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Jacqueline Jossa reveals she's landed debut West End role

Amy Johnson
·2-min read
Jacqueline Jossa attends the British Soap Awards at Hackney Empire on May 24, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)
Jacqueline Jossa attends the British Soap Awards at Hackney Empire on May 24, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)

Jacqueline Jossa has announced she will be making her West End debut in a production of A Christmas Carol next month.

She’s set to play play Emily in the Dominion Theatre play where she will be joined by comedian Brian Conley and McFly's Matt Willis in the cast.

Jossa, 28, shared the news to her Instagram alongside a promotional photo of the cast, she wrote: "PINCH ME!!🤭 MY WEST END DEBUT!!!

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"I am so excited to be joining the WEST END cast of @LondonXmasCarol this Christmas! I will be playing Emily in this brand-new, musical staged concert of Dicken’s classic - A Christmas Carol, from 7th December this year!

"With live music from the incredible @thelmto and a wonderful cast including @realbrianconley and @mattjwillis this is the 2020 event that will unite friends, families and loved ones with the magic of live entertainment, the perfect post-lockdown treat!"

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The current lockdown in England is set to end on 2 December and Jossa assured her followers it would be a "COVID-safe production".

The production is slated to run until 2 January 2021.

Her new role comes one year after Jossa was crown Queen of the Jungle on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!. She had left her role as Lauren Branning on BBC soap EastEnders back in 2018.

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MY LITTLE FAMILY♥️

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The actor is married to Dan Osbourne and the pair share two young daughters, Ella and Mia.

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After being plagued by cheating rumours for a number of years, back in July Osbourne hinted that there was truth to the allegations.

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