EastEnders confirms sex exploitation plot, Whitney Dean all set to steal the show

January 10th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The producers of EastEnders and the charity organization, Comic Relief have been working alongside for sometime now and now they have confirmed that a special episode of the show will be made on the plot of sexual exploitation.

Comic Relief has been working for the past decade to address the cases of sexual exploitation. In the special edition of the show which is just ten minutes long, the character, Whitney Dean is played by Shona McGarty is set to be at the center.

She will be taken advantage of by a man who capitalized on her loneliness because of the absence of her stepmother, Bianca Butcher which is played by Patsy Palmer.

A spokesman for the show told reporters that, “EastEnders has been working alongside Comic Relief since last year, devising a storyline that raises awareness of sex exploitation. In the long tradition the show has of tackling social issues, this is a storyline that looks to be exploring a growing problem that faces many young women in the UK.”

The organizers believe that the episode will help create awareness in especially young women who are often the target of some unscrupulous individuals that always seeks to take advantage of their vulnerability.

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