EastEnders’ Lorraine Stanley looks dramatically different to her character Karen Taylor on TRIC Awards red carpet

EASTENDERS fans may struggle recognise actress Lorraine Stanley as she arrived at the TRIC Awards in London this afternoon. The 41-year-old, who plays loudmouth Karen Taylor, looked dramatically different as she left her dodgy denim back in Walford and slipped into a smart blue dress. Walking onto the red carpet at London’s Grosvenor House with her co-star Emma Barton, Lorraine’s smart attire was a world away from bolshy matriarch Karen. The star teamed her chic blue dress with a fitted cream coat and accessorised the look with a pair of black boots and a silver clutch bag. Lorraine’s hair was perfectly blow-dried and hung over her shoulders, much unlike Karen – who piles hers up on top of her head and appears in dire need of a blast of dry shampoo. She joined a whole host of stars at the ceremony to celebrate the best of TV and radio. It’s not the first time Lorraine has wowed with her out of character transformations. Last month she caused a stir at the Brit Awards in a stunning blue gown alongside her on-screen family. In the soap, Lorraine plays downtrodden Karen who rocked up to E20 with her children Keanu, Keegan Baker, Bernadette and Riley and Chatham. Speaking about being cast in the hit BBC soap, Lorraine said: “I’m chuffed to be cast in such an iconic show that I’ve grown up watching. “Working with my new family is really quite special, and I’m proud to play their mum.” Lorraine has previously appeared… [Read full story]

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