Shane Ritchie will return to the West End to talk to Jamie following his remarks on IMA Celebrity’s 2020 series.
Former EastEnders actor, 56, will relaunch Hugo and the character’s Dragon Queen Ego Loco Channel on January 5, 2021
Shane has been claimed to be ‘drowning with awesome job offers’ after the IMA celebrity impressed him, he was dropped in Thursday’s episode.
Exciting: Shane Ritchie will return to the West End to talk to Jamie following his remarks in IMA Celebrity’s 2020 series
Talking about resuming her role in talking to everyone about Jamie, she played the character in 2019 and went on a tour of the UK earlier this year, Shane said she was overwhelmed.
He revealed: ‘I can’t go back to swapping my Castle walking shoes for a pair of high heels and returning to Jamie’s Awarding Talk of Awards as Hugo / Loco Chanel in January.
“After 2020 we’ve all been able to brighten up a little bit of gray and being with Jamie on both the West End and the UK tour is going to be a great way to start the new year.”
Producer Nikki Burns adds: ‘We are glad that Shane Richie is returning to dust off his special star in the role of Hugo / Loco Chanel. What a treat! ‘
Surprise! The former EastEnders actor, 56, will resume his role as Hugo and change the character’s drawn Queen Pride Loco Chanel to January 20, 2021 (pictured in 2019 with former co-star Jesse Wallace in 2019).
Returning to the Apollo Theater on social distance on December 12, the music followed 16-year-old Jamie New and this teenager became a drag queen instead of a ‘real’ career.
Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure – that he’s going to be a performance sensation.
Supported by his loving mother and his amazing friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats bullies and moves away from the darkness into the spotlight
The musical was originally staged at The Crucible in Sheffield in 2017 with the return of most of the original cast before moving to the West End of London later that year.
Excitement: Talking about resuming her role in everyone’s talk about Jamie as she played the character in 2019 and toured the UK earlier this year, Shane says she was overwhelmed
Nominated for five Lawrence Olivia Awards in 2018, the production won Best New Music at the Whitsonstage Awards that year.
In October, a trailer for the much-anticipated musical film Adaptation was released, starring Shane as Hugo / Loco Chanel with Richard E. Grant.
The movie stars Catastroff co-producer and star Sharon Hargan as Jamie’s teacher Miss Hedge, while Sarah Lancashire from Happy Valley will play her mother, Margaret.
Shane was arrested Thursday night at Guerrich Castle in North Wales – three of this year I left Vernon K, Giovanna Fletcher and Jordan North as celebrities … get me out of here! Finalist
All Dolled Up: In October, Richard E. A trailer for the adaptation of the highly anticipated musical film starring Shane as Hugo / Loco Chanel with Grant was released
The news comes after news broke that Shane had been drowning in an ‘extraordinary’ job offer since the ITV show started.
Shane admits he was ‘literally’ before he moved to Grouch Castle camp and had to borrow money from his friends and family.
Sources told The Mirror that the amount of attention Shane received from TV bookers was “extraordinary”.
She’s gone! Shane was arrested Thursday night in Guerrich Castle, North Wales – three of the celebrities of the year I left as Vernon K, Giovanna Fletcher and Jordan North as a celebrity … get me out of here! Finalist
A show insider said: ‘Before Shane left, he said he would like to return to EastEnders in 2021, but there are other offers on the table for the next 12 months.
‘Shane is going to be a busy man. He won’t be skinny when he’s finished taking some of the opportunities available to him now. There is nothing to stop his big comeback in 2021. ‘
MailOnline contacted Shane’s representative for a comment.
Ka-ching? After impressing the IMA celebrity, Shane comes up with the claim that he is ‘drowned with a great job offer’.