Spice Lady Emma Bunton has revealed that she auditioned for a task in EastEnders, and was truly very near being solid!
In an interview with Radio X, Emma mentioned that she went after the function of Bianca Jackson, who has been performed by Patsy Palmer since 1993 when she first arrived in Walford.
The auditions had been open earlier than the Spice Women fashioned, and Emma revealed her profession might have seemed very totally different if she’d been given the half within the BBC cleaning soap.
Chatting with radio presenter Chris Moyles, Emma mentioned: “I’d have appreciated to go to uni, however two weeks earlier than that was the EastEnders audition for Bianca and I acquired right down to the final three.
“Yeah, and I used to be devastated that I didn’t get that, however in fact it was destiny as I met the ladies and had the audition two weeks later.”
The Spice Women had been fashioned in 1994, which noticed Emma Bunton teaming up with Mel B, Mel C, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham to create the now legendary woman group. They had been first energetic between 1994–2000 earlier than having a brief break and returning in 2007. Their most up-to-date reunion passed off in 2012 for the Olympics in London.
Nevertheless, Emma did briefly have an element in EastEnders when she performed a mugger in 1992, one yr earlier than Bianca arrived on the town. Emma has additionally loved different TV components, notably enjoying herself within the Lee Mack comedy Not Going Out. The episode noticed Lee’s character desperately making an attempt to get an image together with his crush Emma, with predictably hilarious outcomes.
In the meantime, Patsy Palmer has been the face of Bianca Jackson for the reason that character’s arrival, however regardless of a quick reunion in 2019, the character departed the Sq. as soon as once more. Nevertheless, we suspect it will not be too lengthy earlier than we see Bianca once more.
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