She added to OK! Magazine: “I hope a lot of people are pleasantly surprised.
“I’m insanely private, but that’s the dream about acting – you can put all these bits of yourself, which you wouldn’t normally like to share, into a character.”
Donna first started her acting career in the hit series Byker Grove, which also starred Ant and Dec.
On returning to acting, she went on to say: “I’d to the whole thing again if I could!