Captain America star Chris Evans to read superhero bedtime story to CBeebies viewers

The Avengers and Gifted actor is the latest in a long line of starry guests on the programme

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In a break from saving the world and defending the freedom of the American people, Avengers star Chris Evans (aka Captain America) is the latest celebrity A-lister to star in British children’s TV show CBeebies Bedtime Story. 

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Reading the appropriately-titled story Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker and Eda Kaban, Evans will follow in the footsteps of David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Isla Fisher, James McAvoy and Taboo star Tom Hardy, who recently causing a stir with his appearance on the programme. 

“I’m honoured to be the next guest on CBeebies Bedtime Stories which is such a special show,” Evans said in a release. “I hope families have as much fun watching as I had reading!”

Evans’s story will air on 10th May, and we can only hope more guest spots on British telly are in the pipeline. He could bring Thor along for Homes under the Hammer. 

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Chris Evans’s CBeebies bedtime story will air on CBeebies at 6:50pm on Wednesday 10th May