- At the age of 18, she represented the United Kingdom in the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest.
- Directed an anti-bullying music video for Liverpool band Just 3 in 2005.
- Sang with EastEnders co-stars in the 2007 Children In Need charity appeal.
- In 2011, she played the lead role of Nellie Forbush in the Lincoln Center production of Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific musical at the Barbican Theatre in London.
- Starred alongside her husband Mark Womack in the world premiere of Scot Williams' Hope at the Royal Court Theatre in 2013.