Shane Richie eyes Walford comeback

Shane Richie has said he would love to return to EastEnders – if his son could come too.

The 44-year-old actor, who played cheeky landlord Alfie Moon in the long-running BBC1 soap, said he wants to go back to Albert Square with his real-life son Jake, 16, playing Alfie’s mystery lovechild, The Sun reports.

And it seems the pair have even come up with a plotline.

He told Heat Radio: “This young boy gets off the train at Walford and makes his way round.

“He gets to the Queen Vic, sees Peggy Mitchell and says: ‘Excuse me I’m looking for my dad.'”

Shane left Walford after Alfie’s turbulent romance with Kat Slater.

The pair finally drive off into the sunset together in 2005 after Alfie announced he had bought a Ford Capri and intended to drive across America.

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