Camilla to appear on soap opera

2011-02-03 10:37

Britain’s long-running radio soap opera The Archers will soon be getting the royal treatment.

Prince Charles’s wife, Camilla, is set to play herself on an episode of the rural drama about country life that has been airing on BBC’s Radio 4 for six decades.

The news of Camilla’s cameo was revealed by the character of Caroline Sterling – played by Sara Coward – on last night’s broadcast.

The Duchess of Cornwall, who has described herself as an avid fan of the show, will appear in her role as president of the National Osteoporosis Society in an episode to air on February 16. The broadcaster says she has already recorded the segment.

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