The set of EastEnders has apparently been swamped by a number of attractive young male actors, including a new doctor for the Square.

Not only has Marc Elliot arrived to play Syed Masood, but newcomer Adam Croasdell (pictured) has been enlisted as Dr Legg and Dr Truman’s successor, Dr Jenkins.

“There’s an influx of three or four very handsome men on set and all the women – who are mostly in their 30s and 40s and above – are saying, ‘Hurrah – totty on set!'” a source said.

This delivery of new talent has also perked up the cast. “It’s new blood which brings a bit of life to the set,” the source continued.

The new actors will make up for this week’s news that Kara Tointon and Ricky Groves will leave the EastEnders later in 2009.

Adam will appear on screen in late April, while Marc turns up in May.

(Pic courtesy Poirot/ITV)

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