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Shane Richie is tap dancing Margaret Thatcher in new play

Shane Richie is tap dancing Margaret Thatcher in new play

Shane Richie tap dances as Margaret Thatcher in his new play. The former ‘EastEnders’ star is currently rehearsing for his upcoming leading stage role as washed-up comic Archie Rice in an updated version of ‘The Entertainer’, and he admitted among some moments of uncomfortable humour there is "a lot of fun to be had". Speaking on BBC’s ‘The One Show... »

Shane Richie to visit holiday parks for caravan show

Shane Richie to visit holiday parks for caravan show

Shane Richie is to travel across the UK visiting holiday parks for a new show. The ‘EastEnders’ star will front Channel 5 programme ‘Caravanning with Shane Richie’ later this year, and he was impressed with the facilities of luxury caravans nowadays. He said: "I was staying in luxury caravans – and boy have they changed since I last stayed in one." Shane got... »

Coleen Nolan turned down roles to be with her kids

Coleen Nolan turned down roles to be with her kids

Coleen Nolan has turned down numerous acting roles over the years because she didn’t want to be away from her kids. The ‘Loose Women’ panellist will make her long-awaited acting debut in play ‘The Thunder Girls’ in September, and admits she has been offered some "really great" parts earlier in her career but the timing was not right. Coleen – who has k... »

Coleen Nolan: Kim Woodburn feud ‘did me a favour’

Coleen Nolan: Kim Woodburn feud ‘did me a favour’

Coleen Nolan says her feud with Kim Woodburn has done her "a favour". The 54-year-old took a three-month break from ‘Loose Women’ last year following a furious on-air row with her former fellow ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ housemate, but she says the whole situation has been a blessing in disguise because she was able to take time out, and is now "in a great place... »

Katie Jarvis ‘leaves EastEnders’

Katie Jarvis ‘leaves EastEnders’

Katie Jarvis has left ‘EastEnders’. The 27-year-old actress hasn’t been seen on screen as her character Hayley Slater for nearly two months, and she looks unlikely to return to Albert Square in the near future. Katie’s last scene aired on February 8th, and an ‘EastEnders’ source has told Digital Spy that there are no current plans for her to return to Walford. T... »

Shane Richie joins cast of The Entertainer

Shane Richie joins cast of The Entertainer

‘EastEnders’ star Shane Richie is to join forces with the soap’s former executive producer Sean O’Connor in a new play. The 55-year-old actor has joined the cast of John Osborne’s ‘The Entertainer’, which will be directed by Sean, who worked on the soap from June 2016 to June 2017. Shane – who will play washed-up entertainer Archie Rice in the produc... »

Coleen Nolan is filling her home with animals

Coleen Nolan is filling her home with animals

Coleen Nolan has bought "another horse and two pygmy goats" to fill the void left by the fact her three children don’t need her to look after them anymore. The 53-year-old TV star has two sons Shane, 30, and Jake, 26, with her first husband Shane Richie, and Ciara, 18, with her former spouse Ray Fensome, and although she is proud that they have all grown up to be good people she mi... »

Shane Richie wants EastEnders return for Alfie Moon

Shane Richie wants EastEnders return for Alfie Moon

Shane Richie hopes Alfie Moon will return to Walford. The ‘EastEnders’ actor – who is currently starring as drag queen Loco Chanelle in the West End production of ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ – last appeared on the soap on Christmas Day (25.12.18) when his character was pushed down the stairs in the Slaters’ house and left for dead, only for him... »

Coleen Nolan upset by death threats

Coleen Nolan upset by death threats

Coleen Nolan was affected "massively" when she received death threats. The 53-year-old star was horrified by the messages she received following a furious on-air row with her former ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ housemate Kim Woodburn on ‘Loose Women’ and she admitted "didn’t understand" why she was subjected to so much "hate" and cruel warning... »

Shane Richie reveals he was homeless at 16

Shane Richie reveals he was homeless at 16

Shane Richie was left homeless after an acting job fell through when he was just 16 years old. The ‘EastEnders’ star, now 54, has opened up about sleeping on the streets as a teenager when he moved to Plymouth before a potential role didn’t materialise, leaving him spending his first night in a shop doorway. Speaking to the Mirror, he said "I slept rough for no more than 10 ... »

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