Hannah Spearritt

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Hannah Louise Spearritt (born 1 April 1981; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk) is an English actress and singer. She was previously a member of the pop group S Club 7. She is also known for playing the role of Abby Maitland in the British drama Primeval. Spearritt was born in Great Yarmouth to Michael and Jenny Spearritt. She is the youngest of three children. Her sister is former model and fashion designer Tanya Spearritt. Her uncle, Eddie Spearritt, from Lowestoft was a professional football player who played for Ipswich Town in the 1960s. Spearritt and co-star Andrew-Lee Potts met when both were cast as lead characters on the ITV series Primeval and in February 2006 they started dating. In December 2008 they became engaged. At the age of 3, Spearritt modelled in a Mothercare catalogue. When she was 12, she landed a part in the Lowestoft Players amateur dramatics society's production of Annie. Thereafter she successfully auditioned for the National Youth Music Theatre, and became part of the company. While with the NYMT she met future S Club member and boyfriend Paul Cattermole, as well as her friend and future flatmate, actress Sheridan Smith.
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