With royal baby fever sweeping the nation this week, it seems not even the fictional world of ’EastEnders’ is immune.
Bosses at the London-based soap referenced the arrival of the new prince, in a hastily-filmed scene inserted into Tuesday (24 April) night’s episode.
Viewers of the BBC soap saw noted royal-obsessive Linda Carter celebrating the Duchess of Cambridge giving birth to her third child a day earlier.
Linda featured in a scene with mother-in-law Shirley, who didn’t exactly share her excitement.
“8lb 7oz, that really is a healthy weight, isn’t it?” Linda said. “If he’s got his daddy’s smile and mummy’s hair he’ll be perfect!