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EntertainmentEastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen

16:05  11 july  2019
16:05  11 july  2019 Source:   digitalspy.com

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EastEnders star Tamzin Outhwaite is bowing out of her role as Mel Owen again, Digital Spy can exclusively confirm . The actress will be filming her final scenes over the next few weeks, with Mel 's explosive exit story set to play out on screen in early autumn.

Mel Owen 's troubled son was at the centre of a huge storyline this week as he shot his villainous stepfather dead in some terrifying woodland scenes. An EastEnders spokesperson told Digital Spy: “We can confirm Charlie Winter is leaving and wish him all the best for the future."

EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen © Nicky Johnston - BBC Her exit will be aired later in the year.

EastEnders star Tamzin Outhwaite is bowing out of her role as Mel Owen again, Digital Spy can confirm.

The actress will be filming her final scenes over the next few weeks, with Mel's exit story set to play out on screen in early autumn.

Although show chiefs are currently keeping tight-lipped about the exact details of Mel's departure, it's already been confirmed that her killer son Hunter will be returning over the summer.

EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen © BBC Hunter and Mel in EastEnders

Hunter is currently locked away behind bars after shooting his stepfather Ray Kelly dead in the BBC soap's dramatic New Year storyline, but Charlie Winter, who plays him, was spotted filming at Elstree a few weeks ago.

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EastEnders is lining up a shock exit for Mel Owen later this year, as Tamzin Outhwaite leaves her role in the soap after two years. News of Mel ’s exit from the soap comes after it was revealed that her on-screen pal Lisa Fowler, played by Lucy Benjamin, will be returning to Albert Square.

A new EastEnders teaser trailer that aired after tonight's (November 1) episode offered even more insight into Mel Owen 's explosive exit from the BBC At the party, Mel tells Louise, "I always look out for you," as Keanu and Sharon watch on in concern. In the final scene, we see Sharon chasing Mel on

Hunter isn't the only familiar face returning in the coming weeks, as Mel's best friend Lisa will also be making a comeback. But as for whether Lisa or Hunter have anything to do with Mel's exit, fans will just have to wait and see.

Tamzin reprised her role as Mel in early 2018 after sixteen years away, but Digital Spy understands that she only ever intended to come back for a brief period of time.

EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen © BBC EMBARGO 18/06/2019 Max Branning and Mel Owen in EastEnders

EastEnders executive producer Jon Sen said: "We are extremely grateful to Tamzin for reviving the character of Mel Owen back in 2017, allowing EastEnders fans the chance to see one of Walford's most popular characters take centre stage once more.

"Tamzin is an incredible talent who has set our screens on fire with her wonderful performances in some of our most iconic storylines. We wish her the best of luck for the future."

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EASTENDERS fans were completely devastated this evening when Tamzin Outhwaite announced she would be quitting her role of Mel Owen , just after her on-screen son, Hunter Owen , was This evening Tamzin announced her exit from the show on Twitter, and indeed the end of Mel ’s time on the show.

Tamzin said: "When John (Yorke) asked me to return to EastEnders back in 2017, I jumped at the chance to play Mel once more but it was only supposed to be for a year. That year quickly passed and I agreed to stay on for another, but now the time feels right to once again pursue other challenges.

"I will of course miss so many people here at EastEnders, and I will forever have good memories of my time at the show, but I am also excited to experience new roles outside of Walford."

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Why EastEnders ' Mel Owen exit is a game-changer for the Sheanu story. Gone but not forgotten. Killing off Mel may prove controversial with some viewers – EastEnders does have a history of killing off big characters, sometimes to its own detriment in terms of long-term planning.

EastEnders actress Tamzin Outhwaite confirms she has now filmed Mel Owen 's exit from the BBC soap following on from Mel 's son Hunter's on-screen The actress confirmed back in July that she would be leaving the role later this year after returning to the soap in early 2018, and now Tamzin has

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EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen
EastEnders exit confirmed for Mel Owen

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