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There’s a new villain arriving in Hollyoaks, played by The Kumars star Vincent Ebrahim.

The South African-born actor will play the ole of Big Bob, an ex-con who’s going to cause toruble for the village’s other villain.s

Big Bob will especially be a thorn int he side of Trevor Royle (Greg Wood) and Grace Black (Tamara Wall) after Trevor met him in prison and got himself into his debt.

Trevor owes Big Bob a favour as he agreed to protect fellow Hollyoaks prisoner John Paul McQueen (James Sutton), who had been locked up for his attack on Robbie Roscoe (Charlie Wernham) and now Big Bob is looking to have the favour repaid.

Vincent stars as pompous father Ashwin in the Sky 1 sitcom The Kumars, but has also appeared in Ideal, The Old Guys and Meet The Magoons.

He wil make his debut in Hollyoaks in August.