Andrea's career began in 1995 Coronation Street at 14 playing 'Melanie Hesketh', the girlfriend of Nicky Platt (the first one!) The following year she played 'Trish' in Children's Ward. Andrea went on to have a successful career not only in television but also in Musical Theatre. She has appeared in numerous Number 1 UK tours including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, where she appeared as The Baroness. Hello, Dolly! staring Anita Dobson, and Annie, staring Ruth Madoc. Her other theatre credits include: Premiere of Ol' Blue Eye's alongside Stephen Triffit and Directed & Choreographed by Bill Deamer, West Side Story and Wizard Of Oz both at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre and in Panto Andrea has played such parts as Jack, Aladdin, Dandini & Fairy Godmother. Whilst onboard Ventura she played one of the campest part she's ever played, with the biggest boobs.... 'Margaret' in the play Last Tango In Little Grimley directed by Sam Kane.
Her television roles include 'Gaynor' in Harry on the Boat, Series 1 episode 1 in 2001. 'Yvonne' in Heartbeat in 1999, Crimewatch in 2007 and various Corporate and Short films. She has also done a number of commercials the latest 'Take A break' advert aired January 2014, JML's Pedipro Deluxe 2012, and The Trafford Centre Christmas Commercial 2010.
She has also been the Lead Production vocalist on 5 different Cruise Ships, for P&O the Oriana 2005, Ventura 2011 & 2012/13 and Azura 2011, the Costa Tropicale 2004/5, and at Potters 2002/3. Andrea has also been a resident Cabaret Artiste, and has been the opening act for Joe Pasquale, Ken Dodd and the late Mike Reid.
As a Host Andrea has hosted Charity Nights, Corporate Events including Race Nights and Award Ceremonies, Brainiac Live for The Sky One Festival, and on May 31st 2014 she was honoured to have hosted and sang at the Summer Ball for James in aid of the James Bulger Memorial Trust.