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If you’re a die-hard Emmerdale fan then you may well remember the part of Olivia ‘Ollie’ Reynolds.
The daughter of Sean and Angie, Ollie was involved in a series of storylines, from various scams with Zak Dingle and getting drunk to being convinced her parents didn’t are about her.
Ollie Reynolds first appeared on the soap in June 1999 before leaving the soap in 2003 in a storyline which saw her move to Manchester to go to university.
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The part of Ollie in the hit ITV soap was played by actress Vicky Binns, who rose to fame in children’s drama Children’s Ward back in 1998.
Vicky, now 38, was a central part of Emmerdale when she starred in the soap, but after this she went on to star in Coronation Street as lovable Molly Dobbs.
Vicky appeared in Corrie in 2005 before quitting the soap in 2010, but what is the actress doing now? Let’s take a look…
Where is Vicky Binns now?
Vicky Binns has stuck to acting, both on screen and on stage.
The Tottington-born star has popped up in Casualty, Crime Stories, The Mill, Moving On and Doctors since departing the Corrie cobbles.
She also secured a theatre roles, appearing in To Kill a Mockingbird and The Winter’s Tale at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, the star appeared alongside a number of young local actors as well as director David Thacker and former Emmerdale co-star Amy Nuttall.
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Vicky told Bury Times: “I did just one show at the Octagon before today, Alfie, which was a good couple of years ago when I worked with David Thacker. I really did want to come back and I never dreamed it would be for two shows.
"Having a chance to play different parts and be involved in two such different productions but at the same theatre and so close to home is great.
"It is brilliant to be able to come home. I've done a couple of plays down in London and met family at Euston Station and dragged them around the city, so it's actually nice to come back home and see everyone without all the travelling."
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Vicky often shares an insight what she’s up to on Twitter with her 600 followers.
Last year, the soap star took part in online play reading sessions with Hope Mill Theatre, and she has also shown her passion for saving the arts amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vicky’s bio reads: “Actress….(Yes, that one from Corrie.) Was in ‘Ealry Doors’ Currently In….’Doors!”
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It is unknown whether the TV star is in a relationship, but she once said “I’ll never get wed.”
After walking down the aisle on Coronation with Tyrone Dobbs many years ago, Vicky told The People: “I have never hankered for getting married and this wedding confirmed it for me. It was so much faff.
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"I just wanted to go to the toilet on my own without having people to help me with the dress. It's tainted me."
Clearly a fan of performing at the Octagon in Bolton, Vicky was also reported to be starring in their production of Beryl.
The play tells the inspiring life story of unsung sporting hero Beryl Burton and so Vicky and the crew saddled-up and experience the thrill of cycling around the local area.
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