EastEnders fans unconvinced by dead Lucy Beale stand-in

Why has Bobby's sister morphed into a middle-aged woman?

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Troubled teen Bobby Beale’s visions of his dead sister Lucy may be creepy enough already, but EastEnders fans have an additional reason to be freaked out.


Viewers who caught Monday’s episode of the BBC1 soap thought Hetti Bywater’s body double wasn’t exactly a dead ringer for the actress – and following the broadcast, they took to Twitter to point out their observations:

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Despite the Lucy stand-in appearing to have aged, some were still impressed by the scenes and were even convinced that Bywater had made a secret comeback to the soap:

Tuesday’s episode of EastEnders will see an already fraught situation intensify further when Bobby’s odd behaviour arouses the suspicion of both Callum (Tony Clay) and Rainie (Tanya Franks). As the latter tries to reassure Bobby (Clay Milner Russell), he continues to be plagued by Lucy’s voice. And, by Thursday, this struggle to come to terms with everything that’s happened to him leads to Bobby ending up in a very dangerous situation…


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