07:46 08 July 2009
Actress Sin Reeves has joined the cast of Emmerdale, it has been confirmed.
Reeve's, who previously starred in BBC drama 'Cutting It' as Sydney Henshall, will join the cast of the ITV soap temporarily for six-months.
She will play Sally Spode, a former love interest of Ashley Thomas (John Middleton).
On taking on the new character, Reeves said: "Sally was Ashley's first love and he is a bit unnerved to see her in the village. I'm delighted to be joining such a celebrated show and looking forward to filming my first scenes."
Emmerdale series producer Gavin Blyth said: "We're delighted to welcome an actress of Sian's calibre to the show."
He added: "We have a great story coming up for Laurel and Ashley, and Sian's character will be right in the thick of the action, as the strength of their marriage is put to the test with unusual yet dramatic consequences."
Reeves has also starred in 'Northern Lights', 'Where The Heart Is', 'City Lights' and 'Hope Springs'.
Viewers will see her arrive in the Dale's in August.
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