to the official website of singer and actress Linda Nolan. Linda is
one of the UK's most talented female vocalist's and is also an award
winning actress. Linda has been singing since the age of 4 and became
a household name together with her talented sisters in the family act,
Silver and Platinum discs from all around the world allied to Royal
Variety performances and their own television series for the BBC tell
their own tale about the success of the famous sister act. Linda opted
out of the group at the back end of 1983 to commence a solo career and
this has also has been a show business success story.
also voted Female Vocalist of the Year in 1990. Linda holds the
record for headlining the most consecutive summer seasons in Blackpool
with a 8 years on Central Pier as Maggie May followed by a
further two years as Rosie O'Grady on North Pier. Linda also
starred in her own TV Special for Granada TV called
'Linda Nolan & Friends' with special guests comedians Brian Conley
& Bernard Manning.
Linda was a regular on national television appearing in game shows
like 3-2-1, Blankety Blank, Crackerjack and Win, Lose or Draw. Linda
sang on The Des O'Connor TV show, Mike Yarwood's TV show, The
Keith Harris' show and The Grumbleweeds TV Show amongst many others.
Linda was in demand and her sexy image saw her dubbed as 'the Naughty
Nolan' by the media.
career then followed, firstly as Prudie Cupp in the musical Pump Boys
and Dinettes and then as The Governor in Prisoner Cell Block 'H'
- the musical starring Paul O'Grady (as Lily Savage). Linda is also in
the Guinness Book of Records (2007) alongside her sisters Bernie,
Denise and Maureen. All four siblings played the leading role of Mrs
Johnstone in Blood Brothers in London's West End.
Linda was delighted
to be re-united with her sisters for their Reunion tour in 2009
following a tragic period in her life. In 2006 Linda was diagnosed
with breast cancer and as she was recovering, Brian her husband of 26
years passed away following a battle with skin cancer. She also lost
her mother Maureen in 2007 to Alzheimer’s. Sadly tragedy struck
again in July 2013 when Bernie passed away after her own cancer fight.
Linda supports many good causes & regularly gives her time to
Breast Cancer, The Samaritans & Alzheimer's charities. All of
these are very close to her heart as a result of her own personal
In January 2014 Linda entered the Celebrity Big
Brother house in a controversial stay with her old adversary Jim
Davidson and appeared on several TV shows. Linda also appeared in
pantomime at the Theatre Royal, St Helens in 2014 earning great
reviews. In 2015 Linda undertook her first major tour since 2009
in Menopause The Musical in Ireland and will follow that up with a UK
tour in 2016 in the same production - see news page for full details.