Dean Gaffney is back playing Robbie Jackson in EastEnders, but we are over that now and I’m sure you are too.

So, now to the real information everyone wants – how many Wellards could there have been since the actor joined the soap in 1993?

Pertinent is the word you’re looking for.

Considering a dog’s average life expectancy (13 years according to a thorough scouring of Wikipedia ) that’s two and a bit – if you get him as a puppy.

Now, we are off to look into how many brooms he could have owned.

More Wellard facts can be found in the Daily Mirror’s story .