EastEnders - Season 33 WORK
In the opening episode of the series, Sam is killed off after succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorway collision. Salt, who had returned during the previous series, decided to leave again, but was shocked to discover her character would die. She was glad that her departure was kept hidden and felt it had a greater impact. Gaminara makes his last appearance in episode 3 after pleading guilty to attacking Alicia. Halfpenny opted to leave her role as Alicia in 2018 after deciding to pursue other roles. Alicia departs in episode 20. Oforka also chose to leave her role as Louise, having appeared in the show since series 26. The character's exit was not announced beforehand and Louise leaves in episode 24 after an ongoing financial struggle. Oforka thanked fans for their support on social network Twitter and expressed her delight at working on the drama. Griffiths' exit from the series was announced on 4 May 2019; her character left in episode 36. Mohan took a four-month break from the series in 2019 and his character departed in episode 32 after deciding to travel the globe. Rash returns during the following series. Mealing's break from the show was announced on 15 April 2019 after the actress finished filming days earlier. A show spokesperson confirmed that Connie would return in the "autumn", during the following series. Connie departs in the season finale at the conclusion of her story about posttraumatic stress disorder and drug addiction.
EastEnders - Season 33