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Charles and Camilla to star in EastEnders special Jubilee episode

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visitor star in a special EastEnders episode in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

In the special programme, Charles and Camilla will shock the residents of Albert Square at a avenue celebration held to have fun the monarch’s 70 years on the throne.

The royal couple filmed the scenes in March once they visited the brand new Elstree set and met the cast and crew of the long-running BBC cleaning soap opera.

Viewers have already seen Mick Carter, performed by Danny Dyer, determine to throw a Jubilee celebration for the Square.

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He will later tease that some very special friends might be in attendance however the partygoers might be left in shock when they’re graced by the royals in an episode airing on June 2.

Mick and Linda Carter, performed by Kellie Bright, will greet Charles and Camilla on the celebration and introduce them to the residents of Walford.

Speaking about her brush with royalty, Bright stated: “I did think what amazing sports that they are just willing to do it.

“I just thought, ‘Wow, they’ve never done anything like this before’. They didn’t really know what to expect, I mean it must have been nerve-wracking for them and completely out of their norm.

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“So I just hope they enjoyed it as much as we did.”

Executive producer Chris Clenshaw added: “We are truly honoured to have both the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall appear in what is set to be one of EastEnders’ most special episodes.

“Linda Carter is naturally in her element and giddy with excitement as their Royal Highnesses arrive in Walford, but it wasn’t just her, as for all of us at EastEnders it was an extremely special day that will go down in EastEnders’ history.”

In 2001, the Queen visited cleaning soap queen Dame Barbara Windsor, who performed Peggy Mitchell, on the EastEnders set.

The royal customer stepped behind the Queen Vic, strolled round Albert Square and by way of the EastEnders avenue market, meeting stars of the present.

The special Jubilee episode that includes Charles and Camilla is due to air on June 2.

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