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Patsy Palmer’s Bianca back in EastEnders with ‘blistering’ plot

ACTRESS Patsy Palmer is set to make an EastEnders comeback with a ‘blistering storyline’.

The 46-year-old will return to Albert Square as Bianca Jackson in the autumn after a five-year break, the soap confirmed.

Viewers will reportedly see Bianca reunite with her troubled daughter Tiffany, played by Maisie Smith.

Jon Sen, EastEnders’ executive producer, told The Sun: ‘When I joined the show in January, bringing Bianca Jackson back to the Square was high on my wish-list.

‘I’m thrilled to announce that Patsy’s agreed to return to reprise her iconic creation in a blistering storyline that will grip fans this autumn.

‘There is no one more excited than me to see her step back into Albert Square again. I simply cannot wait.’

Palmer joined EastEnders in 1993 before leaving in 1999. Her character’s relationship with Sid Owen’s Ricky Butcher was a hit with fans and their on-screen wedding drew an audience of more than 22million.

Palmer returned to the fictional London borough of Walford for a second EastEnders stint in 2008, and left again in 2014. She moved to Malibu, California, with her family.