Patsy Palmer
English actress
Patsy Palmer
Patsy Palmer is an English actress and glamour model. Palmer made an early television appearance on the children's drama show Grange Hill, but is best known for playing Bianca Jackson in the popular British television soap opera EastEnders. Originally in the cast from 1993–1999, Palmer returned to EastEnders in April 2008. She has also appeared in a number of TV dramas, and released an autobiography, All of Me, in 2007.
Biography
Patsy Palmer's personal information overview.
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News
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EastEnders star Patsy Palmer, 40, shows off her fabulous figure
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
Actress, who plays Bianca in the soap, is in amazing shape after having four children.
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TESTIMONY FROM CLIENT TO REALTOR
Bradenton Patch - over 4 years
 ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Eric Gerstein Date: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:57 AM Subject: Customer Testimonial To: Pat Palmeri-Bates pat@pinnaclepropertiesfl.com "My family has worked with Pat Palmeri-Bates Keller William On the Water for the past 4 years. First as a property manager to manage one of our rental properties, then as our realtor. Working with Keller William On the Water and Pat Palmeri-Bates has been an amazing experience. Not only did they do a superb job finding a stable renter for our property, but most importantly got us through 3 grueling short sales. It was unfortunate that due to the economic downturn we had to short sale our 3 investment properties. Pat quickly got 2 done with very little difficuly. The last one was a tremendous pain, as the bank was extremely diffcult to deal with. Through the tough times, Pat and her team continued to fight through it and in the end, got the job done. I know they made no money off that last property, but P ...
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David Gest and Patsy Palmer to have magic birthday party
Monsters and Critics - almost 5 years
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Exclusive: Patsy Palmer's dream Caribbean wedding (hellomagazine.com)
Wesmirch.com - almost 5 years
hellomagazine.com: Exclusive: Patsy Palmer's dream Caribbean wedding  —  Eastenders favourite Patsy Palmer has finally had the white wedding she always dreamed of, 12 years after originally tying the knot.  —  The Eastenders star and Richard Merkell, who married in 2000, decided to renew their commitment …
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EastEnders star renews wedding vows
The Evening Telegraph - almost 5 years
EastEnder Patsy Palmer has finally had a white wedding 12 years after tying the knot with her husband Richard Merkell.
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Patsy Palmer and Lindsey Coulson to a take break from EastEnders
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 5 years
Writers have given her time off to spend with her four kids.
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EastEnders actress Patsy Palmer reveals her secret miscarriage heartbreak
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
Mother-of-four found out she lost her unborn child in October.
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Danniella Westbrook: Get hungry for God - The Sun
Google News - over 5 years
She has called on actor Sid Owen, who plays Ricky, and on-screen wife Bianca (Patsy Palmer) to "find a church that's on fire for Jesus". Danniella, 37, said: "Patsy's very spiritual herself and said she was proud of me and that I should keep going
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Patsy Palmer, Richard Merkill and children - family facts - MadeForMums (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
In 1992, Patsy Palmer became a mum for the first time when her and then boyfriend boxer Alfie Rothwell welcomed a baby boy named Charley. The couple parted ways soon after the birth, leaving Patsy, then 20, as a single mum
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DStv highlights - August 16, 2011 - Independent Online
Google News - over 5 years
After three seasons of tears, laughter and tantrums, viewers get to see a compilation of the best episodes of Don't Tell the Bride, in which Eastenders actress Patsy Palmer picks her top 20 favourite moments. The concept is simple; 12 couples are given
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Wedding moments that took the cake - Times LIVE
Google News - over 5 years
The groom has to organise the wedding in secret, from clothes to food, and works at impressing his wife-to-be. Tonight's host Patsy Palmer rewinds her top 20 favourite moments from the show, from the most bizarre and emotional weddings to the
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EASTENDERS SID OWEN GETS LATE CALL TO THE CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER HOUSE - Daily Star
Google News - over 5 years
Now Sid, who got his Rickeeee nickname from bossy onscreen wife Bianca (Patsy Palmer, 39) will face another trial, in the new Big Brother house. Even though he will be surrounded by babes including The Only Way Is Essex beauty Amy Childs, 21,
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Click to go to the Glossary - Media Update
Google News - over 5 years
After three series of tears, laughter and tantrums, BBC Lifestyle presents a compilation of the very best of Don't Tell The Bride , in which Eastenders actress, Patsy Palmer, picks her top 20 favourite moments. BBC Entertainment finds Britain's Next
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Comedian Francesca Martinez: "Surely I can't be more unfunny than Patsy Palmer" - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
"Surely I can't be more unfunny than Patsy Palmer," she says, "and, if I am, I need a new career." Francesca Martinez: What The **** Is Normal?! runs until 28 August at Stand Five in Edinburgh (thestand.co.uk)
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Move over maxis, here come the pencil skirts - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
shout out to yummy mummies Heidi Klum and Patsy Palmer. Both mums of FOUR, they displayed enviably toned flat stomachs while showing off their bikini bodies on holiday in Spain. But as new mum of twins Mariah Carey admitted this week, pregnancy changes
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Tell Me On A Sunday - review - Worcester Standard
Google News - over 5 years
First conceived in 1979 for television and starring Marti Webb, Tell Me on a Sunday has since been performed by Sarah Brightman, Lulu, Patsy Palmer, Faye Tozer and Denise Van Outen. Remodelled specifically for Claire Sweeney in 2010 and with the
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Eastenders' Sonia Jackson To Return? - Entertainmentwise
Google News - over 5 years
First it was Patsy Palmer confirming her return to the show as Bianca Jackson after having a baby in real life and now Natalie Cassidy, who plays Bianca's younger sister, Sonia has hinted at a possible return too. Referring to the popular BBC1 soap as
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Patsy Palmer
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    Age 41
    In 2014 it was announced she was leaving the show.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 38
    On 23 April 2011 She was the guest on Piers Morgan's Life Stories.
