Just days later, the BBC soap have revealed that S Club 7 star Hannah Spearritt has been signed up to play the newest member of the Taylor family.
Fans are set to finally learn why Karen and her brood have kept so quiet about he character, with details on her arrival kept tight-lipped.Speaking about joining the cast, Hannah said: "I’m over the moon to be joining the show, it’s such a huge part of British telly.Speaking to The Sun about the new role, she exclaimed: "I'm over the moon to be joining the show, it's such a huge part of British telly."The former S Club pop star continued: "I'm really looking forward to getting started and I can't wait to see the Square in the flesh.Walford here I come."Hannah has already tried her hand at acting on programmes like Primeval, Death I Paradise and Casualty, so I'm sure she knows what she's doing.She is a Journalism and English language graduate of Kingston University, London, and joined the team in 2017.
During an interview on Loose Women, the actress was asked about her romance with the 39-year-old, after their rekindled romance went public last year.Making her way to the shoot, Spearritt smiled as she gave Stanley a hug before getting to work.She is the latest pop star to arrive in Albert Square and follows in the footsteps of Blue star Lee Ryan, who earlier this year took on the role of Harry “Woody” Woodward.""Omg Hannah from S Club 7 is gonna be in #East Enders," posted a happy fan.She's not the only pop star to switch to soaps.Featured Image Credit: Loose Women/ITV/PA Images Rachel Andrews is an NCTJ trained Junior Journalist at PRETTY52.