List of Hollyoaks characters (2010)
Hollyoaks is a long-running Channel 4 soap opera in the United Kingdom. This is a list of characters who first appeared on the programme during 2010, listed in order of their first appearance. In January 2010, it was announced that Paul Marquess would be taking over the role of series producer from Lucy Allan, who had been with the show for one year. Marquess fully took control on 17 January 2010, onwards. March saw the introduction of Jem Costello, a new love interest for Gilly Roach. The character of Eva Strong was introduced in April as the biological mother of Anita Roy, and Texas Longford joined Hollyoaks in May. Marquess' first major casting was former Footballers Wives actress Phina Oruche in the role of Gabby Sharpe along with her children Amber and Taylor and husband Phil, all of whom appeared in June. In July, the Costellos became the second family of the year to be introduced, consisting of Carl and Heidi Costello and their sons Seth and Riley. July also saw the arrivals of Heidi's cousin Mitzeee Minniver and student Kevin Smith. Three characters joined in August: Jasmine Costello, Heidi and Carl's daughter; Bart McQueen, a member of the long-established McQueen family; and Brendan Brady, Cheryl Brady's half-brother. In September, the O'Connors were introduced, with daughter Sinead, son Finn, stepmother Diane and father Rob, and new students Leanne Holiday, Jamil Fadel and Doug Carter. London West End star Darren Day joined the cast in October, playing Danny Houston.
- 1 Jamie
- 2 Martin Campbell
- 3 Meriel Vaughn
- 4 Jem Costello
- 5 Caroline
- 6 Olly Larkin
- 7 Tariq Mistry
- 8 Eva Strong
- 9 Kyle Ryder
- 10 Texas Longford
- 11 Gabby Sharpe
- 12 Amber Sharpe
- 13 Taylor Sharpe
- 14 Phil Sharpe
- 15 Rose Townsend
- 16 Carl Costello
- 17 Seth Costello
- 18 Riley Costello
- 19 Heidi Costello
- 20 Mitzeee
- 21 Kevin Smith
- 22 Jason Costello
- 23 Bart McQueen
- 24 Brendan Brady
- 25 Veronica
- 26 Trish Minniver
- 27 Alistair Longford
- 28 Sinead O'Connor
- 29 Finn O'Connor
- 30 Diane O'Connor
- 31 Rob O'Connor
- 32 Jamil Fadel
- 33 Doug Carter
- 34 Eileen Brady
- 35 Macca
- 36 Danny Houston
- 37 Liam McAllister
- 38 Fern
- 39 Kathleen-Angel McQueen
- 40 Trev Costello
- 41 Ethan Scott
- 42 Liberty Savage
- 43 Melody Longford
- 44 Other characters
- 45 References
|Portrayed by||Finn Jones|
|First appearance||2 January 2010|
|Last appearance||11 February 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
|Hollyoaks Later (2009)|
|Occupation||Drug dealer (until 2010)|
Jamie, played by Finn Jones, first appeared on-screen on 28 September 2009 during the second series of the Hollyoaks spin-off Hollyoaks Later as a new love interest for established character Hannah Ashworth (Emma Rigby). Jones reprised the role in main Hollyoaks episodes in 2010, which coincided with the departure of Hannah. Jamie appeared in Hollyoaks between 2 January and 11 February 2010. The character of Jamie was created as a temporary love interest for Hannah and was intended to feature only in Hollyoaks Later, the spin-off from the Hollyoaks series. In October 2009, it was announced that Jones was to reprise his role of Finn for the departure of Hannah. Of Jamie's return, a Hollyoaks source commented: "Hannah's had a terrible time of late and Jamie's sudden arrival in the village next year reopens a wound that's only just started to heal."
Hannah Ashworth goes to a music festival with her brothers Rhys (Andrew Moss) and Josh Ashworth (Sonny Flood) where she meets Jamie. When Hannah falls off a podium, Jamie catches her and they begin to develop feelings for each other. Jamie and his friend Imogen (Holly Gilbert) invite Hannah to stay at their house for the night. Jamie and Hannah spend the night on the beach together. Jamie begs an angry Hannah to stay after Imogen tells her that Jamie is a drug dealer. Jamie and Hannah each take an ecstasy pill and they sleep together. Jamie asks Hannah to stay with him, to which she agrees. When Hannah discovers that Imogen is prostituting herself, Imogen's pimp Kev (James Cartwright) hits her. Jamie is woken by the shouting and rushes downstairs, where he distracts Kev as Hannah escapes. Hannah hides in the ice cream van and lets Jamie in, where they drive away. Jamie finds Kev's drugs in the ice cream van and thinks he can sell them, but Hannah tells him Kev will want revenge. They then plan to leave together. Hannah throws away the drugs that Jamie found and tells him that he does not need to deal drugs anymore. Jamie then frantically tries to retrieve them and Hannah realises that he has chosen drugs over her. Hannah decides to leave.
In February 2010, Hannah arrives at The Dog in the Pond public house and finds Jamie talking to her mother Suzanne (Suzanne Hall). Jamie tells Hannah that he is no longer dealing drugs, however Hannah asks him to leave. Hannah tells Jamie to leave before Rhys finds him. Rhys tells Jamie to stay away from Hannah. Jamie then calls Hannah and tells her that he loves her. Hannah's friend Nancy Hayton (Jessica Fox) meets Jamie and takes a dislike to him after becoming concerned for Hannah's safety. Hannah later meets up with Jamie who is in pain, and realises that Rhys beat him up. Jamie asks Hannah to leave with him and kisses her. Hannah responds, but insists that their relationship has to be on her terms. Hannah's husband Darren Osborne (Ashley Taylor Dawson) asks Jamie for drugs after he and Rhys plan to set Jamie up. Jamie tells Darren that he does not deal drugs. Suzanne attempts to find out how serious Jamie and Hannah's relationship is and shows him Hannah's video diary whilst she was suffering from anorexia nervosa. Jamie is shocked but tells Suzanne that he will take care of Hannah. As Jamie goes to meet Hannah, he is stopped and beaten. He is thrown into the boot of a car and dumped in the woods by Rhys and Darren, where Rhys tells him to stay away from Hannah. Jamie returns to The Dog in the Pond and when Hannah asked him what happened, he points at Rhys and Darren.
Jamie is worried when he gets a text from Blue (Kyle Rees) and begins to panic. Jamie then persuades Hannah to leave the following day. At Hannah's leaving party, Jamie receives a call from Blue and quickly begins to pack his bag. Whilst packing, Jamie discovers that the money from his bag is missing. When Blue calls again for the missing money, Jamie begins to panic and sends Hannah out whilst he looks for it. Jamie finds out that Rhys has the money and Rhys gives him an ultimatum, to leave with the money alone, or leave without it with Hannah. When Hannah's family say goodbye to her, Jamie arrives late. Jamie and Hannah stay in a hotel after there flight is delayed and Hannah finds their room trashed. Jamie returns to find Blue with Hannah and admits that he stole the money and explains that he no longer has it. Jamie calls Rhys to prove that he does not have the money, but Rhys denies any involvement. Jamie and Blue fight and as Jamie struggles to defend himself, he reaches for a letter opener and stabs Blue. Hannah begs Jamie to call an ambulance, but he refuses and asks her to leave Blue and go on the run with him. Hannah says she is not leaving until an ambulance is called and Jamie agrees. Jamie then tries to leave and when Hannah refuses, he grabs their bags and drags Hannah to the door. Jamie finds Darren at the door and attempts to leave, but Darren refuses to move. Hannah tells Darren she loves Jamie and they rush down the corridor, but the police confront them. Jamie becomes angry and thinks that Darren called them, but Hannah tells him that she called them. Jamie then pulls the letter opener from his pocket and points it in Hannah's back. He begins to usher her out of the building and warns the police that if they try to stop him, he will kill Hannah. Darren then jumps to save Hannah, but Jamie stabs him. Jamie is arrested by the police.
|Portrayed by||Grant Masters|
|First appearance||19 February 2010|
|Last appearance||18 June 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
Martin Campbell, played by Grant Masters, is the father of established character Ricky Campbell (Ashley Margolis). He made his first on-screen appearance on 19 February 2010. He made his final appearance on 18 June 2010.
