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Emmerdale star Lisa Riley delights fans as she ‘stars’ in Bridgerton in spoof video

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Emmerdale star Lisa Riley has left fans amused after ‘starring’ in a Bridgerton spoof video.

The historical romance series has proven a mega hit on Netflix and rumours have suggested it could be around for eight series.

Taking to Instagram, Lisa got her fans into a bit of a tizzy.

The actress, who plays the iconic Mandy Dingle on Emmerdale, shared a video of herself in the historical drama.

Lisa Riley as Emmerdale legend Mandy Dingle (Credit: ITV)

Lisa’s a huge Bridgerton fan!

But all is not as it seems, as it is merely her face superimposed onto Phoebe Dynevor’s face.

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Sharing in view of her 155,000 Instagram followers, she explained: “My good friend @leedshairstylist has fulfilled my inner dream of being in @bridgertonnetflix @netflix by superimposing my face on the face of the brilliant @phoebedynevor.

“I feel even with my strong Irish roots, I’m able to be an English rose.”

Lisa’s fans praised the fun clip. One gushed: “Love it Lisa you are a beautiful woman.”

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Have you watched Bridgerton yet? (Credit: Netflix)

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While another teased: “I was waiting for the saucy scenes with your and the Duke lol…”

And a third user commented: “I was going to say Lisa, she really looks like you!!”

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Whereas a few weeks back Lisa wrote that she thinks if Mandy Dingle was on Bridgerton – she’s be the equivalent of Penelope Featherington on the show.

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She explained on Instagram: “Honestly if Lydia Dingle and Mandy Dingle @emmerdale #emmerdale we’re in @bridgertonnetflix these would be the two characters for sure.

“@karenblick1 it’s the perfect pairing @itv #bridgerton #netflix #comedy #camp #period.

“If you haven’t seen this series and you need something to #bingewatch this #weekend this is the ultimate choice.

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Lisa’s compared Mandy Dingle to Penelope on Bridgerton (Credit: Netflix)

“It’s BRILLIANT!!! If we do a fancy dress in the show…..we pray we can dress up.”

Several of Lisa’s fans agreed that they’d love to see Emmerdale do a Bridgerton dress-up special.

One user posted: “Oh good grief YES!!! A one-off period drama episode please! The crew have to dress up too right…?!”

A second user gushed: “This would be great!!! I can totally see you guys as these characters!!!!”

And a third user posted: “You would both be brilliant. Watched the series last weekend and loved it.”

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