You're not in the jungle yet! Helen Flanagan dresses for the heat as she bares flesh in backless lace frock to spend time with boyfriend
23:35 GMT, 4 November 2012
It's only just been announced that she's set to enter this year's I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! jungle.
But Helen Flanagan is already pulling out all the stops to ensure all eyes will be on her leading up to the show.
The actress headed out on the town in Manchester on Sunday night to spend some quality time with boyfriend Scott Sinclair before she leaves him for Australia.
Making the most of it: Helen Flanagan steps out in a flesh-baring black
lace frock as she spends quality time with boyfriend Scott Sinclair
ahead of her stint on I'm A Celebrity next week
All dressed up: The former Coronation Street star showed off some flesh as she gets used to it before baring all in her bikinis in the jungle
And she seems to already be preparing herself for the warm outdoors, despite heading out on a chilly evening in England.
Helen opted to ignore the bitter air to show off her flesh, something she will be getting accustomed to in the jungle.
She wore a black lace gown with a sexy backless cut with her legs showing through the see-through material at the bottom of the dress.
Strike a pose: Helen dressed to impress before she has to wave goodbye to her cosmetics and appear on the star-studded reality show
Follow the leader: The WAG enjoyed her last few days with boyfriend Scott as they headed out to a restaurant in Manchester
Lady in black: Flanagan ensured all eyes were on her in the striking ensemble as she readies herself for 24-hour cameras
Flanagan finished off her look with some high heels and her blonde locks perfectly curled into a long bob.
Helen made the most of her time away from the show as she slicked on some red lipstick and accessorised with a clutch bag and long earrings.
It won't be long before she joins the other stars on the series, and therefore she's ensuring she's making the most of her time with boyfriend Scott Sinclair.
Dinner date: She looked ravishing as she headed to San Carlo for a bite to eat on Sunday evening
Soon to be separated: Helen will debut on the ITV1 show from next weekend and is making the most of her last few days in her home town
The pair affectionately held hands as they walke3d in to San Carlo restaurant.
Earlier in the day the former Coronation Street star was spotted being put through her paces as she worked up a sweat to prepare herself for the inevitable Myleene Klass-type bikini moments.
The 22-year-old was seen alongside her personal trainer Sam Witter as she pushed her body to its limits.
Getting ready: She's been seen working hard with her personal trainer as she gets ready to bare her bikini body on the show
Popular already: She will join the likes of boxer David Hayes in the jungle, as well as former Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts
Bosses of the ITV1 jungle-based
reality show are said to be 'delighted' with the line-up for the series,
which kicks off next weekend and features a somewhat diverse range of
Helen, who quit
her role as Rosie Webster in Coronation Street earlier this year, will
face another soap beauty in the form of Charlie Brooks as she takes a
six-month break from playing Janine Butcher in EastEnders.
And the other stars include the likes of boxer David Hayes, ex Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts, while ex-Made In Chelsea star Hugo Taylor is also said to be preparing to head Down Under.