In December 2009, in an interview with Digital Spy series producer Lucy Allan revealed that Ricky had a secret, commenting: [...] "And Ricky has a secret, so we'll meet elements of his family..." In early 2010, Inside Soap revealed that a new character called Martin would be joining the show and that Hollyoaks producers were not revealing any information about the character. In February 2010, it was revealed that Martin was Ricky's father who suffers from Multiple sclerosis, and that Ricky is his full-time carer.
When Ricky Campbell begins to disappear frequently, his best friend Duncan Button (Dean Aspen) decides to find out what he is doing. Duncan sees Ricky making a transaction with someone and follows him. When Ricky enters a flat, Duncan hears raised voices and sees Martin on the floor with Ricky standing over him with blood on his hands. Ricky helps Martin and sees to his injuries. Duncan then demands to be let in the flat and accuses Ricky of being a drug dealer and attacking Martin. Ricky reveals that Martin is his father. Martin tells Ricky to get rid of Duncan and Ricky pushes Duncan out of the door. Ricky later admits to Duncan that Martin is suffering from Multiple sclerosis. When Ricky is given detention at school, Duncan visits Martin and tells him that he is there to wait for Ricky. Martin pretends not to be ill and offers to cook dinner for Duncan. Martin struggles whilst reaching for the tomato ketchup and falls. He tells Duncan to keep his fall a secret. Duncan helps Martin before Ricky arrives. Ricky decides to audition to be a DJ at Duncan's birthday party and when he returns home to get his records he finds Martin on the floor. Martin realises that Ricky has something to do and tells him to go.
Ricky gets detention at school and Martin calls him needing help. Ricky attempts to leave but school mentor Kris Fisher (Gerard McCarthy) mistakenly hurts his arm. Martin discovers bruises on Ricky's arm and is angry when he hears that a staff member at school was responsible for the injury. Kris visits Martin to discuss Ricky's school attendance. Ricky begins to worry that Kris will find out Martin illness and Duncan causes a distraction. Martin then discovers that Kris was responsible for hurting Ricky. Martin attempts to hit Kris, but falls out of his wheelchair. Martin is later rushed to hospital and Kris learns that he is suffering from Multiple sclerosis. Kris tries to persuade Ricky to get help for Martin, but he refuses. When Kris tells Ricky that he is going to phone social services, Ricky threatens to tell them that Kris hurt his arm. Kris begins to give daily help to Martin and Ricky. When it becomes apparent that Kris and Ricky are spending more time together, Kris resigns to protect Martin and Ricky's secret.
Ricky begins to struggle caring for Martin. Kris urges Martin to tell Ricky that his condition is worsening. Martin refuses as he does not want Ricky to fail his GCSE examinations. Martin then asks Kris to assist him in suicide but Kris says he cannot, which leaves Martin trying to find other methods of suicide. Kris calls for professional help and Martin is taken to hospital, leaving Ricky angry. Duncan overhears Martin talking about his planned suicide and makes him promise that he will never go through with it. When Ricky visits Martin, he realises that his condition has worsened.
|Portrayed by||Emily Corselli|
|First appearance||26 February 2010|
|Last appearance||29 July 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
Meriel Vaughn played by Emily Corselli, is an ambitious journalist, trying to get exclusive details from the Holly abduction case. She left on 2 March 2010 Meriel returns when Michaela McQueen starts working for the Chester Herald, where they begin a feud. In June 2010, Meriel is angry when Michaela gains an exclusive interview with her sister Carmel over the murder of Calvin Valentine gets on the front page of the Herald. When Michaela goes along with a gang of thugs for another story, Meriel follows her, and sees Michaela being locked in a shed. While Michaela is unavailable, Meriel tries to get Zak to talk about his attack on Tariq Mistry, and when he rebuffs her, she calls the police about Zak's crime. By the time Michaela is freed, Zak has been arrested, and Meriel gloats that the story will be on the front page of the paper. She was not seen again.
Jem Costello, played by Helen Russell-Clark, made her first on-screen appearance on 5 March 2010. The character was created as the love interest of Gilly Roach (Anthony Quinlan). She is the daughter of Carl Costello (Paul Opacic), stepdaughter of Heidi Costello (Kim Tiddy) and the half sister of Riley (Rob Norbury), Seth and Jasmine. Jem has been described as quite feisty and a "freespirit".
|Portrayed by||Amber Hodgkiss|
|First appearance||26 March 2010|
|Last appearance||2 April 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
Caroline, played by Amber Hodgekiss, is a nurse who helped care for Jake Dean (Kevin Sacre) when he was in a mental hospital. Jake later goes to stay with Caroline, she then sleeps with him. After deciding she wanted revenge on Jake for wanting to leave her, she tied him up, drugged him, tried to cause a gas explosion in her caravan. After drugging Jake up once more she set out to attack Holly Hutchinson (Lydia Walters). When she visits Holly, she finds Loretta Jones (Melissa Walton) at her bedside, angry with Loretta because of her relationship with Jake, she tries to stab Loretta with a medicinal needle. Jake comes to her aid and in the process Caroline is stabbed with the needle. Loretta learns Jake had slept with Caroline and leaves Jake.
Amber Hodgkiss had originally been cast to play a different character, Chrissy, during 2009. Chrissy was supposed to be an old childhood friend of Loretta and they were intended to have been involved in a storyline where they would be revealed as having murdered someone as children, which mirrored James Bulger's murder in 1993. The first few scenes of Loretta meeting Chrissy were recorded, but the storyline was later axed, as it had caused too much controversy. The scenes with Chrissy were cut, but Hodgkiss was recast as Jake's ex-nurse, Caroline, and scenes with her new character were hastily recorded to replace those of the axed storyline.
|Portrayed by||Oliver Watton|
|First appearance||31 March 2010|
|Last appearance||4 June 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
Olly Larkin, played by Oliver Watton, is the new love interest of Amy Barnes (Ashley Slanina-Davies). Olly comes across as being perfect, even being fine with Amy having two children. On a date with Amy, Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) and Josh Ashworth (Sonny Flood) try and ruin their date, but they get along despite their efforts, he also wins Josh over offering to buy him tickets for a gig. Olly leaves Amy when he finds out Josh and Ste aren't just her flat mates but her exes. However, the two reconcile and get back together.
