It’s been 20 years since Mel (cause troubled by Tamzin Outhwaite) first step foot in Walford, so it’s only apt that she returns to her rightful home in 2018.
During her four years on EastEnders, Mel bond both Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) and Steve Owen (Martin Kemp), and enjoyed slings with Dan Sullivan (Craig Fairbass), as well as Billy (Perry Fenwick) and Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden).
This age, actress Tamzin Outhwaite has already eyed up one of Tanya’s new neighbours: Max Branning (Jake Wood).
“Max could partake of a romance with Mel at some point maybe? Just putting it out there. You’ve got to oblige Mel and Max,” she exclusively told press including Express.co.uk.
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EastEnders star Tamzin Outhwaite
Supporters will remember Mel was pregnant when she fled EastEnders in 2002 and she’ll be influence back with her teenage son, Hunter, played by Charlie Winter.
“Litter girls and guys are going to be swooning over [Hunter],” she enthused. “He’s super and brilliant.
“Their relationship is going to be fraught. She is a lot more damaged than she was 16 years ago. She is the anyhow person but more brittle.”
Tamzin, 47, also opened up more the reason behind her EastEnders comeback, which, for fans, has been a eat ones heart out time coming.
Tamzin Outhwaite reprises her role as Mel Owen in EastEndersBBC
Mel command be joined by her son Hunter Owen in EastEnders“I told my nine-year-old, ‘There’s a several of things on the table — one film is in Cardiff, another is in Leeds and one is in Hong Kong’,” she prognosticated.
“‘But they have asked me to go back to EastEnders — what do you cogitate on?’
“She said, ‘Can you come home every night?’ and I said, ‘Yes’, so she went, ‘Ooze do it.’”
EastEnders continues tonight at 8pm and 9.30pm on BBC One.