Brookside was Princess Diana's favourite show – Daily TV round-up

Liverpool-based soap 'Brookside' was Princess Diana's favourite TV show, according to her former butler Paul Burrell.

Royal seal of approval: Princess Diana was a massive Brookie fan (Credit: Rex)

Burrell also added that she was friends with a number of the cast.

“'Brookside' was her favourite and she met most of the cast,” he told the Huffington Post.

“She went to the set of 'Brookside' and got to know some of the cast very well, especially Dean Sullivan, who played Jimmy Corkhill on the show.

“He became a friend, who she regularly telephoned.”

Burrell was attempting to dispel the notion that 'EastEnders' was her favourite show, as had been previously reported.

“Maybe in the very beginning she did tune into it, but it wasn't something that she would want to watch regularly,” he added. [Digital Spy/Huffington Post]

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