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Jade Goody to play panto baddie

Jade Goody
Goody's remarks in Celebrity Big Brother led to international criticism

Jade Goody's part in last year's Big Brother race row has earned her a role as a pantomime baddie.

She will play the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Theatre Royal, Lincoln, this Christmas.

She will perform alongside Any Dream Will Do singer Rob McVeigh and former Coronation Street actor Kevin Kennedy.

Goody sparked an outcry when she was accused of making racist remarks about Indian actress Shilpa Shetty in Big Brother, but later denied being racist.

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