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Tony Holland

Writer/Script editor
18 January 1940 to 28 November 2007

A former actor, Holland’s lasting legacy and greatest achievement as a writer is the hit soap EastEnders which he co-created with Julia Smith in 1985. The pair had previously worked together on Z Cars (1970-73), Angels (1979-83) and The District Nurse (1984), teaming up again to create Eldorado (1992-93).

*Read Tony Holland's Times obituary