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Jodie Prenger

Jodie crowned Nancy

Blackpool's Jodie Prenger was once 'The Biggest Loser' and now she is the biggest winner after winning the public vote on BBC One's 'I'd Do Anything' show.

Prenger - who lost eight stone on the TV show 'The Biggest Loser' in 2006 - clinched a role in the West End after the public cast her as Nancy in Oliver.

Prenger told BBC Radio Lancashire's Ted Robbins she was frightened to go to sleep in case she woke up and it was a dream!

The 28 year old described how she felt waiting for the result. 

Prenger said: "Have you ever been on the Big One at the Pleasure Beach? Well, times that by a hundred and that was how fast my heart was going!

"My heart was racing at ten to the dozen!"

She will now tread the boards at the West End alongside Rowan Atkinson as Fagin between December 2008 and May 2009.

Listen to the interview in full...

See also:

Jodie's mum Madeline talking to Phil Trow and Sally Bankes about her daughter's triumph...

last updated: 11/06/2008 at 10:54
created: 02/06/2008

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caitlin
dear jodie i can not wait till i go to see you on the 10/1 it well be really great to see you sing live on my birthday as you were the best to play nancy because you have a strong voice funny not to long and you have both sides of nancy

stan edwards
well done Jodie I knew from day one you would win.

Sue Heritage
The moment I saw Jodie kick her shoes off in the first audition I knew she would become Nancy. Wonderful

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