REDWATER is Kat (Jessie Wallace) and Alfie Moon’s (Shane Richie) upcoming EastEnders spin-off drama, focusing on their search for Kat’s son Luke in the fictional town Redwater in Ireland. The show will consist of 6 x 1 hour episodes which will air on BBC One. Pre-production is underway, filming is set to commence in April in Dunmore East and the show will transmit in the latter half of 2016.

The series will be directed by Jesper W. Nielsen (BORGEN). EASTENDERS boss Dominic Treadwell Collins and Vicky Wharton are producing the show for the BBC.

Shashi Rami will appear as Doctor Singh.