Hollyoaks Announces Ex-EastEnders Actress Rita Simons New Role


Hollyoaks release brand-new images of new character Marie, as Rita Simons is set to film alongside Rory Douglas-Speed, Jamie Lomas and Jennifer Metcalfe…

An after-credit trailer is set to feature on the Hollyoaks hourlong special airing Tuesday E4, which includes an exclusive first look at Rita Simons new character.

Tracksuit clad Marie will be sneaking into the Chester village this year after leaving prison, with her first order of business being to steal Mercedes’ red dress from the McQueen washing line.

The Channel 4 soap confirms that she is set to cause a stir, being the mother of established Hollyoaks character, Joel Dexter, played by Rory Douglas Speed.

Talking about her upcoming appearance, Rita said “Marie’s got a lot of ties here, so I think there’s going to be quite a lot of trouble between quite a few characters, and you will just have to keep watching to see…”

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