Was it scary when you got kidnapped by the man in the red van?
Tanya: Very scary... you get really carried away with it. You get into the part. I was shook up for real at the end and was crying and everything.
Are you anything like your character in real life?
Tanya: Yes I am in a way that I am a bit bossy. I do like to stand out but I am not as extreme, I would like to think I had more common sense.
What's the worst thing about being Tanya?
Tanya: The worst thing is some things she does is horrid. I had to wear fake tan in this series and I walked around Hollyoaks sets with weird streaks on my legs... horrid stuff like that!
Who is your favourite character in Grange Hill?
Tanya: I think it would be Annie Wainright because she had a great story line with her dad, and she had a great part to play in it.
In Grange Hill, how does Tanya feel about Togger?
Tanya: I think deep down she cares for him, because when he didn't get in to the football she felt sorry for him. But they were back to enemies the next day... but deep down she cares.
Are you in sixth form in real life?
Tanya: No in real life I am in year 10 so I have just turned 15. The start of the GCSE's!
Is Mr Malachay mean in real life?
Tanya: No, he is so funny he is great. The classroom scenes are great, he is a funny guy. He is always singing and dancing about first thing in the morning. They are all mad.
What is your favourite sport?
Tanya: It has to be any kind of athletics. I am not good at girl's rugby. Just the gym and athletics in the summer, stuff like that.
What kind of music do u like?
Tanya: I got broad music tastes - Dance, R&B, Hip Hop, Drum and Base...broad but mainly them.
What is your favourite programme on TV apart from Grange Hill?
Tanya: At the moment I think Shameless is the best. I love it.
Do you have to put on an accent for your character?
Tanya: No I don't but all my fans say I sound a bit scally-ish.
Do you have any pets in real life??
Tanya Yes, I have a lot of pets. I have a cat called Sascha that I have had since I was 5.
If you were a boy would u lik 2 play Andy or Togger?
Tanya: Probably Togger. He has a main part and he is the same as Tanya.
Are most people in the show older than their characters are?
Tanya: Yes a lot older. Even the younger ones are older. Some of the sixth formers are about 21! I am actually a year older than Tanya.