Perhaps best known for her role as Valerie Pollard for 11 years in the long running ITV soap Emmerdale, Charlie Hardwick's film roles include Billy Elliot, The One and Only, Purely Belter and The Scar. The award-winning Geordie actress also happens to be one of the loveliest people I've interviewed to date.
I ran into Turner at the BFI Flare film festival, and only have a few minutes to talk to her. I decide to do away the serious questions, and ask the stuff I really want to know... We sit down in the VIP room at the Different for Girls after-party.
As one of the most eagerly anticipated offerings at the BFI Flare LGBT Film Festival 2017, I admit to jumping at the chance to review this new lesbilicious web series.
Like many, I’m tired of lesbian tropes in mainstream TV. And with the likes of Guinevere Turner (Go Fish) and Rachel Shelley (The L Word) among an impressive cast list, I’ve not wanted to see a show so much since OITNB.