Brian Conley tells Loose Women he cried after landing new EastEnders role

Brian Conley has revealed he cried when he found out he got his new EastEnders role of Terry Cant – as news of the achievement meant so much to him.

The comedian, 59, appeared on Loose Women on Thursday (20 May) as he spoke to the panel about his new role on the ITV soap.

it was previously announced Brian was taking on the role of Terry Cant – Sonia Fowler's estranged father on the show.

And many fans fell instantly in love with Brian's new cockney character as the star made his debut in the East End on Tuesday night (May 18) – looking for his long-lost daughter Sonia (Natalie Cassidy).

When regular Loose Women host Denise Welch brought up that Brian had become teary-eyed after hearing the news, Brian himself confirmed that he cried after hearing that he bagged the role.

Opening up about the emotional achievement, Brian said: "Yes because on so many levels I know how lucky I am.

"It's not just being there it works on every level because of what we've worked though so for me it was very moving".

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