Best known for her starring role as Roxy Mitchell in BBC’s iconic soap EastEnders, Rita Simons is one of the stand-out stars in Legally Blonde the Musical.
Livewire1350 Radio caught up with one of the country’s most loved actresses ahead of her arrival to Norwich this week, where she will be playing Paulette Bonafonté, the owner of the Hair Affair salon. Paulette is a supportive and positive character, with a burning passion for her beloved Ireland. Sarah from Spotlight chatted to Rita about the role, her beginnings in musical theatre and she gave some sound advice for budding drama students.
Listen to the interview in the player below: