She has performed in thousands of stage shows such as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and Cats.
And Ruthie Henshall has now revealed that one of her most intimate performances has been given to the Royal Family, having had ‘fuck on martinis’ on a trip to Balmoral.
The I’m A Celebrity contestant, 53, dated Prince Edward for five years in the 1990s and reflected on their romance on the Friday show.
Revelations: Ruthie Henshall revealed she performs drunk for the Royal Family as she dated Prince Edward after getting ‘fucked on martinis’ on a trip to Balmoral on Friday’s episode of I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!
Speaking to Shane Richie, Ruthie boldly said: ‘You played at Buckingham Palace, you sang in the gardens, I ch **** d in the bedrooms.
Clearly sparking Shane’s interest, the two then settled into her hammock and Ruthie disclosed some of her best dating stories with Prince Edward.
Ruthie then revealed that she went to Windsor and Balmoral, the Queen’s estate in Scotland, with her ex – and even ended up performing for the family.
She said: ‘He invited me to Windsor for the weekend as we walk I see a table outside and there are people sitting around and I think it looks like the Queen and I remember my dad telling me that if you ever meet the queen he told you to curtsy and call her madam.
Romance past: I’m A Celebrity contestant and performer, 53, dated Prince Edward for five years in the 1990s (Prince Edward is pictured with wife Sophie)
‘I take his hand like that [handshake], forget the curtsy and I’m really very happy to meet you, really happy to meet you.
Taking advantage of the revelations, Shane then asked, “Did you know Diana a lot?”
Ruthie replied: ‘I have met her several times and one of my favorite times was we were at Balmoral there was Diana, the Queen, Margaret, the Queen Mother, Charles, Edward, myself . ”
She added that Diana was’adorable ”, but she“ doesn’t remember a lot of things because Charles gave me my first martini ”.
“ I had never tried before so I was enough … I had two and I was like woah … ” Ruthie said prompting Shane to tease, “ Don’t tell me that you enter the airs of spectacle ”.
‘Let me tell you. Margaret she said “yeah, yeah, oh sing us a song from that show you’re in” and I was in Les Mis at the time. So I sang I Dreamed A Dream and had to change the key three times because I was so fucked up on martinis.
What a story: The 53-year-old performer spoke candidly about his time with the royals, his campmate Shane Richie covering his face at one point
Intrigued: Impressed, Shane asked if Ruthie had met Diana, Princess of Wales, before the singer revealed she didn’t remember her very well because Prince Charles had given her a martini
Ruthie also reflected on how she had met Edward during the insightful conversation.
She said, “ Funny, it’s so long ago … [he’s a] Handsome guy. And I really fell in love with him.
Shane then asked, “ There was a title years ago, right? The prince and the showgirl. Where did you meet him? ‘
“He was a production assistant at Andrew Lloyd Webber. And then he called me himself [Andrew] and he wanted me to play the lead role in A Star Is Born. And Edward was my point of contact.
SO candid: Speaking to Shane Richie, Ruthie boldly said: ‘You played at Buckingham Palace, you sang in the gardens, I sh **** d in the bedrooms’
Love it: Shane was quite tuned in to the tales while lounging in his hammock
He’s the one who called me and told me you were rehearsing at 2 p.m. or whatever. And he told me that you would like to come over to my place and watch the A Star Is Born movie with me and you can have dinner. I was like what, at the Palace, is that where you live?
Shane said, ‘Is that what he meant? God is so weird. Watch a Star is Born with Prince Edward. He later joked: “His first date was at Buckingham Palace. Can you believe this? Blimey, my first date was Little Chef.
Shane continued. “So when did you think we were gonna do boom boom jiggy?” We’ll be doing boom boom jiggy soon. I will be the new Queen of England.
“No,” Ruthie protested.
The Ruthie Stories came about after fellow campmates Shane and Russell Watson shared their own royal stories.
Royal connections: Russell Watson revealed he had previously stolen a hanger from Windsor Castle
Actor Shane, who starred in the musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie last year, had said he did Buckingham Palace during the lockdown.
“It’s amazing everyone is asking you did you steal anything and i got toilet paper but it was just a normal toilet paper roll. I expected there to be a royal seal on it or something, ” he joked.
Russell Watson added: ‘I notched a hanger in Windsor Castle. ” “A hanger. I mean come on. You would at least make a wreath.
“Maybe not a crown. It’s illegal, ” Jordan North commented.
Ruthie dated Prince Edward for five years and remain good friends with him, even attending his wedding to Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
Old adventure: Ruthie is still very good friends with Prince Edward, even attending her wedding to Sophie, Countess of Wessex (couple pictured together on Armistice Day in November)