You won’t believe what this EastEnders actress looks like now

This former EastEnders actress looks unbelievably different to the character she once portrayed.

Lucy Speed last appeared in Walford more than thirteen years ago.

The actress played Barry’s wife ten years from 1994 through 2004, before leaving when she discovered he had been murdered by Janine Butcher.

Her most notable storyline was having an affair with Ricky Butcher, whilst he was with Bianca Jackson.

Since Lucy left the soap, she has focused on her stage career as well as appearing in Cradle to Grave, National Treasure and Call the Midwife.

The 40-year-old has also gone for a drastic makeover, ditching her curly blonde hair for a dark cropped style.

Take a look at what the stunning actress looks like now in our gallery