Jonathan Wrather, aka rapist Pierce harris (right), has signed up to play another villain. He’ll appear in Beauty and the Beast this Christmas as the baddie, Eugene. ‘playing the rogue is great fun, says Jonathan. ‘You get such strong reactions from the audience.’ the panto runs from 8 December to 3 January 2018 at Newark palace theatre.
There’ll be no hot dogs or ice-cream for Anthony Quinlan (left) this summer. the actor, who plays pete Barton, is training for the Stokeon-trent triathlon, which takes place on 10 September. He’ll swim 1500m, cycle 40km and finish off with a 10K run. ‘I’m looking forward to it,’ he tells us, ‘although I’m not too keen on swimming.’