They referred to her Platinum Jubliee, which was celebrated across the nation, earlier in the year as a "classy way to say goodbye", before Denise, played by Diane Parish, said: "God bless her, she's been there our whole lives. It's like she's everything we've ever known."
Kathy, played by Gillian Taylforth, replied: "Just feels so personal though, doesn't it? Just devastating", before Denise added: "It's like we've lost our nan."
"Well, we have," replied Linda, portrayed by Kellie Bright. "I mean the country's lost… we've all lost our nan. She dedicated her entire life to serving us."
"Selfless," said Kathy, before Denise continued: "We'll never see anyone like her again."
Fans took to social media in response to the scene with one posting: "Lovely tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II at the start of #EastEnders tonight. A great little scene between Linda, Kathy and Denise. They always do this sort of thing so well."
Another shared: "I think for the first time EVER there’s a scene before the titles in tonight’s episode! #EastEnders", while another user praised the tribute: "#EastEnders are always so good at getting topical news into an episode, and this is one that needed to be said."
The Queen was the longest reigning British monarch, serving the country and the commonwealth for 70 years.
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Corries Stephen and Leo fight this week
Stephen's been lying and scheming and he's about to get caught out.
Upon finding out what Stephen has been getting up to, the two men get physical.
Emmerdale's Leyla shows love for co-star
Leyla has been having a tough time of late.
Her drug problem appeared to be getting out of hand so she when to rehab.
Despite returning home, it's not clear whether she'll be able to maintain her sobriety. Meanwhile Liam is struggling to deal with the situation and makes a bad decision.
Outside of soapland though, Roxy Shahidi, who plays Leyla, took to Instagram to show love for her co-star and friend, Isabel Hodgins.
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EastEnders confirms Frankie Lewis' exit scenes
Rose Ayling-Ellis has already filmed the scenes.
Talking to Digital Spy, Rose gave her take on her character's exit: "I have loved my time on the show and Frankie has been such an awesome character to play. However, now feels like the right time for me to move on and I am excited and ready for new challenges.
"I will always treasure my time on the show and all the incredible people I have worked with, who have supported my growth as an actor these last two years and given me so many amazing memories. I am excited for viewers to see Frankie's exit storyline.
"I think it's a really important one that will hit home for lots of people."
Emmerdale's Chas and Al continue to struggle
After beginning an affair, the two have found their feelings for each other becoming real.
This week, after a period pf intimacy, the two find things a tricky and are left in pain.
Kelly Neelan breaks silence on Corrie character's exit
Coronation Street confirmed the exit story for Kelly Neelan.
The actor behind the character, Millie Gibson shared her opinion on what's been going on with Kelly and her opinion on the exit.
She said: "I think Kelly is completely besotted with Aadi. She has finally found great morals in a man and she has never seen that before, especially in her past with her dad, who ended up being a liar. We also had Corey, who ended up lying to Kelly as well.
"I think Aadi's the only trustworthy person that Kelly has met. She has really fallen hard for him and I think she's very in love at the minute.
"I think Kelly is utterly at rock bottom. There's only so many times she can hit rock bottom before it finally gets to her – from being in prison, being kidnapped and then this. I think it's really got to her now.
"You'll see just how intense it is. This poor 17 year old girl, she's experienced so much in such a short amount of time. It's tense, dramatic scenes."
Dotty and Rocky EastEnders Christmas storyline finally revisited
It was revealed during the Christmas episodes that Nasty Nick wasn't Dotty's father as she had always thought.
Dotty's mum dropped the bomb that Rocky was actually her biological father.
Since then, the storyline has been left alone with the only person knowing the truth being Vinny, Dotty's boyfriend that she just split up with after cheating with Finlay.
Emmerdale: Liam struggles with Leyla's addiction
As Leyla returns home, Liam realises they've still got a way to go.
Struggling to come to terms with the journey ahead, Liam looks for comfort in the wrong places.
Will their relationship survive?
Hollyoaks: Tony is taken aback by Diane
The trained chef wants to launch a village festival.
Finally securing a meeting with potential investors, Tony i keen to show what the village has to offer and what the the carnival could look like.
But Diane decides to surprise Tony, leading to a great deal of awkwardness.
Dev is given a start warning on Coronation Street this week
Aadi and Kelly attempt to prove how serious they are about each other.
The young couple want to make clear how much they love each other to Dev.
Gary suggests Dev give Kelly and Aadi a chance, otherwise he risks losing his son entirely, but will Dev listen?
Janine keeps a big secret from Mick in Walford
Mick and Linda have been getting closer since she's been curbing her alcoholism and having to deal with the police.
Janine's scheming ways to get Linda out of the picture have been going on for a while now.
Thinking she's caught the same bug Scarlett had, Janine is rushed to hospital and she's caught off-guard with what the doctor tells her. But when will she tell Mick?
Donna-Marie's happiness is short-lived on Hollyoaks this week
A gym is opened on the site that was ruined in January.
