After nearly 20 years on Home and Away, Lynne McGranger is hanging up her hat as Irene Roberts on the popular soap.
But don't worry it's only temporary.
The 64-year-old revealed to TV Week she needed "a change-up" and to spice things up a little bit.
Lynne will be swapping her thongs for her boots and gloves as she is set to head to the UK for her short break from Summer Bay.
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"I'm off to York to play the wicked fairy in Beauty and the Beast," she revealed to the magazine. "I'm really looking forward to it."
It isn't exactly going to be a relaxing break for Lynne though as she has a gruelling schedule for her time in York.
She only has nine days to rehearse the "physically demanding" role and will be performing 12 shows a week.
It seems her pantomime overseas adventure is becoming a tradition.
Last year the actress starred in Snow White and the year before she starred in Cinderella.
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