EastEnders' Lorraine Stanley, 47, looks worlds away from Albert Square as she strips off to a bikini in Spain | The Sun

EASTENDERS' star Lorraine Stanley slipped into a bikini in Barcelona after getting engaged to long-term partner Mark Perez.

The actress – who plays Karen Taylor on the BBC One soap – sported a strapless black bikini top and matching bottoms as she took a dip in the sea.

Lorraine, 47, has been making the most of her break from Albert Square, by jetting off to Spain for some family time.

She was joined by her lookalike sister Donna, who rocked a bright yellow bikini.

The soap star then shared a series of loved-up snaps with her new fiancé, including photos of them posing on a bridge and sharing a kiss.

Lorraine – who has also been joined by her sister's family – hit some of the tourist attractions.


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The group posed for photos on the streets of Barcelona, while also enjoying alfresco dinners and a spot of sunbathing.

Just days ago Lorraine confirmed that she was engaged engaged to her partner of nine years and showed fans the exact moment the proposal took place.

She confirmed the special moment took place on Mark's birthday last month.

A shirtless Mark appeared to be relaxing on a sun lounger at their home when Lorraine popped the question.

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In a caption, she wrote: "Yep, I proposed to him on his birthday 25/6/23… and I know it's not a leap year, and I didn't plan it, it was the most impulsive thing I've done to date, but it felt like the perfect moment."

The actress took to Instagram to share a sweet snap of her with Mark to share the happy news before going into detail about the precious moment.

She could be seen beaming at Mark as she posed with her arm around him.

The star was dressed for the moment in a white dress with a sparkly tiara.

Lorraine simply captioned her photo: "Love you baby #Engaged." She added a series of emojis including a love heart and an engagement ring.

She and Mark have been together for nine years and last year she shared photos of them celebrating their eighth anniversary.

Lorraine regularly leaves fans speechless when looking worlds away from gobby Walford resident Karen in real life.

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