Morecambe singer ready for quiz fame on The Chase

Stuart Michaels.
Stuart Michaels.
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Stuart Michaels may have the voice but does he have the brains?

ITV1 viewers will find out when the popular Morecambe singer goes head-to-head with a fearsome quiz mastermind.

Bradley Walsh.

Bradley Walsh.

Stuart is a contestant on the new series of ‘The Chase’ – one of television’s most popular game shows.

Next month viewers will see if he can defeat ‘The Chaser’ in a race to answer general knowledge questions and bank money for his team.

Stuart, 33, filmed the episode at the ITV studios near London a few months ago.

And he found himself up against a new ‘Chaser’, Jenny Ryan, known as ‘The Vixen’.

“It was quite intimidating,” said Stuart.

“She said to me at one point ‘you may be from Morecambe but you’re not very Wise!’”

Real name Stuart Thwaite, the vocalist works as an Olly Murs tribute act and is a regular performer in pubs around the local area.

The Chase is hosted by comedian Bradley Walsh and has made household names out of its group of ‘Chasers’ who include Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett and Paul ‘Sinnerman’ Sinha.

Look out for Stuart on the new series of The Chase in October.

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