Bobby Davro has apparently insulted his female EastEnders co-stars in front of a crowd of 20,000 people.

The comic, 48, insulted the actresses who play Shirley Carter and Heather Trott, according to The Sun. The jibes came during his warm-up gig at the O2 Arena on Sunday ahead of Barry Manilow’s performance.

Bobby plays Vinnie Monks in the soap, whose character is dating Shirley, played by Linda Henry.

He said that the worst part of his role is having to kiss her, comparing her face to ‘a bulldog licking p*** off a thistle’.

Bobby then joked he had slept with Heather, played by Cheryl Fergison: “I’m not saying she’s big, but I got on top of her and burnt my a*** on the lightbulb,” he said.

Debbie Scarf, 51, of Isleworth, West London told the tabloid: “I couldn’t believe how insulting he was. The actresses will be furious.”

But his agent, Siovanya Bond, said: “It was tongue-in-cheek. Both actresses know he jokes about them and see the funny side.”

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