Emmerdale's Lewis Cope's little-known friendship with Hollywood star

Emmerdale star Lewis Cope has a friend in a major Hollywood hero.

Millions of Emmerdale fans know Lewis Cope as Nicky in the ITV soap but perhaps some don’t know of his friendship with Spider-Man actor Tom Holland. Their bond was formed earlier in their careers.

It came when Lewis played Michael in Billy Elliot at Victoria Palace Theatre in London. Speaking to Broadway.com, Lewis said: "I played opposite Tom Holland, as Billy, every week, and, I mean, what has happened to him since then is brilliant. I'm over the moon for him that he is doing so well, which is as it should be; acting isn't a competition."

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Lewis and Tom’s friendship has continued in recent years. The duo have appeared on each other's Instagram accounts a few times. In 2015, Tom shared the photo to his account, writing: "Great night out with these legends."

Last week, Lewis showed his support for his pal Tom in London’s West End. Tom is currently taking a break from his Marvel web-slinging exploits appearing in a new production of Romeo and Juliet - Lewis was in the crowd on Thursday, May 30.

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So, who knows, perhaps we might get a Tom Holland Emmerdale cameo in the future. Strangers things have happened as we’ve seen a lot of famous faces make guest appearances in Emmerdale down the years.

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