Olly starts to show a bad side when he constantly riles Ste, and he becomes increasingly angry when Amy does not want to have sex with him. He gets her extremely drunk at the SU Bar, but when they return home, Ste makes sure nothing happens. Soon, during a night home alone with Amy, Olly locks Ste in Il Gnosh so that they will not be interrupted. When Olly returns to the flat, Amy explains she's not ready to have sex with him, which makes him angry. Olly tries to force himself onto Amy, but Ste escapes from Il Gnosh and saves her. The next day Amy reports him to the police for attempted rape and he was not seen again.
|Portrayed by||Rudi Dharmalingham|
|First appearance||20 April 2010|
|Last appearance||3 August 2010|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan|
Tariq Mistry, played by Rudi Dharmalingham first appears talking to Zak Ramsey (Kent Riley), about his brother, Caleb Ramsey's death. Tariq was a friend of Caleb's. When Tariq met Des Townsend, Des didn't like him. It is revealed that Tariq actually caused Caleb's death as while they were on patrol, a little boy was in trouble. Tariq decided to save him and tells Caleb to drive the opposite direction, which led him to a roadside bomb, killing him. Zak is outrageously furious and strongly beats Tariq in a park and he is hospitalised. He was last seen when Meriel Vaughn and Michaela McQueen were interviewing him about his attack. However, Michaela found out it was her boyfriend, Zak Ramsey who attacked him. Tarig left in May. He later return in August and told Zak he would not go to the police after he could see he was sorry for attacking him.
Eva Strong, played by former Emmerdale actress Sheree Murphy, made her first on-screen appearance on 23 April 2010. Murphy's casting was announced on 24 February 2010. She is the biological mother of Anita Roy (Saira Choudhry). Eva has been described as "free-spirited and enigmatic".
|Portrayed by||Neil Toon|
|First appearance||28 April 2010|
|Last appearance||11 February 2011|
|Created by||Lucy Allan|
|Introduced by||Lucy Allan (2010)
Paul Marquess (2011)
Kyle Ryder, played by Neil Toon, first appears trying to start his car after it breaks down in the village. Theresa McQueen and Anita Roy see Kyle and Theresa fixes his car. Kyle and Theresa grow close, despite her cousin Jacqui McQueen (Claire Cooper) discovering his drug dealing. Kyle is caught drug dealing by ex-police officer Calvin Valentine, who then bars him from The Loft nightclub. Kyle and his gang then attempt to beat Calvin up. Calvin accuses Kyle of sending him death threats, but later buys a gun from him for his own protection. On Calvin's wedding day, Kyle returns for the gun, unaware it was stolen. On the same day, Theresa, who is pregnant with Calvin's child, shoots and kills Calvin. Kyle discovers Theresa's pregnancy and that she lied he was the father. Suspicious, Kyle threatens Theresa and shouts at her until she admits she killed Calvin. Kyle is later arrested for Calvin's murder.
Months later, Theresa feels pressured as Kyle's trial approaches. Police officer Ethan Scott tells her Kyle is continuing to say Theresa killed Calvin. Warren Fox agrees to help Theresa, so pays men to beat Kyle up in prison and free him once he is taken to hospital. Brendan Brady pretends to be Warren and questions Kyle, who tells him Theresa killed Calvin.
Kyle visits Brendan, telling him that he's going to get a confession out of Theresa. He later kidnaps her and her baby Kathleen-Angel, taking her to an abandoned bank, where Theresa attempts to escape, but is re-captured. Warren Fox arrives, but is tricked by Kyle and gets knocked out and locked in a vault. Kyle and Theresa are met by Ethan and Carmel, where he forces Theresa to confess to killing Calvin to Ethan. Ethan then attacks Kyle, but Kyle throws him down an elevator shaft. Kyle panics and takes Kathleen-Angel, but Warren has escaped from the vault and shoots him in the back. As Kyle turns and falls into the shaft, Warren sees the baby in his arms. As Theresa, Carmel and Warren look down the shaft, they see Ethan holding the baby on top of an elevator only a few metres down. Kyle lies motionless on top of Ethan. Theresa falls into the shaft and the platform holding them up falls, and Kyle's lifeless body is thrown to the bottom of the building.
Kyle made a cameo appearance in Hollyoaks later 2013.
Texas "Tex" Longford, played by Bianca Hendrickse-Spendlove, made her first on-screen appearance on 17 May 2010. On 3 May 2010, it was announced that India Longford's (Beth Kingston) older sister would arrive for her birthday. Texas initially appeared as a guest character between 17 and 21 May. It was announced on 7 July 2010 that Hendrickse-Spendlove would be reprising the role of Texas full-time. The character made her on-screen return on 24 August 2010. Texas has been described as a "force of nature" and "vulnerable at heart".
Gabby Sharpe, played by former Footballers Wives actress Phina Oruche, made her first on-screen appearance on 18 June 2010. Oruche's casting was announced on 29 March 2010. Gabby was the first character created and introduced as part of Marquess' rejuvenation of the serial. She is the wife of Phil (Andonis Anthony) and the mother of Amber (Lydia Lloyd-Henry) and Taylor (Shaun Blackstock). Gabby has been described as "strong yet nurturing" and "extremely tolerant" unless pushed to breaking point.
Amber Sharpe, played by Lydia Lloyd-Henry, made her first on-screen appearance on 21 June 2010. Lloyd-Henry's casting was announced on 12 April 2010. She is the daughter of Gabby and Phil Sharpe and the sister of Taylor. Amber has been described as "a real live wire" and a "spitfire" who questions everything.
|Portrayed by||Shaun Blackstock|
|First appearance||21 June 2010|
|Last appearance||17 December 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Tony Hutchinson, who helps Gabby after she is run over, tries to support Taylor and Amber whilst Gabby is in hospital. Taylor is initially not sure about Tony but warms to him when they have a cooking lesson. Taylor and Amber are surprised when they return home and find their belongings missing, not realising their mother had planned to run away with them while their father was gone. They Sharpes eventually move in with Tony. Taylor befriends Duncan Button and invites him home to play computer games. However, Taylor pushes Duncan out after he discovers Duncan's attraction for Gabby. Taylor later urges Gabby and Tony to get together, which they do.
Taylor becomes friends with Arlo Davenport and is invited to his house, where he meets Arlo's mother Helen and younger brother Tré. Taylor is shocked when Phil arrives at Arlo's house and is referred to as Arlo's father. Phil takes Taylor home and makes him swear not to say anything. However, Taylor tries to tell Amber, who refuses to believe him. Taylor tells Gabby and Phil admits everything. The Davenports discover the truth and Taylor and Arlo agree to be friends. However, Taylor becomes jealous when Arlo takes Sinead O'Connor to a school dance. The Sharpes leave Hollyoaks to live with Gabby's father after the O'Connors discover Amber's obsession with Rob O'Connor.
|Portrayed by||Andonis Anthony|
|First appearance||25 June 2010|
|Last appearance||13 December 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Phil Sharpe, played by Andonis Anthony, is the husband of Gabby Sharpe who first appears when he visits his wife in hospital following an accident on 25 June 2010.
Phil is next seen when he and Gabby have dinner at Il Gnosh. However, the night does not end well when Phil loses his temper. After this, Gabby, who had already been planning to leave Phil, moves out and into Tony Hutchinson's home in Hollyoaks with Amber and Taylor. Amber calls Phil after catching Tony and Gabby kissing, and tells him they are having an affair. Phil argues with Gabby and Tony and ends up punching Tony. Phil is annoyed and embarrassed after he finds out that Amber was lying and that they only kissed that night. Taylor is shocked when Phil arrives at Arlo Davenport's house, and is called 'daddy' by Arlo's younger brother Tré. Taylor soon realises that Phil has another family, and storms out. Phil makes Taylor keep quiet, but he eventually tells Amber, Tony and Gabby. Phil pleads for his family to forgive him, but after learning of Amber's pregnancy, he rejects his children.
|Portrayed by||Libby Davison|
|First appearance||28 June 2010|
|Last appearance||6 August 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Rose Townsend, played by Libby Davison, is the older sister of Des Townsend. Rose brought up Des after their parents passed away. Des's girlfriend Jacqui McQueen sees Rose and Des alone and assumes they are having an affair. Des explains their relationship and Rose goes to the McQueens for tea and seems to enjoy herself. Rose is disturbed to learn Jacqui had a mixed-race sister, Tina Reilly, and it is revealed Rose and Des share racist views. Rose succeeds in her efforts to turn Des against Asian Ravi Roy. When Des is still slightly ambivalent, Rose threatens to disown him. She then helps him in his efforts to plant a smoke bomb inside Ravi's restaurant, Relish. She was again much more angry when Des proposed to Jacqui. To her relief, Jacqui declines his proposal when discovering about his racist attacks and this causes him to subsequently leave the village. Rose is not seen again.
