EastEnders opens first gay bar

Long-running soap is to open its first gay bar.

The bar will be named The Prince Albert, and will be Walford’s very first gay bar.

Character Kathy Beale will be running The Prince Albert, after she came into a considerable amount of money and was able to buy the lease for the bar.

EastEnders is the first UK soap to have a gay bar as one of its permanent sets.