Lucy Benjamin spotted out for first time since revealing she will reprise her ...

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She recently revealed she will reprise her role as Lisa Fowler when her character makes an explosive return to Albert Square.

And EastEnders actress Lucy Benjamin was seen for the first time since the announcement as she headed out on a jog around Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, on Thursday. 

The soap star, 49, appeared to be enjoying her morning run and was and getting fit ahead of her return to screens next month. 

Preparing: Lucy Benjamin headed out on a jog in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, on Thursday as she was seen for the first time since announcing her return to EastEnders

Preparing: Lucy Benjamin headed out on a jog in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, on Thursday as she was seen for the first time since announcing her return to EastEnders 

Troubled character Lisa was last seen in Walford in 2017 after making an ill-fated attempt to kidnap teenage daughter Louise Mitchell amid a mental breakdown.

But the character is set to make a huge comeback once more as she discovers Louise is pregnant. 

Lucy revealed to The Mirror that she 'couldn't be more excited' to be stepping back into the shoes of the iconic character, who famously shot ex Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) back in 2001. 

She said: 'Going back to EastEnders feels like going home. I love and adore playing Lisa, and am looking forward to seeing what’s in store for her this time.' 

Back with a bang: The soap star, 49, appeared to be enjoying her morning run and was and getting fit ahead of her return to screens next month

Back with a bang: The soap star, 49, appeared to be enjoying her morning run and was and getting fit ahead of her return to screens next month 

Getting ready: The actress looked athletic in a Nike T-shirt emblazoned with the iconic tick logo and a pair of cut-off gym leggings

Getting ready: The actress looked athletic in a Nike T-shirt emblazoned with the iconic tick logo and a pair of cut-off gym leggings

Lucy looked determined as she enjoyed her solo jog around Borehamwood wearing comfortable gym gear. 

The soap star looked athletic in a Nike T-shirt emblazoned with the iconic tick logo and a pair of cut-off gym leggings. 

She completed her fitness ensemble with a pair of bright blue running trainers and tracked her exercise routine with an Apple watch. 

The actress went make-up free and tied her tousled wavy locks back as she exercised in preparation for the small screen comeback. 

Comeback queen: The TV star went make-up free and tied her tousled wavy locks back as she exercised in preparation for her EastEnders comeback

Comeback queen: The TV star went make-up free and tied her tousled wavy locks back as she exercised in preparation for her EastEnders comeback

According to Digital Spy, Lisa Fowler is set to return to the soap on September 2 and the first week of autumn will be filled with drama surrounding Whitney Dean (Shona McGarty) and Callum Highway's (Tony Clay) .

The BBC soap's executive producer Jon Sen

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