Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Anne Charleston Interview ~ Madge Bishop Neighbours…..
Anne Charleston is an Australian actress currently based in Galway, Ireland and the UK.
She is known for her roles as Madge Bishop in the Australian soap opera Neighbours and Lily Butterfield in Emmerdale.
Alex went to meet her on tour in Nottingham….
Here’s Ann and Alex Belfield in conversation in 2009:
In late 2006 Charleston joined the cast of Emmerdale, originating the character of Lily Butterfield, the estranged sister of Edna Birch (Shirley Stelfox) who arrives to attend her great niece Eve’s wedding blessing. Unbeknown to Edna and Lily, Edna’s son Peter has invited them both to try to get them to make amends. However, a dark family secret will ensure their reunion does not run smoothly.
In January 2010 it was announced that Charleston would be joining the touring production of Calendar Girls as Jessie (Miss January).
In June 2011 she made a guest appearance in the British medical drama Holby City. In July 2012, it was revealed that Charleston would appear alongside Mischa Barton in an Irish stage production of Steel Magnolias.
Charleston will play Ouiser Boudreaux in the production, which will premiere at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in September and will be followed by a nationwide tour.
In August 2012, Anne was a contestant on BBCTV’s Celebrity version of Masterchef entitled Celebrity Masterchef
In 2012, Anne toured the UK in a production of The Cemetery Club alongside Anita Harris, Shirley-Anne Field and Peter Ellis.
Recorded 1999 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio