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Friday 6th December 2019

Carry On star Anita Harris joins EastEnders

She's going to play a psychic who will help Bailey speak to her dead mum

Former Carry On films star Anita Harris is joining EastEnders as a psychic.

The actress will make a guest appearance in the soap later this month.

Bailey's mum Dinah took her own life in May (Credit: BBC)

She will play claimed psychic medium Shyanna who will say she can help Bailey Baker get in touch with her late mum Dinah.

Dinah took her own life in May of this year after years living with decreasing health due to her Multiple Sclerosis, leaving Bailey in the care of her dad Mitch and his extended family.

Since her mum's death, Bailey has thrown herself into saving the environment but it will become clear that she isn't coping with the loss as well as people think.

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The Mirror claims she will summon Shyanna to Walford to help her get into contact with Dinah from the afterlife.

She will clash with Bailey's protective elder sister Chantelle who tells her exactly what she thinks of her claiming to be in contact with Dinah.

But Chantelle will be in for a shock when Shyanna gives her some words to think about.

Gray is secretly abusing Chantelle but could Shyanna know? (Credit: BBC)

A source told the Mirror: "When Chantelle gives Shyanna a piece of her mind, she isn’t prepared for what she says."

When Chantelle gives Shyanna a piece of her mind, she isn’t prepared for what she says.

Could Shyanna really be psychic and could she know Chantelle's secret?

The hairdresser has been hiding the reality of her outwardly looking perfect life and marriage.

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In secret her husband Gray is a cruel bully who beats and abuses her, with the tough to watch scenes having viewers desperate for Chantelle to escape him.

One said: "Chantelle needs to get outta there #EastEnders"

A second said: "Chantelle tries so hard to placate Gray. Breaks my heart when he still hurts her #EastEnders"

A third said: "The abuse story-line with Chantelle and Gray is breaking my heart but I can totally understand why the soap is doing this and raising awareness. I'm hoping that they top the Little Mo and Trevor story-lines."

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