Gemma Collins replaced by Loose Women star after leaving Chicago

Loose Women panelist Brenda Edwards was officially announced as Gemma Collins’ replacement in the musical Chicago.

Edwards will play prison guard Mama Morton, the same character she played in her West End debut back in 2007. She will join the cast for dates in June and July in Sunderland, Cardiff, Blackpool, Sheffield, Norwich and Oxford before leaving the . production on July 23rd.

In addition to her 2007 role in the musical, Edwards also appeared in Harspray, Carousel and We will shake you.

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She will star alongside fellow actors Lee Mead (Billy Flynn), Faye Brookes (Roxie Hart), Djalenga Scott (Velma Kelly), Jamie Baughan (Amos Hart) and BE Wong (Mary Sunshine).

It was announced earlier this week that TOWIE Collins alumni had to retire from the tour after continuing a knee injury a week before dawn.

Declaration of the Chicago Gemma Collins’ management has informed the producers about the production Chicago she will no longer appear on the show’s UK Tour due to a knee injury.

“The producers of Chicago wish Gemma all the best for the future. “

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Edwards’ news of joining the musical comes a month after her return to the panel Loose Women after free time to mourn her son Jamal Edwards, who passed away in February this year.

Jamal was known as a DJ, YouTuber and entrepreneur responsible for creating SBTV and being influential in launching the careers of Stormzy and Ed Sheeran as well as raising awareness of male mental health issues.

Loose Women airs on weekdays at 12.30pm on ITV.

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