Dean Gaffney delighted to be making return to Albert Square
Dean Gaffney is returning to EastEnders in the role of Robbie Jackson after several years away from the soap.
The actor said he feels "so lucky" to be reprising his role as the Walford regular after previously starring in the BBC series from 1993 until 2003.
Gaffney last appeared in EastEnders in 2015, following a few brief appearances in the years following his official departure.
Of his return, Gaffney said: "I'm really happy to be back. I'm so lucky to be given the chance to work again with such a talented group of people."
He is set to appear in EastEnders in the coming weeks, although details of his comeback storyline are currently unknown.