|Character Profile||List of appearances|
Peri Jade Lomax arrived in Hollyoaks along with the rest of the Lomax family in October 2013. Peri's storylines have included being diagnosed with a brain tumour, falling down the stairs in the village because of the tumour, discovering Danny Lomax, who she believed was her dad, was having an affair with John Paul McQueen, discovering Ste Hay was her brother and then that he was in fact her uncle when it was revealed her "sister", Leela Lomax, was actually her biological birth mother, Sienna Blake mistaking her as her biological daughter after finding out her father took her child away and lying about her death, finding Sienna's actual daughter and becoming her best friend, the death of her biological grandparents after finding out they weren't her parents, becoming pregnant at the age of 14 and struggling, bullying teenage cancer patient Jade Albright because of manipulation from Nico, finding out her father, Cameron Campbell, was a murderer and killed her grandparents, being locked in a bunker by Nico and finding out about her murders, bullying Lily McQueen and trying to expose her self-harming, her father trying to kill her mother and her, being caught in a school explosion, her mother being stalked and them believing her father had escaped from prison, faking a pregnancy and lying about her aunt waking up from a coma, forcing Leela to kick her out and her becoming homeless, becoming friends with Harley Frater, which later developed into a relationship, Nico's return and attempt to kill her and Harley, Harley liking Tom - leading to a polyamorous relationship, coping with the death of her aunt/sister, saving Ste from a racist gang who groomed him, having a on-and-off relationship with drug dealer Jordan Price, falling in love with Juliet Nightingale and discovering her involvement in the drug gang, accidentally running over Sid's leg whilst he was high on drugs and coping with the loss of Sid following his death in March 2021.
- 1 Biography
- 1.1 2000-2013: Backstory
- 1.2 2013-2014: Arrival
- 1.3 2014-: Leela's reveal
- 1.4 2014-: Cameron's arrival and Sam and Danny's deaths
- 1.5 2015-: Relationship with Tom Cunningham and Teenage Pregnancy
- 1.6 2016-2017: Finding out Nico and Cameron's crimes
- 1.7 2018-: Fake Pregnancy and Homeless
- 1.8 2018-: Relationship with Harley and being stalked by Nico
- 1.9 2019-: Relationship with Juliet Nightingale
- 2 Introduction Sequence
- 3 See also
- 4 Gallery
Peri was born to 13 year old Leela, after a rebellious relationship with Cameron. Leela’s parents decided to raise Peri as their own and pretend she was theirs. Leela grow closer to Peri and wanted to tell her the truth many times but her parents always forbidden it from happening. Her grandfather had many affairs which is why they moved to Hollyoaks.
2014-: Leela's reveal
2014-: Cameron's arrival and Sam and Danny's deaths
2015-: Relationship with Tom Cunningham and Teenage Pregnancy
One of her biggest plot lines in Hollyoaks is being pregnant at 14. Peri slept with her then-boyfriend Tom Cunningham resulting in Peri becoming pregnant with a girl she names Steph, after Steph Roach. Peri had believed her tumour came back but it was revealed she was in fact pregnant. Her mother found the baby scan and confronted Peri about it and Nico covered for her saying it was hers. Tom found out and proposed to Peri during a school play in front of everyone. Peri originally wants to give up the baby, however when Tom reveals that he loves Steph. Peri later decides to keep the baby. Peri struggled to cope with being a teenage mother so Peri leaves baby Steph on Angela's doorstep (the woman who was originally going to adopt Steph). Tom is angry with Peri and shouts at her. In fear of loosing Tom, she pretends to have postpartum depression but eventually reveals she just isn't ready to be a mum. Tom and Peri break up and he takes full custody of Steph.
2016-2017: Finding out Nico and Cameron's crimes
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2018-: Fake Pregnancy and Homeless
Peri gets into Prince and Lily's relationship when she goes to bed with Prince. Peri thinks she's pregnant and panics but after telling everyone already discovers it was a false positive. After how supportive Prince becomes Peri fakes a pregnancy. Peri and Prince starts a new relationship but this situation caused a lot of conflicts between Peri and her mother Leela, coming to say that she has lost the baby because of Leela, but the truth is revealed thanks to Goldie, and a furious Leela abandons Peri.
Peri survives in the streets thanks to two young homeless: Dean and Harley. As the days go by, Leela feels more and more repentant, but Peri still thinks that her mother hates her. After the death of Dean, Peri decides to return home, and she wants to stay with her, but suddenly, Harley kisses her.
2018-: Relationship with Harley and being stalked by Nico
Peri kisses Harley but later tells her it was a mistake. She has never had feelings for a girl and is very confused. She throws her a birthday party, which Nico goes to without Peri knowing, after stalking her on social media for weeks, because she is jealous of Peri & Harley's relationship. At the party, Harley kisses Hunter in a game of spin the bottle, and Peri gets jealous. Because of this, Harley threatens to leave, but Peri convinces her to stay & they sleep together.
