J'AIME MAY 2019

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FEATURE

Daring to bare

SOAP STAR-TURNED-RACING DRIVER KELVIN FLETCHER RETURNS TO THE SMALL SCREEN THIS MONTH TO BARE

ALL IN THE NAME OF CHARITY ON ITV’S THE ALL NEW MONTY: WHO BARES WINS. HE CHATS EXCLUSIVELY TO

AMY NORBURY ABOUT LIFE AFTER EMMERDALE AND FORMING A WINNING PARTNERSHIP WITH J’AIME’S OWN

RACE ACE MARTIN PLOWMAN

KELVIN FLETCHER

RETURNS TO THE SMALL

SCREEN IN ITV’S THE ALL

NEW MONTY

While he’s perfectly at home in front of the TV

cameras thanks to 20 years as one of the most wellknown

faces on one of the country’s most popular

soaps, Kelvin Fletcher’s latest small screen outing sees

him reveal, well, a little more than we’re used to.

Following on from the success of last year’s The

Real Full Monty, Kelvin is one of a fresh set of stars

who took to the challenge of learning a super-sized

routine from scratch, before revealing all to the

nation in a 90-minute special to demonstrate the

importance of shedding body inhibitions and making

checks in intimate areas to prevent cancer.

With a new name, a new line-up and all new

routines the BAFTA-nominated programme will

see hosts Alexander Armstrong and Ashley Banjo

marshalling the famous novices through their moves

and whipping them into shape to perform a frenzyinducing

striptease. They hope to build on the

impact of last year to keep key health messages about

regular checks for testicular and prostate cancer at

the forefront of the nation’s minds.

Kelvin is joined by Love Island winner Jack Fincham,

King of the Jungle Joe Pasquale, Strictly Come

Dancing’s Gorka Marquez, snooker legend Willie

Thorne, Crimewatch’s Rav Wilding, Dancing on Ice

star Matt Evers and former footballer Jason Cundy,

with each participant having stories to tell about how

cancer has touched the lives of them or those around

them.

“I was doing a musical at the end of last year and

my agent got in touch saying ITV wanted me to do

this documentary exploring the issue of prostate and

testicular cancer, and if I’d be willing to go on that

journey and talk to people who have been affected,

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