Robert "Rob" Hawthorne
is a fictional character
from the long-running Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks
, played by Warren De Rosa.
Rob never saw eye-to-eye with Kurt Benson
; despite this, he dated Kurt's sister Lucy
. Rob’s best friend was Dermot, and they both got into trouble. It started when Rob and Dermot caused a stir in Hollyoaks by putting a tablet in Natasha Anderson’s drink during Lucy’s 18th birthday bash. This then led to Natasha’s death. Kurt and Bazz pointed the finger at Rob and Dermot; however, neither of them had any real proof. Rob felt guilty over Natasha’s death and broke off his relationship with Lucy.
Despite that, Rob still wanted to be with Lucy and Lucy gave him one last chance. Dermot told Rob that he had money problems and Rob planned to rob a drug dealer's lock up. Rob had taken Lucy and Carol Groves as alibis and the robbery was going according to plan, but the dealer caught them. Rob, Dermot, Carol, and Lucy all managed to escape, but they were chased by the dealer. Despite Lucy and Carol's protests to stop the car, Rob continued and lost control. The car ended up in the River Dee, but they survived, apart from Dermot. Lucy then confessed all to the police, but the police had little to arrest Rob on. Rob’s problems went from bad to worse when Kurt, Jambo Bolton
, Lucy, and Carol Groves
followed Rob on a night’s ‘work’ in the hope that he might incriminate himself. When they finally caught up with him,... Read More