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Reenie Euginia Charitina Marguerita McQueen (Previously Buchanan-McQueen), played by Zöe Lucker, Reenie is the daughter of Nana McQueen, and the mother of Porsche, Celine and Cleo McQueen.


Reenie has been billed as "good-time party girl without an "off" switch and can be exhausting company although deep down she is the most vulnerable of Nana's children" and hasn't set the best example to her children and has let them down in the past. Reenie's introductory storyline saw her be visited by Porsche in prison.



Reenie first appears when Porsche visits her in prison, after receiving a visiting order from her. Porsche is very hostile towards Reenie, as she refused to believe her when Porsche told her about her ex-boyfriend, Pete Buchanan's, sexual abuse of her. Reenie asks Porsche for £5,000 so she can rebuild her life when she gets out of prison, but Porsche only manages to raise £2,000. Reenie accepts it reluctantly and asks Porsche about Celine and Cleo before she storms out.

Backstory with Derek Clough[]

Derek Clough arrives in the McQueen home after contacting Nana McQueen. Nana gives in and takes care of him until he dies. When Reenie meets Derek, she is scared of him, and claims that Derek sexually abused her, Nana doesn't believe her. Reenie and Nana talk upstairs, Reenie reveals that Derek had raped Reenie, and that he was Porsche's father. Derek calls from downstairs, Reenie and Marlena come downstairs, and Derek has a heart attack. Instead of helping, the two let him die.

Marriage to Pete Buchanan[]

After being released from prison, Cleo texts Pete. Pete arrives, Porsche reveals that he sexually abused her when she was 15, but no one believes her.

Pete proposes to Reenie and she accepts.

At the wedding, Harry Thompson rushes in and reveals that Pete abused Jade Albright, Cleo and Porsche. Eventually, everyone sees (including Reenie) and Pete is kicked out.

Background Information[]

See Also[]

Introduction Sequence[]

  • In the introduction of the soap. Reenie has a scene where she is standing in front of a dark backdrop, behind her a door opens, revealing to be Pete.


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