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February 01, 2014

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Ben

But when EastEnders first started it had some "Yuppie" characters (Debbie Wilkins; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debbie_Wilkins ). Another middle-class character (whose name I forget but the actress now lives in Clapton) was there early on.
But they were written out because their audience preferred the (disproportionately white) working class story-lines. I see no reason why introducing more affluent characters would be any more successful today. It's a drama, not documentary.

Julia Lafferty

The small businesses, craftspeople and artists who for decades have been operating from the Tram Depot on Upper Clapton Road are being evicted from a complex which provided a livelihood for over 70 people. Now a speculative developer is poised to make big bucks from an oversized and overcrowded residential development on the site which will contribute nothing in economic, cultural or aesthetic terms to the area. I welcome the regeneration of the Clapton neighbourhood, but not at the expense of the character and distinctivess of the area and the livelihoods of people of skill and creativity.

PJ

Militant cyclists? What's this but more bigotry against those of us who choose to ride bicycles rather than pollute the atmosphere and kill 2,000 people in the UK every year?

Dave Hill

Something other than "bigotry". Try a little research: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/davehillblog+lifeandstyle/cycling

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