Carl Costello, played by former Emmerdale actor Paul Opacic, made his first on-screen appearance on 19 July 2010. Opacic's casting was announced on 12 April 2010. He is the husband of Heidi (Kim Tiddy) and the father of Jem (Helen Russell-Clark), Riley (Rob Norbury), Seth (Miles Higson) and Jasmine (Victoria Atkin). Carl has been described as a "self-assured smooth operator who's charming, but will play things underhand".
Riley Costello, played by former Grange Hill actor Rob Norbury, made his first on-screen appearance on 20 July 2010. Norbury's casting was announced on 12 April 2010. He is the son of Carl (Paul Opacic) and Heidi Costello (Kim Tiddy) and the brother of Jem (Helen Russell-Clark), Seth (Miles Higson) and Jasmine (Victoria Atkin). Riley has been described as a "Jack-the-lad" and a "lothario".
Heidi Costello, played by former The Bill actress Kim Tiddy, made her first on-screen appearance on 20 July 2010. Tiddy's casting was announced on 12 April 2010. She is the wife of Carl Costello (Paul Opacic) and the mother of Riley (Rob Norbury), Seth (Miles Higson) and Jasmine (Victoria Atkin). Heidi has been described as "strong, glamorous and slightly insecure".
"Mitzeee" Minniver, played by Rachel Shenton, made her first on-screen appearance on 23 July 2010. Shenton's casting was announced on 12 April 2010. She is the cousin of Heidi Costello (Kim Tiddy). Mitzeee was created by Marquess for a different television series which was never commissioned and instead introduced her to Hollyoaks. She has been described as an "aspiring glamour model" who is likely to cause havoc in the village. Her sister Maxine is still on the show.
|Portrayed by||Cameron Crighton|
|First appearance||29 July 2010|
|Last appearance||4 November 2010|
|Created by||Paul Marquess|
Kevin Smith, played by Cameron Crighton, first appeared on 29 July 2010. He arrives during a storyline with Elliot Bevan, where Kevin tries to convince everyone he is an alien. He is set to become a fresher student along with Lee Hunter, Doug Carter, Jamil Fadel and Leanne Holiday.
Information on the character first surfaced during Paul Marquess' reinvention of the serial. The storyline was publicised by the media, who described it as an odd alien storyline. At that point in time there was no official confirmation of the storyline being true, until actress Hollie-Jay Bowes who played Michaela McQueen confirmed details of the plot, which contributed in her dismissal from the serial. Actor Cameron Crighton was cast in the role and he expressed his delight to be joining a show that was widely known and stated he it took ages to sink in. It was later revealed that Crighton had finished filming with the serial by September 2010. Crighton's final scenes were due to be aired on the 9 November 2010. But they did not make the final cut.
On his arrival, after he befriends Elliot Bevan he begins telling him that he is desperate to get home to his planet which he claims to have been sent from. Nancy Hayton and Kris Fisher have a hard time believing this. He later makes friends with a young Tom Cunningham and cheers him up and helping him believe in life after death. In Fresher's week, Kevin and Doug clash, meanwhile the other students think he is odd. He sees Leanne and Doug kiss and decides to tell Lee of their infidelity. Doug then finds out some secrets about Kevin's past. Despite his housemates finding out the truth, Kevin still keeps up the pretence of being an alien and attempts to build a Beacon, with the help of Elliot, in order for his parents to find him. Elliot finds Kevin's birth certificate and works out the truth. When the beacon is finally turned on he gives Tom a telescope as a gift. Kevin also secures Elliot a new job at NASA before leaving Hollyoaks.
Jason Costello, played by Victoria Atkin, made her first on-screen appearance on 2 August 2010. Atkins's casting was announced on 1 July 2010 where it was revealed that "Jasmine" would suffer from Gender Identity Disorder. He is the son of Carl (Paul Opacic) and Heidi Costello (Kim Tiddy), the brother of Jem (Helen Russell-Clark) and Riley (Rob Norbury) and the twin of Seth (Miles Higson). "Jasmine" has been described as a "cosseted, overly protected little girl".
Bart McQueen, played by Jonny Clarke, made his first on-screen appearance on 4 August 2010. Clarke's casting was announced on 25 June 2010, as an extension of the established McQueen family. Bart is named after The Simpsons character Bart Simpson and is described as "lad's lad".
Brendan Brady, played by Irish actor Emmett J. Scanlan, made his first on-screen appearance on 5 August 2010. Scanlan's casting was announced on 25 June 2010. He is the brother of Cheryl Brady (Bronagh Waugh). Brendan has been described as a "dodgy dealer" and "a complex character".
|Portrayed by||Lynsey McLaren|
|First appearance||6 August 2010|
|Last appearance||8 October 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Veronica, played by Lynsey McLaren, first appeared on 9 August 2010. She is first seen outside The Dog in the Pond when Brendan Brady catches her eye. Brendan offers to buy her a drink and she accepts. She then gets talking to Malachy Fisher and they share a couple of drinks together. She later goes home with Malachy, kissing him and they head upstairs. She ties him to his bed, tricking him into thinking they were about to have sex, when she actually did it to trap him whilst she could steal money and items of jewellery from the McQueens. She admits Malachy is a nice person, kissing him before leaving him tied up. Veronica steals everything from the McQueen home then went on to rob Evissa. Malachy manages to track her down, and ties her up. She plays on his marital problems with Mercedes McQueen to get him to leave the keys to the van full of stolen goods, but later, he sends Mercedes to the address, and she attacks Veronica for helping break up her marriage. Brendan, who had been working with Veronica, shows up later, and Veronica berates him for getting her involved with insane Mercedes.
|Portrayed by||Paula Wolfenden|
|Duration||2010, 2011, 2012|
|First appearance||10 August 2010|
|Last appearance||14 September 2012|
|Created by||Paul Marquess|
Trish Minniver, played by Paula Wolfenden, is the mother of Mitzeee Minniver and Maxine Minniver, who arrives on her birthday to see her family. It is revealed that she has bitter feelings towards her niece "that she treated like a sister" Heidi Costello, this is because Trish used to date Carl Costello before he left her for Heidi. She appears to be using her daughter Mitzeee in her plan to make Carl and his family's life hell. Trish reappears at Christmas 2010 with Mitzeee and makes peace with Heidi and Carl, before befriending Myra McQueen. Trish encourages Heidi to be more accepting of her transgender son Jason Costello.
In May 2011 Mitzeee is shocked to discover that Ethan Scott has arrested Trish, and blackmails her into getting Warren to confess to the murder of Louise Summers or Trish will be sent down for 2 years. However, this later backfires and Trish is released without charge. Trish later appears in Mitzeee's imagination while she is in prison. Trish offers Mitzeee advise and she soon realises that Trish is not really there.
|Portrayed by||Terence Harvey|
|First appearance||24 August 2010|
|Last appearance||24 September 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Alistair Longford, played by Terence Harvey, was a wealthy pensioner and grandfather of Texas and India Longford who first appears when he chokes on food at Il Gnosh. He is saved by Myra McQueen using the Heimlich maneuver. Myra tells Alistair that Cindy Hutchinson was responsible for saving him, not realising his reward. Believing Cindy was responsible, Alistair gives Cindy a handful of £50 notes. This leaves Myra feeling insolent and upset. Alistair and Cindy grow closer until they begin a relationship.
