EastEnders has revealed that new character Felix Baker is also Albert Square's first drag queen - Tara Misu.

The BBC soap shared photos of actor Matthew Morrison in character on Thursday.

EastEnders said: "As previously announced, Felix is the younger son of Mitch's (Roger Griffiths) estranged brother Avery (Omar Lye-Fook).

"Felix has arrived on the Square alongside Avery and Finlay (Ashley Byam), his older half-brother, and all three are set to stir things up in Walford this summer!"

Matthew Morrison said of his role as Tara Misu - "It's a privilege to represent the LGBTQIA+ community and to showcase the creative art of drag to both viewers at home and the residents of Walford"

Commenting on his casting, Matthew Morrison said: "I am blessed to have the opportunity to step into the heels of the fierce Tara Misu as part of my role on EastEnders.

"It's a privilege to represent the LGBTQIA+ community and to showcase the creative art of drag to both viewers at home and the residents of Walford."

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