David Witts leaving 'Joey Branning' role in Eastenders!

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Joey Branning will leave Albert Square at Christmas time after he gets involved in sister Alice Branning's (Jasmyn Banks') dark storyline with Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd).

Actor David Witts will exit theĀ  series, he has decided to quit the BBC1 show in order to pursue other acting projects. A spokesperson told the Daily Star Sunday: ''We can confirm that David is leaving EastEnders later this year and we wish him all the best for the future.''

Also leaving the serial is Joey's sister Alice, bad boy Michael Moon and a number of other characters including AJ Masood, Poppy Meadow and Carl.