Harry Redknapp confirms EastEnders role as he's seen arriving on set

Harry Redknapp confirms EastEnders role as he's seen arriving on set amid claims he is already 'inseparable' from co-star Danny Dyer

By Amelia Wynne For Mailonline

Published: 00:56 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 01:00 BST, 2 May 2021

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Harry Redknapp has confirmed he will have a role on upcoming episodes of EastEnders after he was seen arriving on set earlier this week. 

The former footballer, 74, has joined the soap as a friend of Danny Dyer's character Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter and it has been claimed the pair are already inseparable. 

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In pictures obtained by The Mirror, Harry was seen on his way to BBC's Elstree studios on Tuesday to start shooting scenes. 

New venture: Harry Redknapp has confirmed he will have a role on upcoming episodes of EastEnders after he was seen arriving on set earlier this week

New venture: Harry Redknapp has confirmed he will have a role on upcoming episodes of EastEnders after he was seen arriving on set earlier this week

The publication also reported the former Tottenham Hotspur manager is said to have had immediate chemistry with Danny, 43, who has been on the soap for five years.

They also reported that Harry was 'cheered' by crew as he arrived on the set for the first time as he laughed and joked with Danny. 

The pair are both from east London and reportedly bonded over their love of West Ham football club which Harry played for in the 60s and managed in the 90s. 

Perfect partner: The former footabller, 74, has joined the soap as a friend of Danny Dyer's character Mick Carter (pictured) and it has been claimed the pair are already inseparable

Perfect partner: The former footabller, 74, has joined the soap as a friend of Danny Dyer's character Mick Carter (pictured) and it has been claimed the pair are already inseparable

A source said the duo are now 'inseparable' after spending long days on set filming together.

The source added: 'Harry isn't a bad actor, especially for EastEnders. He brought

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