Michelle Keegan Says 'Husbands Are Over-Rated' As She Confirms Return To 'Our Girl'

Michelle has impressed fans and critics with her performance.

06/10/2016 13:48

Hot off the heels of her glowing reviews for her turn in army medic drama ‘Our Girl’, Michelle Keegan has confirmed she’ll be returning to the role for a second series.

Michelle took over from fellow soap alumna Lacey Turner in the drama for this second series, and her role of Georgie Lane has impressed viewers and critics. 

Writer Tony Grounds had previously expressed his hopes that Michelle would return to the role for another series, and now she’s confirmed she’ll be doing exactly that.

Michelle Keegan has delighted fans by confirming her return to the series

Viewers saw her make her choice between her two love rivals in last night’s concluding episode of Series 2. It was between her former fiance Elvis, and her devoted current love Jamie, but in the end she settled for neither, opting instead to go back into the field, after telling a devastated Jamie she “wasn’t the settling down type”.

Then she set up what could possibly be the theme for her next series, by telling her humanitarian worker friend, “Husbands are overrated, I’ve got something much more important. I have a job to do.”

The BBC confirmed the news last night, tweeting: ’We’re delighted to announce that #OurGirl will return to @BBCOne for a third series, starring @michkeegan as Georgie Lane. 


Michelle had previously gushed about her time filming the gruelling drama, telling the audience at the show’s launch: “I had the best time, I was there for two months, I thought I would get homesick, but I enjoyed every second, it was a life experience for me.”


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