A comic's video joking that Kate Middleton was spotted in Romford has been watched by thousands of people online.

Lucia Keskin, of BBC’s Things You Should Have Done fame, released a comedy skit on TikTok where she claimed to have run into the Princess of Wales in a car park in Romford.

She goes on to joke: “So I went over, I tapped on her shoulder, and I said ‘Oh my god, Kate! What’s happening are you okay?’ ”

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To which, she says Kate responds in a Geordie accent: “Oh no, don’t worry about me pet. I am totally fine. I am currently doing me level three NVQ in plastering, tiling and eyebrow threading so I'd like to do it off radar."


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The video was posted five days ago and has since received around 311,000 views and 35,000 likes.

Lucia, who first became popular on YouTube, has more than half a million followers on TikTok.

Romford Recorder: The Princess of Wales is not on royal duties at the momentThe Princess of Wales is not on royal duties at the moment (Image: PA)

The video was shared by fans with many leaving amusing comments under it.

One TikTok user asked: “You sure it wasn’t Cheryl Cole?” referring to Lucia's accent while another said: “I always knew she wanted to move to Romford, but I was sworn to secrecy."

The Princess of Wales remains away from royal duties after having surgery in January.