Eamonn Holmes lands Hollyoaks role

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 December 2012
Eamonn Holmes and Rachel Shenton

Eamonn Holmes and Rachel Shenton

Eamonn Holmes has been shooting a cameo appearance in 'Hollyoak's alongside Rachel Shenton, who plays Mitzeee Minniver

Eamonn Holmes has landed a cameo role in 'Hollyoaks'.

The 53-year-old presenter has been shooting scenes with Rachel Shenton, who plays glamour model Mitzeee Minniver and joked he will win awards for his performance.

He tweeted: "Just rehearsing with @rachelshenton for my new role in Hollyoaks !

"Just want to say to @Hollyoaks thank u for casting me - BAFTA , here we come ! (sic)"

While it is unclear of the purpose of Eamonn's appearance on the Chester soap, he joked he is playing Mitzeee's new love interest, though photos posted on Twitter from the 'Hollyoaks' account show the pair filming on the set of his Sky TV show 'Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes'.

He tweeted: "Just to say @RachelShenton , thank u for being a delight to work with. Do u think the audience will take to our blossoming romance plot ?

"Big thanks to Hollyoaks for giving young acting talent like myself and @RachelShenton our big breaks. Valentine's Day Special. (sic)"

An air date for Eamonn's scenes have yet to be confirmed.

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