EastEnders film last minute scene about Royal baby!

Published Tuesday, Jul 23 2013, 11:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
EastEnders' stars and producers have rallied together and filmed a last minute scene to mark the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William's baby son.

Last night, news broke around the world that the Duchess of Cambridge had given birth to a boy after being admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London at 6am.

Abi Branning from EastEnders, played by Lorna Fitzgerald


Dot Cotton from EastEnders, played by June Brown


Not one to miss out on the excitement, BBC1 soap EastEnders will now reference the tot's arrival in tonight's (23 July) episode.

In a last minute scene to be dropped into the programme Abi, played by Lorna Fitzgerald, and Dot Branning - June Brown - will discuss the Royal baby's birth.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge aka Kate Middleton
visit Kuala Lumpur during their royal tour of Southeast Asia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 14.09.12


A show spokesperson said: "This is such a momentous occasion for the Royal family, the country and of course the residents of Walford that we felt it should be marked in EastEnders history".

Since it first hit our screens in the 80s, EastEnders has often marked national events with last minute scenes. These included Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding, World Cup matches, the London 2012 Olympics and, more recently, Andy Murray's win at Wimbledon.

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