SHANE Richie is planning a drag profession after I’m A Movie star as he launches TV present ‘Dads Do Drag’.
The previous EastEnders actor, who’s at present holed up in a Welsh fort, is establishing an organization utilizing the catchy title.
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Shane Richie has registered the corporate title ‘Dads Do Drag’Credit score: Rex Options
Shane, 56, received a style for cross-dressing when he took to the West Finish stage final 12 months.
He wore 5 inch heels when he starred as drag queen Loco Chanelle within the musical All people’s Speaking About Jamie.
The I’m A Celebrity favorite has registered the title ‘Dads Do Drag’ as a trademark beneath the classification for ‘improvement of codecs for tv programmes’.
It’s not but identified precisely what kind of reveals Shane will likely be making, however it’s going to mark the actor’s his first foray into TV manufacturing.
He starred as drag queen Loco Chanelle within the musical All people’s Speaking About JamieCredit score: Rex Options
Shane remembers sporting 5 inch heels for the position
The actor is at present among the many campmates in I am A Movie star
Though Shane has a producer credit score on the 2003 movie Shoreditch, by which he starred reverse Joely Richardson.
Simply earlier than going off to Gwrych Fort in Wales for I’m A Celeb, Shane mentioned he wished to make use of the ITV present to drop two gown sizes as he’s on account of go on a UK theatre tour for the musical.
He mentioned: “If I can drop two gown sizes I will be joyful as a result of I could be going again into Jamie The Musical within the West Finish, and proper now there is not any means I will get into my gown.
“Ladies you’re feeling my ache proper?! If I am gonna be a Drag Queen I am unable to be a measurement 16!”
When he joined the musical final 12 months, Shane admitted in an interview with This Morning that he hoped that his male pals would come and see the present and fancy him – however added that he hadn’t succeeded.
Shane mentioned: “And I sat down with the designer and I mentioned I wanna gown the place my mates would come and see the present and go ‘, after a few beers I might.’
“That was all the time behind my head, sadly none of them have come up on the provide.”
He was chosen for the primary bushtucker trial alongside Jordan NorthCredit score: Rex Options
The duty noticed him sealed in a coffin stuffed with snakesCredit score: Rex Options
He additionally commented on the position which noticed him rework from shopkeeper Hugo to the glamorous Loco: “I actually stroll off stage, there’s three individuals ready within the dressing room, fantastic Jess does my make up and I strip off all the way down to my pants and my fishnets.
“And I stroll into my 5 inch heels.”
All it is a world away from Shane’s present scenario in Wales, the place he is tenting in a creepy fort alongside the likes of Vernon Kay, Mo Farah and AJ Pritchard.
The actor was voted by the general public to take on the first I’m A Celebrity bushtucker trial with Radio One DJ Jordan North.
The terrifying process noticed the pair sealed in coffins stuffed with slithering snakes with a sequence of safes to crack to win stars for the camp.