Revealing her excitement about joining the cast Hannah said: “I’m over the moon to be joining the show, it’s such a huge part of British telly. I’m really looking forward to getting started and I can’t wait to see the Square in the flesh. Walford here I come.”
A TV source said: “Producers are excited about casting Hannah in the show and if she proves popular she could be back as a more permanent fixture.”
Hannah has a strong acting background having starred in the BBC1 series Primeval as Abby for three years, and winning parts in Casualty and Death In Paradise.
Hannah first found fame as part of pop megagroup S Club 7.
The band scored four UK number-one singles and shifted over 10 million albums worldwide.
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