Shane: It’s not the Ender me yet!
STAYING PUT: Shane Ritchie
star Shane Richie has denied reports that he is about to leave the soap.
The actor, 51, was said to have hinted that fans should be prepared to wave goodbye to his alter-ego Alfie Moon in Albert Square.
His comments came after the BBC announced that Kat – played by Jessie Wallace – and Alfie would be leaving Walford temporarily to star in their own spinoff series. tweeted: “I am NOT leaving @bbceastenders #walfordforever”.
The actor joined the BBC1 soap in 2002 and after leaving in 2005, returned almost five years later.