls her cardigan and accidentally throws it onto the open flame of the stove, starting a fire. Tommy locks himself, Scarlett and Janine in his bedroom in an attempt to keep Janine from taking Scarlett. Once they realize the house is on fire, Janine takes control of the situation, and manages to get Scarlett to safety out the front door of the house, but has to go back for Tommy who ran into one of the bedrooms in a panic. She lifts Tommy out of a window, but let's go when an explosion caused by the fire knocks her back. Tommy survives and is taken to hospital, and Janine manages to escape when the firefighters arrive. Despite saving Tommy, Kat still goes against Janine in court to get custody of Scarlett and succeeds in doing so. This leads to Janine deciding to remain in Walford to fight for Scarlett. Despite struggling to get a job, she is employed by Frankie Lewis at The Queen Vic. However her former business partner, Dr Cole, returns and offers Janine money to continue to impersonate her as a doctor, but Janine turns it down, wanting to prove to Kat and Scarlett that she has changed. Her fling with Zack continues and they sleep together. Kat later discovers that Janine has told Tommy about Michael, who is also his biological father, and kicks her out. Janine is forced to lodge with Billy, Jay Brown, and his ex-wife Honey Mitchell. She later forces Jay to give her a job at the car lot so that herself, her nephew Liam Butcher and Billy, can sell stolen cars to customers and incriminate Jay for car theft. They successfully manage to steal cars and Janine forges Jay's signature on the documents. Jay confronts Janine about the stolen cars and she reveals the truth. He later decides to join in on the scam, but Janine plants a stolen necklace from one of the stolen cars into Jay's belongings, and calls the police, leading to Jay's arrest. When it is revealed that Janine had orchestrated the scam, she is evicted by Honey.

She later gets promoted as bar manager at The Queen Victoria and becomes close with married landlord Mick Carter, much to the annoyance of Mick's mother Shirley Carter. His daughter Nancy becomes suspicious of Janine when she moves into The Queen Vic after Honey evicts her. She later plans to seduce Mick, but he rebuffs her advances and orders her to leave, as he plans to rekindle his relationship with his wife Linda Carter. Janine interrupts Mick's plans by visiting Linda, pretending she is called Judith Bernstein, and manipulates her into relapsing. Nancy remains suspicious of Janine and confronts her, leading to a fight. Janine decides to leave and moves in with former friend Sonia, in an attempt to gain Mick’s attention. When social services decide to investigate her she asks Mick to pretend to be her boyfriend for her meeting with the social worker, in order to convince them that Scarlett will have a stable home. Mick agrees but is adamant that it is kept hidden from residents. Jay uncovers their plan and also gives Janine a bad character reference, forcing her to admit that she has lied, ruining her chances of regaining custody of Scarlett. Janine supports Mick when it is revealed that his aunt Tina Carter was murdered by serial killer Gray Atkins and buried under the floorboards of The Argee Bhajee. She tries to help Mick to overcome his bereavement by taking him to a grassland to vent his anger and he kisses her, but she rejects him. After this, Janine leaves to stay with Clare. She returns to support Mick during Tina's funeral, unaware that Linda is also there and recognizes her. Linda is furious when she sees Janine comforting Mick and reveals that Janine had encouraged her to leave Mick. However, nobody believes her and Linda confronts Janine, leading to a fight. Linda is devastated when Mick decides to pursue a relationship with Janine. Janine is worried when Mick will not sleep with her, and when she sees Mick talking with Whitney Dean she becomes jealous. He reveals to Janine that he is struggling to be intimate with women after he was abused as a child by Katy Lewis.

