Rachel Adedeji feared she may’ve forgotten learn how to act earlier than her ‘Hollyoaks’ return.
The 27-year-old actress was “very nervous” earlier than she headed again to the set of the Channel four cleaning soap to reprise her function as Lisa Loveday – who was final seen on display in December 2017 – following her maternity depart, however she is “glad” to be again on the present.
Rachel – who has 10-month-old daughter Lillian with husband Jason Finegan – mentioned: “It hasn’t really felt like I’ve left but it surely’s been superb, everybody’s so welcoming as regular. Initially I used to be very nervous as a result of I felt like a brand new woman once more.
“I used to be like ‘I hope I understand how to behave’ as a result of I would been out of the sport for some time, but it surely right away comes again to you funnily sufficient. As quickly as I get the heels on, the wig on, I am like, ‘Yeah, she’s again child!’ It is superb and I am glad I got here again once I did.”
Rachel welcomed Lillian into the world in December final 12 months, and she or he is planning to verify the teenager’s birthday is “all Christmassy” to make sure the infant would not “hate” her when she grows up.
She added: “Me and my husband did not plan to have a child three days earlier than Christmas final 12 months, so I do not actually know the place we’ll be.
“I would like to consider out how I will have a good time my child’s first birthday and never make all of it Christmassy or she’s actually going to hate me when she grows up. I am hoping it’s going to be higher than final 12 months and never simply sleeping all day.”
Rachel beforehand opened up about affected by the newborn blues after giving start, and she or he just lately admitted turning to train helped her “psychological state”.
She mentioned: “I’ve at all times been fairly a match particular person anyway so I began understanding fairly quickly after having my daughter however that wasn’t even for aesthetic causes, it was for my psychological state. I am so glad I did it for these causes.
“Finally I began to note a end result after which I began to really feel higher about myself, however I am so glad I did not do it for these causes, it wasn’t the forefront stress for me.”