Billie Piper dresses up as a clown in newly released image for I Hate Suzie Too

I Hate Suzie Too sees Billie Piper once again as Suzie Pickles, and a newly released image shows the character dressed up as a clown for a dance number.

In the highly anticipated second series, Suzie, played by 40-year-old Billie, starts a new job dancing for audiences on the Saturday night reality show Dance Crazee.

And a new still gives a sneak peek at Suzie’s first dance number as she dresses up as a clown, sporting dramatic white face paint and red lipstick.

Sneak Peek: I Hate Suzie Too sees Billie Piper once again as Suzie Pickles, and a newly released image shows the character dressed up as a clown for a dance number.

She put on a vibrant display with black jeans and a sparkly top with a large metallic silver bow and ruffles on each sleeve.

Suzie styled her auburn locks in high bunches and looked solemn as she stood in the spotlight for her ballerina debut.

The new image comes after a first look at the series that saw Suzie. staring intently at his reflection in a mirror during rehearsals for the dance contest.

In the snapshot released in May, Billie embodied Suzie in a purple and blue knit sweater and styled her brown hair in two braided bunches, secured in place with round purple and pink hair bands.

She is back!  In the highly anticipated second series, Suzie, played by 40-year-old Billie, starts a new job dancing for audiences on the Saturday night reality show Dance Crazee.

She is back!  In the highly anticipated second series, Suzie, played by 40-year-old Billie, starts a new job dancing for audiences on the Saturday night reality show Dance Crazee.

She is back! In the highly anticipated second series, Suzie, played by 40-year-old Billie, starts a new job dancing for audiences on the Saturday night reality show Dance Crazee.

She simply accessorized her ensemble with a dainty gold chain and drop earrings and accentuated her features with a coat of mascara and a touch of nude lipstick.

I Hate Suzie Too also sees Suzie, a child star turned actress, secure a new agent and a new public relationship when she starts her new job at Dance Crazee to support her son Frank (Matthew Jordan-Caws).

In this festive three-part anti-Christmas special, Suzie battles her ex-husband Cob (Daniel Ings) with the help of her best friend Naomi (Leila Farzad) while trying to keep life stable for their young son Frank.

In addition to her personal battles, Suzie is also desperately trying to stay on reality competition Dance Crazee long enough to finance her life as a single mom.

Fights: In this three-part holiday special, Suzie battles her ex-husband Cob (Daniel Ings) with the help of her best friend Naomi (Leila Farzad).

Fights: In this three-part holiday special, Suzie battles her ex-husband Cob (Daniel Ings) with the help of her best friend Naomi (Leila Farzad).

Fights: In this three-part holiday special, Suzie battles her ex-husband Cob (Daniel Ings) with the help of her best friend Naomi (Leila Farzad).

The former child star struggles to win back the love of the British public on the popular Saturday night show as her personal life begins to spiral out of control.

Written by Lucy Prebble and co-created with Billie, the second series features a new set of stars joining the cast, including It’s A Sin star Omari Douglas, Joker’s Douglas Hodge and Blake Harrison (The Intermediates).

Also joining the star-studded cast are Anastasia Hille (Snow White and the Huntsman), Angela Sant’Albano (The Nevers), Reza Diako (Tehran), Everybody’s Talking about Jamie’s Layton Williams, and Yaz Zadeh (I May Destroy You).

Meanwhile, former cast members Leila Farzad (Avenue 5), Daniel Ings (Sex Education), Phil Daniels (Eastenders), Lorraine Ashbourne (Bridgerton) and Elle Piper reprise their roles.

Speaking about the new series, co-creators Lucy and Billie said: “We’re thrilled to be working together again on this horrible fever dream we share – I hate Suzie too (sequins this time).”

A synopsis for the second series reads: “I Hate Suzie Too also sees the return of child star turned actress Suzie Pickles, (Billie Piper).

‘Suzie has a new agent, new PR and a new job: dancing for likes on ‘Dance Crazee,’ a reality competition that has Saturday night audiences hooked. Having lost everyone she cares about, Suzie returns to her first love: the public.

Fighting her ex-husband Cob (Daniel Ings) with the help of Naomi (Leila Farzad), her estranged best friend, Suzie must try to keep life as stable as possible for her young son Frank (Matthew Jordan- Caws), all while staying home. Dance Crazee ‘long enough to finance her new role as a single mother and ex-wife.

Newbies: Written by Lucy Prebble and co-created with Billie, the second series features stars joining the cast, including It's A Sin star Omari Douglas.

Newbies: Written by Lucy Prebble and co-created with Billie, the second series features stars joining the cast, including It's A Sin star Omari Douglas.