Alistair charms Cindy. However, after she realises that he is India's grandfather, she leaves. After this event, he visits his granddaughters to discuss their allowance and Texas's spending issues. The next day, India tells Cindy that her grandfather lives in Sandbanks, a highly upmarket area. Cindy then realises that Alistair is a millionaire and returns to him to try and rekindle their relationship. Just then, Alistair asks Cindy to marry him. Cindy is left gobsmacked and speechless. After numerous attempts to sabotage the wedding from his mother Blanche, Alistair and Cindy marry and leave for their honeymoon.
Sinead O'Connor, played by Over the Rainbow contestant Stephanie Davis, made her first on-screen appearance on 1 September 2010. Davis casting was announced on 16 June 2010. She is the daughter of Rob O'Connor (Gary Cargill), stepdaughter of Diane (Alexandra Fletcher) and the sister of Finn (Connor Wilkinson). Sinead has been described as very mischievous and a "typical teenager".
Finn O'Connor, played by Connor Wilkinson, made his first on-screen appearance on 1 September 2010. Wilkinson's casting was announced on 16 June 2010. He is the son of Rob O'Connor (Gary Cargill), stepson of Diane (Alexandra Fletcher) and the brother of Sinead (Stephanie Davis). Finn left with his dad in September 2011 and is set to return to the soap in April 2013, played by Keith Rice.
Diane O'Connor, played by former Brookside Alexandra Fletcher, made her first on-screen appearance on 1 September 2010. Fletcher's casting was announced on 16 June 2010. She is the wife of Rob O'Connor (Gary Cargill) and the stepmother of Sinead (Stephanie Davis) and Finn (Connor Wilkinson). Diane has been described as desperate for a child of her own.
|Portrayed by||Gary Cargill|
|First appearance||1 September 2010|
|Last appearance||15 April 2013|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess (2010)
Bryan Kirkwood (2013)
Robert "Rob" O'Connor, played by Gary Cargill, is a character who arrived on 1 September 2010 along with the rest of his family. Rob and his family move to Hollyoaks due to his new job as deputy headmaster. However, soon after, daughter Sinead O'Connor (Stephanie Davis) knocks the headteacher unconscious with the water bucket trick. Rob is promoted to acting head. Rob's wife Diane (Alex Fletcher) steals a baby from a hospital. With the help of Lynsey Nolan (Karen Hassan)) and Sinead, Rob convinces Diane to give the baby back.
Amber Sharpe (Lydia Lloyd-Henry) becomes pregnant by his son Finn O'Connor (Connor Wilkinson), but starts to write in her diary saying that Rob is the father. Amber kisses Rob, which is seen by Eva Strong (Sheree Murphy). Eva then steals Ambers diary and threatens to blackmail him with it. Feeling sorry for Rob, Eva's daughter Anita Roy (Saira Choudhry) decides to give him the diary so he can dispose of it, but Anita is unaware that Eva had taken out the important pages. Anita takes Rob back to her flat to try find the missing pages, Eva returns home and finds Rob alone in the flat with Anita, Eva then calls the police and has Rob arrested. Sinead is devastated that he is arrested, and Diane informs Sinead that Rob started seeing her when she was his 15-year-old student. Diane also tells her that Sinead and Finn's real mother is still alive. Sinead is furious with Rob for not telling her. Diane and Rob decide to split up and Rob plans to take Sinead and Finn away with him, but Sinead decides to stay with Diane, so Rob leaves on his own. Finn later goes to live with him.
In April 2013, Rob returns to Hollyoaks and reveals to Diane that Finn has run away from home and asks her if he has been in touch with her and Sinead. It is also revealed by Sinead and Finn, that Rob's girlfriend is called Kath, and that they have a daughter together recently born called Olivia.
|Portrayed by||Sikander Malik|
|First appearance||13 September 2010|
|Last appearance||9 September 2011|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Jamil Fadel, played by Sikander Malik, arrived in September 2010 as part of the new students. Jamil is characterised as being "very nice". Jamil arrives in Hollyoaks along with Doug Carter after their trip to France. He moves into Student Halls alongside Doug, Jem Costello, Lee Hunter, Leanne Holiday, Kevin Smith and Darren Osborne. Jamil soon asks Charlotte Lau out on a date, but is embarrassed when he realises that she is a lesbian. After failed attempts with Charlotte, India Longford sleeps with Jamil following their growing friendship. Meanwhile, Brendan Brady steals goods from the halls in return for drugs which he gives to Doug Carter. Later, Jamil is confronted by a woman. She is revealed to be Jamil's wife, Lanika Fadel. Jamil reveals that he and Lanika are however not legally married, as he fled on the wedding day. After talking, Lanika and Jamil agree to get married. However, he lies to his friends by saying it was an arranged marriage. Jamil and Lanika agree not to go through with the wedding. Jamil has a one night stand with Mercedes Fisher and is shocked when he discovers she may be HIV positive. He has a brief relationship with Texas Longford although she soon after ends it. Jamil and Lee are offered jobs as radio presenters from the college dean and they later hire nurse Lynsey Nolan as the agony aunt for their show thus putting her in great danger as murderer Silas Blissett is not impressed with her advice.
In September, he has a go at his housemates for their selfish behaviour and soon, because of what he said, decides to leave his course and work for his brother. His housemates catch up with him, make amends and see him off.
Malik revealed via Twitter on June 23 that he was departing Hollyoaks after a year on screen, and departed the series on 9 September 2011.
Doug Carter, played by PJ Brennan initially appears in the programme's online spin-off series Hollyoaks: Freshers, before debuting in the main series in the episode airing 13 September 2010. He left on 17 September before returning on 13 January 2011, this time as a regular. He was introducd as an American character and one of the new student group for September 2011. His storylines have included drug dealing and a relationship with Jenny which ended in her murder at the hands of serial killer. Doug has been described as a fan favourite.
|Portrayed by||Rachel Doherty|
|Duration||2010, 2011, 2012|
|First appearance||27 September 2010|
|Last appearance||18 December 2012|
|Created by||Paul Marquess|
Eileen Brady, played by Rachel Doherty, arrived on 27 September. She is the wife of Brendan Brady. She reveals that she and Brendan are separated as he cheated on her. Eileen pushes Brendan to give her money for their ill son, who needs an operation. After receiving the money, Malachy Fisher informs her that Brendan's sister Cheryl was mugged, and money was stolen, and that he suspects Brendan. Eileen returns to let Declan Brady (Jay Duffy) stay with Brendan whilst she is on holiday. She walks in on Brendan and Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) having slept together. On 18 December 2012 Brendan arrives at a bus station to give Declan and Padraig £100 each but Eileen give Brendan the money back and leaves with her sons.
|Portrayed by||Drew Dillon|
|First appearance||12 October 2010|
|Last appearance||22 November 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Macca, played by Drew Dillon, arrived on 12 October 2010. The nephew of Brendan Brady's wife Eileen. It becomes clear that Macca had been having an affair with Brendan. Macca becomes friends with Ste Hay Brendan's new secret boyfriend. Brendan has Macca beaten up and tells everyone he went back home to Ireland. Macca returns a few weeks later at the hospital where he has been staying since the beating. Brendan threatens Macca to go home however Macca makes it clear he is not going anywhere as he is still in love with Brendan. Macca takes Ste to a gay bar where they kiss. An angry Brendan confronts him and when Ste calms Brendan down and he leaves Macca tells Ste that Brendan really loves him because of the fact that he has never seen him like that and advises to run while he can at that point Macca goes back to Ireland.
|Portrayed by||Darren Day|
|First appearance||19 October 2010|
|Last appearance||28 December 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
|Occupation||Nightclub owner (2010)|
Daniel "Danny" Houston, played by Darren Day, is a friend of Brendan Brady (Emmett J. Scanlan) and partner in ownership of club Chez Chez with Brendan's sister Cheryl Brady (Bronagh Waugh). He first appeared on 19 October 2010.