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  • 2010
    Age 37
    In 2010, she stated that she had been clean of drugs and alcohol since September 2004 and that "We don't have drink in our house".
    More Details Hide Details Palmer suffered from bullying during her school years. Because of this she has lent her support to the Department for Education's anti-bullying campaign in 2000. She is an active patron of Children's Cancer Charity CLIC Sargent. Palmer is also a regular caravan (mobile home) user. She has a caravan in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Palmer is also an Arsenal football supporter and even though her husband Richard supports Tottenham, Palmer stated "there isn't a rivalry at home".
    In 2010, Palmer appeared on Would I Lie To You? as a guest.
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  • 2009
    Age 36
    Palmer narrated the tribute show Jade: As Seen on TV in May 2009 celebrating the life and death of Jade Goody.
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    Palmer appeared in Comic Relief Does The Apprentice in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Her team (Ruby Wax, Fiona Phillips, Carol Vorderman, and team leader Michelle Mone) had won the show despite Palmer having difficulties working with Mone and nearly quitting as a result.
  • 2008
    Age 35
    In 2008 a short film starring Palmer was released by housing and homelessness charity Shelter.
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  • 2007
    Age 34
    Palmer's autobiography All of Me was released in the UK on 5 April 2007.
    More Details Hide Details In it she describes her ascent to fame, her struggle with addiction and how she has battled to overcome her problems. In addition to acting, Palmer has set up her own company, "Palmer Cutler", with a friend, selling beauty and self-tanning products.
    In February 2007, she was a jury member on the BBC programme The Verdict where various celebrities ruled on a contemporary and controversial case, based on evidence and examples from real life.
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  • 2005
    Age 32
    In 2005 Palmer took part in BBC's Strictly Come Dancing show, to raise money for the Children in Need fund.
    More Details Hide Details She has also made a cameo appearance with Catherine Tate's sketch show The Catherine Tate Show.
  • 2004
    Age 31
    She made an appearance in He Knew He Was Right for the BBC in 2004, and in 2001 she was seen in the television mini-series Do or Die, which aired on Sky One.
    More Details Hide Details On stage she has starred in the one-woman musical Tell Me On A Sunday, which toured the UK, and played in London's West End. She also had a leading role in a UK tour of the musical Steppin' Out, appeared in the original West End run of Mum's the Word, and acted in We Happy Few by Imogen Stubbs, which played a short run at the Gielgud Theatre. Palmer stood in for GMTVs Lorraine Kelly, presenting her Lorraine Live section for a week in 1999, reporting from Miami on fashion, lifestyle, health and fitness. She has also co-hosted Channel 4's Big Breakfast as a guest presenter for a week. Palmer has released a number of hit fitness videos and DVDs: Patsy Palmer – The Club Workout (2000), Patsy Palmer – The Urban Workout (2002) and Patsy Palmer's Ibiza Workout (2002). In 2006 Palmer made an appearance in the charity fitness DVD The Allstar Workout. Palmer's film work includes the shorts Love Story (1999) directed by Nick Love, and Another Green World (2005) directed by Peter Chipping.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2000
    Age 27
    She appeared as Clare in the detective series McCready and Daughter, which aired for a pilot and one series between 2000 and 2001.
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  • 1999
    Age 26
    In 1999, Palmer made a cameo appearance as herself in an episode of Kathy Burke's sitcom, Gimme Gimme Gimme; it made light of her role as Bianca Jackson.
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    Palmer worked on the first series of OK TV with Fiona Phillips in 1999.
    More Details Hide Details In the first episode of the series she was shown at a beauty salon where she got her hair shampooed and interviewed Lindsay Coulson, who played her fictional mother Carol Jackson in EastEnders.
  • 1993
    Age 20
    Palmer made a guest appearance on the Christmas Day 1993 episode of Top of the Pops introducing 'No Limit' by 2 Unlimited with presenter Mark Franklin.
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    In 1993 she was cast in the role of feisty Bianca Jackson in BBC's flagship soap opera, EastEnders. A popular character, Bianca's on-off romance with Ricky Butcher (Sid Owen) captivated millions of fans and their on-screen marriage in 1997 drew one of the biggest soap audiences ever — more than 22 million.
    More Details Hide Details She remained in the role for six years, but quit in 1999 to spend more time with her family and to concentrate on other projects. She reprised the role in May 2002 in a special spin-off entitled, EastEnders: Ricky and Bianca. The two-part, hour-long special was filmed in Manchester and reunited Bianca and Ricky for the first time in over two years. In 2005, Palmer publicly criticised EastEnders, branding the storylines ridiculous and unbelievable and stating that she "wouldn't go back to EastEnders". However, in October 2007 the BBC announced that Palmer would be returning to the soap as a full-time character; she made her comeback on-screen in April 2008. Palmer has commented "I can't wait to explore what Bianca has been doing with her life and seeing what she is going to get up to next" and executive producer of EastEnders, Diederick Santer, added, "I'm delighted to welcome Patsy Palmer home to EastEnders. Bianca is one of the most popular characters the show has ever had".
  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    Age 13
    Like many other EastEnders actors, Palmer appeared on the children's drama show Grange Hill in 1986 and 1987.
    More Details Hide Details She went on to have small roles in BBC's Tricky Business (1989), Making News (1990), Clarissa (1991), Love Hurts (1992), Drop the Dead Donkey (1993), and The Bill (1993), and she also appeared as an acne-ridden teenager in a Clearasil advert.
  • 1984
    Age 11
    Palmer made her screen debut in the television programme The Gentle Touch in 1984.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on May 26, 1972.
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