Alfie Nightingale (born Teddy Cunningham) is a student. He is portrayed by Richard Linnell. He first appeared on 26 October 2015. He has a pet bearded dragon called Barbarella. It was recently shown that he has had cancer in the past.
Alfie arrives in the moving van with Rachel Hardy. He is introduced to Jack Osborne (Jimmy McKenna), Darren Osborne (Ashley Taylor Dawson), Nancy Osborne (Jessica Fox), Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) and Esther Bloom (Jazmine Franks). Later he meets Nico Blake in the coffee shop, and realises she goes to Hollyoaks High, Alfie asks Nico to show him around, Alfie then starts to fall in love with her.
Relationship With Nico Blake
Alfie's first storyline is with Nico Blake. Alfie shows Nico his pet iguna, Barry. The two bond, then Alfie reveals to Nico that he was adopted by Mac on 2 November. To celebrate, Alfie sets fireworks off in the centre of the village. Alfie is then taken by Jason Roscoe (Alfie Browne-Sykes). Jason then lets Alfie off with a warning. Later, Nico tells Alfie about a theory she had about The Gloved Hand Killer. Nico decides to leave to go to the hospital with Robbie Roscoe and Sienna. Where they start a riot. DS Thorpe arrives and tells them that they will start a formal investigation.
Relationship With Jade Albright
Alfie and Jade start getting closer together. Alfie overhears Jade talking to Nancy (Jessica Fox) about her cancer, Alfie reveals he once had cancer, the two decide to refer to it as "belly dancer". On Jade's 16th birthday, Alfie shows up at her party, and she takes him out to the wall, and tells him to love life. Jade's daydream ends, and she realises she is in the hospital talking to Dr. Berrington, Dr. Berrington tells Jade she has cancer. The two console each other about it, but try not to think about it too much. Jade dies later on in Alfie’s arms.
Alfie Starts To Hear Voices
After the death of Jade, Alfie makes a doll to remember her. However, Alfie also starts to hear a voice in his head which tells him to not trust anybody around him. This lead him to believe that Jade is due to come back in spirit form for them to get married and be together forever but Yasmin questions the situation when pondering his actions. He then thinks he has healing powers after thinking he saved Sienna. He put his "powers" into test with highly intoxicated Hunter at Harley's birthday party thrown by Peri which seemed to work. Things turn for the worst when Alfie is sent into hospital still hearing thoughts not to trust anyone. Cindy talks to him explaining that she understands and gets him to take his meds blaming her for his mental state.
2015-2016: Alfie is seen playing a video game then holding his pet lizard, Barry.
2016-2017: Alfie is looking at stars with a telescope with Jade Albright. (Jade is later removed after her death.)