Kym Marsh will probably be leaving Coronation Avenue any day now, however her subsequent venture is simply across the nook.
Whereas her storylines as Michelle Connor have been all doom and gloom of late, together with her fiancé Robert Preston dishonest on her, Kym’s subsequent position is a a lot lighter affair!
Kym in Elf: A Christmas Spectacular (Credit score: Twitter @aikenpromotions)
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And here is the primary take a look at her festive character in Elf: A Christmas Spectacular – based mostly on the hit Will Ferrell movie.
Kym will play Buddy the Elf’s girlfriend, Jovie, a job beforehand portrayed by fellow cleaning soap star Martine McCutcheon.
Actor Tam Ryan will play the elf, whereas former EastEnders legend Shaun Williamson stars as Buddy’s dad.
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Kym’s eight-year-old daughter Polly – her youngster with ex-husband Jamie Lomas – can even star within the play, as a naughty youngster who has a confrontation with Santa.
Talking to Metro.co.uk, she mentioned: “It is superb that I get to share the subsequent a part of my appearing journey with Polly. She loves appearing and performing, so for her to land her first position aged eight is nice, and we’re all so pleased with her.
I really feel actually passionately that this collection goes to cease folks of their tracks.
“It’s lovely to think she wants to follow in my footsteps and I know she’ll do a great job. I think she was born to be in the spotlight – she’s quite the little character.”
The story follows how human Buddy, raised by Santa’s elves on the North Pole, travels to New York to seek out his actual father, falls in love and brings Christmas happiness to everybody…
Awwwwww. Sounds a bit totally different to Weatherfield!
The stay stage present will kick off in December.
It is solely a matter of time earlier than Michelle has her coronary heart damaged and leaves the cobbles (Credit score: ITV)
In July, ED! advised you that Kym will current a brand new five-part investigative collection for the BBC following her exit from Coronation Avenue.
The 43-year-old star revealed she was “super excited” to announce her involvement in For Love Or Cash – a programme about on-line relationship scams.
She’s going to current the daytime, week-long collection alongside Ashley John-Baptiste later this yr.
She is reported to have advised The Mirror: “This series has been a real eye-opener. It was relatable to me as, in the past, I discovered that my identity had been stolen in order for a scammer to catfish someone else.”
Kym will current For Love Or For Cash alongside Ashley John-Baptiste (Credit score: BBC)
She continued: “I used to be horrified. It is such an terrible crime and its long-lasting results are emotional and monetary.
“I feel really passionately that this series is going to stop people in their tracks and really analyse who they are talking to online.”
Mum-of-four Kym beforehand made it clear she wouldn’t be wanting to participate in movie star actuality reveals following her exit from Weatherfield after 13 years.
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