Alicya Eyo, who played Ruby Haswell in Emmerdale, joins Lee for a Soap From The Box chat.
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and all of us at Soap From The Box want to send our love to anyone suffering with their mental health and encourage everyone to talk about how they’re feeling.
Find out more at https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/
In that spirit, Alicya very kindly shares the story of her own struggles with anxiety and alcohol. Thank you Alicya, and if any of these issues affect you, you can find information and support here:
Lee and Alicya also cover her time playing Denny Blood in Bad Girls, wearing a pink PVC suit, getting recognised, playing a gay character in Emmerdale, her amazing exit from the show and annual Bad Girls reunions.
Plus there’s surprise messages from some special friends…
You can find Alicya on Twitter @Alicya75
Lee Salisbury directed Continuing Drama for over 10 years. Notable episodes including the Cot Death in Emmerdale and Barbara Windsor’s leaving episodes for Eastenders. He s now a Series Producer… and of course a Podcaster!
Thanks to David Stevens at The Bothy for editing and technical wizardry.
Thanks to Iain McCallum for his press help.
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