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Hollyoaks stars Richard Blackwood and Jennifer Metcalfe supported the future of their characters, Felix and Mercedes.
In episodes set to air over the holiday season, the couple’s relationship will heat up after recently finding common ground with their experience of single parenthood.
With a romance on the way, Blackwood and Metcalfe were excited about what awaited Felix and Mercedes respectively, suggesting they were a match made in heaven.
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“I really think they’re a good fit as a couple,” Blackwood said. interior soap. “They are both broken souls – Felix has had a colorful past, but he is trying to redeem himself and turn his life around. They have met in each other, but I also think they can care for each other.
Speaking to the same outlet, Metcalfe echoed his co-star’s thoughts before offering fans a hint of what’s to come for the couple: “Mercedes has seen a different side to Felix. He’s taking the things in hand and he’s been there for her, rain or shine – that’s what she needs right now,” she said.
“It gets better for them before it gets worse. Their relationship is slow, but it’s really normal for them to get together at this time of year. It’s all very soapy and cheesy, but it’s also wonderful and beautiful,” she added.
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With the couple now sharing the screen more than before, they each revealed that filming the scenes was fun as they brought out the best in each other.
“Jen is an exceptional actress; when you work with her, you have to bring your A-game,” Blackwood revealed. “She keeps me going.”
Metcalfe, who has appeared on the Channel 4 soap since 2006, added: “We have the best days on set, it’s such a joy. We work well together, but we also know how to have a little fun.
Hollyoaks airs first on All 4, with new episodes dropping every weekday morning. The show airs Monday to Friday at 6.30pm on Channel 4 and 7pm on E4.
Some omnibus episodes are available via First video.
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