Alanna McVey

Alanna McVey

Alanna is having a break from Shieldinch.

Alanna is Roisin's daughter, born when Roisin was only 16. Roisin's parents wanted to teach her a lesson, and left her to cope on her own. Roisin couldn't manage, and her parents took Alanna away. Angry and resentful, Roisin had not spoken to her family for 16 years. She's delighted that Alanna's here to stay but has no idea of the trouble she's been causing. On his stag night, Raymond discovered that Alanna was earning extra cash as a lap dancer.

However, the reason for Alanna's troubled behaviour was discovered by Raymond. She was abused by her adoptive dad, Alex, in Aberdeen. Her past came back to haunt her when Alex started harassing her and visited Shieldinch. He caused immense trouble, beating up Eileen and accidentally causing the gas explosion in the caravan which killed himself and put Roisin in hospital! She was delighted when her mum made a full recovery but she blamed herself for Roisin and Raymond's divorce plans - Roisin was furious Raymond had known Alanna's secret and hadn't told her.

Romantically, Alanna got involved with Vader while he was still married to Hazel. This caused the break-up of their marriage. Alanna then went out with Arun who was trying to start her career as a model. When their relationship didn't work, she tried to make a go of things with Vader. They were living together in Bob's caravan until the explosion. Since then, she moved back to the Ship and she split up with Vader.

She has worked for Deek in Lazy Rays but she now works as a waitress at the Grill, where Liam is the chef. She slowly became involved with Liam - her past still troubles her and she didn't want to rush things. They were very happy for a while but her curiousity about her mum's relationship with Sonny turned things a little sour and it all went horribly wrong when she made the impulse decision to join her mum on a cruise... leaving Liam only a note.

Actor: Jade Lezar

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