EASTENDERS favourite Dot Cotton was to be seen in Thorpe Bay as the soap filmed some scenes.
Actress June Brown, 84, who has played Albert’s Square’s favourite chain-smoking gossip since 1985, was first on the beach and then at a home in Thorpe Esplanade.
A BBC spokeswoman was not giving anything away about the storyline.
She said: “All I’ll say is we are filming some big episodes, which we plan to broadcast later this summer. It’s not our policy to comment on episodes like this so early.”
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