HOLLYOAKS’ Alex Fletcher has lifted the lid on what’s viewers can count on to see through the jaw-dropping Christmas particular – as one character is killed off by a mince pie.
The actress, who has performed Diane Hutchinson within the common Channel 4 cleaning soap for over a decade, has been concerned in an intense storyline involving her father-in-law terrorising each her and husband Tony over the previous yr.
Alex Fletcher has opened up about Edward Hutchinson’s shock departure Credit score: Getty Pictures
But it surely’s now been revealed that evil Edward Hutchinson (Joe McGrann) will get his comeuppance for all of the nasty issues he is put them by.
The previous surgeon, who has made Dianne and Tony’s life a residing hell over the previous few months, by accident eats a toxic mince pie that he was truly supposed to provide to his son.
So followers of the present might be blissful to know that Edward might be killed off by taking a chunk out of a scrumptious festive deal with that was alleged to kill another person.
Dianne Hutchinson actress Alex Fletcher just lately opened up about filming his closing scenes with Digital Spy.
Edward Hutchinson has made his son Tony’s life a residing hell Credit score: Lime Photos
She defined: “It is a fantastic twist and it was a very soapy Christmas particular. All of us labored our socks off.
“A variety of the time in cleaning soap you suppose: ‘Oh that is means on the market, how are we going to make this actual?’ However we did.
“When Edward put Diane behind the automotive within the storage and he or she did not know the place she was, I used to be actually making an attempt to play the concern.
“I used to be actually happy as a result of the director stated: ‘Alex, that was wonderful, however are you able to make it a bit much less harrowing?’
Dianne was with Edward when he had his closing breathsCredit score: Lime Photos
“I stated: ‘I do not understand how to do this, Diane’s been in a coma and he or she’s been locked in a automotive.’ She needed to remind me that we’re a 6.30pm present!
“I simply hope the viewers are blissful that Edward has received his comeuppance. Hopefully there’ll now be a little bit of happiness for Diane and Tony within the New 12 months, however there may be extra to return. The plot thickens, as traditional in Hollyoaks.”
The cleaning soap star, who can be identified for enjoying Jacqui Dixon in Brookside from 1990 to 2003, admitted that she did not discover it onerous displaying little emotion in the direction of her father-in-law dying in entrance of her.
She added: “Once we filmed his closing scenes, the place Edward was taking part in his cello and took his final breath, I simply keep in mind considering: ‘You are vile! You are a vile human being!’
Edward first appeared within the village again in October 2019Credit score: Lime Photos
“Diane has seen his true colors now, so I do not suppose she sheds a tear, to be sincere with you.
“It is a shock however she’s not emotional about it. I did not wish to be crying over him, in any other case the viewers would have thought: ‘Oh God, Diane, significantly? Get a grip!'”
She additionally admitted that the pair did not even realise that Edward’s loss of life scene could be the final time they work collectively on set as a result of they generally work out of sequence.
And to make issues worst, due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Alex and the remainder of the forged weren’t capable of give Joe a correct ship off.
Dianne and Tony will be capable to transfer on with their lives now Edward is goneCredit score: LIMEPICTURES
She additionally admitted that the pair did not even realise that Edward’s loss of life scene could be the final ever time they might be on set collectively.
The star admitted: “The one unhappy factor was that usually when somebody leaves, we’ll go for a pleasant meal or a couple of drinks to rejoice that particular person’s time on the present, however we could not do this due to the restrictions.
“So it was a troublesome one, however Joe has been within the enterprise for a very long time so I do not suppose he is too delicate about something like that.
“Joe despatched me a pleasant message and I despatched him one in return. I hope our paths will cross once more. His time on the present has gone so rapidly. Hopefully we’ll be in contact.”