SPOILER ALERT: Albert Square says goodbye to Pat Evans as her coffin makes its final journey… while a new Lucy Beale makes her return to Walford

SPOILER ALERT: Albert Square says goodbye to Pat Evans as her coffin makes its final journey… while a new Lucy Beale makes her return to Walford

Her final journey: The coffin of EastEnders

Her final journey: The coffin of EastEnders” Pat Evans is carried to its final resting place as more scenes emerged from the soap”s Christmas storyline

Solemn: The pallbearers - none of whom seemed to be connected to Pat - carefully carry her coffin to her grave

Solemn: The pallbearers – none of whom seemed to be connected to Pat – carefully carry her coffin to her grave

In mourning: The coffin is followed by Pat

In mourning: The coffin is followed by Pat”s son David Wicks (Michael French), Tiffany Butcher (Maisie Smith) Janine Butcher (Charlie Brooks) and Fat Boy (Ricky Norwood)

Same character, different face: A new actress playing Lucy Beale was snapped on the set today Same character, different face: A new actress playing Lucy Beale was snapped on the set today

Same character, different face: A new actress playing Lucy Beale was snapped on the set today

Hanging out: The new Lucy Beale stands with Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) and his on-screen granddaughter Lola (Danielle Harold)

Hanging out: The new Lucy Beale stands with Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) and his on-screen granddaughter Lola (Danielle Harold)

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New boy: Jamie Foreman, who plays Derek Branning, stands with his on-screen brother Max, played by Jake Wood, between scenes

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Who”s running the pub Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace, who play Queen Victoria landlords Alfie and Kat Moon, share a joke between takes

Paying their respects: Fay Boy (Rocjy Norwood) and Zainab Masood (Nina Wadia) were also on set Paying their respects: Fay Boy (Rocjy Norwood) and Zainab Masood (Nina Wadia) were also on set

Paying their respects: Fat Boy (Ricky Norwood) and Zainab Masood (Nina Wadia) were also on set

Good to have you back! Patsy Palmer, who plays French

Good to have you back! Patsy Palmer, who plays French”s on-screen daughter Bianca, shares a joke off camera with him