The character was first announced in September 2010, with London West End star Darren Day being cast in the role. It was revealed that Danny would appear in only one episode, returning later in the year. Of his casting and character, Day stated, "I've really enjoyed filming with Hollyoaks and I'm excited about coming back. Danny is the type of character any actor would kill to play and the part has been made even better as I'm working with great talent such as Claire, Emmett and Bronagh." He later spoke about the character in an interview with Digital Spy, "There is going to be no-one badder than Danny Houston — he's about as bad as it gets and is the epitome of a soap villain really. I've been told that some soap magazines are nicknaming him Dirty Dan! For me, that's really exciting."
Series producer Paul Marquess also described the character: "Danny Houston is a dangerous but very charming character who makes an aggressive impact in his first episodes. Darren plays the part brilliantly and I’m delighted that we're able to bring him back later this year." Scanlan mentioned Day was a "great addition to the cast".
Before he arrives on-screen, Danny is made a silent partner of Chez Chez with Cheryl Brady. Carl Costello (Paul Opacic) tells Malachy Fisher (Glen Wallace) that he knows of Danny and warns him that he is potentially dangerous. Danny later accompanies Brendan and Jacqui McQueen (Claire Cooper) for lunch. After which, he asks to take Jacqui out. He offers to meet Jacqui numerous times and the pair start a relationship, annoying Rhys Ashworth (Andrew Moss). In Danny's first on-screen appearance, he arrives in Hollyoaks to visit Chez Chez. Danny becomes jealous of Jacqui and Rhys, and shouts at her, after which she angrily warns him not to talk to her as he did. He later catches Jacqui and Rhys kissing, before threatening them. Jacqui later dumps Danny and embarks on a relationship with Rhys. Danny swears he will make their lives hell.
Danny attends a poker game along with Brendan, Rhys and Jacqui and soon realises that Jacqui is cheating. Danny's thugs take Rhys and hang him upside down from a balcony. Danny tells Jacqui that she has 24 hours to pay him a sum of money or he will kill Rhys. However, Danny gives Jacqui another option, if she sleeps with Danny, he will wipe the debt and give her money she needs. Jacqui agrees to sleep with Danny, but she explains she loves Rhys. Danny decides to let Jacqui go. Danny reveals to Brendan he knows he is gay, and tells him he killed an old lover of Brendan's in the past. Brendan and Danny decide to kill Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas) after they find him in Chez Chez. Brendan, however, double crosses Danny and makes a deal with Warren. Warren and Brendan tell Danny to sign his half of Chez Chez to Brendan, to which he agrees. However, Danny threatens to reveal Brendan is gay and to kill his lover Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson). An angry Brendan lashes out and beats Danny with a hammer, which causes his death. Warren and Brendan then dump Danny's body in a river. On 18 March 2011, Ste goes fishing with Leah and Lucas at the river. When he thinks he has caught a fish, he reels his line in and discovers he has caught Danny's body at the end of his rod. Ste then calls the police.
|Portrayed by||Chris Overton|
|First appearance||20 October 2010|
|Last appearance||30 November 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Liam McAllister, played by Chris Overton, first appeared 20 October 2010 as Jem Costello's ex-boyfriend. The character was mentioned several times before his appearance. Liam was a footballer, who went out with Jem. His football career ended after Jem's father Carl Costello broke Liam's leg for going out with her.
Liam arrives in Hollyoaks, where he spies on Jem's brothers, Riley and Seth. Jem and Liam go on a date, and Jem explains why she left him. Liam then invites Riley and Seth to a cage fighting party, where Liam is fighting. At the party, Liam and older brother Nathan plot their revenge on the Costellos. At a house party later in the night, Liam drowns Seth in a jacuzzi. However, he survives. Meanwhile, Riley is drugged. Nathan locks Seth and Riley in a cage and forces them to fight, as Carl is tied up by a noose. Seth and Riley reluctantly fight each other. However, Nathan's girlfriend Sami enters and frees them. Seth, Riley and Carl leave and run through woods. Liam and Nathan follow with a gun. They follow onto a rooftop and Nathan falls onto a spike, killing him, as Liam is arrested. Liam returns and rekindles his relationship with Jem, plotting to destroy Carl by getting Mitzeee Minniver to sleep with him. However, Liam cheats on Jem with Mitzeee.
|Portrayed by||Amy Gavin|
|First appearance||25 October 2010|
|Last appearance||6 January 2011|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Fern discovers Jasmine Costello is transgender, and threatens to reveal the secret to her family after Jasmine rejects a kiss from Fern. Fern accidentally stabs Bart McQueen during a fight and frames Jasmine's alter-ego 'Jason'. Jasmine's brother Seth Costello asks Fern to go with him as his date to the school disco, to annoy Jasmine. Later, at the school disco, Fern provokes Jasmine further by threatening to reveal her secret, yet again, on the sound system, as she had a copy of the recording on CD. Fern uses this to blackmail Jasmine to expose her secret, but along with Bart, Jasmine reports her to the police, forcing her to tell the truth about Jason. Despite Jasmine's attempt to tell the whole family about it, Seth meets Fern where she tells him all about Jasmine being Jason. Fern appears a few weeks later, when she apologises and tells Bart and Jason that she will plead guilty at her trial but only if they say that Bart's stabbing was an accident. After a heart-to-heart with Fern, Jason tells her she should come out as lesbian.
|First appearance||29 October 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
|Hollyoaks Later (2010)|
|Home||26 Leigh Road|
Kathleen-Angel Khloe McQueen is the daughter of Calvin Valentine (Ricky Whittle) and Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter), who is born on-screen in episode five of Hollyoaks Later, broadcast on 29 October 2010. Kathleen-Angel is a member of the Valentine family and McQueen family.
After giving birth to a daughter, Theresa and the baby are visited by Theresa's cousin and Calvin's wife, Carmel Valentine(Gemma Merna). Carmel tells Theresa that she wants to raise the baby as her own daughter, as Theresa had killed Calvin months before, but Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe) blackmails her, threatening to have her arrested for child abduction if she does not change her mind. Carmel decides to get the baby baptised as "Angel Valentine" against Theresa's wishes, but the girl's grandmother Kathleen McQueen (Alison Burrows) has other ideas, and, while Carmel is out, she locks her sister Myra McQueen (Nicole Barber-Lane) upstairs while she has her granddaughter christened as "Kathleen Khloe McQueen" to spite Carmel. She is later given the name Kathleen-Angel.
