EastEnders fans threaten to boycott soap as they blast BBC for ‘unbearable’ script


EASTENDERS fans were left fuming after the several references to the World Cup football.

Since the World Cup started last Sunday, it’s not just the schedule changes that have left viewers frustrated.

Walford residents gathered together to watch a football game

Viewers felt the numerous references to the sporting event made them want boycott the BBC soap.

In Tuesday’s episode, Rocky and Mitch Baker then discussed which country was playing in the tournament.

Later, the Queen Vic was packed with Walford’s residents as they flocked to watch the latest game on the boozer’s big TVs despite England not playing today.

The day before, Alfie suddenly appeared and chimed in with his World Cup winner’s knowledge.

Taking to Twitter, one fan said: “Never mind boycotting the World Cup, I think I’ll boycott @bbceastenders until it’s over. It’s unbearable.”

Another wrote: “EastEnders and their football references, enough already!”

A third penned: “Oh god not another football talk #EastEnders.”

A fourth commented: “Is there football on? You’d think they’d mention it. SARCASTIC EYEROLL. #Eastenders.”

Meanwhile, Mick Carter proposed to Janine Butcher again.

She said yes and as the couple hugged and celebrated, Linda excused herself and fought back tears in the passageway of The Vic.

And Lexi Pearce told the pub her mum Lola was battling cancer in a heart-breaking scene.

Residents were shocked by the news as Lola informed everyone: “I have got cancer. I’ve got a brain tumour, but I’m getting treatment.”

Mick proposed to Janine for the second time

Janine accepted Mick’s proposal