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Liverpool Echo
Ryan Paton

Channel 4 Hollyoaks stars thrilled as production moves to new location

Hollyoaks stars were thrilled as the production moved to a new location yesterday.

The popular Channel 4 soap is traditionally filmed at Lime Pictures Studios in Childwall. However, the programme was shot on location on Thursday at some of Merseyside's most famous landmarks.

Soap star Ross Adams was spotted filming new scenes at various locations around Liverpool's famous waterfront. The actor is renowned for his role as Scott Drinkwell in Hollyoaks and the character is set to enjoy a new romance in the show.

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Juan is played by Ariel Butwyna and the images showed romance blossoming between the two characters. The scenes will air in Spring and Ariel said he was excited to shoot on location.

He said: "I’m having a fantastic time filming with Hollyoaks. I am so happy to be playing the role of Juan, who has such a lovely and sweet storyline with Scott. Working with Ross Adams is a true pleasure, and I’ve even had the chance to share some time on set with Alex Fletcher - everyone is so welcoming. Truly, a very kind and fun environment to work in.”

Hollyoaks filmed new scenes around Liverpool's iconic waterfront yesterday (Lime Pictures)

Ariel plays a Spanish choreographer and dancer in the show and his introduction could put an end to unluck in love Scott's romantic woes. The storyline is part of a brand new set of storylines Hollyoaks has launched as part of its Spring season episodes.

Love is definitely in the air on the soap as a brand new trailer also revealed romance is on the card for for Felix and Mercedes while Ste and James' also take their wedding plans to the next stage.

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