Jessie Wallace , known to millions as colourful Kat Slater in EastEnders, is confirmed as the lead in a major new drama for BBC Four detailing the turbulent life and times of music hall darling Marie Lloyd. She will bring something very special to the role as the greatest music hall star of all time. London's East End at the turn of the 20th century was the birthplace and home of music hall, and nobody personified the energy, bawdiness and humour of the halls more than Marie Lloyd, who became a legend in her own lifetime. She sang of a life of lewd behaviour and moonlight flits, but musical fiction paled next to the facts of her own outrageous life. Marie Lloyd, written by Martyn Hesford , depicts the star's rise to fame set against her troubled private life. Famed for her generosity and good humour, Marie scandalised respectable society with her rebellious attitude and with a string of love affairs, which were salaciously covered in the tabloid papers.
Jessie Wallace’s ex Vince Morse: Picture exchanging was sexy and fun
Our relationship was mph. It was mayhem going out with her. He also told how she accused Chris, from Enfield, North London, of installing secret cameras in their hotel room and would lose acting scripts.
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