Daniela Denby-Ash3

1. – Jo Joyner, North & South, TV, 2004. The ex-EastEnders star dutifully auditioned for Fanny and the BBC felt she was better as Elizabeth Gaskell’s heroine, Margaret Hale. In fact, Aunty valued Daniela more than the series. Launched without fanfare, it proved a surprise hit.

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