Eastenders star Joe Swash to join Wellingborough's Ashleigh and Pudsey on tour
Former Eastenders star Joe Swash is set to join Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey on tour with their new show.
The Wellingborough pair are just about to take their interactive spy adventure on tour across the UK.
It starts this week and it has been announced that the dancing duo will be joined by Joe Swash for several performances.
Joe starred in the 2016 series of Channel 4’s The Jump and won the 2008 series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
He also presented the spin-off series, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, NOW!
As well as a long stint playing Micky Miller in Eastenders, Joe has presented on Living TV, BBC3 and ITV4.
He will be joining the cast of Mission ImPudseyble in the role of Karl, Dr Feline’s comedy sidekick, on dates in Reading, Swindon, Stockport, St Albans, Portsmouth and Basingstoke.
Mission ImPUDSEYble is a musical adventure featuring a full supporting cast of West End performers and acrobats.
With a blend of live action, music, and video clips, it is being billed as a fun-filled comedy spy thriller with lots of action, physical comedy, audience participation as well as a host of dances and tricks from Ashleigh and Pudsey.
The tour starts on March 25 in Bradford and finishes on June 5 in Southend.
The tour is the latest stage of Ashleigh and Pudsey’s career, which all started in 2012 when they won Britain’s Got Talent.
Since then, they’ve danced the conga with Kim Kardashian, flown in a private jet to Hollywood with Simon Cowell, released an autobi-dog-raphy, performed for the Queen twice, won numerous awards, appeared on TV shows across the world and released their own calendar.
They are also due to appear on this series of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.
TV shows have included Tog Dog Model, Super Famous Animals, Red or Black and Pet School in the can.
Ashleigh also got her first presenting role on the CBBC series, Who Let the Dogs Out in Autumn 2012.
They have starred in pantomime in Woking, Manchester and Bristol.
Their feature film Pudsey the Movie, hit the cinemas in July 2014 as part of a new collaboration between Vertigo Films and Simon Cowell.
The tour, which is aimed at anyone aged three and above, will be visiting more than 10 locations around the country, including Reading, Portsmouth and Blackpool.