Paula Lane will make her TV comeback in 'Call The Midwife'.

Paula Lane

Paula Lane

The 34-year-old actress left ITV soap 'Coronation Street' five years ago, when her character Kylie Platt was killed off, but Paula is making her TV return in BBC’s 'Call the Midwife' next month.

Mum-of-two Paula admitted being away from her family to shoot her scenes in January was tough, saying: "There was a lot of separation anxiety going on when I went to film for 'Call the Midwife'.

“I remember feeling quite strange, I should be feeling excited about this, what’s going on? And of course there was this underlying anxiety there about leaving my family.

“But I’ve got to say I just love TV. I just love the intimacy of it.”

Paula has spent the last five years working in theatre but was "buzzing" to get back on set.

She told the 'Soap From The Box' podcast: "I think the excitement that was buzzing around me when I first went on set, obviously under slightly different circumstances being behind masks and everything, I was just like, gosh.

“I remember being in the green room. I’d just watched the Christmas episode which was magical with my mum on Christmas Day.

“And I was sat with all these amazing actress like Linda Bassett and Jenny Agguter, I couldn’t believe it.

“You never lose that excitement and that is why I’m in this job and why I’m built for it.

“When you have those low times and there’s no work on the horizon, all that gets washed away as soon as you get a job and you’re on set.”

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