The soap star, 47, best known for playing Albert Square’s Vincent Hubbard, will star as Martine

[ Hollyoaks SPOILER: Former EastEnders star Richard Blackwood joins soap ]
Former EastEnders star Richard Blackwood has joined Hollyoaks and will make his debut as newcomer Felix Westwood this spring.

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The soap star, 47,’best known for playing Albert Square’s Vincent Hubbard, will star as’Martine Deveraux’s (Kelle Bryan) past love interest and the’long-lost father to her twins – Mitchell Deveraux and Toby Faroe.’

The twins, separated at birth, were only reunited over Christmas after Toby, played by Bobby Gordon, tracked down his brother Mitchell, played by NTA nominee Imran Adams, to the village of Hollyoaks.

Now the pair will be reunited with their father’Felix Westwood in a plot that is bound to shed light on the family’s secrets including why Toby was given away at birth.’

Publisher: Mail Online
Date: 2020-01-24T18:59:09+0000
Author: Milly Vincent
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Hollyoaks spoilers: Ex-EastEnders actor Richard Blackwood joins soap as mystery villain

There’s a lot of drama over on Hollyoaks right now, following Warren Fox’s return to the village earlier this month.

And now things are set to heat up even more as former EastEnders actor Richard Blackwood, 48, will be joining the soap as a brand new villain.

The actor, who is best known for playing Vincent Hubbard in the BBC soap, was previously spotted leaving a secret meeting at the Hollyoaks studios in Liverpool, sparking rumours he’s joining the Channel 4 soap.

A source has since told The Sun: ‘Richard has already filmed his first scenes and he is settling in well.’ However, a Channel 4 spokeswoman declined to comment.

Publisher: Heart
Date: 2020-01-24T11:10:50
Author: Naomi Bartram
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Richard Blackwood joins Hollyoaks as mystery villain from Warren Fox’s past

Richard, who last appeared on EastEnders two years ago when Vincent had a gun pointed at him, was pictured walking from the main building back to the car park and into his car.

No role has been confirmed but it has been speculated that Richard is joining the cast in a major role.

He will reportedly play a face from Warren Fox’s past who will rival the gangster in the villain stakes.

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He previously told Digital Spy: “Warren grew up in a children’s home, so they’re going to explore that.

“They’ve got a character coming in as part of that. I can’t say who’s playing the character, but it’s a well-known face.

Publisher: The Sun
Date: 2020-01-23T18:08:51+00:00
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Richard Blackwood confirms Hollyoaks casting as Mitchell’s dad

There have been a number of new arrivals in Hollyoaks as of late, but there’s another new character on the way to the village in the form of Felix Westwood (Richard Blackwood) ‘ who will arrive in Chester later this Spring, and interestingly has ties to several of the soap’s mainstays.

Yes, Felix is an old flame of Martine Deveraux’s (Kelle Bryan) ‘ and the father of her twins Mitchell (Imran Adams) and secret brother Toby Faroe (Bobby Gordon).

The character will be portrayed by Richard Blackwood, who is undoubtedly best known for playing Vincent Hubbard in EastEnders ‘ a role which he played for three years between 2015 and 2018.

Publisher: Metro
Date: 2020-01-24T13:44:24+0000
Twitter: @MetroUK
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EastEnders’ Shona McGarty splits from fianc’ Ryan Harris

Shona McGarty, who plays Whitney Dean in EastEnders, has split from her fianc’ Ryan Harris after an 18 month engagement.

Speaking to Daily Star, the actress said: “We just grew apart. Nothing bad happened, it was all very amicable. We were together for a long time but it just wasn’t meant to be.”

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She said: “I’m not ready to date anyone else at the moment and I think it’s really important to have some time by yourself.

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The 28-year-old stated she was in a “good place” after the split and is looking forward to a girls’ holiday.

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