EastEnders followers thought that they’d seen the final of her when she gave the impression to be killed off in a particular spin-off.
However in one other shock cleaning soap opera twist, evidently Kat Moon might be returning to Albert Sq. within the New 12 months.
Hoping to extend the present’s rankings, EastEnders boss John Yorke has reportedly determined to carry again fan favorite Jessie Wallace.
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Plot twist! Jessie Wallace set to return to EastEnders as Kat Moon in early 2018 regardless of obvious onscreen demise in a bid to get viewers again on board
The 46-year-old actress left the long-running present alongside co-star Shane Richie, who performs her onscreen accomplice Alfie Moon, to star within the spin-off Kat & Alfie: Redwater.
Along with her romance with Alfie being a focal storyline for Kat all through the cleaning soap, it was believed that issues would go effectively.
However whereas viewership began strongly, by the second episode the rankings for Redwater had dropped by two million so it was quietly cancelled quickly after.
Fan favorite: Hoping to extend the present’s rankings, EastEnders boss John Yorke has determined to carry again fan favourites, and Jessie Wallace is likely one of the first to return.
Legendary! The star helped enhance rankings alongside her household after they arrived on Albert Sq. in 2000 – and starred in one of many present’s most memorable storylines, when she informed her ‘sister’ Zoe (performed by Michelle Ryan, above) that she was truly her mom
The collection noticed the couple head to Eire to try to discover a baby Kat by no means knew she had – a far-fetched story that had left viewers and critics divided.
The twist within the pilot episode was that Kat’s son’s identification was revealed – which followers mentioned they thought of to be one of many attracts of the present within the first place.
Kat was final seen on the present unconscious and, apparently, not respiration after being lower by a propeller and dragged again to a seashore.
Alfie, in the meantime, was on the working desk for a mind tumour and was in want of resuscitation after his coronary heart had stopped beating.
New storylines: The 46-year-old actor left the long-running present together with her co-star Shane Richie, who performs her onscreen accomplice Alfie Moon, to star within the spin-off Kat & Alfie: Redwater.
A present supply informed The Mirror: ‘Kat Slater was an enormous and in style character in EastEnders and John was in cost when the Slaters first got here into the cleaning soap.
‘Her marriage to Alfie Moon was one of many largest relationships within the cleaning soap.
‘Now John is again in cost once more he has managed to influence Jessie to come back again to with a bunch of recent storylines. He is aware of tens of millions might be excited to see what he has in retailer for the character.’
Jessie shot to large fame taking part in Kat, a member of the favored Slater household, in 2000 and has appeared on the cleaning soap on and off ever since.
When requested if she would return to the cleaning soap on the In the present day Present earlier this 12 months, Jessie responded by saying: ‘By no means say by no means,’ earlier than jokingly including that it was a ‘commonplace reply’.
Tamzin Outhwaite can be returning to the present to reprise her function as Melanie Owen.
Reaching for the celebrities: Jessie shot to large fame taking part in Kat, a member of the favored Slater household, in 2000 and has appeared on the cleaning soap on and off ever since.