Actress Gemma Oaten joins us Monday from 11am

photo 4This Monday 28th September at 11am our presenter Laura Naylor will be interviewing northern actress, singer & former Emmerdale star Gemma Oaten.

This concludes Laura’s ‘Northerners making their way in London’ series and is an interview not to be missed!

Gemma is a Wandsworth resident but was born in Hull, Yorkshire.


  • She is an accomplished Mezzo-Soprano singer.
  • Struggled with anorexia during her teens.
  • Her mother was awarded an MBE for her role in setting up the eating disorder charity ‘SEED’.
  • Prior to becoming an actress, Oaten worked as a chambermaid, a cleaner and as a shop assistant.
  • Her Emmerdale character Rachel Breckle became the 26th woman on the soap opera to give birth.
  • She is best friends with co-star Alicia Eyo


September 25th, 2015

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