Eastenders film in the city

Easter leave over virtually before it began, the men of Hermes and Invincible stream back into Portsmouth Naval Base as Britain's Falkland Islands task force gathers

THIS WEEK IN 1982: Families wait and pray as men are recalled from Easter leave

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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.