Eldorado 25th Anniversary Interviews

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  1. Carrie Fairchild

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    An English radio station on the Costa del Sol conducted a number of interviews with cast members to mark the 25th anniversary of the start of the show. Here's a couple but there's more with the likes of Julie Hernandez and Polly Perkins on the same YouTube account.



     
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    The video touring the set was interesting. Makes me almost want to watch an episode or two. It seems wrong to have never seen Eldorado. Well...
     
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    i was miffed they took off Terry Wogan and replaced with a soap that bombed

    I would take Terry any day! lol
     
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    If you're going to watch it, skip the first 50 episodes or so. They're absolute trash. It picks up a bit after those, when the new producer comes on board and they've dropped a few of the more wooden actors.
     
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    I totally agree about taking Wogan off air for it, but it did pick up and I was just starting to really enjoy it when they axed it!!!
     
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    Don't tell anyone but I may have just watched the first four episodes in one sitting. :oops:

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    It's nothing to be ashamed of. I recall doing something similar with Albion Market :embarrass:
     
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    I'm sure you managed to escape from the Market. I'm certainly not going to admit that I'm on Episode 9 of Eldorado.
     
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    Yes, I served Albion Market with a closure order very early on.

    The allure of Los Barcos is a bit harder to get away from though. Have you made it to the episode yet where they dip their toe into the "rave scene"?
     
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    It is, isn't it!? :oops:

    There are some interesting moments - the mother of the main family wants her children to be Europeans, not "little Englanders".

    Some of the English characters keep referring to their non English neighbours as foreigners.

    I suppose if ever there was a time to revisit Eldorado it would be now in the age of Brexit.

    In the club that looks like someone's living room?
     
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    That's the one. I think Joy's Bar was actually bigger than said "club".
     
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    Adiós Fizz!

    The butt of mostly every Eldorado joke but she wasn't that bad, was she? The actress certainly didn't deserve all the flak she got.
     
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    Poor old Kathy Pitkin did bear the brunt of a lot of the initial scathing reviews. Aside from a bit of panto in '92, she seems to have retired from acting. Keep an eye out for a young Nick "Lock Stock" Moran who turns up to bring her time on Eldorado to a close.
     
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    Yes, he's just paid Bunny a visit. A surprisingly bleak outcome in a show where very little has happened in 40 episodes.
     
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