In May 2022, Janine re-gains custody of Scarlett after Scarlett tells Kat that she wants to live with Janine. She later becomes jealous when Mick spends time with Linda and tries to warn Linda away from Mick by taunting her about her alcoholism, causing Linda to continue drinking. Janine’s jealousy intensifies and she offers Linda money to leave Walford. Linda demands more money, which Janine cannot afford, and she resorts to fleecing Zack and Nancy, by luring her old associate Melissa into posing as an investor for their business. They believe that they are investing in a restaurant, however, Melissa steals their money and shares it with Janine. Janine gives Linda the money and she agrees to leave, but eventually decides to stay when she realises that she cannot leave her family, much to Janine’s annoyance. Linda later realises that Janine has stolen Nancy’s money and tries to tell her, but Nancy storms off after an argument. After Linda's car breaks down, Janine offers to drive them back to Walford but they argue and Janine loses concentration, causing her to crash into a tree. After believing that Linda is dead, Janine frames her for the accident, and goes to visit Clare with Scarlett. However she comes back early and visits Linda in hospital to keep up her caring pretence. Linda’s best friend Sharon Watts plans to tell Mick about Janine stealing Nancy’s money, but Janine turns the tables on Sharon after finding out the money is now in the hands of Sam Mitchell, who has used it to purchase Ruby's club. Janine taunts Sharon by threatening to report Linda and the Mitchells for possession of stolen money, warning Sharon that Linda’s alcoholism and Sharon being Phil’s ex-wife would lead to the police believing her over Sharon. No evidence of Janine’s involvement comes to light until August 2022, when Linda and Mick discover that Linda called The Vic’s number on the day of the crash, and that someone answered it.

Later that August, Jada Lennox takes her daughter Alyssa Lennox to the Playground to celebrate her birthday, where she sees Stuart Highway buying from a dealer outside of his support group. She talks to him and later convinces him not to use them, however he puts them in Jada’s hand and runs away. Later at the Salon, Denise Fox asks Jada if she has two £10 notes for a £20 note, and when she opens her purse, the pills fall out, leading Denise and Linda to believe they are hers, however she tells them some guy forced her to take them, and refuses to tell them it was Stuart, as she knows he is having a hard time. During this, Lily steals the drugs. After she refuses to tell Linda who she got the drugs from, she fires Jada as she is the new Co-owner of the salon, leaving Jada furious. Janine hears the news that Jada was fired, and used the opportunity to get Jada to help her make Linda leave Walford, Jada agrees but doesn’t know that Janine was recording her. When Janine calls on Jada to put her plan into action, she refuses as she had a change of heart after seeing Linda bond with Annie, however Janine offers her money and threatens to expose her with the recording if she refuses. Jada plants empty bottles of Vodka around the house and calls social services, they later arrive and take Annie away due to finding bruises on her due to her falling over a lot as she recently started walking. After this, Jada confesses to Sharon, who tells Jada to go to the police and change her statement, however as she returned Janine’s money to her in a book she lent her for Alyssa with a note saying sorry, Janine finds her and manipulates her into not telling the police. After this, Sharon tells Linda it was Jada that called the social on her. Whilst waiting for a bus, Zack Hudson tries to stop her leaving, however she tells him she was never good enough for his family and leaves on the bus to her Aunt’s, taking Alyssa, and the truth, with her. Linda eventually manages to get Annie back when she gives up alcohol.

Mick and Janine decide to take Scarlett away for a holiday. When Mick and Janine return, Janine publicly reveals that her and Mick have gotten engaged and Janine is pregnant, leaving Linda heartbroken. Mick still stays close with Linda and Janine begins to become paronid when Mick lies about where he is when he is going to see Linda, Janine briefly calls off the engagement due to her paranoia but takes Mick back when he proposes a second time infront of the whole square.

Mick and Janine get married on 23 December 2022. However on Christmas Day 2022, the truth about Janine's actions are revealed. Jada tells the Carter's, Sonia and Ricky that Janine made her plant the bottles of alcohol resulting in Annie being taken away, and Scarlett told them about Janine being involved in the car crash. Linda attacks Janine, and Mick tells her that he never loved her and that Linda is calling the police on her. Janine drives away and fights with Linda. Mick eventually goes missing at sea, and when Janine returns to Walford she is arrested for perverting the course of justice. In March 2023, it is mentioned that Janine is pleading guilty, meaning that Linda never has to see her again, much to Linda's relief. However, Janine later only gets sentenced to five years.

