Quirke decided not to appear in the 2020 festive special of 'Birds of a Father', sparking speculation of a falling out.
The Sharon Theodopolopodous actor wants to focus on her performing arts academies according to ITV.
Lesley Joseph is insisting that producers chose her for Strictly Come Dancing to be the comical older woman. Lesley and her partner Anton Du Beke became the fifth couple to leave the hit BBC competition last week after losing out to Daisy Lowe and Aljaž Škorjanec in the dance-off. Speaking at chocolatier Paul A Young’s charity book launch, in aid of the Children’s Air Ambulance, Lesley admitted age does matter in Strictly.
Birds of a Feather star Lesley Joseph is the oldest ever female celebrity to grace the dancefloor on Strictly – but the 70-year-old star reckons she could turn out to be the dark horse of this year’s contest. “I can move and have good rhythm,” Lesley told The Sunday People. Of course, the actress became famous for playing maneating cougar Dorien Green in the hit BBC sitcom, but this time she’s hoping to be an inspiration to older women for a much more wholesome reason.
You might spot Lesley Joseph at the dry cleaner’s today, as she selects her glitziest outfit ahead of the announcement of her long-rumoured involvement in Strictly Come Dancing 2016. The Birds Of A Feather star – who would be the oldest contestant to ever dance in the BBC ballroom – joined Twitter after it was confirmed that the final four celebrity competitors would be officially announced today (Aug 22). Meanwhile, Lesley posted a sparkling glitter GIF on Sunday (Aug 21) alongside a tweet, which read: “Busy day tomorrow.