Soap Stars

Ali Bastian

Ali BastianAli Bastian is an English television actress, best known for playing Becca Dean in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2001 to 2007, and PC Sally Armstrong in long-running ITV drama series The Bill from 2007 to 2009.

Ali has also appeared on television in Jane Eyre, Cavegirl, A Touch of Frost, Twenty Four 7, and Here After.

She is a proud dog owner and has a Cavapoo puppy called Molly.

Hayley Tamaddon

Hayley TamaddonHayley Tamaddon is an English actress of Iranian descent, who is most notable for portraying Delilah Dingle in ITV's Emmerdale and winning ITV's Dancing on Ice (Series 5) on 28 March 2010.

Tamaddon was born to a Persian father and English mother. She attended Montgomery High School in Blackpool. She trained in dance at Phil Winston's Theatreworks and Laine Theatre Arts.

Here she is pictured with her Shih Tzu Ozzy.

John Partridge

John PartridgeJohn Partridge is an English actor, dancer, singer, panelist and television presenter, who is probably best known for the role of Christian Clarke in the long-running BBC television soap opera EastEnders, having joined the cast in January 2008.

With a background in musical theatre, John appeared on the judging panel of BBC's Over The Rainbow and is a regular guest presenter of the National Lottery.

His very own dog Tilly has even won a Celebrity Canine award!

Patsy Palmer

Patsy PalmerKnown for playing Bianca Jackson who is revered for her big mouth, her quick temper and her 'unique' sense of style, she is Walford's original girl next door. Never one to mince her words, you always know exactly where you stand with Bianca and woe betide you if you manage to get on the wrong side of her.

Underneath her strong and fiery exterior, those who get close to her encounter a soft and vulnerable person who is loyal to the end.

Dog-lover Patsy lives in Brighton and has two Labradors called Obi and Noodles.

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