Legendary Hollyoaks star Will Mellor has revealed that Kiara Mellor, who debuted on the cleaning soap this 7 days as younger Kathleen-Angel, is in simple fact his niece.
The actor played James ‘Jambo’ Bolton in the Channel 4 exhibit in the late ’90s right before most not long ago moving on to Coronation Road.
“So happy of my small niece Kiara! On @hollyoaksofficial where by it all began for me!” posted Will.
Kiara appeared in Hollyoaks village in Wednesday’s (May well 19) first-look E4 episode when Nana McQueen (Diane Langton) picked her up from the airport.
Her character – daughter of Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter) and the late Calvin Valentine (Ricky Whittle), and previously played by Nieve Grandison – has been living in Spain given that we previous saw her in 2016.
Now 10 a long time previous, Kathleen-Angel is back again to keep with her mom Theresa, who returned to the soap after a leave of absence in October to coincide with the show’s 25th anniversary.
In accordance to her on-display screen mum Jorgie, Kiara has immediately stepped into her role as a McQueen relatives member: “I just have the best exciting with Kiara – she’s astounding. I’ve only carried out one particular scene with her so much but I really want to operate with her additional.”
“Her angle and her McQueen-ness is just location on. I couldn’t have requested for a better very little actress,” additional the star in an distinctive job interview with Digital Spy.
Jorgie also commented on her passion for doing work with little ones and the limitation that COVID-19 has brought on that, stating: “I love functioning with children in any case, but since of COVID, we are not authorized them on set that much.
“Functioning with youngsters is definitely enjoyment due to the fact they just appear up to you like you know anything! I am like: ‘I will not know anything at all, but I’m heading to pretend that I do!'”
Hollyoaks airs weeknights at 6.30pm on Channel 4, with very first glance screenings at 7pm on E4.
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