East Enders is a British soap opera broadcast on BBC One, which has aired since February 1985.
The show has used various homosexual characters to highlight gay issues since the 1980s, including homophobia, bisexuality, age of sexual consent, and HIV/AIDS among others.
Van: Yeah, you just have to give yourself over to the genre.
Even when outlandish things happen, you have to find the truth.
From October 2007 through January 13, 2008, Van appeared in the Off-Broadway production of Die Mommie Die.
Van Hansis also starred in a student film The Time Machine, which can be seen on Youtube here.
The show has been at the centre of much controversy regarding its gay characters kissing on-screen.I think the questions get a little better: Greg: Sometimes, the storylines really annoy me. Van: It’s a soooaaap.” Greg: But you guys pull it off, you make us still care. Jake: Any script we get, you try and find what resonates with you. It is a soap so there are outlandish things that happen but that’s the fun of it. Van was a guest on Blazin Ry radio on December 8th 2010.Download the podcast here Van plays Danny Hill in new Horror film "Occupant". Watch it online here and check out the official site here Van has a guest part in an episode of season 6 of the popular USA Network comedy show Psych, airing October 26th 2011.