Hollyoaks legend Nick Pickard, known for his role as Tony Hutchinson, is taking a break from the Channel 4 soap to join this year's I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! on ITV.
The star-studded line-up also includes former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, superstar jockey Frankie Dettori, Made In Chelsea's Sam Thompson and actress Jamie Lynn Spears, Britney's sister.
Did you know that Nick has a brother, John, who was a big deal in the '90s?
Both London-born brothers attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School.
In 1991, John joined the cast of 2point4 Children with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. The BBC sitcom ran for eight years before ending in 1999 and is often remembered for its Christmas episode musical numbers.
He also starred alongside Nick in Hollyoaks from 2005 to 2010, playing Dominic Reilly, Tony's half-brother.
Nick, who plays Tony in Hollyoaks and won the British Soap Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2017, is currently dating Sarah Corrin.
The actor, who has also appeared in EastEnders, expressed his excitement about joining I'm a Celebrity, saying: "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and as soon as I was approached, I said 'yes'. I am not quitting Hollyoaks to take part. My bosses have been really supportive of me doing it. Now it is getting near to going into camp, I am so excited."
Nick's girlfriend, Sarah, has been urging his friends and family to vote for him to do a trial on I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! so he can have the full jungle experience.
Speaking at Brisbane Airport after she flew in to support him on Tuesday, 28 November, Sarah said: "I’m dead proud and I’m just glad people are getting to see the Nick part of him and not Tony."
Sarah added: "I’ve seen him to do some of the challenges but I’ve still yet to see him do a bushtucker trial. And all my friends and family are like what shall we do. And I say vote! Vote! And they’re like you’re not meant to vote him in and I’m like we are! I think he’d enjoy it!"
Going on to talk about Nick's hunger, which he was also worried about prior to going into camp, she said: "Do you know what the biggest surprise to me is that I haven’t seen him have a hunger tantrum. He is the most positive upbeat person you'll ever meet but don’t mess with him and his food.
"So I haven't really seen that so far. And when people are going off for the Trials he’s like 'Don’t worry if you don’t get all the stars' but I know on the inside he’s like inside, 'You have to get all the stars'.
Don't forget to tune into I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Sunday at 9pm on ITV1 and ITVX.
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