The fourth year of Eastenders broadcasting. This year saw the departure of many regulars, most notably Lou Beale, Angie Watts, Lofty Holloway and Mary Smith. Den Watts got into trouble with The Firm this year and ended up inside after committing arson.

104 new episodes were broadcast in 1988

Key events

January 1988

February 1988

March 1988

April 1988

May 1988

June 1988

July 1988

August 1988

September 1988

October 1988

  • 8 - [Offscreen] Billy Jackson is born, the child of Alan Jackson and Carol Jackson.

November 1988

  • 8 - [Offscreen] Stacey Slater is born, the child of Brian Slater and Jean Slater

December 1988

<1987 | 1989 >

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