Fatboy Slim is set to star in season 3 of Derry Girls 1 year ago

Fatboy Slim is set to star in season 3 of Derry Girls

The DJ is a big fan of the show, apparently.

Fatboy Slim is set to make a cameo in the third and final series of Derry Girls.


The DJ, whose real name is Norman Cook, is said to be a massive fan of the show and will play himself in the upcoming season.

According to Sunday Life, Norman - who is known for his hit songs Praise You and Right Here Right Now - had been scheduled to film his scenes this Saturday before playing a gig in Belfast later that night.

However, the gig has been moved to 17 December and it looks like filming will also take place then.

"Norman has agreed to do some filming for Derry Girls, he's a big fan of the show," a source told Sunday Life.


"The show is based in the '90s so it will hark back to when he broke through as Fatboy Slim with big hits like Praise You.

"As his show has been rescheduled, we are just working out when we will now shoot his scenes. It will most likely be when he is back here in a few months as the show is due to continue filming into December.

"Norman’s also a funny guy and great craic, so we are expecting him to really get into it and have a lot of fun.

"You can only imagine what the on-screen characters like Erin, Michelle and Clare will make of seeing Fatboy Slim in the flesh, it will be hilarious."


The final series of Derry Girls began filming on October 4 in Northern Ireland.

The creator of the Channel 4 show, Lisa McGee, recently spoke about the series coming to an end and hinted at the potential of a Derry Girls movie. Speaking to the BBC, as she accepted her honorary doctorate from Queen's University, she said:

"There might be...I'd love to do...perhaps a movie of Derry Girls and then I have a few other projects but they're very early days at the minute. I hope so. I haven't even thought about it [Derry Girls movie] yet.

"We've always known that we wanted to do three series and all the actors kind of knew that as well. We've known this was coming but I think we've become like family ourselves, the cast and the crew so it'll be sad when we wrap that last day."