BBC want to keep hold of Jessie Wallace
Jessie Wallace might be leaving Eastenders but that doesn’t mean the BBC wants to let go of her - quite the opposite in fact. According to an insider, scriptwriters are working on a number of projects for her for when she leaves the soap in October. These include a comedy, a costume drama and a thriller.
“The BBC have high hopes for Jessie and are planning to create a star vehicle in which to showcase her talents,” the source has blabbed. “There are lots of ideas out there but Jessie wants to make sure that what she is doing is absolutely right for her career.”