EastEnders mum and daughter are sisters-in-law in real life family connection

EastEnders mother and daughter Carol Jackson and Bianca Jackson aren't just related on the soap as the actors have a family connection in real life.

Away from Albert Square, Carol Jackson star Lindsey Coulson and Bianca Jackson actress Patsy Palmer are sisters-in-law.

Lindsey is married to Patsy Palmer's real-life brother, Harry Harris.

The couple have reportedly been married since they tied the knot in 2002.

Harry is a psychotherapist, according to reports.

Carol Jackson and Patsy Palmer have had their fair share of explosive storylines on EastEnders.

In one jaw-dropping plot, Carol discovered her on-screen boyfriend Dan Sullivan was having an affair with daughter Bianca.

During one scene, Carol slapped Bianca while at the Queen Vic.

Lindsey and Patsy aren't the first EastEnders stars to have a family resemblance in real life.

Jamie Borthwick and Charlie Winter discovered their family connection while they were on set.

Jamie Borthwick, who plays Jay Brown, and Hunter Owen actor Charlie Winter did some investigating and found out they're second cousins, OK! Online reports.

It was soap veteran Jamie who sparked their family investigation as he guessed they could be related.

He said: "My great uncle is called Charlie Winter, so when they said there was a kid coming in called Charlie Winter, I was like, 'Seriously?'"

"Turns out we are second cousins", he continued.

Other family connections on the soap include Joe Swash and his sister Shana Swash.

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Joe played Mickey Miller on the show, while his real-life sister Shana played Mickey's sister, Demi Miller.

Other soap stars who are related in real life are Emmerdale's Charlie Webb and Hollyoaks and EastEnders star Jamie Lomas.

Charlie and Jamie are siblings who share an incredibly close bond.

Jamie even walked his sister Charlie down the aisle on her wedding day to her Emmerdale co-star Matthew Wolfenden.

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