However, they find that they have a granddaughter, Lola, who is in care.They visit Lola at the care home and see that she has been in a fight and think she has been attacked until Lola admits that she started the fight.Lola Pearce is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera East Enders, played by Danielle Harold.She is introduced as the granddaughter of Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) and Julie Perkins (Cathy Murphy), and an extension to the already established Mitchell family. Her storylines have mainly focused on her relationship with her family, a teenage pregnancy after a one-night stand with her relative Ben Mitchell (Joshua Pascoe), fighting to keep newborn daughter Lexi out of care, her friendships with Abi Branning (Lorna Fitzgerald), Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick) and Dexter Hartman (Khali Best) and a relationship with Peter Beale (Ben Hardy) despite their families' disagreements.She has also been in adverts for Childline and Nescafe.Some time after attending acting classes, Fitzgerald joined the Stagecoach Theatre Arts School in Stony Stratford, and Derngate Theatre School.
When Jay's father Jase Dyer (Stephen Lord) arrives, Bert leaves to allow Jay and Jase to bond.Lola is disappointed by his reaction but they remain friends.However, Phil, who has custody of Lola's baby, Lexi Pearce, is unhappy about Lola and Dexter being friends and tells Lola to stop seeing him. Perry Fenwick who will carry the Olympic torch in a live section of the show tonight along with Danielle Harold who will give birth meet with Ricky Norcross whilst out in Elstree.Fitzgerald started attending Stagecoach Drama Classes at the age of four. She appeared in the Casualty episode "Animals", and a short film called Big Girl, Little Girl.In November 2009, Fitzgerald was actively involved in a charity project in Northampton called Talking With Hands, a charity for people with hearing impairments and deafness.