Former EastEnders actress Ellen Thomas, joins the cast of Casualty.

Ellen Thomas as Claudette Hubbard in EastEnders

Ellen will be joining the cast as Omo Masters – mother of nurse Jacob Masters. You can expect to see Omo on screens from September as a semi-regular character.

Thomas is best known for playing the role of Claudette Hubbard, in BBC One soap EastEnders. It has recently been announced that another former EastEnders star Shaheen is also joining the cast of Casualty, as Marty.

Casualty airs the first episode of Series 33 this Saturday (August 11) at 9.10pm.