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Jack Of All Trades

by | 26th, October 2004

‘SINCE leaving EastEnders a few years back, Jack Ryder has been playing the part of Kym Marsh’s loving husband.

Will the honeymoon never end?

It’s a role that’s taken him to Hertfordshire and back again as he got to know Kym and her two children by another man, the lovely Emily and David.

It may not have gained Jack the exposure of his last job as Albert Square’s Jamie Mitchell, but he has had more than his fair share of nights out with the showbiz set, having seen Kym in Saturday Night Fever about 20 times.

He’s also toured the world. And as if Hertfordshire were not enough (as if!), Jack’s work has taken him on no less than two honeymoons.

The first, Jack and Kym tell us, was a disaster. As Kym remembers: “Our rabbit died, I got stung on the backside and the villa was infested with ants.”

What is more, the wedding and first honeymoon didn’t even amount to a 20-page spread in OK!, which is surely the right of stars such as they.

So they had another go. And this time, we can say with no little pride that the six-page spread of Jack and Kym’s second honeymoon in Cyprus – when added to the coverage given to their first romantic trip, their non-separation separation and Kym’s singing career – means the 20-page Holy Grail (albeit in total) lies within their grasp.

And they would have achieved it already had only Jack got himself another job and been able to pad out his answer to the question: “What are you doing work-wise, Jack?”

So, they’re stuck on 19 pages for a while longer – or at least until Jack appears in pantomime or Jamie Mitchell rises from the beyond…’

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