EastEnder Chelsea Fox is to get a new love interest when a good-looking newcomer arrives in Albert Square.

Romance blossoms when feisty Chelsea – whose Walford conquests have included Grant Mitchell and Sean Slater – meets Theo Kelly next month.

Streetwise Theo, played by Rolan Bell, charms the ladies of Walford as soon as he arrives but it seems it’s Chelsea (Tiana Benjamin) who will catch his eye.

Stage star Rolan, pictured here as the lead in musical production The Harder They Come, said it’s “amazing” to be a part of the BBC1 soap.

“Everyone has been so welcoming on set. Working with actors such as Rudolph Walker has been a dream come true and I can’t wait to see how my character develops on screen,” said the actor, who has already appeared in the daytime soap Doctors.

Theo makes his debut in EastEnders in February.

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