Tracy Bennett became a patron of Hope Mill Theatre in 2016.
Tracie Bennett’s television debut was in the children’s series Going Out. She then played Sharon Gaskell, the Fairclough’s foster daughter in Coronation Street between 1982 and 1984 and returned to the role in 1999.
Her very extensive musical theatre credits include: La Cage aux Follies, Carousel, Grease, Chicago, Blood Brothers, She Loves Me, Honk!, High Society, Sex, Chips and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Les Miserable’s , Hairspray and End of the Rainbow
She won a Laurence Olivier Award as Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for She Loves Me at the Savoy Theatre in 1995 and played Ida in the Drewe & Stiles musical Honk!, which won the 2000 Olivier award for Best Musical.
Her television credits include: Doctors , Casualty, Dalziel and Pascoe Northern Lights . Vincent , The Royal, The Bill , The Afternoon Play, Mersey Beat , Where the Heart Is, Coronation Street, Verdict, Heartbeat, Joking Apart, The Upper Hand, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Brush Strokes, Unnatural Causes and Boon