EastEnders star Lorraine Stanley has undergone a complete hair transformation ahead of her appearance on the red carpet tonight at one of the biggest telly events of the year.
The Karen Taylor actress, 43, has taken to social media to show off her glam new hair do ahead of tonight’s National Televison Awards.
Karen can be seen sporting two plaits leading into two “Miley Cyrus” inspired buns, paying homage to her alter-ego, who is often seen wearing her hair in a scruffy pun.
Taking to Instagram, Lorraine posted a series of snaps captioned: “Thank you Amy Davy Hair for doing my hair, I love it! On route to NTAs to join EastEnders.”
Lorraine’s co-star Clair Norris, who plays on-screen daughter Bernie, rushed to compliment Lorraine on her new look commenting “Love your hair gorgeous mum” underneath the post.
Another fan complimented the actress writing: “Hair looks fabulous.”
A third Lorraine fan gushed: “Yes.”
Lorraine joined the BBC One soap as gobby Karen in 2017.
The actress has had three roles in EastEnders over the show’s 35-year stint.
In 2004, she played young Mo Harris in a EastEnders: Pat and Mo, a one-off special back in 2004.
Lorraine also appeared in the soap as Linzi ‘Star’ Braggs mother Thelma before joining the soap as mum-of-six Karen.
Lorraine’s c-star Danny Dyer is in the running for the Drama Performance award in tonight’s ceremony for his role as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter.
Danny is up against Coronation Street actress Katie McGlynn, Hollyoaks’ Greogry Finnegan and Emmerdale star Danny Miller.
EastEnders bad boy Ben Mitchell actor Max Bowden is one of the five nominees for Best Newcomer.
The National Televison Awards will be airing at 7.30pm on ITV.
EastEnders airs tonight on BBC One at 7.30pm