Celebs Go Dating‘s Tom Read Wilson left EastEnders icon Dean Gaffney speechless when he unveiled his shockingly good cockney accent tonight (March 9).
The soap star was so impressed, in fact, that he reckons the agency receptionist would be right at home on Albert Square.
In the most recent episode of the E4 reality show, Tom greeted Dean with a rhyming slang poem in honour of his time as the small-screen “East End Earl of Inanity”.
“I couldn’t help, but have a butchers,” the verse began, as Tom put on his deepest East London voice. “You gave that scene some welly, that day you met my cherry hog on my custard and jelly.”
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“When that famous baked bean Vic became your new career, you blossomed under Peggy’s wing and served a mean pig’s ear,” he continued. “But now old Gaffers, you don’t want romantic jackanory. You came in search of turtle dove… This ain’t no Queen Vic story.”
“Better than me,” Dean laughed, while fellow famous singleton Joshua Ritchie gushed: “Yeah, that was very good!”
Elsewhere in the episode, Dean and Joshua joined Hollyoaks actor Malique Thompson-Dwyer and TOWIE star James Lock on a speed dating session that saw them try to woo a whole bunch of hopeful singles.
Meanwhile, Made in Chelsea‘s Liv Bentley and TV personality Amy Childs enjoyed a double date.
Celebs Go Dating continues tomorrow night (March 10) at 9pm on E4.
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