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'Hollyoaks': Former 'Emmerdale' star Kirsty-Leigh Porter joins soap

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Kirsty-Leigh Porter has joined the cast of Hollyoaks.

The former Emmerdale actress has signed up to play a full-time character in the Channel 4 soap later this year.

Kirsty Leigh Porter aka 'Kirsty Leigh Porter'

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Kirsty-Leigh Porter

Roz Fielding from Emmerdale

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Porter as Roz Fielding in 'Emmerdale'



According to SoapSquawk, Porter's character will "cause chaos" for a particular Chester resident.

Producer Bryan Kirkwood said: "Kirsty Leigh-Porter is a terrific signing for Hollyoaks.

"She will join us later on in the year in a very exciting role.

"She is certainly set to mix things up for one of our much-loved characters."

Porter previously played both Zoe Willson in Coronation Street and Roz Fielding in Emmerdale.

She has also had smaller roles in the likes of Doctors, Shameless and Ashes to Ashes.

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