Lee Ryan (right) will return to the soap as Harry ‘Woody’ Woodward, after he impressed bosses with his recent guest stint. He’ll be back on screens in early autumn for at least a year. Says Lee: ‘It was a dream come true when I landed the role, so I am thrilled that it’s turned into something much bigger.’ Danny-boy Hatchard (left), who played
Lee Carter, is to star in a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’
specially created for everyone ‘aged six and over’. He’ll play the dual roles of Jack and Noah. The musical will run from 17 July to 5 August at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London. Tickets cost £18 and are available from openairtheatre.com.