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Peter Andre set to join the cast of EastEnders for one-off Children in Need appeal show special

© BBC / Jack Barnes
© BBC / Jack Barnes

Peter Andre is to join the cast of EastEnders for a special one-off Children in Need appearance. 

The ‘Mysterious Girl’ singer will be performing ‘Come Fly With Me’ live from Albert Square.

Speaking about Children in Need, Andre, 42, said: ” BBC Children in Need is a charity very close to my heart. I have seen first-hand how money raised makes a difference so am calling on people across the UK get fundraising to help make this Appeal the best yet.

“And please don’t forget to tune in on Friday 13th November – it is going to be a really great night!’

© BBC / Jack Barnes
© BBC / Jack Barnes

Shane Richie, left, will also be returning the EastEnders set for the event.

Meanwhile, Shane Richie – who plays Alfie Moon – will be presenting the BBC Two segment of Children in Need. Proving he’s a man of many talents, Shane will also be performing alongside 30 other cast members including Bonnie Langford, Gillian Taylforth, Richard Blackwood, Shona McGarty, Tameka Empson and Lorna Fitzgerald in a special Top Hat musical dance performance.

Speaking about the event, Richie said: “It is such an honour to be back behind bar at The Queen Vic once again hosting for Children in Need. We have some wonderful guests lined up this year with some great surprises and it is set to be a very special night.”

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