'The Traitors' Star Maddy Smed...


'The Traitors' Star Maddy Smedley Is Set To Join The Cast Of Hollyoaks


12:19 9 Aug 2023

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Maddy from The Traitors is coming back on our screens!

If you haven't seen The Traitors on BBC, you probably remember everyone talking about it around Christmas time last year.

The first season of the hugely popular reality TV show was one of the most talked about shows at the end of last year, shooting many of its contestants to instant fame.

One of those contestants was Maddy Smedley, an actress who was stuck on one person being a Traitor (no spoilers here if you're yet watch it!) with no one else to back her. She became an iconic character for her relentless suspicions and theories.

Now she's onto the next adventure - having a starring role in Hollyoaks!

The 30-year-old actress will play Rayne Royce's new talent agent, Faye Fuller in the Channel 4 soap opera.

Working alongside real-life couple Jemma and Owen Warner, the storyline surrounding troubled influencer Rayne and her unsuspecting boyfriend Romeo is set to heat up, as Rayne continues to make enemies in the village.

As Raye's new talent agent, Faye is on a mission to get the influencer on the next series of the fictional reality TV show set inside the Hollyoaks universe, 'Love Cave'.

Talking about joining the cast of the show, Maddy – who is currently expecting – said:

“I’ve had a blast filming, everyone at Hollyoaks has been so kind and accommodated me and bump so well.

“Faye Fuller is trashy, sassy and a bit cutthroat. I used to watch Hollyoaks and chat about it before school on the radiators. Chuffed to now be a part of it.”

Describing her character as “a bit more brutal than me in real life – she’s like Del Boy mixed with Deborah Meaden."

Speaking on working alongside Jemma Donovan and Owen Warner, she said:  "'Oh my God, I know you from Hollyoaks and I’m a Celeb' – that was a bit daunting. But they act like normal humans,” she told OK! magazine on working with her co-stars."


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This isn't Maddy's first time getting work on big TV shows. Before getting recognition on The Traitors, she had small roles in Eastenders and Casualty.

Maddy's first appearance as Faye on Hollyoaks will be shown on Friday 18th August on E4, and Monday 21st August on Channel 4.

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