Actress and singer whose portrayal of Dot in the West End and Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George earned her a Tony Award nomination and Olivier Award win for Best Actress in a Musical.
She attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School.
She played the role of Deborah Glider in the TV show Born and Bred from 2002 to 2005.
She and her partner Raymond Coulthard have one daughter.
She took over the role of Michelle Fowler in EastEnders in 2016 from Susan Tully.