New faces: Second series sees The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison joining the cast

New faces: Second series sees The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison joining the cast

Newbies: Written by Lucy Prebble and co-created with Billie, the second series features stars joining the cast, including It’s A Sin star Omari Douglas and Blake Harrison (The In Betweeners)

Exciting: Also joining the star-studded cast are Joker's Douglas Hodge (pictured), Anastasia Hille (Snow White and the Huntsman), and Angela Sant¿Albano (The Nevers)

Exciting: Also joining the star-studded cast are Joker's Douglas Hodge (pictured), Anastasia Hille (Snow White and the Huntsman), and Angela Sant¿Albano (The Nevers)

Exciting: Also joining the star-studded cast are Joker’s Douglas Hodge (pictured), Anastasia Hille (Snow White and the Huntsman), and Angela Sant’Albano (The Nevers)

“In this three-part Christmas anti-Christmas special, Suzie struggles to win back the love of the British public while her personal life spirals out of control. Will he win the hearts of the British public? And restore his reputation? And at what price?

The first adult black comedy series I Hate Suzie sees Suzie’s life thrown into disarray when intimate photos of her in a compromising position with a man who is not her husband are leaked online.

The show follows Suzie as she slowly begins to unravel after the photos are released, the effects of which reverberate in every area of ​​her life.

As the episodes progress, the audience follows Suzie as she goes through stages of shock, denial, fear, shame, guilt, anger, and finally acceptance.

Hard Times: The first series of I Hate Suzie sees Suzie's life thrown into disarray when intimate photos of her in a compromising position with a man who is not her husband are leaked online.

Hard Times: The first series of I Hate Suzie sees Suzie's life thrown into disarray when intimate photos of her in a compromising position with a man who is not her husband are leaked online.

Hard Times: The first series of I Hate Suzie sees Suzie’s life thrown into disarray when intimate photos of her in a compromising position with a man who is not her husband are leaked online.

Suzie was seen on the show enjoying family life with her husband and son before this is intercut with her horror when she learns secret pictures of her have been made public.

As the fallout continues, Suzie and her best friend and manager Naomi (Leila Farzad) try to keep her life, her career, and her marriage to Cob (Daniel Ings) together.

After its release in August 2020, the eight-part drama was praised for its gripping story, while Billie was praised for her impressive acting.

Billie was nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Actress category for her sensational portrayal of Suzie, while her co-star Leila, who played her friend and manager Naomi, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Acclaim: Billie was nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Actress category, while her co-star Leila, who played her friend and manager Naomi, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Acclaim: Billie was nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Actress category, while her co-star Leila, who played her friend and manager Naomi, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Acclaim: Billie was nominated for a BAFTA in the Best Actress category, while her co-star Leila, who played her friend and manager Naomi, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

The singer-turned-actress burst onto the pop scene in 1998 at the tender age of 15 with her first chart-topping hit, Because We Want To Do It, and reminisced about her early days after her role as Suzie.

After the release of the first series, she told the Radio Times of tapping into her character: “I know exactly how that feels and I’m sure it feeds into my performance.” I’m just coming to terms with a lot of it right now.

“When I was 20 years old, a lot of my stress from that period was buried, and I still have a hard time remembering much of it. I have no regrets. I love what I do and where I am personally.

‘But I certainly wouldn’t want my children to go that way. There is an anxiety in me as a child that I probably suffocate my children with on some level.

Billie shares sons Winston, 13, and Eugene, 10, with ex-husband Laurence Fox, and has a young daughter, Tallulah, with Johnny Lloyd.

Co-writer Lucy has previously insisted that while viewers were led to believe that some elements of the titular character may have been drawn from Billie’s life, they were actually inspired by other stars who rose to fame as children.

“We talked a lot about Lily Allen, Charlotte Church, Britney Spears,” Lucy said, “people who suddenly became visible and were quite psychologically affected by it.” So she’s not even Billie we’re referring to, but she’s looking at him in a rather winky way.

I Hate Suzie was made by Bad Wolf, in association with Sky Studios, and commissioned by Gabriel Silver, Director of Commissioning, Drama at Sky Studios for Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content, Sky UK.

Liz Lewin, managing editor at Sky Studios, serves as executive producer alongside Julie Gardner and Andrea Dewsbery, while Alex Streeter is also a producer.

The series, directed by Dawn Shadforth, will air in 2022 on Sky in the UK and Ireland.

Success: After its release in August 2020, the eight-part drama was praised for its gripping story, while Billie was praised for her impressive acting.

Success: After its release in August 2020, the eight-part drama was praised for its gripping story, while Billie was praised for her impressive acting.

Success: After its release in August 2020, the eight-part drama was praised for its gripping story, while Billie was praised for her impressive acting.

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