Charlotte Bellamy, who plays Laurel Thomas in ITV1 soap Emmerdale, has confirmed she is expecting her third baby.
The actress has revealed that she and partner Mungo Denison are “really looking forward to welcoming our new addition to the family, due to arrive in October”.
Bellamy already has a 4-year-old son called Sonny and in spring 2007 gave birth to her second child – Herbie – with the pregnancy being written into the soap.
Speaking about the recent happy news, an Emmerdale spokesperson added: “It is fantastic news and we are all delighted for Charlotte and Mungo.”
Charlotte, who won the Best Actress title at the 2008 TV Quick Awards, has played vicar’s wife Laurel Thomas in Emmerdale for almost seven years.