The journey to get the gym open hasn't been easy for Donna-Marie so she's excited to see it open, despite James hoping for her failure.
This week, she meets her secret-investor only to be frustrated to find out it's Grace Black.
Coronation Street star shares her summer holiday as exit scenes are confirmed
The actress behind the character made the decision to leave.
As the details of her character's exit are shared, Millie Gibson took to social media to share some pics from her summer.
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A wobbly start for Alfie back in Walford
Shane Richie and the EastEnders team have been teasing Alfie Moon's return to the square recently.
Alfie finally returned to our screens with a cheeky greeting to Kat on the day of her wedding.
But things don't go smoothly when he opens up a stall next to Billy's on the market.
Despite feeling right at home, Alfie's stall is unlicensed.
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Boys’ night out: Corrie stars look unrecognisable after 20 years
Corrie Keith Duffy and Chris Bisson looked totally different as they partied on a lads’ holiday almost 20 years since leaving the show.
Keith played Ciaran McCarthy in the long-running drama from 2002- 2005 and then reprised the role briefly in 2010.
Meanwhile, Chris, 47, played Vikram Desai on the soap from 1999-2002, but is now best known for his role as Jai Sharma in Emmerdale.
Keith captioned the touching snap: “I started coronation Street 20 years ago, Little did I know I’d meet friends for life. We are missing Rico tonight but these guys have been a huge part of my life! So grateful to still call these guys besties ❤️”
Obstacles for EastEnders’ Kat and Phil pile up
Sharon’s made a vow to win Phil back.
Despite Phil dismissing the notion of he and Sharon ever getting back together, Kat confronts them separately.
Later things get worse when Alfie turns up on their wedding day.
Coronation Street’s Billy encourages Sean to support Stu
Stu’s fallen on hard times, but in the lead up to Sean’s birthday, Billy has a word with him.
Pointing out Sean also knows what it’s like to live rough, he’s encouraged to book his birthday party at Speed Daal.
Emotional scenes on Emmerdale aired
Faith is battling terminal cancer.
Unsurprisingly, the diagnosis has been tough on Faith’s children, both of whom she’s had a rocky relationship over the years.
During a party recently, Faith collapsed leading the family to find out her cancer had spread to her brain, resulting in seizures and confusion.
Due to the nature of the cancer’s development, Faith was encouraged to begin making plans for her last days.
The double bill which aired on Monday, though was scheduled for Thursday but was moved due to the death of the Queen, highlighted the lack of control Faith was feeling.
Sam struggles tell the truth on Hollyoaks this week
Finding the courage to share his story, Sam talks to Lizzie and Ethan.
When telling Lizzie and Ethan about his life and his birth mother, Sam changes the truth at the last minute.
Explaining that his family has a history of mental illness, Sam can’t bring himself to say it’s his mum who struggles with it and instead says it was his brother.
Elsewhere James finds it difficult to keep his emotions in check s ends up taunting John Paul with alcohol and lashes out at Donna-Marie.
Coronation Street cancelled in honour of Queen
The Queen’s death was announced on Friday at 6:30pm.
In honour of the monarch’s passing, normal programme scheduling was adapted, which included cancelling Corrie.
Instead, an extended showing of ITV News was aired.
Sister Sister – Corrie’s Eileen is frustrated this week
Finding her sister is overbearing, Eileen complains to George.
Jenny offers Glenda a job at The Rovers resulting in Eileen becoming concerned her sister’s stay will be longer than she’d hoped.
Elsewhere, James is on a road to recovery but refuses to accept the chance of a life without football in it.
The real reason the Undertaker joined the Hollyoaks cast
Norma arrived in the village in April and since then, she’d been involved in a range of major storylines.
Sienna and Warren make life difficult for each other and Norma is the one behind their despicable behaviour.
Talking about her character and her storylines, Glynis Barber, shared there will be a big reveal in the coming weeks.
“Everyone is wondering why she came to the village, and the real reason will come out in September during the big stunt episodes.
“It will change how viewers see her. I can’t say any more, but there are huge scenes that we filmed on a very exciting location and people will be thinking: ‘Oh my God – but what now?”
SPOILER: Toyah shocks Spider and Leanne on Corrie this week
Ahead of her trial, Abi takes pity on Toyah.
Not knowing what the trial will hold, Abi offers Toyah the opportunity to look after Alfie.
As she does, she cries telling him how sorry she is for taking his daddy away.
Later, when home, Toyah admits to Spider that she crashed the car on purpose, which killed Imran as she’d intended.
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Hollyoaks star advertises soap
Ahead of the Inside Soap awards, the stars of the nation’s favourite shows are promoting their work.
The Inside Soap Awards will take place in October this year and all the soaps are encouraging fans to vote for them including Hollyoaks actor, James Sutton.
The actor famed for playing the only McQueen brother, John Paul, who is currently struggling with alcoholism, took to Instagram to drum up votes.