EastEnders received a royal visit this week, as Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall passed through Albert Square to mark the Platinum Jubilee.
The couple’s visit coincided with the filming of scenes that see characters celebrating the big anniversary this summer.
Their Royal Highnesses met with several cast and crew members while watching the filming process.
Although no details have yet emerged on specific storylines, it looks like the Platinum Jubilee will feature prominently in the soap opera, as residents of Albert Square pay their respects to the Queen and her 70 years of service. .
Further details are expected to be released in the future as the countdown to the celebration continues – and it will certainly be interesting to see what surprises the soap has in store for viewers.
The Jubilee itself will be celebrated on Friday June 3, 2022, with various grand plans having been drawn up to honor the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.
Incidentally, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are not the first members of the royal family to visit the set of the soap opera, the Queen herself and the late Prince Philip having visited for a 45-minute visit in November 2001 – with Lady Barbara Windsor. and Wendy Richard serving as tour guides.
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