When Theresa decides to leave with Kathleen-Angel, they are kidnapped by Kyle Ryder (Neil Toon). They are held hostage in an old bank and when Theresa tries to run away with Kathleen-Angel and ends up on the roof, Kyle takes them back inside and ties Theresa to a chair. When Carmel and Ethan Scott (Craig Vye) turn up after a distressed phone call from Theresa, Ethan and Kyle fight and Ethan falls down a lift shaft and breaks his leg. Kyle is left holding Kathleen-Angel, but he is then shot by Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas) and both Kyle and Kathleen-Angel end up in the lift shaft too. Ethan passes Kathleen-Angel to Warren where she is reunited with Theresa. While in the hospital, she takes a turn for the worse and is moved to intensive care and placed on life support. Theresa blames herself for everything. Calvin then appears to Carmel as a ghost holding the baby saying she is safe. In the hospital, the doctor decides to take out Kathleen-Angel's breathing tube to see if she can breathe unaided and she does.
When her mother Theresa starts dating Dodger Savage (Danny Mac), she bonds with him. When Carmel hears that she can not have children, she becomes jealous of Theresa and accuses her of not caring about Kathleen-Angel. Carmel calls Kathleen-Angels uncle, Sonny Valentine (Aaron Fontaine), in a bid to take her away from Theresa. Carmel tells Sonny that Theresa killed Kathleen-Angel's father, Calvin. She also brings Kathleen-Angel to meet him. Sonny tells Carmel that if she wants Kathleen-Angel, she should make a statement. Mercedes tells Theresa that she should flee the country with Kathleen-Angel. Nana McQueen (Diane Langton) suggests that Theresa leaves Kathleen-Angel with Carmel and Theresa agrees. When Kathleen-Angel goes missing, Carmel believed that Theresa took her and goes to the police station and makes a statement. The police catch Theresa at the airport trying to flee and Kathleen-Angel is returned to Carmel.
Over the next few months, Kathleen-Angel is looked after by Carmel and Sonny who start a relationship. In August 2014, Theresa's mother Kathleen returns to Hollyoaks after Theresa calls her asking for help. In an attempt to help Theresa get released from prison she tries to get Sonny to confess to his crimes, he tries to bribe her to leave but when she refuses, he beats her up and puts her in hospital.
When Theresa hears that her mother has gone missing, she reveals she is pregnant, and with the help of Mercedes and Phoebe, escapes from prison. She happily reunites with Kathleen-Angel and begs Carmel to let her take her away but before Carmel can make her decision, Sonny tracks her down, handcuffs her to the radiator and calls the police, causing her to be taken back to prison and Carmel moves out of the McQueen house with Sonny and Kathleen-Angel
In September 2014, Carmel discovers that Sonny put Kathleen in hospital and that he is a criminal. She takes Kathleen-Angel and moves back into the McQueen family home but not before being warned by Sonny that he will fight for custody for Kathleen-Angel.
|Portrayed by||Scott Neal|
|First appearance||5 November 2010|
|Last appearance||31 December 2010|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
Trevor "Trev" Costello (known as Alphonse), played by Scott Neal, first appears on 5 November 2010.
Trev introduces himself as a camp French interior designer named Alphonse. He redecorates the kitchen and living area of the Costellos' house in The Dog in the Pond. His nephew Seth Costello convinces Duncan Button that Alphonse fancies him. He later appears when Cheryl Brady hires him to redecorate Chez Chez at the SU Bar. Cheryl's brother Brendan Brady is homophobic towards Alphonse and tries to attack him when Alphonse suggests Brendan is gay. Trev sleeps (still posing as Alphonse) with Cheryl. The day after his nephew Riley Costello convinces him to come clean about who he really is to Cheryl. He reveals to Cheryl his name is Trev and is married with three kids.
When Cheryl invites Trev for a drink on New Year's Eve, he agrees. However, they kiss passionately until Trev realises his mistake and regrets it causing him to leave, leaving Cheryl heartbroken.
|Portrayed by||Craig Vye|
|First appearance||8 December 2010|
|Last appearance||6 December 2011|
|Introduced by||Paul Marquess|
|Occupation||Detective constable (2010–11)|
Ethan Scott, played by Craig Vye, first appears on 8 December 2010 and makes his last appearance on 6 December 2011 when he hands himself in to the police following a hit-and-run accident. Vye said he enjoyed his time on the show but felt it was the right time to pursue other projects.
Ethan arrests and questions Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas), convinced he faked his own death. He goes to question Carmel Valentine (Gemma Merna), but instead talks to Carmel's cousin Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter). After he catches Kathleen McQueen (Alison Burrows) trying to use fake money, Ethan takes her to the McQueen's and asks Theresa if she wants to go with him for a drink. Theresa soon takes a shine to him, but when she meets a woman named Liberty Savage (Abi Phillips) at her school for enrollment, he appears at the school gates; waiting for Liberty. She then identifies him as her fiancée, leaving Theresa slightly heartbroken. Ethan continues to be suspicious of Theresa. Theresa and her daughter Kathleen-Angel were kidnapped by Kyle Ryder (Neil Toon), Ethan & Kyle get in a fight which leads to Ethan falling down an elevator shaft breaking his leg. Theresa then tells Ethan that she killed Calvin Valentine (Ricky Whittle).
Theresa and Ethan grow closer and share many kisses, but try to avoid being seen by Liberty. When Liberty's family arrive, her brother, Will Savage (James Atherton) is set up on a date with Theresa by Liberty, and the two grow very close, much to Ethan's jealousy. However, Will discovers the two kissing and at a hotel room, assaults Ethan. Will soon tells Liberty about the kiss and Liberty dumps Ethan. He and Theresa continue their relationship, but also continues a new relationship with Liberty, and struggles to juggle the two. Theresa confronts Ethan after a text he meant to send to Liberty was sent to Theresa instead. He worms his way out of the problem though. Theresa still doesn't believe him though, so she seeks the help of Dodger - together they find out not only has Ethan been cheating on Theresa with Liberty, he's also cheated on Theresa with Rae Wilson (Alice Barlow).
Liberty, Rae and Theresa begin to play with Ethan's head; with Theresa telling him that she is pregnant with his baby, Rae telling him she has an STD and Liberty telling him she has told her brothers they are back together and have set a date for their wedding. Later, all three girls confront him and Ethan realises they know the truth. He tries to get out of it by telling them nobody is perfect, but they decide to get their revenge on him by gunging him and many of the residents enjoy watching him get pink gunge thrown all over him. The week after, Ethan tries to talk to Liberty but is warned off by Will. One night, Ethan decides to text while driving, and as a result, accidentally runs over Rob Edwards (David Atkins) and drives off. He enlists the help of Theresa who gets Warren to repair his car. Rob regains consciousness and Ethan questions him but attempts to blur his memory of the accident. He later threatens Theresa to keep quiet about what she knows.
Warren eventually tries blackmail Ethan into helping him murder Brendan Brady (Emmett J. Scanlan). However, he decides to surrender himself after Warren threatens to harm Liberty. Before turning himself in, he promises Theresa he will not say anything about Calvin's murder. He also reveals to her Warren's plan to kill Brendan, and that she should not trust him.Ethan was last seen confessing to the police on 8 December 2011
Liberty Savage is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, played by actress and singer-songwriter Abi Phillips. She made her first on-screen appearance on 10 December 2010. Phillips was approached by Hollyoaks producers after she submitted one of her songs to be played on the show. Following a strong response to the song, producers invited her to audition for the role of Liberty, in which she was successful. Liberty was introduced to Hollyoaks along with her fiancé, Ethan Scott (Craig Vye).
Her main storylines have been in the love triangle between Ethan, her and her best friend Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter). Phillips said that Ethan is in love with Liberty, but does not love her enough to marry her. On her arrival her on-screen family was introduced, her two brothers, Dodger (Danny Mac) and Will (James Atherton) and her father Dirk (David Kennedy). Liberty performed at T4 on the Beach, she performed as two people, as while Liberty got her big break, Phillips also performed her own solo material.
