New reality show Drama Queens comes to ITVBe

Drama Queens cast on ITVBe
Ellie Leach, Lucy Fallon, Roxy Shahidi, Amy Walsh, Jamelia and Jorgie Porter. Credit: ITV/Lime Pictures

Soap stars will appear in new ITVBe reality series Drama Queens, starting on 10 April on ITVBe and ITVX.

The new show will follow cast members from the likes of Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, EastEnders and Emmerdale.

It will provide exclusive access to the cast’s professional commitments, as they juggle late-night finishes, photo shoots, and last-minute line learning, with their family lives.

Jorgie, Ellie and Amy in promotional image for Drama Queens
Jorgie, Ellie and Amy. Credit: ITV/Lime Pictures

Fans will get an inside glimpse into the authentic, unscripted lives of their favourite soap stars. This includes behind-the-scenes access to red-carpet events, award ceremonies, house relocations and cherished family occasions. As the soap stars share intertwined lives, the series showcases the real friendships among them.

Meet the cast

The full cast on the series are:

  • Coronation Street’s Ellie Leach
  • Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon
  • Emmerdale’s Roxy Shahidi
  • Emmerdale’s Amy Walsh
  • Hollyoak’s Jamelia
  • Hollyoak’s Jorgie Porter
  • EastEnders’ Rita Simons
  • Emmerdale’s Laura Norton
  • Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent

Watch a fist trailer below…

Ellie Leach said: “I’m so excited about Drama Queens. People are so used to seeing me play the character Faye Windass and I’m just so excited for everyone to see who I am and what goes on in my day-to-day life as just Ellie.”

Brooke Vincent added: “I am excited to show the authentic side of having small children whilst trying to navigate my way back into the acting world.

Laura and Brooke in a promotional picture for Drama Queens
Laura and Brooke. Credit: ITV/Lime Pictures

“Drama Queens allows me to showcase the reality of trying to find the work-home life balance of a young actress in what can seem a glamorous world.”

Drama Queens starts on Wednesday, 10 April on ITVBe and ITVX.

Rebecca Kenny-Smith, Director of Programming, Unscripted, at programme makers Lime Pictures said: “We’re thrilled to bring audiences a new kind of reality show that goes beyond the glitz and glamour, offering a genuine and raw portrayal of what it’s really like to be a soap star.”