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'Hollyoaks' Carley Stenson films one-off return episode

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Hollyoaks star Carley Stenson has filmed a one-off return to the soap for a special Christmas episode.

The actress's character Steph Roach will appear as an angel as Doug Carter teeters on the brink of death this Boxing Day.

Carley Stenson aka 'Steph Cunningham'

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PJ Brennan (Doug Carter)

© Channel 4



Doug, played by PJ Brennan, starts to feel lonely and depressed in the build-up to the festive season and finds himself questioning whether his life is worth living at all.

With his friends all home for the holidays, Doug reaches breaking point and jumps from a bridge. However, he then finds himself back at his flat with the heavenly vision of Steph before him.

Angel Steph soon starts trying to convince Doug of the positive impact he has had in the village over the past year. Steph shows Doug that without his influence, one teenage resident would be pregnant, while another character would be a broken man after losing his loved ones at the hands of evil Silas Blissett.

However, Doug also sees that his late girlfriend Bex (Daisy Turner) would still be alive if he had never arrived in Chester.

A Hollyoaks statement teased: "Faced with the decision of whether to go to heaven and save Becks' life, or return to Hollyoaks and save the fate of his friends, which path will Doug
choose?"

Stenson bowed out from Hollyoaks late last year, when Steph died in the dramatic Il Gnosh fire.

Hollyoaks will air the special Doug-centric episode on Monday, December 26 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.

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