Kevin Foster, played by Elliot Balchin made his first screen appearance on 30 January 2013. On 14 January 2013, Balchin tweeted that he had joined the cast. Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy reported that Kevin would arrive at Chez Chez looking for work as a barman, Kevin left Hollyoaks on 30th April 2013 and returned again for a one of episode on 30th September 2013.
Kilkelly described him as a "mystery guy" who "might not be all he seems" as he spies on Brendan Brady while reporting back to a contact. Kilkelly later reported that Kevin had an ulterior motive for his arrival and was working for Brendan's enemy Walker.
He added that the revenge plot would continue with Kevin planting drugs in Chez Chez.
Kevin arrives for a new job at Chez Chez. He monitors Brendan's movements and reports back to Walker. Brendan becomes suspicious of Kevin who tries to flirt with him. Walker encourages Kevin to cause trouble between Brendan and Ste Hay.
Kevin makes friends with his colleague Maxine Minniver but Walker tries to fool her into gathering information on Brendan. Walker becomes annoyed that Kevin has not been able to ruin his life. Following orders, Kevin lies to Brendan that his uncle used to abuse him. Brendan sympathises with Kevin and they chat. But he realizes Kevin is lying and throws him out of Chez Chez. Walker beats Kevin up and forces him to tell the police that Brendan has sexually assaulted him.
Attempting to kill MaxineEdit
Brendan and Ste attempt to get Kevin to tell the truth. But when he accepts a payoff from Brendan, Walker attacks him and orders Kevin to kill Maxine. Kevin drugs her and locks her in her bedroom. He dumps a rug into the river to convince Walker he is disposing of a body. He keeps Maxine captive for her own protection, but she eventually manages to break free. She convinces him to run away together but Walker prevents them. She escapes and Walker beats Kevin up again. Maxine visits Kevin in hospital and forgives him.
He briefly lives with Maxine until Patrick Blake becomes jealous, so frames him for stealing her necklace so she kicks him out. Patrick takes Kevin away in his car before returning with blood on his shirt, However Its later revealed on 30th September 2013 that Patrick punched Kevin In a jelous rage but gives him 10,000 pound to start a new life.
- On 20th August 2013, Balchin revealed that he would be returning to the show. A show spokesperson confirmed the news and questioned, "will Kevin be in a body bag after Patrick's intervention or did he make it out of their altercation alive?"
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