Scott Drinkwell, played by Ross Adams made his first on-screen appearance on 27 April 2015. The concept of the character was announced on 16 November 2014, whilst details about the characters, such as name, casting and personality were announced on 20 March 2015. Scott is Sinead O'Connor's cousin. 

Scott's idols are Brittany Spears & Ariana Grande.

Characterisation Edit

Scott has been described as "gay and will become the playful devil on Sinead's shoulder once he settles into life in Chester." His attempts to keep his cousin happy may also cause trouble for Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) and John Paul McQueen's (James Sutton) marriage. Since his arrival he has shown a dark side with his involvement in the kidnapping of baby Rose as well as poisoning Diane O'Connor with blood-thinning tablets. His callous and detached demeanour towards hurting other people suggests he may be a sociopath.

Ross Adam's first appearance in Hollyoaks village is 9th April 2012. He portrays a journalist interviewing Mitzeee.



Scott arrives for an interview for the assistant headteacher role. He then arrives at the O'Connor house.


Scott revealed that he was disowned by Diane when she married Rob O'Connor. He went to live with his grandmother who had dementia, and who he had to care for. Diane said she had no idea. Tony walks in and tells Scott to leave. Scott then speaks to Diane, and then leaves.

Relationship with John Paul McQueenEdit

Scott and John Paul McQueen begin a relationship. John Paul's boyfriend Scott Drinkwell (Ross Adams) admits to John Paul that he knew that Sally was his father for over a week and promised her that he'd keep it a secret from him. John Paul breaks up with Scott, however soon after.

Credit card fraudEdit

Scott is still madly in love with John Paul and decides to get his revenge by stealing James Nightingale's credit card and using it for his benefit with Mercedes McQueen. Scott uses James' credit card to pay for a party at Ste and Harry's house and other personal luxuries until he purchases a trip to Singapore to say goodbye to John Paul in person. James finds this out and gives Scott 3 months to pay back his money he stole.

Intro Edit

  • 2015-2016: Scott takes a selfie on his phone and smiles at the camera.
  • 2016-: He dances with Lisa Loveday in the loft.
  • 2017: Scott dances and then claps
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  • 2019-: Scott dances with Tony, Diane and Sinead outside The Hutch.

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