Kate Robbins born 21 August in MargateKent is an English actress, comedian, singer and songwriter. She came to prominence in the early s when she scored a No. She went on to become a prolific voice actress, most notably for nine years with the satirical show Spitting Image. Her older brother is radio broadcaster Ted Robbins. Through her sister Emma she was the sister-in-law of Simon Shelton and through her sister Amy she is the sister-in-law of actor Robert Daws.
She attended Wirral Grammar School for Girls and won the Drama Prizes each year, notably with her monologue "All that glitters is not gold". Robbins first released recording, inwas of the song " Tomorrow ",from the musical Annie. Robbins' first chart appearance was as a backing singer, along with her sister Jane, on the minor Top 75 hit "Lines" by Liverpool group the Planets, a spin-off from Deaf School.
Her profile was raised soon afterwards when both she and Jane represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest as part of the group Prima Donna. They finished third. The following year, Robbins joined the cast of the ITV soap opera Crossroadsplaying the part of a pop singer who was recording a single in the fictional motel's basement recording studio.
Robbins wrote the first theme tune to Surprise, Surprise and provided almost all of the female voices on the television show Spitting Image in the late s and Today - D.B.S. - Catch 22 (File) s. InRobbins did all of the voices, including the male ones, on the children's television series Caribou Kitchen. Robbins also provided the English language dubbing for Europeans, featured Kate Robbins - More Than In Love the Channel 4 series Eurotrash and, inmade two appearances on the BBC Radio 4 programme Just a Minute.
In DecemberRobbins released her third album, a jazz based affair, entitled Soho NightsKate Robbins - More Than In Love which was written as a collaboration with the Italian saxophonist Alessandro Tomei, and recorded at Haunted By. - Martial Canterel - Cruelty Reigns Through Ages Road Studios in London. Robbins also co-wrote the well-received easy listening album We're Just Passing Through  with broadcaster and journalist Nicky Growin Up - Alvin Stardust - Growin Upwhich was released in Robbins acted in feature films.
She has been cast in the comedy film Lunchbox as a man-hungry teacher called Suzanne. Robbins can also be heard as a voice-over artist on many commercials. She was the Edith Piaf soundalike on a lager advert. She was the ' Doris Day ' voice on a Waitrose supermarket commercial. Her singing can be heard on television advertisements for CloverDebenhamsFirst Choice Holidays and many more. She also played the singing ring in the mini series The 10th Kingdomwhich aired in Robbins was amicably divorced from musician Keith Atack in after 19 years of marriage.
The couple had three children: Emily Atack bornan actress known for appearing in The Inbetweeners and I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography of a living person Kate Robbins - More Than In Love additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
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