Himesh Patel to live tweet as Tamwar Masood during EastEnders' anniversary

Published Tuesday, Feb 17 2015, 15:53 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
EastEnders actor Himesh Patel will be making UK soap history as his character Tamwar Masood is set to live tweet throughout the soap's anniversary week.

Soap bosses have confirmed that Tamwar will be sending out tweets during some of the live elements of each episode.

EastEnders character Himesh Patel as Tamwar Masood - 2014.

© BBC/Jack Barnes

Himesh said: "Tweeting in character is a first for me – but I think I know Tamwar well enough and I'm looking forward to giving the world his unique perspective on things as they unfold."

Fans will have to keep an eye out on exactly what Tamwar will be sharing and when via the official EastEnders Twitter page. (Posts will also be shared on Facebook).

EastEnders' 30th anniversary kicks off this week and viewers will FINALLY learn who killed Lucy Beale.

EastEnders 30th anniversary week - February 2015.


It's set to be an "explosive week of drama, special shows and a flashback episode" with shocking revelations and twists. There will be a series of live elements in all episodes and a fully live half hour episode on Friday night at 8pm.

Soap legend Barbara Windsor will reprise her role as Peggy Mitchell for one episode, while Jo Joyner and John Partridge will also reprise their roles as Tanya Cross and Christian Clarke.

Viewers will also see Hetti Bywater (Lucy Beale), Tanya Franks (Rainie Cross) and Jamie Lomas (Jake Stone) back for the flashback episode.

#EELive kicks off tonight at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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