England football legend working on warts-and-all documentary

FORMER England star Wayne Rooney is making a sequel to his sensational Prime Video documentary after it proved such a hit last year.

The show, simply called Rooney, was a warts-and-all look at his professional and private life – and the follow up promises to be just as in-depth.

GettyWayne Rooney is making a sequel to his sensational Prime Video documentary[/caption]

SplashThe doc will focus on Wayne’s attempts to develop his career as a manager in the US, pictured with wife Coleen[/caption]

Only this time the new programme, which has yet to get a working title, will focus more on Wayne’s attempts to develop his career as a football manager in the US.

A TV insider said: “The doc is in the very early stages of development but given how big the first show was, there’s a real appetite for more.

“There’s continued interest, not just in Wayne, but his entire family, particularly after the epic Wagatha legal battle which saw wife Coleen Rooney taking centre stage for a change.

“It’s not certain which channel or streaming service would air the show, but Prime Video would be the obvious choice given they aired the first profile.”

Disney+ will imminently release Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story, focusing on her courtroom clash with Rebekah Vardy last year.

But there’s unlikely to be any clash between the respective shows from Mr and Mrs Rooney as the second doc on Wayne’s life is unlikely to drop until 2024 at the earliest.

There’s certainly plenty to explore in the programme thanks to his interesting move from English football to the US where he last year became manager of D.C. United, in Washington D.C..

The show is being developed by top production company Lorton, who made Prime Video’s Rooney and are making Coleen’s Wagatha documentary.

They also produced We Are Newcastle United and Boom Boom!: Boris Becker VS The World.

Prime Video and Lorton declined to comment.

Shirley: Angie’s my girl

STRICTLY head judge Shirley Ballas has a clear favourite – news anchor and TV host Angela Rippon.

She said: “I’m really looking forward to fan-girling over Angela! She announced me during the UK championships many times during my competitive career so her voice brings fond memories.”

Her fellow judges are equally excited about the BBC One series, which continues on Saturday at 6.15pm.

Anton Du Beke said: “To have been part of a show that is part of the fabric of British consciousness – and the world’s – blows my mind.”

Craig Revel Horwood said: “Strictly embraces everybody and it has won the hearts and minds of so many.”

Motsi Mabuse agreed: “It’s such a special time of the year when Strictly starts.

AL MURRAY leaves the Pub Landlord at the door to host a Sky ­History series.

The comic – known for playing the stereotype of a xenophobic Brit – puts the Empire, from Jamaica to Australia, in the spotlight in Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate the British Empire?

It airs from October 23.

Daisy is royally stumped

THIS Country’s Daisy May Cooper has revealed she met Royalty – with hilarious results.

While working as a shop assistant, she served Princess Anne.

GettyDaisy May Cooper revealed she met Royalty – with hilarious results[/caption]

Daisy – who this year was rumoured to be in talks to join the Bond franchise as spy chief M – revealed: “I’ve met Princess Anne but I didn’t know it was Princess Anne . . .  She was buying towels.

Daisy continued, on tonight’s Never Mind The Buzzcocks, on Sky Max: “I was working in House of Fraser and we had a manager who used to say, ‘You’ve got to push House of Fraser cards on people’.

“So Princess Anne came up and I said ‘would you like a Fraser card? I just need to take a few details like your bank details and mum’s maiden name’.”

Think of the points you would rack up furnishing Buckingham Palace.

STRICTLY champ Hamza Yassin is back to the day job after a final dancefloor outing at last weekend’s launch.

The wildlife presenter’s one-off special Hamza: Strictly Birds Of Prey airs this Sunday on BBC1 at 7pm.

He said: “Birds of prey are powerful, majestic, beautiful, intelligent.”

RNID hail Tasha in Bake Off

CAMPAIGNERS have praised the Great British Bake Off for welcoming its first deaf contestant.

Tasha Stones, 27, a participation officer from Bristol, was joined by her sign language interpreter in the famous tent for the 14th series, which starts next Tuesday.

PATasha Stones is the Great British Bake Off’s first deaf contestant[/caption]

Judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith revealed they had learned sign language for the Channel 4 show.

Now the Royal National Institute for Deaf People says it is “very excited” that millions of viewers will get a taste of “rich and beautiful” British Sign Language (BSL).

Teri Devine of the charity, said: “We hope this season of Bake Off will raise the profile of BSL, and that Tasha’s presence encourages everyone to learn some basic BSL so everyone is included.”

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