FATBOY Slim is rumoured to be appearing in the third season of Derry Girls.

The Brighton DJ has landed a cameo role in the Channel 4 sitcom, according to reports.

The Right Here, Right Now star is said to be a “big fan” of the hit show, which is set in Derry during the Troubles.

Fatboy Slim, whose real name is Norman Cook, is expected to begin filming later this year, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

A source told the paper: "Norman has agreed to do some filming for Derry Girls - he’s a big fan of the show.

"As his show has been rescheduled we are just working out when we will now shoot his scenes. It will most likely be when he is back here in a few months as the show is due to continue filming into December.

"Norman’s also a funny guy and great craic, so we are expecting him to really get into it and have a lot of fun. You can only imagine what the on-screen characters like Erin, Michelle and Clare will make of seeing Fatboy Slim in the flesh, it will be hilarious."

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Derry Girls follows the lives of five high school students squaring off with the universal challenges of being a teenager amidst the political conflict of Northern Ireland in the 1990s.

The sitcom was created and written by Northern Irish writer Lisa McGee, the first series was broadcast in 2018, while the second series was released the following year.

A third and final series was commissioned for 2020, but postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Fatboy Slim, known for hit songs Praise You and The Rockafeller Skank, is due to perform in Belfast on December 17.

The 58-year-old, who lives in Hove, shot to fame in 1996 with the release of Better Living Through Chemistry and became a regular face on the club and music festival circuits.