Is Grant Mitchell returning to EastEnders?

It's 'practically confirmed'


by Maria Vallahis |
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The more this news is dangled in front of us, the more we are closer to bursting with excitement at the fact that Ross Kemp could be returning to Walford for the most EPIC comeback of all time.

EastEnders actress Annette Badland, who plays Albert Square's Aunt Babe, "practically confirmed" the news on *Good Morning Britain *earlier today.


    The 65-year-old was asked if Ross, who played bad boy brother Grant Mitchell in the soap many moons ago, would be making a return to the soap, to which Annette repsonded: "Well, perhaps Aunt Babe is out there looking for him now.

    Annette Badland on Good Morning Britain today.
    Annette Badland on Good Morning Britain today.

    "You never know." - Don't toy with us Annette.

    She continued: "But who am I to say? I never tell lies!"

    Then GMB host Susanna Reid further riled up 'Enders fans when she joked: "Well that practically is a confirmation."

    Co-host Kate Garraway replied: "I'm definitely going to bank that as fact!"

    So that CONFIRMS it then? Yep, we'll take that.

    Phil and Grant Mitchell in EastEnders circa 1991.

    Only last week did Ross get fans quite excited by hinting he could reprise his role as Grant Mitchell in* EastEnders*.

    The actor retweeted a message sent to ‘Enders producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins from a fan that asked for Phil Mitchell to be reunited with his brother on the soap.

    The message read: “I really hope @dominictv convinces @RossKemp to return to @bbceastenders... I would love to see the Mitchell Brothers back together again.”

    Ross replied: “Never say never.”

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