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Holby to Hustle success for Lincolnshire lass
Kelly Adams and Adrian Lester
Kelly Adams and Adrian Lester star in the BBC series Hustle

Former Holby City star Kelly Adams is now an established character in the BBC series Hustle.

But did you know that Kelly started her drama career at the North Kesteven School in North Hykeham.

Kelly attended the school between 1991 and 1998. And, from the start, Kelly was a dedicated student who excelled in the performing arts.

She starred in many school productions, and was a keen member of other local theatre and operatic groups.

Kelly Adams in Holby City
Kelly Adams in Holby City

Kelly trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Wood Green, London, her first role for television was playing Tara Palmer-Tomkinson in the 2002 documentary-soap about Prince William. Later she appeared in Doctors before landing the role of Mickie Hendrie in Holby City. Her character was an enthusiastic and diligent worker. She rarely let go or laughed at herself but when she did she surprised those around her.

She has also appeared in 'A Thing or Two About Loyalty', an episode of Robin Hood and has performed with Adrian Edmondson on the BBC Radio 2 comedy show, Teenage Kicks.

In 2009 Kelly starred as Emma Kennedy, a new member of Mickey Bricks' crew, in the fifth series of Hustle, she has continued this role in series six which started in January.

Adams also had a small role in the 2009 biographical film Bronson, about the notorious prisoner Charles Bronson.

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