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Lucy-Jo Hudson bids farewell to Hollyoaks after a year playing Donna-Marie

The actress revealed she is departing the soap.


Lucy Jo-Hudson (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy Jo-Hudson (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy Jo-Hudson (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy-Jo Hudson has bid farewell to Hollyoaks after she shared photographs from her last day of filming.

The actress has played former prostitute Donna-Marie Quinn on the soap for the past year.

Former Coronation Street star Hudson has left the soap as her character has been sent to prison.

Reposting a photograph of herself with co-star Gregory Finnegan, who plays James Nightingale, she wrote on Instagram: “Goodbye @hollyoaksofficial. It has been a real pleasure playing skanky Donna-Marie for the past 12 months.

“Not gonna miss the teeth that’s for sure… but Thankyou for making me feel welcome…. wonderful cast and crew!!!

“Good luck with the @thebritishsoapawards.”

She added the hashtags: “#shesbangedup” and “#whereshebelongs”.

Hudson also shared a picture of the clapperboard from her last day of filming, which was dated January 22.

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Goodbye @hollyoaksofficial 💜 xxx

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Finnegan shared the same photo of the pair, writing: “On a snowy day in January we said au revoir to Donna-Marie…

“Loved working with the wonderful @lucyjo_hudson – here’s hoping she gets out of Prison soon! Gx”