EASTENDERS STAR MAKES SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT STUDENT AWARD SHOW
Early Years and Childcare students were surprised today by EastEnders star Shane Richie, who dropped in on their end of year awards ceremony at Tower Hamlets College.
Shane, famous for playing Alfie Moon in the BBC soap, made a very special guest appearance to hand over certificates and join in the success of the students.
The students who have successfully completed their courses at the College didn’t know about Shane’s appearance as it had been planned covertly by one of their early years teachers, Ms Bobbi Ehsan, as an end of year surprise.
As well as handing over certificates, Shane spent time posing for photos with the students and answering their questions about his acting career, what is happening in EastEnders and his future TV show plans.
‘I am delighted to be here today to help you all celebrate your success. As a father of five children myself, it’s really great you are studying childcare as we need more of you! I wish you all the very best with your future careers. You have made me feel very welcome today.’
Ms Bobbi Ehsan, an early year’s teacher at the College said:
‘The look of surprise on my student’s faces when Shane walked in made it all worthwhile. I wanted to end the year with a big reward for them as they have worked really hard and I was really grateful to Shane for giving us his time today.’