When India is murdered and her body is uncovered, Texas tells Nancy Hayton (Jessica Fox) her that Melody is arriving. Melody arrives in Hollyoaks village and asks Lee Hunter (Alex Carter) for directions. Lee recognises her and realises she was a famous singer in the 1980s. Lee takes Melody to Texas's flat and she signs an autograph for him. She will return for her daughter Texas' wedding and exit from the show.
|Jack Welsh||5–8 January 2010||Himself||The Liverpool-based artist appeared as himself when he examined Leila Roy's artwork, and gave her a job in Paris.|
|Patrick||12 January 2010||Daniel Yarnold||A man who interviewed Loretta Jones for an office job in the probation service. Former lap dancer Loretta did not inform him of her previous job, and was insulted when he revealed he had no intentions of giving her the job as he wanted to meet a lap dancer.|
|Dr. Ford||20 January 2010||Glen Cunningham||A doctor at the anorexia clinic, who weighed and assessed Hannah Ashworth, before releasing her.|
|Policeman||11 February 2010||Phil Jervis||A police officer who arrived to arrest Jamie for the stabbing of Blue. Jamie then stabbed Darren Osborne whilst trying to escape and was arrested.|
|Johnny||March 2010||Luca Hyde||Caroline's young son.|
|Steve||26 March 2010||Anthony Crank||A TV producer recording Duncan Button's 16th birthday party. He also kisses Theresa McQueen, but she slaps him and walks off.|
|Laura||19–22 April 2010||Laura Ainsworth||Laura first appeared dressed as a playboy bunny in The Dog. She later slept with Charlotte Lau (Amy Yamazaki). Soon after, she slept with Zak Ramsey (Kent Riley), unaware that Charlotte was spying on her. She was not seen again.|
|Glen Turner||May 2010||Drew Horner||Calvin's former police colleague. Glen helps Calvin set up Gaz Bennett for sending him death threats a few days before his death.|
|Molly Montgomery||17–23 May 2010||Sophie Isaacs||A host who appears at a murder mystery birthday surprise for India Longford. She becomes close to Charlotte Lau and sleeps with her.|
|DI Andrews||25 May–16 July 2010||Maggie Norris||A police officer who investigates the murder of Calvin Valentine and charges Gaz Bennett after finding him with the gun used to kill Calvin.|
|Dr. Julian Bashir||May–June 2010||Amerjit Deu||A doctor who tells Steph Dean her cancer was progressive, and that she would need to have an operation within days.|
|Adam||31 May - 26 July 2010||Vlach Ashton||Adam is a realtor who was once in a relationship with Loretta Jones (Melissa Walton). Loretta's boyfriend Jake Dean (Kevin Sacre) follows her to a meeting and finds Adam and Loretta arguing. Loretta tells Jake that Adam has been harassing her. Jake confronts Adam, who claims that Loretta is the one harassing him and is using Jake to make him jealous. He then takes a restraining out against her. Nancy Hayton (Jessica Fox) meets with Adam to find out the truth about Loretta, who is then sectioned.|
|Jensen Newton||21–25 June 2010||Unknown||The baby brother of Barry Newton who appears with his mother Shelly, who claims to have stopped her drug use because of Jensen. and leaves him with Newt when she goes for a job interview. Just as Newt, assuming Shelly has abandoned them, is about to run away with the baby, Shelly returns announcing she has found a job in Scotland. The reunited family then relocate. Shelly, Newt and Jensen move to Scotland.|
|Louis||4 August–3 December 2010||Des O'Malley||A 15-year-old cancer patient who Steph Cunningham meets at radiotherapy. They both support each other and Louis films Steph's diaries of her battle with cancer. Louis is given the all clear and later appears at Steph's funeral.|
|Lanika||17 September–6 October 2010||Sarah Patel||The apparent wife of Jamil Fadel, who reveals he left her on their arranged wedding day. They eventually agree to go through with the marriage. On their wedding day, Lanika has second thoughts, and does not marry Jamil.|
|Blanche Longford||20 September–1 October 2010, 2 February 2011||Georgina Hale||Alistair Longford's mother who arrives to stop his wedding to Cindy Hutchinson. Blanche returns in February 2011 for great-granddaughter India Longford's funeral.|
|Mark Rushton||23 September–25 October 2010||Daniel Gallagher||Jasmine Costello's friend whilst she is dressed as her alter-ego Jason. He later appears when Bart McQueen questions why he has Jasmine's mobile number. Eva Strong refers to him by his second name in 2010.|
|Vicar||24 September 2010||John Elkington||The vicar who marries Alistair Longford and Cindy Hutchinson.|
|Rashad Fadel||5–6 October 2010||Leon Jan||Jamil Fadel's older brother, who arrives with Jamil's fiancée, Lanika, and persuades him to marry her. However, Lanika does not go through with it.|
|Arlo Davenport||12 October - 14 December 2010||Travis Yates||Yates' casting was announced in April 2010 at the same time as his on-screen half-sister Amber Sharpe and it was also revealed that Yates was initially contracted as a regular cast member. Arlo makes friends with Taylor Sharpe whilst at school, he later invites him around for dinner. He is shocked when Taylor's father turns out to be his father too. Taylor and Arlo initially become friends, but when Arlo catches Taylor in a clinch with his love interest Sinead O'Connor, he tells Taylor he never wants to see him again.|
|Helen Davenport||12 October–November 2010||Emma Vaudrey||The mother of Phil Sharpe's other two children, Arlo and Tré. Helen has secretly mothered a family by Phil, who has a family elsewhere. Helen discovers Phil's lies, and meets his other family.|
|Tré Davenport||12 October 2010||Charlie Behan||He is one of Phil Sharpe's secret sons and arrives when Taylor Sharpe visits their house for dinner, after receiving an invite from Arlo.|
|Logan Fairhurst||25 October - 1 November 2010||Thomas Sean Hughes||Logan is a police officer and is friends with Riley Costello (Rob Norbury). Logan meets Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter) at a cage fight and becomes attracted to her. Logan and Theresa grow close during a party at a footballer's house and eventually share a kiss. However, pregnant Theresa's waters break and she goes into labour. Logan arrives at hospital to see Theresa, but Theresa's cousin Jacqui McQueen (Claire Cooper) makes her send Logan away so we will never discover Theresa's murder of Calvin Valentine (Ricky Whittle).|
|Dale Greer||1 December 2010||Chris Geere||A soldier who appears in a flashback episode explaining how Warren Fox survived a fire at The Loft nightclub during May 2009. Homeless, Dale starts working for Warren. On the day of The Loft fire, Dale finds Warren trapped in the cellar and helps him get out. Realising everyone believes he is still in The Loft, Warren stabs Dale and places him in the cellar. Dale's body is later recovered and buried as Warren.|
|Ciara||16 December 2010||Cammie Stadage||A girl who believes Seth Costello is really his older brother Riley. They go joyriding and catch a car thief.|
|Cameron||23 December 2010||Cameron Moore||A man who India Longford meets online on a dating website. He appears in dream sequences, when he and India agree to meet each other in person. It is later revealed that Cameron is not a real person, but is instead a middle aged man called Silas Blissett, who murders India.|
|Lenny McLaverty||30 December 2010||Scott Ryan Vickers||An acquaintance of Kathleen McQueen who she knows from prison. Kathleen trades sexual favours with Lenny so he will baptise Kati McQueen.|
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