She is known for playing the iconic EastEnder character, Janine Butcher.
And Charlie Brooks looked set to return to Albert Square as she stepped out with pages of the soap opera script in her arms on Sunday.
The actress, 40, put on makeup when leaving her hotel in London after spending three days in an isolation bubble before filming.
Exciting: Charlie Brooks looked set to return to Albert Square as she stepped out with pages of the soap opera script in her arms on Sunday
Charlie cut a relaxed silhouette in a baby pink linen shirt she slipped into black cuffed pants.
She walked to her car in comfy black Birkenstock sandals before filming on the EastEnders set.
She accessorized with a chic gold pendant necklace and let her hair fall naturally.
The actress, who left EastEnders in 2014, is set for a rollercoaster comeback, with bosses hinting that she will take center stage in “Biggest Screenplay of the Year.”
On her way to the studio: The actress, 40, showcased her natural beauty as she put on makeup as she left her London hotel after spending three days in a bubble of isolation
In breaking the news, the bosses assured fans of the show that “drama and scandal” is never far behind Janine, and she will be making a stormy return to the soap opera in the months to come.
Speaking of her return to the role, actress Charlie said, “I’m more than happy to put myself in Janine’s shoes and return to The Square.
“The time is right and I can’t wait to find out what she’s been up to over the past seven years! She is and always has been so much fun to play.
Casual: Charlie cut a casual silhouette in a baby pink linen shirt that she had French tucked into black cuffed pants
‘It’s kind of like coming home. It feels good to be back. ‘
Jon Sen, Executive Producer of EastEnders, added: “Janine is one of EastEnders’ most iconic characters who is loved, and often despised, equally by viewers and everyone at Walford.
“Charlie’s portrayal of Janine over the years has created some of EastEnders’ most memorable moments and we’re all so thrilled to see Charlie bring back his incredible portrayal of Janine. “
Throwback: She accessorized with a chic gold pendant necklace and let her hair fall naturally into small curls as she left seclusion to film
Seeming to give fans a hint on future storylines, he continued, “We have a lot of drama in store for Janine, in fact it may be wise for some Walford residents to invest in slip-on shoes…”
Viewers were quick to comment on their enthusiasm for her return, with one writing: “SHE COMES TO SAVE 2021.”
Another said, “Omg, we NEED Janine. The best character ever !.
One of them remarked: ‘yes !!!! we were waiting for this announcement. I’m so excited for her to come back.
‘It’s kind of like coming home. It’s good to be back ‘: the actress left EastEnders in 2014 and is set for a rollercoaster return with’ biggest screenplay of the year ‘
Commenting on her iconic character, Charlie added, “She’s a lot of fun, I love Janine. I still wonder what she did. I think it’s really important to empathize with your characters and for me she’s become so layered.
“I honestly believe that she is completely misunderstood in many ways, although she is getting harder and harder to defend. But that’s where all the juicy things are.
Plot details of her comeback are not yet known, but Janine has been involved in her fair share of drama during her time on the soap opera, which began in 1999.
Most notably, Janine married Barry Evans – played by Shaun Williamson – for his money before pushing him off a cliff.
Shocking: Janine was involved in her fair share of drama during her time on the soap opera and married Barry Evans – played by Shaun Williamson – for his money before pushing him off a cliff