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Richard Madden’s girlfriend Ellie Bamber steps out for a solo shopping spree after Bodyguard finale

On Sunday, her boyfriend Richard Madden and his castmates had an audience of almost 11 million gripped as their show, Bodyguard, reached its conclusion.

And Ellie Bamber was spotted looking typically chic the following day, as she stepped out for a solo shopping spree in east London.

The 21-year-old Nocturnal Animals actress caught the eye in an eclectic ensemble that included a colourful patterned sweater and cropped black trousers.

Shopping: Ellie Bamber was spotted going on a solo shopping spree in east London on Monday

Standing tall in a pair of multi-coloured Chanel running shoes, she complemented her outfit with a claret red leather handbag.

Hiding her eyes behind a pair of circular tinted sunglasses, she wore her fiery red hair in long waves with a centre-parting. 

The previous night was quite the victorious one for her 32-year-old beau Richard, as Bodyguard’s series finale is on course to become the most-watched TV drama in a decade, with almost 11 million tuning in. 

Beau: Her outing came a day after her boyfriend Richard Madden's show Bodyguard reached its gripping conclusion ¿ with an audience of almost 11 million

Beau: Her outing came a day after her boyfriend Richard Madden’s show Bodyguard reached its gripping conclusion — with an audience of almost 11 million

The nail-biting conclusion to Jed Mercurio’s six-part series drew in a peak of 10.9 million viewers – almost half of the total share of all television – and an average of 10.4 million. 

The figure doesn’t count iPlayer ratings; after the first episode of Bodyguard aired, the viewing numbers increased by more than 50 percent after taking into account streaming and catch up figures.

With this in mind, the anticipated figures will likely propel to at least 16million if the trend is to continue at the same pace.

This will see the show’s viewing figures come above Britain’s Got Talent with 11.2million viewers and Call The Midwife, with 9.6million viewers. 

Ensemble: The 21-year-old Nocturnal Animals actress caught the eye in an eclectic ensemble that included a colourful patterned sweater and cropped black trousers

Ensemble: The 21-year-old Nocturnal Animals actress caught the eye in an eclectic ensemble that included a colourful patterned sweater and cropped black trousers

She's got bags of style: The actress complemented her outfit with a claret red leather handbag

She’s got bags of style: The actress complemented her outfit with a claret red leather handbag

But coming on top was the World Cup: Croatia vs England match with 20.7 million viewers – the Sweden vs England matches, with 17.4million viewers.

Almost 18 million tuned in to watch the Royal Wedding coverage, when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in May, across the BBC, ITV and Sky channels.

Bodyguard is already the BBC’s most-watched drama in a decade. According to BBC, no other drama on the channel has drawn a bigger audience since Doctor Who, whose Christmas Day episode in 2008 was seen by 11.7 million viewers. 

The show has the biggest overnight drama figures since 10.5 million saw Downton Abbey’s series two finale back in November 2011.   

It's a hit: Bodyguard's gripping finale is on course to become the most-watched TV drama in a DECADE as almost 11 million tuned in

It’s a hit: Bodyguard’s gripping finale is on course to become the most-watched TV drama in a DECADE as almost 11 million tuned in

Biggest show of the decade: No BBC show has seen as big an audience since Doctor Who's 2008 Christmas Day episode, which was watched live by 11.7million people

Biggest show of the decade: No BBC show has seen as big an audience since Doctor Who’s 2008 Christmas Day episode, which was watched live by 11.7million people

Huge numbers: BBC One took 48 percent of the total audience share, more than five times as much as ITV's Vanity Fair, that was viewed by slightly less than two million people

Huge numbers: BBC One took 48 percent of the total audience share, more than five times as much as ITV’s Vanity Fair, that was viewed by slightly less than two million people

Viewers were left on the edges of their seats in the ‘gripping’ finale as the plot delivered a ‘bombshell’ twist.

Meanwhile, writer Jed Mercurio has revealed that the series could potentially continue for several more seasons, saying there could be as many as four to come.

MOST WATCHED TV SHOWS OF 2018… (estimated figures) 

1. 20.7m – World Cup Croatia vs England match

2. 18m – Royal wedding

3. 17.4m – World Cup Sweden vs England

4. 16m – Bodyguard

Speaking to The Sun, he said: ‘It’s probably fair to say we would probably approach any thoughts of a second series with the idea that it would create an opportunity for a third or fourth.’

Fans watched in horror as it was revealed it was David Budd’s own boss Chief Superintendent Lorraine Craddock played a key role in Julia Montague’s death, before the final twist was revealed.

It was a double blow for Budd as the true identity of the female train bomber from the first episode, Nadia, who he believed he had saved, was revealed as the bombmaker who attempted to murder his own children, a twist that made one viewer joke they’d ‘fainted 15 times’ during the big reveal.

Viewers watched as Craddock had been delivering information to Luke Akins, an organised crime boss against the RIPA-18 bill led by the home secretary, which enabled him to execute the bomb attack in which she perished in the third episode.

Fan theories had also been rife that the Home Secretary wasn’t actually dead, especially as viewers weren’t shown her demise on screen — but they were left ‘fuming’ that she had been killed after all.

Discovery: On the show, David Budd finally discovered the truth about the conspiracy to murder Julia Montague during the dramatic conclusion of BBC's Bodyguard

Discovery: On the show, David Budd finally discovered the truth about the conspiracy to murder Julia Montague during the dramatic conclusion of BBC’s Bodyguard

Boss: Chief Superintendent Lorraine Craddock had been working with organised crime boss Luke Akins to stop the home secretary from bringing in a bill that would monitor their activity

Boss: Chief Superintendent Lorraine Craddock had been working with organised crime boss Luke Akins to stop the home secretary from bringing in a bill that would monitor their activity

Shocking: Viewers were in for a shock when they learned that the mastermind behind the bombs was actually Nadia

Revelation: She revealed her role in the terrorist attacks blaming Budd for being so easily duped that she was an 'oppressed weak woman'

Shocking revelation: Viewers were in for a shock when they learned that the mastermind behind the bombs was actually Nadia

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