Former student swaps Solihull for Hollyoaks

A former Solihull College & University Centre Performing Arts student has joined the cast of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks.

Charlie Georgio, 22, from Marston Green, has taken to the cobbles of Chester where he plays the role of Jed.

He said: “I’m delighted to join the cast of Hollyoaks. I can’t wait to see where Jed’s journey goes.”

After finishing his Performing Arts course in 2016, Charlie found himself an agent and secured a role in BBC One’s ‘Doctors’ and went on to star in ‘Just Charlie’ in 2017, a film in which he played a young man named Gareth.

‘Just Charlie’ featured on Sky Movies and followed the story of a girl trapped in the body of a boy. The film also starred Harry Gilby, who can now be seen as a young JRR Tolkien in the movie ‘Tolkien’.

Charlie speaks fondly of his time at the College’s Blossomfield Campus: “My college years were the best years of my life. I was able to study something I love and I’m now furthering a career in what I love.”

Alongside his acting career, Charlie has been modelling for a number of brands including Adidas, Boohoo and ASOS.

He will be adding another string to his bow later this year when he releases his debut album. He has already had a number of musical releases including his latest track ‘Amigo’.

Hollyoaks episodes air weekdays at 6.30pm.

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