In 1976, Sandie Shaw was the first British entry to win the Eurovision contest with “Puppet on a String”. It took her another 15 years to bring herself back onto the UK Top 40 chart and in 1984 “hand in Glove” brought Shaw back to life. By 2013 she had retired completely from the music industry.
She had a complete change in life and she practices as a psychotherapist but honored us with her presence on “Loose Woman” and sang the theme song for “Made in Dagenham”.
In 1984, Julia McKenzie became a regular in every British household with her appearance in "Fresh Fields" for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award. In 1977, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her work in numerous Broadway productions.
Between 2009 and 2013, McKenzie starred in "Agatha Christie's Marple" and is currently focusing on her honorable radio work. Her latest work dated was with the production of "The Eighth Doctor – Time War 2".
Tracy Shaw was born to be a dancer but life had its ways and she evolved into Maxine on "Coronation Street". In 2003, she left the street and focused on bringing up her family while taking occasional roles. She moved on to filming "Wish you were here". However, personal troubles were in the that forced her to take a break from acting.
Things came to terms and these days she appears in "The Cat and the Canary". However, her peak, for which she will always be remembered by is for sure, her Corrie days as Ms. Peacock.
Jilly Johnson is a model, author, actress, and glamour girl. She spent her childhood hopping between Australia and the UK. Over the years she had written two novels and appeared on a number of small-screen shows.
During the 1970s, she was part of the girl group Blonde on Blonde, and today she spends her time taking care of her grandchildren and her Great Danes.
Linda Davidson is one of "Eastenders" original characters. She played the role of Mary Smith until 1988. Besides adorning the streets of east London, Davidson starred in a number of TV production but packed it all in by the late 1990s. She worked behind the scenes for the BBC and Channel 4 and eventually found her place in "Discovery Communications".
In 2019, the "Eastenders" production managed to persuade Davidson to guest star in one episode, which she did. That was the final cut for her.