EastEnders fans celebrate return of Dot Cotton
EastEnders fans have celebrated the return of Dot Cotton after a three-month absence from the soap.
Viewers were delighted to see the character, played by June Brown, back on their screens as the pensioner struck up a friendship with Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley).
The soap stalwart left Albert Square in October for a break by the coast.
Fans celebrated her return on Twitter, with one saying: “Dot back in the launderette is reassuringly familiar.”
Another wrote: “My mum told me I would have a ‘woohoo,’ moment when I seen who was back and she wasn’t wrong! Dot is back!”, as another said: “Best thing to happen in #EastEnders is my main girl Dot coming back!!”
Others revelled in Dot’s new friendship with Karen, with one fan saying: “I love it when Dot strikes up one of those unlikely friendships. They’re the best!”
Another said: “There’s going to be a great friendship between Karen and Dot and I’m loving it already!!”
EastEnders continues on BBC One on Thursday at 7.30pm.