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Irish TV personality Laura Whitmore set to star in Dublin theatre show

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Laura Whitmore will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend
Laura Whitmore will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend

Ireland's Strictly Come Dancing contestant Laura Whitmore is set to star in a theatre production of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough.

Not Dead Enough will run at Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from Tuesday 18 April - Saturday 22 April 2017.

No stranger to theatre, Whitmore's acting career began at a young age with the Leinster School of Music and Drama in Dublin.

In the very same year that she completed her Diploma in Performance with a special honour for her final performance, she was chosen as the new face of MTV Europe.

Laura is best known for her work as a presenter for MTV, The Brits and I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now.

She will back on TV this weekend for her first dance on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

However, Whitmore said she's excited to be returning to acting, stating: "I'm a huge fan of Peter James' books and so honoured to be cast as his Cleo for her first theatrical outing.

"Peter has created a strong character in Cleo Morely and I can't wait to sink my teeth into the role.

"I studied Drama and played some great roles including Lady Macbeth and Annie in All My Sons!

"I have been waiting a long time to return to acting and for a great role like this to come along, so I can’t wait to get on stage around the UK and of course Dublin with Not Dead Enough."

For more information, please see bordgaisenergytheatre.ie