Hollyoaks casts Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson in explosive new role


EMMERDALE star Natalie Anderson has joined Hollyoaks in an explosive new role.

The actress – who is best known for playing Alicia Metcalfe in the ITV soap – will play Lexi in the Channel 4 soap.

Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson has joined Hollyoaks

The mystery surrounding Lexi begins week commencing Monday 25th October when Grace overhears her new lover, Nate, talking to her on the phone. 

When he acts secretive about their conversation, Grace suspects he might be seeing her, but the truth is soon revealed.

There will be many twists and turns in this storyline in the coming months, as the focus turns on the Deveraux family, and the secrets they have buried are soon to be resurfaced.

Talking about joining the Channel 4 soap, Natalie said “I’m so thrilled to be playing Lexi. 

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“She’s such a strong and intriguing character with lots of layers, that I’m thoroughly enjoying playing with.

“I’ve loved working with Chris Charles and exploring the dynamic between Lexi and Nate’s relationship as the storyline unfolds. 

“I’m having so much fun, and everyone at Hollyoaks have been so lovely and welcoming.”

Natalie Anderson is best known for her role as Alicia Metcalfe on rival soap Emmerdale between 2010 and 2015.

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She has also appeared in medical drama The Royal and has starred in the London Production of Wicked.

Natalie’s first scenes will air next Thursday on October 28’s E4 episode of the soap.

Natalie’s first Hollyoaks scenes will air next week

Natalie played Alicia for five years in Emmerdale