The character of Hannah was part of a new family unit which was cast in the show called the Ashworths, they moved into the Hunter family's old home.
Her parents are Neville and Suzanne and brothers Rhys and Josh in 2005.
Auditions were held for the part of Hannah and actress Emma Rigby went on to gain the part.
During some of the storylines the actress commented that playing the character was sometimes depressing and tiring but had this to say about one of her storylines: "I just threw myself into it, really.
I didn't want it to be unrealistic or disrespectful to people who suffer from the illness and I didn't want to glamorise it, either. Once sunny and outgoing, tragedy has taken its toll on the character.
Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is reportedly single again after splitting with her long-term boyfriend.
According to The Sun, the ‘Move’ hitmaker is ‘heartbroken’ after blowing the whistle on her two-year relationship with footballer, Jordan Kiffin.
player ended last month, with a ‘friend’ of the 23-year old’s revealing: “Leigh-Anne is really sad and has had all her girlfriends around her in recent days to keep her spirits up.
“She's been out at clubs to stay busy but inside she's been heartbroken as she really loved Jordan.” They added: “The silver lining is that as Little Mix are gearing up to release their new track she'll be so busy she'll be distracted from her heartache.” Pinnock first started dating Jordan in early 2013, with a rep for Leigh-Anne declining to comment on their break-up.
Hannah Rose Ashworth (previously Osborne) is a fictional character from long-running Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks, played by Emma Rigby.
Hannah first appeared on-screen from 3 October 2005 until her exit on 12 February 2010.
Since inception the character became the centre of a controversial storyline in which she suffered from the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
This storyline attracted much attention from the press and viewers along with the storyline resulting in the death of a character from the illness' which was a first for British soap.