Suffolk singer and actress Ruthie Henshall was one of the contestants in “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here” Image: ITV / Joel Anderson

The 53-year-old arrived on Wednesday the 18th November, along with opera singer Russell Watson among the participants in this year’s show

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This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, the hit reality show is taking place on the grounds of Gwrych Castle in Wales and not in Australia

Ruthie has reportedly admitted that when she signed up she was hoping it would be in “nice hot jungle” – but she was pleased the show was in Wales

However, she has now been booted from the campsite after receiving the fewest public votes on Sunday evening

Describing her experience on the show as “brutal” to hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly after leaving their roommates, she said, “You have absolutely no control over there

“You begin to think about things that you haven’t thought about in years. You fall from emotion to emotion

“But everyone there was so wonderful and delightful. There was a real camaraderie in there. Nothing went unnoticed when you were up or down”

Henshall, who moved to Suffolk as a teenager when her father, journalist David Henshall became news editor for the East Anglian Daily Times, also burst into tears when she talked about being a single mother

She said, “As a mother, you only think of the things you do wrong. You never think of the things that you get right

“I had a good opportunity to think and talk to the mothers here. That was amazing since I’ve been a single mom for so long

“You have to be a good cop, a bad cop, and you’re trying to figure out how to deal with every situation and you have no idea how to deal with it””

Ruthie followed Paralympic gold medalist Hollie Arnold, who was the first to leave the castle on Friday evening

Henshall made her West End debut in Cats in 1987 and played various roles, including the lead role of Grizabella

She has appeared on many of the greatest stage musicals in the West End and Broadway over the years

In addition to starring in Cats, she also starred in the world premiere of Miss Saigon, and then starred in Crazy For You in London before heading to Canada with the show

Other London shows she has appeared on include Les Miserables, Oliver !, Billy Elliot, Peggy Sue Got Married and many more

She has also appeared on hit shows on Broadway including Chicago and Ziegfeld Follies from 1936.She is the only British actress to have performed all three lead roles on stage in Chicago

When speaking with EastEnders star Shane Richie, she referred to the prince as a “lovely guy” and added that she was “really in love with him.”

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