Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Don't Forget the Lyrics! He also presented a one-off edition of Jim'll Fix It which the BBC screened as a tribute to Jimmy Savile in late 2011, many months before allegations emerged that the late presenter had sexually abused dozens of people. He moved into mainstream presenting with Caught in the Act, Win, Lose or Draw, The Shane Richie Experience (later revamped as Love Me Do) and Lucky Numbers. Decimate is a BBC game show that aired on BBC One from 20 April 2015 to 28 October 2016 and is hosted by Shane Richie. Since £2,000 was the highest any player can go, any player can win up to £20,000. Shane Richie full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. He/she did that by answering a series of questions correctly. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The top row numbers go from 1-15, the middle row numbers go from 16-30 and the bottom row went from 31-45. ITV and Granada would later attempt a similar game show, The Biggest Game in Town, for a run of 90 episodes in the last third of 2001, which was another bingo-based game show with a home viewer interactive element where viewers play along with a game card. As well as appearing in EastEnders, Richie also narrated three episodes for the documentary series, EastEnders Revealed, a series that goes behind the scenes and explores characters and storylines; the episodes were "The Secret Mitchell" in 2009 about Ronnie Mitchell and Danielle Jones, "Peggy Mitchell – Queen of the Vic" in 2010 about Peggy Mitchell and "Farewell Pat" in 2012 about Pat Evans. It was then announced that he would reprise the role for the 2020 UK tour. After the squat was raided by police, he ended up homeless and was cautioned by the police for vagrancy. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. On 8 May 2008, he said in an interview with Digital Spy that he would love to return to EastEnders as Alfie Moon.[11]. He released two albums, The Album in 1997 and Once Around the Sun in 2000 to limited commercial response, and had a number 2 hit in the UK Singles Chart in 2003, with his Children in Need cover version of Wham! In the spin-off, Kat and Alfie Moon visited Ireland as they put their past behind them. The BBC announced on 14 November 2011, that following Jimmy Savile's recent death, Jim'll Fix It would return for a one-off Christmas Special in December 2011, with Richie as host. [citation needed]. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. [26], In 2019, Richie admitted that he had to live in a squat when a job failed to happen. [12] Following an absence of almost five years, Richie made his on-screen return to EastEnders on 21 September 2010. Richie was born at St Mary Abbot's Hospital in Kensington, London[3] to Irish parents. On 26 July 2009, Richie appeared in a one-off television drama called Whatever It Takes playing a character called JJ Merrick who comes to the aid of a girl who wins a radio competition – and catapults her into stardom, thus giving her a new lease of life. Richie has guest-hosted numerous episodes of The One Show. Shane Richie will present a new Saturday night game show called 'Reflex', EastEnder Shane Richie to present Saturday night game show 'Reflex' on, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. It was unlike Lucky Numbers in its rules though, and also aired live during lunchtime rather than pre-recorded for primetime weekly TV. The film received negative reviews and was not widely seen.[16][17]. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. They did that by answering a series of questions correctly. If the winning contestant can get five-in-a-row before time ran out, he/she won 10 times the money gambled (in addition to the money not used in gambling). [23], In 2003, Richie released his autobiography Rags to Richie. Following initial success as a stage and screen performer, he became best known for his portrayal of the character Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders between 2002 and 2005 and then again from 2010 until 2016 and then in its spin-off RTÉ Drama Redwater in 2017. [15], In 2003, Richie produced and starred in the film Shoreditch, into which he had reportedly invested half a million pounds of his own money. He returned to EastEnders in 2018 for another stint until 2019. He also regularly appears in pantomime and in the last few years has starred as Robin Hood. He has been married to Christie Goddard since July 21, 2007.