Danny Dyer's transformation timeline in clips

He's just signed a "golden handcuffs" deal with the BBC worth a reported £1 million, and he's become one of the country's best-known soap stars.

But while his renaissance may have been a surprise to some, his journey to the Queen Vic seems obvious considering the number of cheeky chappies and wide boys he's played over the years.

Not convinced? Just take a look at the video above.