Producers of theatre show Everybody’s Talking About Jamie have announced that Shane Richie, fresh from 2020’s I'm A Celebrity, will return to play Hugo / Loco Chanelle from 5 January 2021.

The announcement comes amid claims by The Mirror that the star has been sent "extraordinary offers" for work amid his time in I'm A Celeb.

Shane said: "I can’t wait to swap my castle walking boots for a pair of high heels and return to Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as Hugo / Loco Chanelle in January.

"After 2020 we could all do with little bit of glitter in the grey and having been with Jamie both in the West End and on UK Tour it’s going to be a fabulous way to start the New Year’.

Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie added: "We are delighted that Shane Richie is returning to sprinkle his special star dust on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle. What a treat!’."

Shane Richie will return to the West End next year

Shane Richie has had a successful career in theatre, film and television spanning four decades.

He returns to role of Hugo / Loco Chanelle in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie after a West End run in 2019 and the UK tour earlier this year.

As well as I'm a Celeb, Shane and is best known for his role as Alfie Moon in the BBC’s EastEnders which he first started playing in 2002.

The star has reportedly been hit with 'extraordinary offers' since going on I'm A Celeb

Shane just missed out on this evening's (December 4) I'm A Celebrity final after he was voted out on Thursday's show.

Jordan North, Vernon Kay and Giovanna Fletcher are now all fighting for the crown - with Jordan the slight favourite to take the win.

The final of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! airs on ITV tonight at 9pm