FIRST LOOK: S Club’s Hannah Spearritt on set in EastEnders!

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There's a new arrival in Albert Square and you'll recognise her from S Club 7

EastEnders fans and S Club fans it's time to rejoice (we never thought we'd say that) because Hannah Spearritt is heading to Walford.


You may recognise Hannah from the pop group S Club 7. She alongside her bandmates released noughties songs like Don't Stop Moving, Never Had a Dream Come True and Reach!

The 36-year-old popstar has previously appeared in Casualty and now she's be taking on the role as Karen Taylor's younger sister Kandice.

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The new arrival on the square will be exactly like her older sister – loud and outspoken. Opening up about her exciting new role, Hannah has 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."


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Hannah has already been filming her first scenes with her onscreen family members Karen (played by Lorraine Stanley) and Bernadette (played by Clair Norris).

Here's the FIRST look of Hannah on set in EastEnders...


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Hannah isn't the only popstar who has turned to a soap star; Blue boyband member Lee Ryan plays Woody in EastEnders, his bandmate Duncan James is in Hollyoaks as the murdering Ryan Knight and Hear'say singer Kym Marsh plays the infamous Michelle Connor in Coronation Street.

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Even though there's a lot of EastEnders characters leaving and returning this year, there's good news in store for fans who have watched the show for years - Tamzin Outhwaite – aka Mel Owen – is returning.

It was recently confirmed that after 16 years of being away from the show, the 46-year-old actress is returning to the Square with a whole lot of drama.


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Jacqueline Jossa (Lauren Branning)

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Harry Reid (Ben Mitchell)

Username: @harry.reid

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Username: @bywater_hetti

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Danny Dyer (Mick Carter)

Sadly, Danny doesn't have Snapchat BUT his daughter Dani Dyer does... and Danny features a lot!Username: @dani-dyer

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Shaheen Jafa (Shaks Kazemi)

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Username: @maisiesmithlive

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