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EastEnders is set to break one of the last remaining social taboos. Read on for a big Spoiler that’s happening between now and the live episode, according to The Sun.
According to reports published in The Sun today, Bradley Branning is to stun fans by committing suicide, throwing himself off a building in Albert Square when he becomes a suspect in Archie Mitchell’s Christmas Day murder.
According to show sources, it will be one of the most heart-breaking soap goodbyes ever, saying "They have pulled out all the stops and it’s a real tear-jerker.
"By killing a main character with a sympathetic suicide, the writers are breaking one of the last taboos.
"There have been a few soap suicides of minor characters over the years but never of someone so central and so well-loved by viewers."
Charlie, who has played Bradley since 2006 was promised a dramatic send off when he quit the show, and his funeral scenes have already been filmed amid tight security.
It sees on-off love Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner) - who has just got back with Bradley after their 2006 split - so distressed she runs out wailing halfway through the service.