Kill count[]

Murders/manslaughter victims[]

  1. Barry Evans (1 January 2004) – Pushed him off a cliff in Scotland.
  2. Danielle Jones (3 April 2009) (manslaughter) - Accidentally runs her over.
  3. Michael Moon (1 November 2013) - Stabbed with a kitchen knife.

Connected murders and deaths[]

  1. David (19 December 2008) (indirectly caused) - Dies of a heart attack after Janine is exposed for conning him out of his fortune.
  2. Mick Carter (25 December 2022) (Instigated/death implied only) - When Janine attempts to kill Linda Carter by driving them both off a cliff into the sea. Mick jumps into the sea to save them, Mick managed to save Janine but likely drowned when trying to save Linda.

Attempted murder victims[]

  1. Lily Branning (28 September 2010) - Deliberately pushed Lily's pram over during a fight with Jean and Kat Slater and Stacey Branning after discovering she was her husband Ryan's baby but Lily wasn't in the pram.
  2. Ryan Malloy (20 December 2010) - Began squeezing his oxygen tubes while he was unconscious in hospital, After she found out he had cheated on her with Stacey but wasn't able to go through with it.
  3. David Wicks (25 December 2013) - Ran him over in her car because he blackmailed her with a tape of her confessing to killing Michael.
  4. Linda Carter (25 December 2022) - Attempted to kill Linda in a murder-suicide by driving them into the ocean off a cliff.

Background information[]

  • Janine has the joint fourth highest confirmed kill count of any EastEnders killer with 3, behind Johnny Allen (7) and Phil Mitchell (5), just behind Nick Cotton (4), tieing with Gray Atkins (3), Ray Kelly (3) and Lucas Johnson (3), and just ahead of Aidan Maguire (2), Ronnie Branning (2) and Ryan Malloy (2). Note: this is taking all forms of murder into account, it is also worth noting that gangster characters like Johnny and Aidan among others have most likely killed more due to their line of work.
  • Janine has a birth mark on her left shoulder; this information was used by her brother Ricky when he confirmed he was Janine’s brother to David’s daughter Sarah at Janine and David’s wedding.

Employment history[]

Occupation Years active
Shop assistant at First Til Last 2000
Car dealer at Evans & Son Cars 2000-2003
Car dealer at Evan Executive Autos 2004
Owner of Janine Cars 2008-2009
Car dealer of Mitchell Executive Motors 2009
Owner of R&R 2011-2018
Bar manager/Landlady at The Queen Victoria 2009-2010, 2021-2022

Residence[]

Address Years
The Queen Victoria 1989-1990, 1999-2000, 2009, 2022
18 Albert Square 1990-1992, 2021
20 Albert Square 1990-1992
41 Albert Square 1993-1996, 2003-2004
87 George Street 2001-2002
41 Victoria Square 2002-????
3B Albert Square 2003
43 Albert Square 2009, 20102011
27 Albert Square 2009, 2011-2013
87 King George Guest House 2021
23 Albert Square 2021-2022
Prison 2022 to present

Quotes[]

First line: "Hello Gran, I've got a new dress.”


To Pat Evans at Frank’s wake: “Oh, well, because I-I’m sick of it! You, standing there like you're keeping the Frank Butcher flame burning or something! When the truth is he couldn’t give a toss about you.”


Last line until 2021: "It's funny you should ask." (talking to a man named Anthony after he asked where she is heading)


First line (2021 return): “Cute!” (said to Zack Hudson, when she saw Albie Watts)


Last line: "Scarlett just tell them" (said to Scarlett Butcher as she gets arrested)

See also[]

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