Thursday 21 June 2018

S Club 7 star Hannah Spearritt joins cast of EastEnders

Spearritt will appear for a short stint in the role of Kandice Taylor.

Hannah Spearritt
Hannah Spearritt

By Joe Nerssessian, Press Association

Former S Club 7 star Hannah Spearritt is to join the cast of EastEnders later this year.

The singer-turned-actress is the latest pop star to arrive on Albert Square following the casting of Blue’s Lee Ryan as Harry “Woody” Woodward earlier this year.

Spearritt will appear for a short stint in the role of Kandice Taylor, the younger sister of Karen Taylor, the BBC said.

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On appearing on the show, she said: “I’m over the moon to be joining the show, it’s such a huge part of British telly.

“I’m really looking forward to getting started and I can’t wait to see the Square in the flesh… Walford here I come.”

The Taylor family first appeared in Albert Square in May but little has been heard of Karen’s sibling.

Spearritt previously starred in ITV’s Primeval.

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