Eastenders film in the city

The telegram received by William Halls mother  still upsetting to read 78 years on.

NOSTALGIA WITH BOB HIND: Curse of the telegram: Dear Mrs Hall – your son is dead

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On this day in 2001 Portsmouth featured prominently in an episode of EastEnders.

The then Continental Ferryport and the Norrish Central Library acting as locations – from John Sadden’s The Portsmouth Book of Days.