Glenn Close leads the stars stepping out to watch Shane Richie transform into a drag queen

Mail Online | 2/12/2019 | Ellie Phillips For Mailonline
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She lost out to Olivia Colman who scooped the BAFTA for Best Actress in a Leading Role at Sunday night's awards ceremony.

But on Monday, Glenn Close, 71, appeared to be completely unfazed by her loss as she led the stars stepping out to attend the premiere of the re-cast Everybody's Talking About Jamie, which now stars Shane Richie, 54, in London's West End.

Shane - Alfie - Moon - EastEnders - Role

Shane - who is arguably best known for playing Alfie Moon in EastEnders - has taken on the role of Hugo / Loco Chanelle in the award-winning musical at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue.

In photos taken in his dressing room, the actor can be seen spending time with former EastEnders co-star Jessie Wallace, whilst clad in an emerald green gown, festooned with intricate black beads.

Frock - Cuffs - Chest - Dress - Shape

His garish frock also featured feathery black cuffs, and the chest of the dress had been purposefully designed to mimic the shape of a woman's curves.

Shane's fishtail gown trailed onto the floor with a feathery finish and was finished off with exaggerated shoulders.

Actor - Fiery - Wig - Head - Mound

The actor wore a fiery red wig atop his head, which featured a mound of curls piled high.

Shane was almost unrecognisable, with a heavy layer of stage make-up transforming his looks.

Soap - Star - Base - Dusting - Blusher

The soap star had a flawless base with heavy dusting of blusher contouring his cheeks and thin eyebrows dramatically arched higher than his own.

Completing his make-over, Shane wore glamorous false eyelashes and a pillar-box red lipstick on his full pout.

Glenn - Smile - Whilst - Camel - Waterfall

Glenn flashed a wide smile whilst holding her chic camel coloured waterfall jacket closed at the front as she posed for photographs outside the theatre.

The Wife star kept the rest of her ensemble fairly muted, with all-black items of clothing teamed with a crisp white shirt.

Actress - Silver

The actress styled her silver locks into a effortlessly curly...
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