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The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 2017, by order of first appearance. All characters are introduced by the show's executive producer Sean O'Connor or, from 27 November, his successor as executive consultant, John Yorke. The first character to be introduced was Keegan Baker (Zack Morris), a friend of Shakil Kazemi (Shaheen Jafargholi), followed by Emerald Fox (Doña Croll), the mother of Denise Fox (Diane Parish) and Kim Fox-Hubbard (Tameka Empson). Madison Drake (Seraphina Beh), Alexandra D'Costa (Sydney Craven) and Travis Law-Hughes (Alex James-Phelps), three new teenage characters, were also introduced in January as well as their school teacher Mr Gethin Pryce (Cerith Flinn) and Hugo Browning (Simon Williams), the chairman of Weyland & Co. The following month, Preston Cooper (Martin Anzor), a student with whom Michelle Fowler (Jenna Russell) had an illegal relationship in the United States, and Konrad Topolski (Piotr Baumann), a love interest for Shirley Carter (Linda Henry), made their first appearances.
Josh Hemmings (Eddie Eyre), the son of James Willmott-Brown (William Boyde) and love interest for Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa), and Tommy, a friend of Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick), both debuted in March. April sees the first appearance of Woody Woodward (Lee Ryan), a friend of the Carter's. Ted Murray (Christopher Timothy) and Joyce Murray (Maggie Steed), an elderly couple, made their first appearances in May. The following month, Tom Bailey (Daniel Casey), a love interest for Michelle, the Taylor family − comprising Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley), Keanu Taylor (Danny Walters), Bernadette Taylor (Clair Norris), Riley Taylor (Tom Jacobs) and Chatham Taylor (Alfie Jacobs) − and Ingrid Solberg (Pernille Broch), a nanny hired by Jack Branning (Scott Maslen), were introduced. Felix Moore (George Maguire), a market trader, debuted in July. Hope Fowler, the daughter of Martin Fowler (James Bye) and Stacey Fowler (Lacey Turner), was born in October. Aidan Maguire (Patrick Bergin) arrived in November, while Kandice Taylor (Hannah Spearritt), Karen's sister, and Abi Branning, the daughter of Abi Branning (Lorna Fitzgerald) and Steven Beale (Aaron Sidwell), made their first appearance in December.
Keegan Butcher-Baker (also Baker), played by Zack Morris, is a friend of Shakil Kazemi (Shaheen Jafargholi) who also goes to school with Louise Mitchell (Tilly Keeper), Bex Fowler (Jasmine Armfield), Travis Law-Hughes (Alex James-Phelps), Alexandra D'Costa (Sydney Craven) and Madison Drake (Seraphina Beh). He first appears in the episode broadcast on 9 January 2017.Keegan is first seen playing a ball game with Shakil, and he causes the ball to land on Louise's mobile phone, smashing it and causing her to call him a "toenail" in anger. He later attends a party arranged by Shakil, and shows Shakil a video he took of a girl at school in the changing room, without her knowledge or consent, revealing he has sent it to everyone at school, which Shakil says is horrible. When Louise arranges a date with Travis Law-Hughes (Alex James-Phelps), Travis does not turn up, but Shakil, Keegan and their friends arrive and Keegan tells Louise she was messaging him and he teases Louise with things she said in the messages. Keegan pushes Louise into the lockers at school and insults Bex. Keegan is on board a bus that crashes into the market and viaduct. Keegan gets himself off the bus and films the incident and takes the opportunity to steal cigarettes from the local shop, and pushes Emerald Fox (Doña Croll) when she tries to stop him. Keegan posts the video of the bus crash online and teases Louise. He later annoys Denise Fox (Diane Parish) by trampling flowers in the gardens and insulting her, which results in her hitting him. Keegan angrily declares that he will inform the police and that Denise will be jailed for assault. In court, Denise is made to pay Keegan £50, which he tells her has paid for his new trainers, and he continues to disrespect Denise and the gardens.After finding out Bex had sex with Preston Cooper (Martin Anzor), Keegan suggests to Shakil they should get revenge on Bex, and Keegan imposes Bex's face on a porn video and sends it to Madison Drake and Alexandra D'Costa (Seraphina Beh and Sydney Craven). This leads to the police becoming involved, and a naked photo of Shakil is found. Shakil and Bex are both interviewed by the police and given warnings, and Bex takes the blame despite being innocent. Shakil blames Keegan for all the problems and fights with him, which is stopped by Shakil's mother, Carmel Kazemi (Bonnie Langford), who bans Keegan from the Kazemi house because of what he did. While in the local supermarket, the Minute Mart, Keegan attempts to steal a bottle of drink but Derek Harkinson (Ian Lavender) threatens to call the police, and though Keegan says the CCTV is only for show, Derek tells him that may or may not be the case and convinces Keegan to return the drink. Keegan arrives at Louise's house after Madison and Alexandra invite people. Louise unknowingly has drinks that Madison and Alexandra spiked, resulting in Louise getting drunk and being sick, which Keegan films. As Louise staggers outside, she collapses after bringing up blood, panicking Keegan and the others. He later bumps into Denise, he apologises to her but she tells him to get lost.After Travis humiliates Keegan in front of his schoolmates, Keegan tells Louise that they had sex at the party, but Louise says he is lying, but worries after Madison and Alexandra tell her that Keegan is telling people about Louise's birthmark. Louise goes to a clinic to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases and Louise is shocked that Keegan is the son of a new neighbour, Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley). Louise speaks to the police and Keegan, despite admitting he made the rumour up because he likes Louise, is arrested on suspicion of rape. The investigation is dropped due to the lack of evidence, but Keegan receives a juvenile warning and Sharon decides to get answers from Keegan for Louise.Keegan tells Louise and her stepmother, Sharon Mitchell (Letitia Dean) that Dennis Rickman (Bleu Landau), Sharon's son, told him about Louise's birthmark and Keegan apologises. Honey Mitchell (Emma Barton) sees Keegan stealing a magazine in the Minute Mart, but is afraid to confront him. Derek warns Keegan and states that Honey saw him, so Keegan accuses Honey of being racist. He then confronts Derek and calls him an "old queer", before leaving the store. When Keegan is told his 15-year-old half-sister Bernadette Taylor (Clair Norris) is pregnant, he calls her stupid. Keegan later buys a bar of chocolate in the Minute Mart but Derek tells him he is banned from the shop. Honey gets both of them to apologise. Keegan tells Derek that it was a joke.Dennis and his friend, Will Mitchell (Freddie Phillips), plan to throw eggs at Keegan, b.... Discover the Kieran Woodward popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Kieran Woodward books.