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Roald Dahl’s Children’s Charity campaign

Roald Dahl’s Children’s Charity campaign

I loved reading #LettersToYoungerMe. Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity asked lots of brilliant people what they would write to themselves...

ITV announce cast for The Long Call

ITV announce cast for The Long Call

I’m very excited to be joining a fantastic cast in ITV’s four-part crime drama, The Long Call. It’s adapted by...

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

Happy World Down Syndrome Day! Coronavirus is stopping us from having a real party to celebrate but we can still...

CBBC Celebrity Supply Teacher

CBBC Celebrity Supply Teacher

I’m excited to be in Childrens BBC show Celebrity Supply Teacher Series 2. My lesson is Drama. The episode airs...

BBC One announces Ralph and Katie spin-off

BBC One announces Ralph and Katie spin-off

So excited to share the news that Ralph and Katie are getting a spin-off! BBC One announced the new show...

Celebrating University of Nottingham Class of 2020

Celebrating University of Nottingham Class of 2020

Congratulations to all the 2020 University of Nottingham graduates! Here’s my message to the Class of 2020 Because people can’t...

Ralph and Katie’s big day on The A Word

Ralph and Katie’s big day on The A Word

There are lots of great storylines in series 3 of BBC’s The A Word. For Ralph and Katie it’s finally...

New book about people with learning disabilities

New book about people with learning disabilities

Made Possible is a new book out on 28 May 2020. It’s a collection of success stories about people with...

Interviews for The A Word Series 3

Interviews for The A Word Series 3

I’m thrilled to be part of the brilliant cast of The A Word for series 3. There has been great...

The Stage: “most memorable theatre going moments”

The Stage: “most memorable theatre going moments”

I was thrilled to see the editor of The Stage, Alistair Smith, write that one of his “most memorable theatre...

An audience with Sarah Gordy and special guests

An audience with Sarah Gordy and special guests

Update: What a fantastic evening! I loved talking to Jessica Hynes and answering questions from the audience. It was great...

Becoming Patron of Cutting Edge Theatre

Becoming Patron of Cutting Edge Theatre

I am delighted to be Patron of the Scottish theatre company, Cutting Edge Theatre. Cutting Edge Theatre is a diverse...

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