David Witts tells Now why he's pleased he's leaving the soap


Last year, David Witts was happy to snap up a Sexiest Male award for playing EastendersJoey Branning.

But 12 months on, he’s ready to leave Walford because he ‘doesn’t want to be typecast’.

David – who’s off to star in Hairspray in the West End – tells us: ‘I never planned to stay for a long time.

‘And you can’t typecast someone who’s only been there for this space of time.’

Walford will miss you!

Read all about David Witts in this week’s Now magazine dated 4 November 2013 – download the digital edition now

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