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EastEnders to get live Olympic torch visit

23 July 2012 Last updated at 14:27 BST

In the latest EastEnders, Walford's residents are gearing up for the arrival of the Olympic torch.

The torch relay will make a live appearance in the fictional London borough during Monday's episode.

Lizo Mzimba visited the set to find out how Billy Mitchell, played by Perry Fenwick, got the chance to carry the torch.

EastEnders is broadcast on BBC One at 2100.