CHERYL’S West End theatre show has been thrown into chaos after her co-star was forced to pull out – less than a week after she made her debut.
The singer, 39, kicked off her three-month stint in Ghost Story 2:22 over the weekend and received rave reviews. But it has now been revealed that Hugo Chegwin, who starred opposite Cheryl, has withdrawn due to illness during the rehearsal period – and has been replaced by EastEnders legend Jake Wood.
Cheryl follows in the footsteps of Lily Allen and Laura Whitmore to take on the leading female role of Jenny in the spooky show, while Hugo was supposed to be playing her onscreen husband Ben.
Jake was one of the original cast members of 2:22 A Ghost Story when it opened in summer 2021 at the Noel Coward Theatre, along with Lily Allen, Julia Chan and Hadley Fraser.Read more on thesun.co.uk