Opal Smith made her first appearance on 8 April 2008. She is portrayed by Rustie Lee.
Opal is the aunt of Gus and Juley Smith. She was introduced in February 2008 for two episodes, on 8 and 10 April 2008. Opal is first mentioned on screen in May 2007, when Gus has to go to Wolverhampton to look after her following a fall. In April 2008 she visits Gus out of the blue, as she has a coach ticket to use. She embarrasses him by assuming that he is dating Keisha, and later gives him his mother's engagement ring.