Emma Barton, who played Honey Mitchell for seven years, is returning to EastEnders, we can reveal.
Honey was last seen in Walford last year, when Barton made a guest appearance involving her character telling Billy she was moving to Canada with their son.
A source said: “Who knows, Honey might miss her old life so much she decides to stay. Wait and see.”
Barton last year in EastEnders – during her guest appearance
Speaking to the press, Barton said: “It’s like coming home. I can’t wait to put Honey’s shoes back on and find out what the future has in store.”
EastEnders’ executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins also promised to “keep the surprises coming”.
Speaking to Sunday People, Treadwell-Collins said: “We want to surprise the audience. We want to shock them, we want gasps, we want to tell stories in different ways.”