Hollyoaks Cast News

Sheree Murphy – ex-Emmerdale actress who’s just joined the cast of Hollyoaks – has told the PA that being in the show makes her feel “old.”

Sheree will appear on our screens in the Chester based show in April in the role of the estranged mum of Anita Roy. She’s set to claim her name is Kate but it is in fact Eva.

Sheree said, “I always thought eventually I’m going to be playing a mother at some point as I get older, but maybe a mother to a baby or a toddler, not to a 17-year-old, so I feel really old.”

And when asked to compare her new role to that of Trisha on Emmerdale, Sheree said, “It’s really different. Everyone’s much younger so I feel really old, which is not a good thing.

“But it’s kind of the same because when you’re on a soap it’s family-orientated and everyone gets on well.

“I’ve only done a few scenes here and there, so I’ve kind of not got my teeth into it yet and I still feel like the new girl, which is awful. I hate it!

“But everyone’s lovely and I’m really looking forward to it.”

And in other Hollyoaks news, the show’s new producer, Paul Marquess, has revealed that there’s to be a new family introduced to the show. On Hollyoaks’ official website, Paul wrote, “We’re particularly excited about the new family that will join the show in the summer – and guarantee they’ll bring glitz, glamour and great stories to the Hollyoaks village!

“Sadly we will be losing some characters as storylines progress and actors’ contracts come to an end.

“But we’ve created lots of fantastic new characters that we’re currently casting for.”

He added that there would be “lots of exciting things coming up, with a lot of dramatic, funny and heartbreaking storylines in the pipeline”.

More Hollyoaks news soon.

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