Since leaving Eastenders Lacey Turner has featured in a number of programmes that deal with the supernatural including a guest role in Being Human as well as starring in Sky Living’s Bedlam and this week she’s back as part of a quartet of young witches in ITV2′s Switch.
The opening scene sees the foursome say goodbye to their housemate Hannah, played by former Hollyoaks actress Hannah Tointon, as she prepares to go off on yet another voyage of self-discovery. Before she goes they perform a spell where they each take on one of the elements calling out for Water, Earth, Air and Fire however instead of summoning Captain Planet they simply produce an almighty explosion.
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As fans of EastEnders will most likely know, former Footballers’ Wives star Gary Lucy has joined the cast of the BBC1 soap in the role of city banker Danny Pennant…
And we’re set to meet him for the first time this week as Danny and some of his work colleagues go for a meal at Walford’s, Argee Bhajee which is where Danny will meet Syed for the first time.
It has of course been revealed that Danny and Syed (Marc Elliott) will feel “an instant attraction” and it’s been rumoured that Danny could be the reason that Syed and his gay partner Christian (John Partridge) decide to leave Walford for good later this year.
However, in today’s TV Biz, Gary has revealed – bless him – that he was so nervous about filming his first kiss with a man that he couldn’t sleep the night before the shoot!
He said, “It was the first time I’d kissed a guy, so it was different… Read more & comment »
Lacey Turner, who of course shot to fame in her EastEnders role as Stacey Slater, has revealed that she believes she’s had messages from beyond the grave from her grandmother.
In an interview with the Radio Times about her current role in Sky paranormal drama Bedlam, and about her forthcoming new drama Switch, which is about modern-day witches living in London, Lacey explained, “I was four when [my Nan] died and her name was Amelia, which is my middle name…
“But we called her Nanny Leo because her dog was called Leo.
“I’ve been to see mediums and they’ve said, ‘Your Nan’s here’ and sometimes I do think that I’ve been with her.”
However, of visits to psychic mediums, Lacey often wondered how much information about her life they’d possibly gleaned from internet searches about her… Read more & comment »
Former EastEnders star Lacey Turner – who of course played the role of Stacey Slater in the BBC1 soap – has revealed that not only does she find filming scenes for Sky drama Bedlam “scary”, but she has a list of things she fears that’s as long as her arm!
One of her biggest terrors is apparently dogs, and she’s “petrified” of her friend’s tiny Yorkshire terrier.
Speaking to TV Biz, Lacey said, “I’m petrified of everything. I’m scared of my own shadow.
“Honestly, I’m the biggest weed you’ll ever meet. The thing I’m most scared of is my best friend’s dog. I love dogs but my friend has this Yorkshire terrier.
“I walked in the house once, not expecting this dog to be there, and it barked and I jumped out of my skin.
“Since then I haven’t been there for five years. I just can’t… Read more & comment »
Former EastEnder Lacey Turner – who of course played the role of Stacey Slater - is to return to our screens in a new ITV2 comedy drama entitled, Switch.
She’ll play the role of Stella, who’s a young woman about town living in London with her flatmates, however, she and said flatmates are all witches, but they must keep their powers a secret from most, even while waging battles with rival coven, The Witches of Kensington.
Made by Touchpaper Television, the production company who also make Being Human for the BBC, Switch will also star Hannah Tointon, Nina Toussaint-White and Phoebe Fox.
The six-part drama was written by Chloe Moss and Tim Price, who can boast having worked on Secret Diary Of A Call Girl, Prisoners’ Wives and EastEnders.
Of the news show, Rob Pursey, the series’ producer said, “Switch is an upbeat, funny drama about four young witches trying to make their way in the big city… Read more & comment »