Kimberley Walsh to replace Amanda Holden in Shrek the Musical

Kimberley Walsh, best known for being part of pop group Girls Aloud, is to replace Amanda Holden in Shrek the Musical.

Walsh will take on the role of Princess Fiona from October 5, after Holden announced today that she is pregnant.

Holden will play her last performance in the musical on October 3, two months earlier than originally planned.

The musical, which also stars Nigel Lindsay and Richard Blackwood, opened in June and is booking until October next year.

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