BBC defends sex and drugs EastEnders story.
THE BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
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Please help recruit one or [ improve this article] yourself. See the talk page for details. EastEnders storyline Noun 1. storyline - the plot of a book or play or film
plot - the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal" after viewers complained.
Millions watched last night's episode in which Janine Butcher (right), played by Charlie Brooks
Charlene Brooks (born May 3, 1981 in Barmouth, Wales) is a popular Welsh actress best known for playing the role of Janine Evans (nee Butcher) in the BBC soap , 20, was about to snort cocaine, and paid the drug dealer with sex.
The BBC said it had received "a small number" of complaints but defended its handling of the plot, even though it was before the 9pm watershed.
A spokeswoman said: "Although the storyline implied Janine had taken drugs, there were no scenes that actually showed her using them.
"EastEnders has always tackled difficult issues like drug-taking in a responsible way, mindful of its responsibilities to its younger audience."