EastEndersBrian Conley spoke lyrically about his new co-star, Vicki Mitchell, who is about to enter Walford as Rocky Cotton’s mystery wife.
speaking to Soap inside prior to her introduction to the soap, actor Rocky Conley spoke of his initial reaction to ‘Allo’ Allo! cast of the legend: “I was thrilled that we would be working together.
“I had seen her at a party before, but I would never have believed that one day she would play my wife. But I’m very happy and we had a great time together – she’s perfect for the role.”
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The BBC shared a first look at Mitchell’s character late last month, while also confirming that Rocky and Jo married more than 25 years ago, but since the former isn’t the most open about his dark past, almost nothing is known about his latter. half.
“I’m very excited to get in EastEnders and everyone was so great,” Mitchell said at the time of the announcement.
“Jo Cotton is a great character and it’s a great story. I can’t wait for viewers to meet her.”
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Meanwhile, EastEnders to meexecutive producer Chris Clenshaw also commented, “We’re thrilled to welcome the incredibly talented Vicki to EastEnders family, playing the role of Jo Cotton.
“Vicki is perfect for the role of Rocky’s elusive wife, about whom we know very little.
“Brush, smart and extremely glamorous, Jo bears a resemblance to her long-lost husband, Rocky, and as you might expect, upon arriving in Walford, she is immediately thrown into the heart of the drama.”
EastEnders aired Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One. The show is also streamed on BBC iPlayer.
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