Speaking to PA, the actress said that she appreciates her character's ruthless personality.
Shenton explained: "I have a great deal of affection for Mitzeee. I admire her persistence in terms of what she wants, and her drive and ambition; she's got a bit of gumption and she says what she thinks.
"But I also think she cares and she doesn't like to see people close to her get hurt. There's loads of things about her that I like.
"As the show's gone on I think we've been able to see a different side to Mitzeee, her real side. She's let the facade down so I've really enjoyed that."
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