Meg Johnson



Real name:
Born: Manchester
Married: Charles Foster




  1. Drunk (1972)
  2. Brenda Holden (1976)
  3. Eunice Gee (23 March - 23 December 1981; 20 January - 24 May 1999)

Meg Johnson was born in Manchester and began acting, singing and dancing at the age of six at Bolton's Grand Theatre. She trained at Oldham Repertory Theatre and then worked for them for almost fourteen years in productions such as Rattle of A Simple Man, Chekov, Ibsen and Stepping Out.

Her other stage work includes Knuckle, Funny Peculiar, Sweeny Todd, Follies, Trumpets and Raspberries and Plaza Suite at the Library Theatre, Manchester. She has also appeared at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Theatre Royal, Plymouth and has appeared in national and international tours of The Wizard Of Oz and Oliver, in which she tour Toronto with Jimmy Edwards. Her West End work has included Follies at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Oliver at the Albery Theatre, 42nd Street at the Dominion Theatre and Annie Get Your Gun at The Prince Edward Theatre. In November 1997 she was in the original cast of the London revival of Chicago playing Matron 'Mama' Morton, the prison warder, for more than a year. She can be heard on the London Cast Recording of Chicago, singing "When You're Good To Mama", "Me And My Baby" and "Class".

On television she has appeared in Split Ends, The Victoria Wood Playhouse, Lovejoy, Taggart, Children's Ward, The Practice, Nearest and Dearest, Yanks Go Home, The Good Companions, Empire Road, Country Matters, Mother Nature's Bloomers, Olympian Way, Life of Riley, Crown Court and Strangers. She has also worked extensively on radio.

In 1972 she played a drunk in Coronation Street, she returned to the series four years later to play Brenda Holden, who worked at the Kabin and then in 1981 she began two years as Eunice Nuttall who married Fred Gee. Meg lives in Manchester and married announcer Charles Foster in 1981.






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