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The stars turn out for Nick Jr’s Shimmer and Shine

Celebs and their families attended yesterday’s orange carpet premiere.

Oritse and JB

A host of celebrities and their families attended the orange carpet for the UK premiere of Shimmer and Shine yesterday morning at London’s 11 Cavendish Square.

In attendance were Imogen Thomas, Stacey Solomon, JB Gill, Ortisé Willliams, Claire Sweeney, Charlie Austin, Linda Robson, Vanessa Feltz, Sarah Cawood, Javine Hylton, Toby Young and Marcus Bean. Guests were treated to the first two episodes of the brand-new Nick Jr. series as well as a genie-inspired party prior to the screening.

Nick Jr.’s new pre-school animated series follows Leah, a little girl who wins a genie bottle pendant at a carnival and is surprised to find that her prize comes with a bonus – twin genies. Shimmer and Shine grant wishes for their new found friend Leah whenever she is faced with a challenge. However, when using their magic Shimmer and Shine inadvertently create chaos. Leah and the genies must learn from their mistakes – all the while keeping Shimmer and Shine a secret from Leah’s best friend and neighbour Zac. Created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz (post-production supervisor for Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!), the series will air weekdays at 4:30pm on Nick Jr.

Online at, parents and children can discover fun creative activities, find out more about Shimmer and Shine, as well as watch clips from the show.

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You can see Shimmer and Shine on Monday 9th November at 4:30pm. See the stars at this morning’s premiere in our gallery below:

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