The two girls get a job working for Damon and Brody at the pop up cinema. Before locking up one evening, Nico walks in, knocks Harley out and ties her and Peri up. She asks Peri to leave with her so they can be together and raise her baby, but Peri refuses, so Nico leaves, leaving them tied up and locked in the garage. Leela finds them and Harley is rushed to hospital but recovers. Peri tells her how much she loves her and how glad she is to have her. After a small argument, Harley leaves Peri to stay with Ron, who gave her spice while she was on the streets. Peri tells her uncle Ste that she loves Harley and that's why she's so desperate to find her. Ste comforts her and tells her they can keep the soup kitchen open once a week in the hope to find her.
2019-: Relationship with Juliet Nightingale
On December 30th 2019, there was a flash forward episode that interlaced scenes from New Years Eve 2020, Peri and Juliet are first shown to have a romantic involvement, as they declare their love for each other and kiss. At the beginning of 2020, Juliet is in a relationship with Sid, which lasts until mid April when Juliet comes out to Sid and reveals she has feelings for Peri. During this time Peri is in a secret relationship with Sid’s cousin and drug dealer Jordan, who is also in a relationship with Leela. On 29th June 2020, Juliet walks in on Peri and Jordan in bed together and is seen crying.
In September 2020, Juliet kisses Peri at a party. At the time Peri seems unfazed, however, the next day she is shown regretting the kiss. Juliet is heartbroken at how Peri seems to ignore what happens and avoids Juliet, leading to a confrontation a few days later. Peri thought the kiss was harmless fun at a party and didn’t mean to avoid Juliet. Juliet in turn tells Peri how she felt about the kiss, coming out to her, and revealing her feelings about Peri, who doesn’t feel the same. While Peri comforts Juliet about discovering her sexuality, she informs her they are friends. This leads Juliet to feel awkward around Peri and to dive deeper into the drug dealing in order to be more mature, while Peri continues to try and maintain a friendship. Over time, Juliet lowers her walls and begins hanging out with Peri again.
In November, Peri reveals to Sid that she has feelings for Juliet. On 11th November, Juliet and Peri are at a party, about to confess their feelings when someone asks Juliet for drugs. Peri finds out Juliet is dealing and leaves in frustration. Sid covers for Peri, claiming the girl was asking everyone if they had drugs. However, a heartbroken Juliet takes drugs and sleeps with Ollie, infuriating and hurting Peri when she walks in afterward. After an argument Peri drives away, crying and distracted while Sid, currently high on Ketamine, who can’t feel his leg is laying on the road. Peri drives over Sid’s leg, leaving him unable to use it following surgery.
In December, Leela returns and Peri discovers Jordan was seeing Leela while dating Peri. This leads Peri to start thinking about her relationship with Jordan, and tells Leela the only reason she was with him for so long was for a distraction from Juliet. Following Sid’s accident, Juliet’s drug dealing gets worse, especially when she tries to get out. After being caught trying to record her boss, Victor, she decides to leave town with Sid before he can hurt someone she loves. Juliet goes to Peri to say goodbye, cutting to the scene shown in the 2019 jump forward, with the two saying I love you. Peri convinces Juliet not to leave town so they can be together, but when Juliet goes to tell Sid Jordan is killed by Ella Richardson. Juliet decides to go to the police to end everything, saying goodbye to Peri.
Following Juliet’s arrest, the next few months consist of Peri waiting and fighting for Juliet to be released, with the occasional video chat. When Sid is presumed dead following an altercation with Victor, Peri and Marnie call Juliet to let her know. On March 19th, 2021, Juliet is released from prison, to Peri’s delight. While to adjustment back is rocky and they have their issues at first, they talk through their issues and sleep together for the first time.
On April 16th, Peri is involved in an incident of unconscious bias and prejudice while working. Peri accidentally double books Martine and Grace for the last slot of the day. Despite Martine arriving first, after the women get in an argument, Peri makes a quick decision to take Grace. At first she doesn’t realize what she has done, and doesn’t even apologize to Martine for double booking. However, after a talk from Misbah, Peri begins to understand her decision was a result of unconscious bias, and apologizes to Martine.
Under the guise of fixing a gas leak Fergus Collins installs a secret camera in Peri’s room for subscribers to watch. Mid may, Juliet and Peri decide to move into Peri’s room together. Following some initial issues due to the differences in their schedules, they are happy in their room together. That is, until June, when Juliet’s mother returns. Peri encourages Juliet to give Donna-Marie another chance.
- 2013-2014: Peri takes a photo with Sam and Danny.
- 2014-2016: Peri and Tom stand together.
- 2017-2018: Peri swirls around with Tom and then waves at the camera.
- 2018: She joins Tom and Alfie on a couch.
- 2018: She has a pillow fight with Tom, Alfie and Harley.
- 2019: She toast marshmallows with Tom and Harley
- 2019-: She drinks a cocktail with Leela and has a water balloon fight with Ste, Leah and Lucas.