has been singing with her sisters since she was nine years old. Together
they became one of Europe's first successful girl bands, with
phenomenal record sales worldwide,
particularly in Japan where they sold more records than The
Beatles! They have worked with some of the world's most
respected artists including the legendary Frank Sinatra. The Nolans put an
entire generation "In The Mood For Dancing!".
Nolans line up changed many times throughout the decades but
there was one constant - Maureen who never left the group until
they disbanded in 2005. The
original girl group reunited in 2009 with a new album, DVD and a
sell-out UK tour backed by industry giants Universal and Live Nation
with some venues selling out within hours.
is a familiar face in musical theatre, and has received plaudits
from critics and audience members alike. Maureen
is a very accomplished actress and has played Mrs. Johnstone in
Blood Brothers in the West End and on tour for several years.
She was the fourth of The Nolan Sisters to play the part, earning them
entry in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2007.
the UK playing Sadie in the comedy musical 'Girl’s Behind', Jill
in 'Mum’s The Word', as Vi in 'Footloose' and Sarah in the hit
stage play 'The Naked Truth' in which she had to pole dance! Maureen
has also appeared in 'Stardust - A musical flashback in time' in
2007 and 'The Eva Cassidy Story- Over the Rainbow' in 2011. Maureen
returned to 'Mum's The Word' in 2008 playing opposite her late
& very much missed sister Bernie, 4 years after her first UK
tour in the show.
a veteran of 20 pantomimes and has
even appeared alongside two of her other sisters (Anne and Linda)
in past Christmas shows! In
2011, she starred in the world premiere of the new musical version of
Peter Pan at the Canal theatre in Dublin and reprised the leading role of Mrs Johnstone in
Blood Brothers on the 2013 UK tour.
Maureen loves to have her family around
her when she's not working and she lives in Blackpool with her
husband Ritchie. Married in 2010 at La Envía,
Almeria in Spain after more than 20 years together, they
have a son, Danny and two beautiful grandchildren.