Casualty legend Amanda Mealing breaks down as she speaks out after final scenes air

“Thanks for that. A good number to go out on.”

On being told she “shined” on-screen and Connie was branded “an icon”, it all seemingly become too much for Amanda.

She added: “Oh! Please… you’re making me cry.”

Amanda also praised her on-screen daughter Emily Carey: “Ladies and gentlemen, please give it up for the stunning, future A list Hollywood star, @TheEmilyCarey.

“My TV gorgeous daughter. I’m proud and honoured to have worked with you, sweetheart. Go get ‘em, girl!”

Before signing off: “That’s all from Mrs B. Thank you for the journey, the laughs and the love. You really are THE best fans #ConnieBeauchamp #QueenB.”