|Character Profile||List of appearances|
Diane Hutchinson (née Drinkwell, previously O'Connor) is the sister of Lynette and Babs Drinkwell, the wife of Tony Hutchinson, the ex-wife of Rob O'Connor, the mother of Anthony Hutchinson, Rose Lomax and Eva Hutchinson, the foster mother of Sinead and Finn O'Connor, and the adoptive mother of Dee Dee Hutchinson.
- 2014: Diane sprays herself with perfume as Finn spray-paints on the wall behind them.
- 2014-2015: Diane sprays herself with perfume, in a scene of ribbons.
- 2015: Diane exchanges lipstick with Sinead, who draws a heart on the screen before rubbing it out.
- 2015-2016: Diane turns towards the camera as the screen behind her moves.
- 2016: Diane kisses Tony as sky lanterns rise into the air.
- 2016-2019: Diane kisses Tony at a Funfair.
- 2019-2020: Diane dances with Tony, Scott and Sinead outside The Hutch.
- 2020: Diane dances with Tony, Scott, Edward and Verity outside The Hutch.
- 2020-present: Diane dances with Tony, Scott and Verity outside The Hutch.