Holby City: where have you seen Leah Faulkner before? Who is actress Hannah Daniel?

New character alert on Holby tonight!

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There’s a new arrival on Holby City tonight in the form of Leah Faulkner, a junior doctor who has an eventful first shift when she struggles with a problematic first patient and catches the eye of Serena Campbell in the process.

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Cardiff-born actress Hannah Daniel will be a familiar face to BBC drama fans, having featured as a series regular in crime drama Hinterland (as DS Sian Owens) and in the thriller Keeping Faith (as Cerys Jones).

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Prior to this, Daniel was seen in the 2005 TV movie Dad (as Millie James) as well as the S4C Welsh-language series Gwaith/Cartref playing the role of Beca Matthews. The 32-year-old also made guest appearances in a 2005 episode of Casualty and a 2015 episode of Doctors.

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The actress has also worked on stage at the Bloomsbury Theatre, Theatre 503 and The Arches, Glasgow. A bilingual comedy web series Bumrush (co-written with Daf Palfrey) was commissioned for development by S4C.