Sid Owen is an actor, presenter, author. He is best known for his role as Ricky Butcher in EastEnders. Joining the cast in 1988, he appeared on the programme for eighteen years, becoming one of the soap's most enduring icons. He has also appeared on The Jump, Strictly Come Dancing and Masterchef. His memoir From Rags to Ricky will be published in August 2021.

A compelling and moving story of hardship and redemption.

Nick Berry
on From Rags to Ricky