A strange urban collection
of hyperactive, semi rational individuals. None of them posess their own washing machine, and most of them only
own two sets of clothing. Some
characters in fact wear clothing which was handed down through
the generation, from the 1980s.
Characters are mostly
unemployed, for they spend
most of their day in a tiny square. Nothing like this actually exists
in the eastend of london, which is actually very
large, cosmopolitan, with large streets, large roads, and large communities of various ethnic groups.
On eastenders this is not reflected, it is perhaps stuck in the public imagination of the eastend in the 1950s. The storylines are not well thought out, the acting is childish, and it reflects a place firmly in the imagination of the British public.
The eastend of London today, is made up of asian, white
and black ethnic groups, with brick
It is not really reflective of multi ethnic London, despite the occasional crazy black or asian family who arrive, to live alongside
Its imaginary stuff.
Real life "I am going to Brick Lane market in the east
end, to purchase some sari
material, and have
"Err love, we ave 2 asian families on our street now, its a lot more than it used to be innet?"