- Is badly scarred on her left arm as a result of an accident with boiling soup when she was a toddler. Her trauma was so severe that she was pronounced clinically dead at the Queen Victoria Hospital in Sussex.
- Played Cruella DeVil in The Children's Party at the Palace for the Queen's 80th birthday in June 2006.
- Founded the Artists Theatre School in Ealing, West London, England for children from 5 to 18.
- Was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in June 2012.