SINGER Susan Boyle will make a special cameo appearance on BBC soap River City next month.

The I Dreamed a Dream star, 60, is set to make waves in Shieldinch on Monday, December 6.

She will star alongside series favourites Juliet Cadzow (Suzie Fraser), Frank Gallagher (Lenny Murdoch) and Stephen Purdon (Bob O'Hara).

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She said: "I had a brilliant time filming River City. All the cast and crew were so kind and welcoming, it was a great atmosphere! I’m a huge fan of the show and always watch it, so to be a part of it and on set was fantastic.”

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In the episode, Boyle - who first shot to fame in 2009 when she appeared on Britain's Got Talent - steps in front of the camera to become a model for a charity photoshoot to raise money for the Molly’s Corner Cafe.

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Juliet Cadzow, who plays the character of Suzie Fraser, was thrilled to work alongside Susan for the day.

She said: “Having such an internationally renowned star on set could have felt quite daunting, but Susan was so natural and unaffected and, indeed, it was almost as if she was overcome being with us on the River City set!

"She couldn't have made life easier for us all and it was such a pleasure to be on set with her.”

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Martin McCardie, BBC Studios Series Producer for River City was delighted to welcome Susan to the set.

He added: “When Susan was on the set she was a total professional, but she is also a fan of the show, so it was great to see Susan meet the cast and see the sets.

"The charity calendar storyline is all about finding a well-known face with a big heart and a winning smile to take part - Susan Boyle is that person! She’s welcome to revisit Montego Street any time she likes.”

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Susan Boyle’s cameo appearance on River City will air on the BBC Scotland channel on Monday, December 6 at 10pm followed by BBC One Scotland on Tuesday, December 7 at

The episode will also be available on BBC iPlayer.