Is Perry Fenwick Leaving Eastenders? Actor Billy Mitchell Exit Story Line Explained


Perry Fenwick who plays the role of Billy Mitchell on Eastenders. ( Source : Thesun )

Perry Fenwick plays the role of Billy Mitchell and fans believe that his character is leaving EastEnders based on the rumored storyline. 

EastEnders is a British soap Opera that has been broadcasted on BBC One since 1985. The soap Opera was created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland and has over 35 seasons so far.

The soap Opera has been people's favorite for a long time and fans are really involved with the characters. Recently the news of Billy Mitchell's role coming to an end on the show has been circulating and fans want to know more about the character and his time on the soap opera.

Actor Billy Mitchell Exit Story Line Explored

During the recent episodes of EastEnders, Billy's storyline appears to have come to an end. Keeble has been trying to get Billy locked up in the recent scenes of EastEnders.

Billy Mitchell during one of the scenes on EastEnders.
Billy Mitchell during one of the scenes on EastEnders. ( Source : mirror )

Phil has been attempting to get Billy away from Keeble and he persuades Billy to miss the wedding due to a property deal he has to sort in Portugal.

It remains to be seen if Billy will permanently depart Walford, but his time appears to be running out. It comes after a rollercoaster day for the character, who was surprised to see Little Mo's kid Freddie again (Bobby Brazier). Freddie believes Billy is his father, and Billy is conflicted about what to do for the best.

Since the episodes aired, fans have been worried that Billy's time on the show has come to an end. Even though we still have to wait for the other episodes in order to be sure of Billy's future in the show, the recent storyline has been an inclination regarding his exit.

Who Is Perry Fenwick Playing The Role Of Billy On EastEnders?

Perry Fenwick has been playing Billy Mitchell in EastEnders since 1998. For 23 years, the actor has played the role of hapless cousin of Phil and Grant Mitchell in some of the soap's major storylines as well as offering some comedic relief.

Watching was the 59-year-first old's regular TV job as Terry Milton. He also appeared in Inspector Morse, Minder, and The Thin Blue Line, among other shows.

Perry Fenwick posing for a picture before his shoot.
Perry Fenwick posing for a picture before his shoot. ( Source : eastenders )

He also appeared five times as a minor character in the long-running ITV police drama series The Bill. Finally, in 1998, he earned the iconic Billy Mitchell role.

The actor earlier revealed that he only intended to appear in three episodes of the long-running drama but ended up sticking for the entire run. Perry has had to play a bartender, a company manager, a market trader, a personal assistant, a chip shop assistant, and many more roles throughout the series.

The actor was claimed to get paid £320,000 per year in 2008, following a value of £400,000 per year was made public in 2004.
Meanwhile, Perry previously married Angela Lonsdale from Coronation Street.

Who Is Billy Mitchell From EastEnders?

Billy Mitchell is the son of Steven and Janet Mitchell, Charlie Mitchell's brother, Little Mo Slater and Honey Edwards' ex-husband, and the father of Dan Pearce, Janet, and Will Mitchell.

Billy Mitchell during an intense scene on the EastEnders.
Billy Mitchell during an intense scene on the EastEnders. ( Source : mylondon )

Mitchell is generally seen as the outsider of the Mitchell family, regularly mocked by his siblings owing to his fearful demeanor. Billy, on the other hand, has frequently stood up to his family when required. When he first arrived in Walford, he was a scally who caused havoc.

It's then revealed that Billy used to look after Jamie Mitchell, an act for which he has expressed regret several times. Billy used to be a narcotics dealer, and he frequently sold to his employer, Steve Owen, who was hooked on the supply. However, over the years Billy has won the hearts of many and fans would be heartbroken to see his character come to end on the show.


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