Alison Slade

TVTimes Soap Editor

Alison Slade

Alison has almost twenty years experience in TV journalism; most of those spent writing about her favourite genre – soap operas. She has rubbed shoulders with soap greats past and present – amongst them Julie Goodyear, Steve McFadden, Claire King and Eccles the dog.

As Soap Editor for TVTimes and TV&Satellite Week, she spends her time watching soaps, writing about soaps, interviewing actors who are in soaps, and occasionally judging soaps – she has been on the panel for The British Soap Awards and the BAFTA Television Awards on numerous occasions.

Away from soapland, she loves posh nosh, cheesy 90’s dance music and theatre.

EastEnders Lee MacDonald

Lee MacDonald, who played Sammy “Zammo” McGuire in long-running children’s show Grange Hill, is to make his TV return on EastEnders. The 50 year old former child star will appear…