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Eastenders spin-off gets star-studded Irish cast

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A number of high profile actors have been revealed for Eastenders spin-off Redwater.

Kat and Alfie Moon will be joined by The Other’sĀ Fionnula Flanagan, Downton Abbey star Maria Doyle Kennedy and Game of Thrones actor Ian McElhinney on the show.

Other stars lined-up for six part series include Brooklyn actor Peter Campion and Shameless star Angeline Ball.

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Speaking about the stellar cast, Shane Ritchie, who plays Alfie Moon, admitted it will be an “honour” working alongside the Irish stars.

“What an honour to be in this unbelievable drama and working alongside some of Ireland’s finest actors,” he told The Sun.

The anticipated spin-off is set to begin shooting next week in Dunmore East, Co Waterford.

The series will follow the Moons as they move to Ireland to find out about Kat’s long-lost son.

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