A familiar face on British television for over 20 years who’s brought her likeable, warm persona to a variety of roles including nurse, hairdresser, teacher, policewoman, and vet.
Angela appeared in the popular long-running British soap operas Emmerdale and most famously in Coronation Street as Fiona Middleton from 1993 to 1998. Subsequently she joined the BBC medical drama series Holby City as Staff Nurse Jasmine Hopkins. She has also appeared in the BBC dramas Cutting It and Down to Earth.
She joined the original cast of the BBC medical drama series Holby City as Staff Nurse Jasmine Hopkins.
It is set in the same hospital as Casualty, in the fictional city of Holby, and featured occasional crossovers of characters and plots with both Casualty and the show’s 2007 police procedural spin-off HolbyBlue.
Angela is also an established presenter and in January 2010 she co-presented Sky 1’s coverage of the Golden Globes red carpet alongside Gethin Jones. She also presented The Midweek National Lottery in 1999 and also took part in the BBC’s millennium programme on New Year’s Eve.
In 2001 she presented a programme on the UK’s Channel 4 on the subject of mixed race people in British society. The show included interviews with a large number of well-known British mixed-race people such as Bruce Oldfield and Hanif Kureishi, as well as political figures such as Tony Benn.
Angela had her own live daytime show on Sky1 called Angela and Friends, a mix of health, celebrity gossip, which ran from November 2009 to July 2010. She presented The Midweek National Lottery in 1999 and also took part in the BBC’s millennium programme on New Year’s Eve.