LINDLEY actress Zoe Lucker is set to star in hit BBC1 TV show Waterloo Road.
The Huddersfield-born actress has been cast as the mother of three tearaway children in the award-winning school drama.
The 38-year-old actress, who starred as Vanessa Gold in EastEnders, will play Carol Barry, a mother who has to cope with the kids alone because her husband is behind bars.
Mum-of-one Zoe, who is currently shooting her new role, said the family would “ruffle plenty of feathers in Waterloo Road”, adding that “you can’t trust them as far as you can throw them.”
The TV programme was formerly filmed in Rochdale, but has filming for the eighth series has been moved to Greenock, in Scotland.
Filming of 50 one-hour episodes is underway, but it’s not know how long Zoe Lucker will be in the series.
The former Footballers’ Wives star added: “They’re a family of great characters – but you just wouldn’t want the Barrys in your neighbourhood.”
Zoe joins another former EastEnder in Waterloo Road as Laurie Brett, who played Jane Beale, has also joined the series. She will play English teacher Christine Mulgrew.
Zoe has previously appeared in Strictly Come Dancing and Holby Blue.