Strictly's Craig Revel Horwood is making an EastEnders appearance…kind of

Danny Dyer (opens in new tab) will soon be seen shouting “Craig Revel Horwood (opens in new tab)” at a tree in EastEnders.

Sadly, this is not because Mick Carter has chased the Strictly Come Dancing (opens in new tab) judge into hiding after a bout of particularly harsh comments to wife Linda Carter – Strictly contestant Kellie Bright (opens in new tab).

Kellie Bright and Danny Dyer as Mick and Linda Carter in EastEnders

Kellie Bright and Danny Dyer as Mick and Linda Carter in EastEnders (Kieron McCarron/BBC)

No, instead it’s because Carmel Kazemi (Bonnie Langford (opens in new tab)) will be returning to Albert Square with her cat – who she’s named after a certain choreographer on her favourite TV programme!

In what will be one of the more surreal scenes in EastEnders of late, EastEnders producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins (opens in new tab) explained: “Carmel is about to come back with her cat Craig Revel Horwood.

“She’s a big Strictly fan, and it will lead to an amazing scene where you will get Danny Dyer and Linda Henry (opens in new tab) [Shirley Carter] shouting ‘Craig Revel-Horwood’ trying to coax a cat down from a tree.”

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