Ricky Norwood as Silly Billy Scarlet
EastEnders, Celebrity Big Brother
Ricky Norwood spent six years playing the much loved Fatboy in EastEnders, before making a dramatic boxing day exit in 2015. In 2016 he spent his Summer in the Celebrity Big Brother house, and stayed all the way to the final. Away from the screen, Ricky is an experienced theatre actor, and has appeared at the Royal National Theatre, London’s Almeida Theatre, and in the West End musical Daddy Cool. York Barbican will be Ricky’s third panto season for the Barbican’s producers, having previously appeared in Robin Hood in Gravesend, and Sleeping Beauty in Sevenoaks.