Dallas legend joins the cast of Hollyoaks!

Fans of the 80s soap opera are in for a treat...

Linda Grey Hollyoaks

by Hannah Mellin |
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Actress Linda Grey, who's best known for her role as leading lady Sue Ellen Ewing in Dallas, is set to join the cast of Hollyoaks later this year.

Linda Grey Hollyoaks

She will take on the role of Marnie Nightingale's mum Tabitha, aka Tabby.

Speaking about her new role, the Hollywood legend said:

"I’m thrilled to be going from one iconic series to another and can’t wait to work with the fantastic cast.

"Hollyoaks viewers are going to love it when Tabby whips up a storm just like Sue Ellen did."

How exciting!

Tabby turns up in Hollyoaks following the death of her late husband Charles, and despite trying to keep busy with lunches with friends and the off date, Tabby is feeling a little lonly and un-fufilled - so she decides to visit her daughter Marnie who she lavished with affection whilst growing up.

Linda Grey Hollyoaks

Executive producer Bryan Kirkwood also said: "When we came to discuss who could possibly play Marnie’s mother the list was very small.

"Lysette Anthony has fast become a fabulous soap bitch so having Linda Gray play her mother Tabitha is the perfect fit. We can’t wait to have an international TV icon arrive in Chester and become part of the Hollyoaks family."

Linda's first scenes will air this Autumn.

Hollyoaks airs weeknights at 6.30pm on Channel 4.

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