Shola is a performer, entrepreneur, and founder of Speak Up Like a DIVA.
Gemma Oaten's acting career already includes BBC Doctors which she did just one month from graduation at Drama studio London in 2010 and the role of Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale from 2011 - 2015 for which she received best new comer nominations for the TV Choice Awards, British soap Awards and Inside Soap Awards.
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Gillene Butterfield is an Opera Singer, who works full time for Opera North. She became a Mum in September 2014 and lives in Leeds with her husband Nick, who is also a singer. Gillene returned to work in March this year after her maternity leave, to take on the lead role of Julie Jordan in the revival of Carousel (13-23rd May) at the Grand Theatre Leeds and on tour.
Was it just me who shed a little tear when the Spice Girls got on stage last night? Admittedly I fell I asleep at 9pm so watched it this morning but still-I was 16-1-6 when I first heard 'Wannabee' on the radio-I remember it distinctly-chaperone Papa G was driving me back from Sixth Form College and I couldn't believe how cool the track was, it was truly empowering-these girls were singing directly to the opposite sex of what it would take to be their lover-it was like discovering boys for the first time (but wait that happened before 16, I was dating twins in primary school).