Young Emmerdale acting talent Amelia Flanagan is taking centre stage in some of the ITV soap’s current storylines.
The 14-year-old has played April since 2014. She is the daughter of Marlon Dingle and the late Donna Windsor. In recent weeks, Emmerdale viewers has been targeted by anonymous bullies.
April set up a social media account about grief after the death of teen Leanna Cavanagh triggered her own memories from losing her mum.
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Since acting star Amelia joined Emmerdale she won three awards in the space of a year at the Inside Soap Awards and The British Soap Awards.
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As our colleagues at the Manchester Evening News report, Amelia comes from a talented acting family with both her brother and sister appearing in rival ITV soap Coronation Street.
Her younger twin siblings Isabella and William have played cousins Hope Stape and Joseph Brown in Corrie since 2017.
Amelia’s younger siblings Isabella and William play cousins Hope Stape and Joseph Brown in Corrie
Isabella, who plays the daughter of Fiz, is also set for some more big soap scenes as Hope becomes jealous of Tyrone and new girlfriend Alina preparing to welcome a baby together.
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