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‘Doctor Who’ Spin-Off Series: ‘Hollyoaks’ Actress Anna Shaffer Lands ‘Class’ Role

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25/05/2016 12:45

‘Hollyoaks’ actress Anna Shaffer has landed a role in the upcoming ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off series ‘Class’, it has been announced.

While details of Anna’s character are being kept under wraps, bosses have revealed her on-screen alter-ego will be called Rachel.

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The star previously played Ruby Button in the Channel 4 soap, and also appeared as Romilda Vane in three of the ‘Harry Potter’ films.

The series will air on BBC Three later this year, and Anna joins a cast that includes former ‘Corrie’ actress Katherine Kelly.

‘Class’ will be set in Coal Hill school in contemporary London, and four newcomers - Greg Austin, Sophie Hopkins, Fady Elsayed and Vivian Oparah - will play sixth-formers.

‘Doctor Who’ showrunner Steven Moffat has previously teased the series, describing it as "dark and sexy".

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