EastEnders actress Emma Barton has been axed by the soap's producers after joining the BBC One soap in late 2005 as Honey Mitchell.
Her on-screen husband Billy - played byPerry Fenwick - will not be leaving the soap.
An insider told The Sun, "Emma's a lovely actress, but we've just come to the end of her storyline. Honey will go this summer."
Emma said, "I'm looking forward to going back to musical theatre."