Eleanor Rosa "Ellie" Nightingale, played by Sophie Porley, made her first appearance on 23 October 2015. Ellie's date of birth is 1993 but birthday unknown.
In January 2018 Ellie and Sami Malik have sex and she is asleep he wakes up and she starts saying things about how Nick raped her and get off so Sami leaves Ellie there when she is crying in her sleep
Ellie is Mac Nightingale's (David Easter) daughter and has been billed as a "spoiled princess" and likely to get the better of anyone in a "verbal sparring match". It's also been said that she'll cause some serious drama when she arrives as her "spiky attitude starts to rub people up the wrong way."
Ellie is first seen at Tony Hutchinson and Diane O'Connor's party. Cindy Savage tries to tell her to leave, but Ellie insults her. Jack calms her and Ellie down and reveals that Jack has sold the pub and that Ellie and her family will soon run the pub. Mac Nightingale Cindy recognises him as the man the viewers met in the Spring.
After breaking up with Freddie, Ellie goes on the rebound to a party in The Loft. She meets Nick Savage, and the two kiss. They return to The Dog, Ellie tells Nick she's going to show him her room. Ellie and Nick are both clearly drunk. They start to kiss. Ellie sits down then lays down. Nick starts to kiss Ellie's neck. Ellie gets up and then lays back down. She starts talking nonsense. Nick says she is wasted, and Ellie agrees. The two have sex.
The next morning, Ellie awakens with a strong hangover, with Nick next to her. They are both hungover. Ellie notices her underwear on the floor. Nick explains to Ellie they had sex. Ellie is visually distressed. Nick carries on talking, but Ellie seems quite nervous. The two leave. Lisa shouts at Nick, and congratulates him.
Back in her room, Ellie starts crying and undresses, she cries into her duvet, unsure of what happened. Ellie is then seen in the shower. She monologues over the episode. She picks up a bin bag and takes her duvet sheet and bed sheet and puts it into the bag. She sits in the corner, crying.
On the 30th January 2018, Cindy Cunningham sleeps with Grace Black's boyfriend Glenn. Ellie's coat had got mixed up with Cindy's and as Cindy tried to help Grace work out Glenn's other woman, they found the coat. Grace puts it online to see who respond, and Ellie responds to the AD. Ellie goes to the dog to get her coat and once she gets there, Grace grabs her and tries to throw her down the loft's steps. Cindy sees and admits that she slept with Glenn, not Ellie.