Lacey Turner’s little sister is joining EastEnders just weeks after the popular actress bows out EastEnders.
Nine-year-old Lily Harvey, whose older sibling has played Stacey Branning since 2004, hits screens in March.
She has been cast as cheeky Shenice, the daughter of Kat Moon’s new friend Martine, played by Tamara Wall, the Sun reports.
Lacey, 22, is said to be ‘thrilled’ about her sister’s new gig.
A source told the newspaper: “She loved growing up on set and is happy to still have links. She’ll give Lily lots of advice and has made the older stars promise to look out for her. Lily takes after Lacey, she’s a star in the making.”
Lily, who lives with Lacey, sister Daisy and mum Bev, auditioned for the role despite her family link.
Lacey leaves screens on Christmas Day, but details of exactly how she bows out remain a secret.