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John Barrowman is ‘MISSING from All Star Musicals At Christmas trailer’ despite being host

John Barrowman fails to appear in the trailer for ITV’s All Star Musicals At Christmas trailer, despite being the host of the show, according to The Sun.

The scandal-ridden presenter, 54, has been omitted from the promo – which features celebrity contestants Catherine Tyldesley, Fern Britton, Ben Miller, Anita Rani and Ben Miller – for the show which airs on Sunday (Boxing Day).

The exclusion of John from the advert comes amid rumours that the broadcaster plans to quietly drop the star once the final two shows air in 2022, states the publication.

Dropped? John Barrowman fails to appear in the trailer for ITV’s All Star Musicals At Christmas trailer, despite being the host of the show

An ITV source told MailOnline: ‘As we haven’t aired either of our specials at this point, no conversions have even taken place with regards to future series/specials and wouldn’t do until 2022. So to suggest we’ve made any decision about talent attached to the show is untrue.’

It follows controversy surrounding John after he issued an apology in May for exposing himself on Doctor Who set in historic incidents, with the star since being axed from the Dancing On Ice judging panel.

West End fans are in for a night of classics old and new, as the showbiz stars take to the stage to showcase not only their flourishing talents but sensational costumes and makeup.

Despite being missing from the trailer, John retained his role as host of All Star Musicals, with the performer seen in several promo snaps for the ITV programme. 

Uh oh: The exclusion of John from the advert comes amid rumours that the broadcaster plans to quietly drop the star once the final two shows air in 2022, according to The Sun

Uh oh: The exclusion of John from the advert comes amid rumours that the broadcaster plans to quietly drop the star once the final two shows air in 2022, according to The Sun

The TV star even takes to the mic to perform in show, with John describing the programme as ‘something we need at the moment’.

MailOnline have contacted representatives of John and ITV for comment. 

Last month John, who has recently been replaced by Oti Mabuse on Dancing On Ice, revealed that the drama surrounding his flashing on the Doctor Who set are ‘exaggerated ‘ as he gave his first interview since he was sacked.

Speaking in an interview with Lorraine, John gave his side of the story as he candidly said: ‘All the people that are making the fuss about it, they weren’t there, they don’t know the context of things that were done.’ 

Drama: It follows John's apology in May for exposing himself on Doctor Who set in historic incidents, with the star since being axed from the Dancing On Ice judging panel

Drama: It follows John’s apology in May for exposing himself on Doctor Who set in historic incidents, with the star since being axed from the Dancing On Ice judging panel

Appearances: The All Star Musicals trailer features celebrity contestants including Catherine Tyldesley

Taking to the stage: Anita Rani is seen the promo clip

Appearances: The All Star Musicals trailer features celebrity contestants Catherine Tyldesley (L), Fern Britton, Ben Miller, Anita Rani (R) and Ben Miller – for the show which airs on Sunday (Boxing Day)

Still taking part: The TV star even takes to the mic to perform in show, with John describing the programme as 'something we need at the moment'

Still taking part: The TV star even takes to the mic to perform in show, with John describing the programme as ‘something we need at the moment’

The TV star described his past actions on set as ‘silly behaviour’ and insisted to host Lorraine Kelly, 61, that he would ‘never do it now’ after previously admitting to ‘tomfoolery’ on the sets of Doctor Who, where he began playing Captain Jack Harkness in 2005 and spin-off series Torchwood a year later.

When questioned by Lorraine if he felt his behaviour had ‘crossed the line’, John agreed that if it were to happen today then it would be, but was quick to accuse people of turning his actions into ‘sexual harassment’.

He explained: ‘I think that if it was now, it would be crossing the line. I think that something that happened 15 years ago, it was bawdy behaviour, silly behaviour, it was being done in the confines of the set, and we were like a family, working together. 

‘The fact that it was stories that I’ve already told. I’ve been telling them for years. I haven’t hidden anything, they’ve been exaggerated, and they’ve tried to turn them into sexual harassment which it absolutely is not.’

His side: Last month John revealed that the drama surrounding his flashing on the Doctor Who set are 'exaggerated ' as he gave his first interview since he was sacked (pictured filming Doctor Who in 2007)

His side: Last month John revealed that the drama surrounding his flashing on the Doctor Who set are ‘exaggerated ‘ as he gave his first interview since he was sacked (pictured filming Doctor Who in 2007)

The actor went on: ‘The one thing for me, all the people that are making the fuss about it, they weren’t there, they don’t know the context of things that were done. The continued bashing is not good. We’ve moved on.

‘Like I said, I would never do it now but what we’re not allowing people and myself to do… we’re not allowing people to learn to adapt and to change, and that’s the most important thing.’

When asked if he feels he has ‘changed’ and ‘adapted’ from how he was in the past, John said: ‘f course I have. And we’ve moved on. From this point I want to move on and continue to move forward.’ 

John added to Lorraine that he felt ‘nervous’ about giving the interview and admits he feels like he constantly has to ‘monitor’ everything he does, adding that he’ll continue to be his ‘outrageous’ self but in a ‘different context’.

He said: ‘I’m extremely nervous, and that is not me. The fact of the matter is I know throughout my career and everything I’ve done, it’s promoting people to be yourself, to not be ashamed of who you are and at the moment what’s happening is I feel like I’m having to monitor everything. 

'Exaggerated': Speaking in an interview with Lorraine, John gave his side of the story as he candidly said: 'All the people that are making the fuss about it, they weren’t there, they don’t know the context of things that were done'

‘Exaggerated’: Speaking in an interview with Lorraine, John gave his side of the story as he candidly said: ‘All the people that are making the fuss about it, they weren’t there, they don’t know the context of things that were done’

‘I’ll get past that. I’ll still have fun, I’ll still be silly, I’ll still be outrageous but in a different context to what it was 15 years ago… And we can’t change that. It’s not going to happen again.’

No charges were brought against the media personality after allegations about him exposing himself were revealed in May following more serious allegations of sexual harassment against his Doctor Who co-star Noel Clarke.

The incidents came to light in a resurfaced video on YouTube from 2014 and filmed at sci-fi convention, Chicago Tardis.

It was released by The Guardian newspaper which had investigated Clarke’s behaviour on the Doctor Who set.

Revealing all: John added to Lorraine that he felt 'nervous' about giving the interview and admits he feels like he constantly has to 'monitor' everything he does

Revealing all: John added to Lorraine that he felt ‘nervous’ about giving the interview and admits he feels like he constantly has to ‘monitor’ everything he does

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