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Hollyoaks' Emma Rigby has reportedly made a dramatic return to her role as Hannah Ashworth in the E4 soap after 13 years.
The actress, 34, played the character for five years before departing in 2010 and going on to bag a string of roles in Hollywood.
With the character decked out in designer clobber including pricey Balmain heels and a Prada bag.
During her original stint on the show actress Emma received praise for her perfomance including a harrowing eating disorder storyline which saw her win Best Actress at the British Soap Awards in 2008.
Back for more: Hollyoaks ' Emma Rigby, 34, has reportedly made a dramatic return to her role as Hannah Ashworth in the Channel 4 soap after 13 years (pictured in 2019)
Soap star: The actress, 34, played the character for five years before departing in 2010 and going on to bag roles in Hollywood (pictured on the show with former co-sar Andrew Moss)
MailOnline have contacted Hollyoaks' for comment.
After heading to the states Emma appeared in 2013's The Counselor alongside Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz as well as Endless Love with Alex Pettyfer in 2014.
She also took on the role of The Red Queen in ABC's Once Upon a Time in Wonderland as well as Prisoners' Wives, Ripper Street, Death In Paradise and Fresh Meat.
It comes after Channel 4 pulled the plug on the soap being aired on its main channel, in a new digital strategy to freshen up viewing experiences with the state-owned broadcaster.
The broadcaster announced that the new schedule pattern and promises viewers 'a massive stunt week of spectacular and standout storylines' with 'scenes shot in sensational new locations'.
The soap, which started in 1995, was moved to its sister channel E4 in a bid to shake-up the schedule in September.
Fans of the show based in a drama-filled Chester village will