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The EastEnders power couple who were together in real life

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The EastEnders power couple who were together in real life

There’s one thing about on-screen fictional {couples} that is really easy to fall for.

You see the ins and outs, and ups and downs of their lives so it is no shock you actually really feel such as you get to know them.

It can also make for some actually good drama.

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That is why it is so fascinating once you hear they’re relationship in actual life.

After 35 years of EastEnders, it is no shock just a few actual life {couples} have come from the present.

This occurred for the actors who performed Phil Mitchell and Lisa Shaw.

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Shaw, performed by Lucy Benjamin, was launched as a ‘home-wrecking blonde’ in 1998.

Her relationship with Phil Mitchell, performed by Steve McFadden, could possibly be described solely as risky, ending up along with her taking pictures him within the iconic ‘Who Shot Phil?’ story arc.

On display screen theatrics apart, the 2 actors ended up relationship in actual life.

Steve Mcfadden taking part in Phil Mitchell in August 1997

They dated from 1999 to 2003, with Steve since blaming the breakdown of their relationship on the telephone hacking scandal.

Nonetheless, they managed to place their break up behind them and work collectively once more when Lisa returned to Albert Sq. for just a few temporary stints in 2010, 2017 and 2019-2020.

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Lucy Benjamin as Lisa Shaw in her 2017 return

In 2017, Lucy spoke about all of it on Free Ladies, saying: “It was extra concerning the historical past between Lisa and Phil and there’s a lot water beneath the bridge with these two folks”.

She continued: “You simply resort again to their storylines and the issues they’ve gone by means of as characters. We did not have to consider me and Steve and the outdated days. There’s a lot stuff between Lisa and Phil. It was simple to play that.

“It was unusual actually, however pretty to be working with Steve, Tish and Natalie Cassidy once more. It was identical to being with mates. They’ve been doing fabulous work and I knew that they might take care of me and have my again upon my return.”

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