EastEnders‘ Ben Mitchell has had a makeover – as a new actor had taken on the role.

Joshua Pascoe replaces Charlie Jones as the son of Phil Mitchell, who returns to Albert Square later this year.

Ben is currently serving a six-month sentence in a detention centre after attacking Lucas’s son Jordan (Michael-Joel David Stuart).

In June, it emerged that EastEnders bosses were to recast the roles of Walford youngsters Ben and Lucy Beale, who was previously played by Melissa Suffield.

An EastEnders insider said at the time: “They were both suited to playing younger versions of their characters but sometimes a higher level of experience is needed as their characters mature.”

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